THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
The President, accompanied by the First Lady, will travel to Mexico for a meeting with President Zedillo on February 15, 1999. The Presidents will discuss the broad spectrum of U.S.-Mexico cooperation.
The President and the First Lady will also travel to Central America March 8-11. The President will visit Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala and will participate in a Summit of Central American leaders. The visit to Central America will focus on recovery efforts following Hurricane Mitch as well as regional approaches to protecting the environment, mitigating the effects of future disasters, and other regional and multilateral issues. During the trip, the President will also visit with U.S. forces that are providing relief and reconstruction assistance in the region.