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Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 18, 2018 One year ago in Vietnam, President Donald J. Trump laid out America’s vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. This week, Vice President Michael R. Pence reaffirmed the ironclad and enduring U.S. commitment to the ...
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with President Joko Widodo of Indonesia

The Vice President met today with President Joko Widodo of Indonesia to reaffirm the United States-Indonesia Strategic Partnership. The Vice President conveyed condolences for the victims and families of those affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia; the United States contributed almost $12 million in disaster assistance for relief efforts. The Vice ...
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Indonesia Civil Society Forum 2018 Builds Skills and Sustainability

JAKARTA – Today, the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) along with our international partners opened the Indonesia Civil Society Forum 2018 (ICSF 2018). As a learning platform designed to strengthen Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) skills and sustainability, ICSF 2018 will reinforce Indonesian civil society’s ability to help Indonesia ...
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International Education Week Kicks Off With Record Number of Students Studying Abroad

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 13, 2018 From November 12-16, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are celebrating International Education Week (IEW) by encouraging Americans to seek opportunities to study abroad and welcoming international students to study in the United States. International education makes the United ...
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Ambassador Donovan Promotes U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership in Natuna

NATUNA – United States Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan Jr., accompanied by U.S. Consul for Sumatra Juha P. Salin, emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership for expanding ties between Riau Islands Province and the United States during a trip to the Natuna Islands November 7 to 9.  During the visit the Ambassador ...
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