Strengthening the U.S.-Mekong Partnership

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 2, 2019   The Mekong Matters to America The Mekong region – Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam – is strategically important to the United States.  The region is a focus of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy, and integral to our engagement with ASEAN.  The United States aims to uphold sovereignty, transparency, good governance, ASEAN centrality, ...
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The United States and ASEAN: An Enduring Partnership

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 2, 2019 With a population of 650 million, average GDP growth of five percent nearing $3 trillion, and a young, tech-savvy demographic, the ten ASEAN countries make up one of the world’s most dynamic ‎regions.  Over the past 42 years, the United States and ASEAN have worked together to promote peace, stability, ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo And Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai At a Press Availability

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo And Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai At a Press Availability FOREIGN MINISTER DON:  Good day to you, members of press.  Welcome to this press conference, the one which comes after our two meetings – two meetings meaning we have the four eyes and a group meeting before we come to meet you here.  A very simple, simple meeting, a very good meeting that we had.  And ...
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