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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 23, 2012

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012, AND SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012

On Saturday, the President will be en route Seoul, Republic of Korea.

On Sunday morning, the President will arrive in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The arrival of Air Force One at Osan Air Base is open press.

Later in the morning, the President will visit the demilitarized zone. At the demilitarized zone the President will meet with American troops serving on the Korean Peninsula. There will be travel pool coverage of the visit.

In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. At the meeting the President and Prime Minister will discuss a range of regional security issues and consult on the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit. There will be a pool spray with statements at the bottom of the meeting.

Later in the afternoon, the President will attend a bilateral meeting with President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea at the Blue House. At the meeting, the Presidents will consult on goals for Nuclear Security Summit and reaffirm our strong alliance and relationship. There will be a pool spray at the top of the meeting.

Following the bilateral meeting, the President and President Lee will hold a joint news conference at the Blue House. This news conference will be open to pre-credentialed correspondents.

In the evening, the President will attend a dinner with President Lee at the Blue House. This dinner is closed press.

The President will spend the night in Seoul.

Saturday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Washington Post

Sunday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Washington Times

Sunday, March 25, 2012

KST

6:35AM THE PRESIDENT arrives Seoul, Republic of Korea

Osan Air Base

Open Press

11:30AM THE PRESIDENT visits the demilitarized zone and meets with American troops serving on the Korean Peninsula

Travel Pool Coverage

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Seoul

Pool Spray at the Bottom

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT attends a bilateral meeting with President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea

Blue House

Pool Spray at the Top

6:35PM THE PRESIDENT and President Lee hold a joint news conference

Blue House

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

7:10PM THE PRESIDENT attends a working dinner with President Lee

Blue House

Closed Press

Schedule for the Week of March 26, 2012

On Monday morning, the President will deliver remarks at Hankuk University in Seoul on his ongoing commitment to our continued efforts to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. Later in the day the President will hold bilateral meetings with President Medvedev of Russia, President Hu Jintao of China and President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan. In the evening, the President will attend a Nuclear Security Summit working dinner.

On Tuesday, the President will attend the Nuclear Security Summit. Later in the day, the President will depart Seoul en route Washington, DC. The President will arrive in Washington on Tuesday evening.

On Wednesday and Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Friday, the President will attend campaign events in Burlington, Vermont, and Portland, Maine. He will return to Washington, DC in the evening.

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