Yonhap News AgencyMarch 27, 2014 18:16
By Lee Chi-dong
WASHINGTON, March 27 (Yonhap) -- Chuck Hagel will make his first trip to China as Pentagon chief early next month as part of a regional tour without a stop in South Korea, his department announced Thursday.
The secretary's visit to Asia, the fourth in less than a year, will follow a group meeting with his Southeast Asian counterparts in Hawaii April 1-3.
He will first travel to Tokyo and then head to Beijing.