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Mekong-U.S. Partnership Joint Ministerial Statement

Mekong-U.S. Partnership Joint Ministerial Statement MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam on the occasion of the First Mekong-U.S. Partnership Ministerial Meeting on September 11, 2020. Begin Text: We, ...
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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: October 16, 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 October 16, Burma has confirmed 32,351 cases of COVID-19 within its borders and 765 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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