Präsident des Europaparlaments Pat Cox zu offiziellem Besuch in den USA

Zwischen 7. und 11. Juli trifft Pat Cox mit US-Regierungsmitgliedern und hohen Vertretern aus Repräsentantenhaus und Senat zusammen

Wien (OTS) - Das Programm des fünftägigen Besuchs in New York und Washington wurde in Brüssel gestern wie folgt verlautet:

On Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 July he will be in New York for meetings at the United Nations which include a meeting with UN Under Secretary-General and Special Envoy on Cyprus Mr Alvaro de Soto, and an address to the US Council for International Business.

Mr Cox will then travel to Washington DC, where meetings have been confirmed at the White House with Vice-President Richard Cheney and Dr Condoleeza Rice, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and with US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick and Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage.

In Congress Pat Cox will meet Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and will be introduced to the Senate by Majority Leader Tom Daschle. He will also be meeting Chairman Henry Hyde and Members of the House International Relations Committee.

Media engagements will include a speech at the National Press Club in Washington on Wednesday 10 July on "Emerging Europe: Implications for Transatlantic Relations". This event will be broadcast on C-SPAN, National Public Radio and Europe by Satellite.

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David Harley, Pressesprecher, Tel: 0032-496-599453
Chris Matthews (New York), Tel: 001-212-4010134
Willy Helin (Washington), Tel: 001-202-8629530

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