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Secretary Kerry Travels to Jakarta, February 2014

On February 13-18, Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Seoul, Beijing, Jakarta, and Abu Dhabi to meet with senior government officials and address a range of bilateral, regional, and global issues. In Jakarta, the Secretary will reiterate that the United States values Indonesia’s growing leadership on global challenges and looks forward to continue working ...
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Background Briefing – Senior Administration and State Department Officials On Secretary Kerry’s Trip to Republic of Korea, China, and Indonesia

MODERATOR: (In progress) China and Indonesia, if that works. And we’ll start out with Senior State Department Official Number One. We have Senior Administration Official Number One and Senior State Department Official Number Two. So we have lots of special guests with us today, but let me turn it over to you, Senior State Department ...
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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Asia in April

The President will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in late April as part of his ongoing commitment to increase U.S. diplomatic, economic and security engagement with countries in the Asia-Pacific region. In Japan, the President will meet with Prime Minister Abe to highlight the historic steps the United States ...
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Climate Change Conference Highlights Challenge of Wetlands Management

Ambassador Blake spoke at the launch event of an U.S.-funded international conference on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by protecting wetlands on February 10. Twelve diplomatic missions including seven ambassadors attended yesterday’s @america event co-hosted with the Chair of the Indonesian National Council on Climate Change, Rachmat Witoelar. Ambassador Blake spoke about the United States’ ...
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