The Mekong-U.S. Partnership and the Friends of the Mekong: Proven Partners for the Mekong Region

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 3, 2021   The countries of the Mekong sub-region and the United States reaffirmed their long-standing relationship at the second Mekong-U.S. Partnership (MUSP) ministerial on August 2, 2021. Through the MUSP, the U.S. government, working with Congress, continues to support the autonomy, economic independence, good governance, and sustainable growth of Mekong partner countries. Proven U.S. ...
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United States and Vietnam Convene 17 Friends of the Mekong in Support of a Secure, Prosperous, and Open Mekong Region

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 13, 2021   On January 12, the United States and Vietnam co-hosted the first Friends of the Mekong Policy Dialogue under the new Mekong-U.S. Partnership.  In his remarks, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Ambassador Atul Keshap emphasized that the United States is committed to a ...
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The Mekong-U.S. Partnership: The Mekong Region Deserves Good Partners

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 The launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership reflects the importance of the Mekong region to the United States.  Our relationship with Mekong partner countries is an integral part of our Indo-Pacific vision and our strategic partnership with ASEAN.  With more than $150 million in initial investments in regional programs, we will ...
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