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Launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership: Expanding U.S. Engagement with the Mekong Region

Launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership: Expanding U.S. Engagement with the Mekong Region   FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 The United States, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam reaffirmed their long-standing relationship by launching the Mekong-U.S. Partnership on September 11. The United States announced plans, working with the U.S. Congress, to increase support ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: September 2020 Voting Update

September 18, 2020 Mail your ballots now to ensure they arrive in time to be counted.  Ballots mailed through the Embassy’s diplomatic pouch take from 2-4 weeks to arrive in the United States, and then take additional time to process through the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), and the USPS notes potential mail delays this year. ...
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COVID-19 Information

Updated: September 21, 2020 Country-Specific Information: See CDC’s COVID-19 website  for more information. View U.S. Embassy Rangoon’s most recent  Alerts and Messages for U.S. Citizens . As of September 21, Burma has confirmed 5,805 cases of COVID-19 within its borders and 94 deaths from the virus. Burma can test for COVID-19 infections domestically. There has been no change in the availability of fuel or ...
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The Enduring U.S. Commitment to ASEAN

The Enduring U.S. Commitment to ASEAN   PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 America has long been a friend to ASEAN countries. At the ASEAN-U.S. Foreign Ministers’ meeting recently, I reaffirmed U.S. support for ASEAN’s role at the heart of the Indo-Pacific. The ASEAN Outlook for the Indo-Pacific and the ...
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