The full text of President Bush and Secretary Powell's remarks on the secretary's just-finished Mideast diplomatic trip.
Despite six days of diplomacy, Secretary of State Colin Powell left the Middle East Wednesday without an agreement on how to end 18 months of bloodshed, however the Bush administration did commit to continue working towards peace in the region.
Secretary of State Colin Powell spoke with reporters before leaving Israel on Wednesday. The following is a transcript of that press conference.
Secretary of State Colin Powell expressed guarded optimism that Israelis and Palestinians might be able to agree on a troop withdrawal and a cessation of violence before he leaves the region on Wednesday.
Secretary of State Colin Powell conducted meetings with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Sunday, discussing ways to end the recent violence that has plagued the region as well as a possible peace conference.
A planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has been delayed at least a day following a deadly militant bombing in Jerusalem Friday.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell confirmed Tuesday that he intends to meet with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat later this week.
Secretary of State Colin Powell met with Afghanistan's Interim Prime Minister Hamid Karzai in Kabul Thursday and pledged support for the country's reconstruction.
Secretary of State Colin Powell Wednesday pledged U.S. involvement in any dialogue between India as Pakistan as continuing tensions along the border appeared to ease a bit.
In his first trip outside the United States since the Sept. 11 attacks, Secretary of State Colin Powell arrived in Pakistan today to discuss reopening military ties, the future of Afghanistan, and Pakistan's dispute with India over Kashmir.
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