Jul 17, 2008

Rice Confirms Visit

But will she visit as the Peters scandal deepens?? And will she want to be seen with him in Samoa?

The visit is old news for readers of The Hive and Trans Tasman.

This from Newstalk NZ

Foreign Minister Winston Peters says this month's visit by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice shows New Zealand is seriously back on America's radar.
After attending the ASEAN regional forum in Singapore, Ms Rice will hold talks in Auckland with Prime Minister Helen Clark and Mr Peters on July 26. Dr Rice is also expected to meet with National Party leader John Key.
Mr Peters is hailing Ms Rice's visit as a milestone and says America has paid attention to his request to be more seriously focussed on the Pacific.
Mr Peters will accompany Ms Rice to Samoa to a meeting of Pacific Forum foreign ministers.