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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 tell the world what America ...
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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 our work:  340,000 people have ...
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Regional Consultation and Policy Dialogue on the Implementation of ASEAN Consensus on Migrant Workers

July 25-26, 2019 Jakarta, Indonesia The U.S. Government is supporting the Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) to establish a platform for governments of ASEAN Member States (AMS), ASEAN Sectoral bodies, civil society organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss, debate, and share good practices and lessons learned to better implement the ASEAN Consensus at the ...
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The United States Reaffirms our Enduring Relationship with ASEAN

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JULY 22, 2019 On the 10th anniversary of the accession of the United States to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia, the United States celebrates our flourishing strategic partnership with ASEAN. The close relationship between the United States and ASEAN has advanced on the foundation of ...
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2nd Regional Workshop on Developing ASEAN Guidelines for Detecting and Preventing Wildlife Trafficking

July 9, 2019, Bangkok. The U.S. Government continued its support through the ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT project to regional efforts to counter illicit trafficking of wildlife. PROSPECT is providing technical expertise to help ASEAN develop a set of regional Guidelines for Detecting and Preventing Wildlife Trafficking in addition to providing an opportunity for relevant stakeholders to review, ...
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