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Statement by Secretary Pompeo On Vesak Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO May 16, 2019 Vesak Day On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I send wishes of peace and joy to everyone celebrating Vesak Day on May 19. As Buddhist communities unite across the globe to celebrate ...
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U.S. Embassy and The Asia Foundation Donate Thousands of Books to Upper Myanmar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2019 MANDALAY – In a ceremony at Jefferson Center Mandalay today, the U.S. Embassy and The Asia Foundation donated more than 6,300 books to nearly 140 educational institutions in Upper Myanmar. Together with the donation to Lower Myanmar institutions in April, today’s event brings the total number of books donated ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Release of Reuters Reporters

The U.S. Embassy welcomes the release of reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. We are glad they can return to their families. သတင္းေထာက္ ကုိဝလုံးႏွင့္ ကုိေက်ာ္စုိးဦးတုိ႔ လႊတ္ေျမာက္လာျခင္းအတြက္ အေမရိကန္သံရုံးက ႀကိဳဆုိပါသည္။ ၎တုိ႔၏ မိသားစုမ်ားထံ ျပန္သြားႏုိင္ၿပီ ျဖစ္သည့္အတြက္ ဝမ္းေျမာက္ရပါသည္။
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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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