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96/11/13 Statement: Travel to Latin America by Mack McLarty
Office of the Spokesman
Press Statement by Glyn Davies/Acting Spokesman
November 13, 1996
Travel to Latin America by Mack McLarty
Counselor to the President and Special Representative of the President
and Secretary of State for the Summit of the Americas, Thomas F. (Mack)
McLarty, will travel to Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay November 16-23.
His visit is intended to demonstrate President Clinton's strong support
for advancing the Summit of the Americas agenda and other U.S. goals in
During his trip Counselor McLarty will discuss bilateral and regional
issues with the presidents and senior officials of these three
countries. He will also offer them an outline of President Clinton's
second term agenda for the hemisphere.
Mr. McLarty plans two major speeches on the Administration's policy
priorities in the hemisphere during the trip: the first on November 18
at the Business Future of the Americas conference in Sao Paulo; and the
second on November 20 at a luncheon hosted by the American-Argentina
Chamber of Commerce in Buenos Aires.
In addition, Counselor McLarty will continue his ongoing conversations
on development of the agenda for the next Summit of the Americas in
Santiago, Chile, in early 1998.
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