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Biden to travel to Africa in June

By the CNN Wire Staff

Washington (CNN) -- Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Egypt, Kenya, and South Africa during the week of June 7, the White House announced Thursday.

Among other things, Biden will meet with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak "to discuss a full range of bilateral and regional issues," according to a White House statement. The vice president will also represent the United States during the opening ceremonies of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Biden will be joined by his wife during the trip, the statement noted.