Secretary Antony J. Blinken Remarks at Top of Meeting with the Foreign Ministers of the ASEAN Nations

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE PALACE HOTEL NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  (In progress.) – from Asia, good evening.  Thank you all for being willing to meet on short notice in this hybrid format.  It’s very good to see colleagues here in New York, but also to see all of you on the screen.  ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with ASEAN Foreign Ministers

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 23, 2021   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with foreign ministers of ASEAN nations virtually and in-person in New York City on the margins of the UN General Assembly.  Secretary Blinken thanked ASEAN countries for their support of the unprecedented global effort to evacuate U.S. citizens and ...
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Marking U.S. Engagement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Its 54th Anniversary

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 6, 2021   On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I am honored to congratulate the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Secretariat on the 54th anniversary of the organization’s founding on August 8. U.S.-ASEAN engagement is now in its ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Participation in the ASEAN Regional Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 6, 2021   The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with the foreign ministers of the 26 ARF participating countries, the ASEAN Secretary General, and the EU High Commissioner at the 28th Annual ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Ministerial Meeting hosted by ASEAN Chair Brunei Darussalam. ...
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ASEAN-Related Ministerial Meetings

SUMMARY   Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will participate in five virtual ministerial meetings related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) from August 2-6 EDT. These will be the U.S.-ASEAN, East Asia Summit (EAS), ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), Mekong-U.S. Partnership, and Friends of the Mekong ministerial meetings. During these meetings, the Secretary ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Participation in the U.S.-ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 4, 2021   The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke yesterday with foreign ministers of ASEAN nations and the ASEAN Secretary General during the U.S.-ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.  The Secretary reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to ASEAN centrality and support for the ASEAN Outlook on ...
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Briefing With Senior State Department Officials Previewing Secretary Blinken’s Participation in This Week’s ASEAN-Related Ministerials

SPECIAL BRIEFING OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON VIA TELECONFERENCE AUGUST 2, 2021   MODERATOR:  Hello, everyone, and thank you for joining us for this evening’s on-background call to discuss Secretary Blinken’s participation at various ministerial-level events taking place this week related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. The State Department officials briefing you today are:  [Senior State ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the ASEAN Secretary General

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 13, 2021   The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Secretary General during the Special ASEAN-U.S. Foreign Ministerial Meeting. The Secretary reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to ASEAN centrality and underscored ...
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Fifth Anniversary of the Arbitral Tribunal Ruling on the South China Sea

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 11, 2021   Freedom of the seas is an enduring interest of all nations and is vital to global peace and prosperity.  The international community has long benefited from the rules-based maritime order, where international law, as reflected in the UN Law of the Sea Convention, sets out the legal framework for ...
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