Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Tom Countryman is travelling to Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Beijing, China July 28–August 1.

Assistant Secretary Countryman will meet with senior ROK officials in Seoul July 28–30 to discuss U.S.-ROK civil nuclear cooperation and a broad range of issues related to joint efforts on strengthening the global nonproliferation regime.

He will travel July 31–August 1 to China, where he will meet with his Chinese counterparts to discuss a wide range of nonproliferation issues. He will participate in a roundtable at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. This event will be attended by leading NGOs and academic institutions with expertise on nonproliferation activities.

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