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United States | The Department of State Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

United States (STL.News) – As a display of our enduring friendship and important partnerships with Indonesia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr., Chargé d’affaires for the U.S. Mission to ASEAN Jane Bocklage, and Director of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Addison D. “Tad” Davis IV, along … Continue reading United States | The Department of State Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

United States | Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary W. Patrick Murphy Travels to Thailand, Indonesia, and Hawaii

United States – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) for East Asian and Pacific Affairs W. Patrick Murphy travels to Thailand, Indonesia, and Hawaii March 18-22. PDAS Murphy will visit Bangkok, Thailand March 18-19 to meet with Royal Thai government interlocutors and other stakeholders to discuss Thailand’s 2019 ASEAN Chairmanship and the U.S.-Thailand alliance. He will … Continue reading United States | Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary W. Patrick Murphy Travels to Thailand, Indonesia, and Hawaii

United States | Thailand National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my sincerest and warmest wishes to the Kingdom of Thailand on your National Day. This year marked the 200-year anniversary of the historic U.S.-Thai friendship that has united our two nations through war and peace, hardship and prosperity. Under … Continue reading United States | Thailand National Day

United States | YSEALI Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Summit Focused on Innovation, Economic Growth

United States – Alumni of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and young American entrepreneurs and innovators will gather in Singapore December 3-5 to celebrate the Initiative’s fifth anniversary. The summit will focus on the United States and ASEAN as partners in growth and innovation. The gathering will showcase innovative approaches by U.S. companies … Continue reading United States | YSEALI Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With Summit Focused on Innovation, Economic Growth

United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Lao Foreign Minister Saleumaxay

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan and Lao Foreign Minister Saleumaxay Kommasith met November 14 on the margins of the East Asia Summit in Singapore. The Deputy Secretary reaffirmed our ongoing commitment to the U.S.-Laos Comprehensive Partnership, and underscored our desire to continue … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Lao Foreign Minister Saleumaxay

United States | Assistant Secretary Fannon Travel to Singapore

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon will travel to Singapore October 29-31. In Singapore, the Assistant Secretary will promote the Asia EDGE initiative – Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy. Under Asia EDGE, the Department of State and USAID will contribute an initial investment of nearly $50 million … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary Fannon Travel to Singapore

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. The two discussed the upcoming U.S.-ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Singapore in November. Both sides looked forward to Vice President Pence’s travel to the region. They also discussed ASEAN’s … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh Travels to Japan, Philippines, Singapore, and India

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Manisha Singh will travel to Tokyo, Manila, Singapore, and Mumbai, August 26-September 5, 2018.  During her travel, the Assistant Secretary will share the Administration strategy for ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific region, including the recent … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh Travels to Japan, Philippines, Singapore, and India

U.S. Department of State News: ASEAN Day 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I am honored to congratulate the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Secretariat on the organization’s 51st anniversary on August 8th.  For over 40 years, U.S.-ASEAN … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: ASEAN Day 2018

U.S. Department of State News: Australia-Japan-United States Trilateral Strategic Dialogue Joint Ministerial Statement

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, Julie Bishop, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Taro Kono, and the Secretary of State for the United States, Michael R. Pompeo, met in Singapore on August 4, 2018 for the eighth ministerial meeting of the Trilateral … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Australia-Japan-United States Trilateral Strategic Dialogue Joint Ministerial Statement

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Mike Pompeo met with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in Jakarta on August 4, reaffirming close bilateral relations and a strong U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership as we look ahead to celebrating 70 years of diplomatic ties … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Burmese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kyaw Tin

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Pompeo met today with Burmese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kyaw Tin in Singapore on the margins of the ASEAN-centered ministerial.  They discussed ongoing efforts to implement democratic reforms in Burma, seek peace and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Burmese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kyaw Tin

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Pompeo met with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha today on the margins of the ASEAN-centered ministerial meetings.  They discussed the enduring strength of the U.S.-ROK Alliance, which remains the linchpin of peace and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Pompeo met today with Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith on the margins of the ASEAN-centered ministerials in Singapore. The Secretary welcomed Laos as the United States’ incoming ASEAN coordinator, and underscored the U.S. commitment to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith

U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement on the Eleventh Ministerial Meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On August 3, 2018, the Advisor to the Royal Government of Cambodia, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR, the Permanent Representative to ASEAN of Myanmar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam, the U.S. … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement on the Eleventh Ministerial Meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. It’s my pleasure to chair this year’s Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting. I appreciate you all being here today. Before we begin, on behalf of the United States, I first want to offer condolences to the people of Laos … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Pompeo met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on August 3 in Singapore on the margins of the ASEAN Ministerial.  They spoke about a number of issues, and had a constructive conversation. They agreed to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Today in Singapore, Secretary Pompeo met with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and reaffirmed the enduring U.S.-Singapore strategic partnership.  They also discussed shared priorities during Singapore’s 2018 ASEAN chairmanship, trade and investment in the Indo-Pacific … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo today addressed the Indo-Pacific Business Forum in Washington, DC, to launch the economic and commercial pillars of the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy.  Before top U.S. business leaders and foreign dignitaries at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Secretary Pompeo detailed how … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore, Singapore; and Jakarta, Indonesia August 1-5. In Kuala Lumpur, August 2-3, the Secretary will meet senior Malaysian officials to discuss strengthening the Comprehensive Partnership and advancing common security and economic interests … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta

U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister for Defense Marise Payne on July 23-24 for the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution in Palo Alto, California.  … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations 2018