Assistant Secretary Manisha Singh’s Travel to Mongolia, Burma, and Laos

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 9, 2019 Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh is traveling to Mongolia, Burma, and Laos, August 11-24.  The trip is part of the Trump Administration’s ongoing efforts to enhance Indo-Pacific economic engagement. Assistant Secretary Singh will be in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, August 12-16 to meet with …

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Opening Remarks at U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial

REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE CENTARA GRAND BANGKOK, THAILAND AUGUST 1, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you.  Thank you, Foreign Minister.  Thanks for hosting here today, and I want to congratulate also Foreign Minister Don on a successful year at Thailand’s chairmanship. As Secretary of State, a key part of my mission is to …

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Opening Remarks at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial

REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE CENTARA GRAND BANGKOK, THAILAND AUGUST 1, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you, Foreign Minister.  I want to thank you, Thailand, for hosting this special ministerial marking a decade of the Lower Mekong Initiative.  The United States has been a proud partner for those whole 10 years, and thanks to …

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Ambassador David Hale, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Telephonic Briefing

Ambassador David Hale Under Secretary for Political Affairs Telephonic Briefing with the Asia Pacific Media Hub May 3, 2019 Moderator:   Good morning afternoon everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Asia Pacific Media Hub in Manila.  I’m Zia Syed, the Hub Director, and I would like to welcome our participants dialing in from across …

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REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT THE 2018 APEC CEO SUMMIT

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President ___________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                                                                                  November 17, 2018     REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT THE 2018 APEC CEO SUMMIT Pacific Explorer Marquee Theatre Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Thank you, Scott.  And thank you all for that warm welcome.  Prime Minister O’Neill, Chairman Taureka, representatives …

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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON: Efforts to Address Burma’s Rakhine State Crisis

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON November 22, 2017 Efforts to Address Burma’s Rakhine State Crisis   I visited Naypyitaw, Burma on November 15, where I met separately with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. I reaffirmed the United States’ strong commitment …

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Secretary Tillerson Travels to: Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Burma

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON November 2, 2017 For Immediate Release Secretary Tillerson Travels to: Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Burma   Secretary Tillerson will accompany President Trump on his travels to Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines.  The Secretary will …

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First U.S. – Myanmar Partnership Meeting Held

  Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 15, 2016 Following the announcement of the formation of the U.S.— Myanmar Partnership by President Obama and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi during her visit to the United States in September, an interagency delegation from Washington, including officials from the Departments of State, …

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Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield’s Travel to Asia

  Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 13, 2016 Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) William R. Brownfield will travel to the Philippines, Burma, and China November 13-22. In the first two countries he will seek to strengthen U.S. support for just and fair institutions that …

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