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U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit: New Era in U.S.-ASEAN Relations

President Biden welcomed the leaders of the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) for a historic U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit, held for the first time in Washington, D.C. and at the White House, re-affirming the United States’ enduring commitment to Southeast Asia and underscoring the importance of U.S.-ASEAN cooperation in ensuring security, prosperity, and respect for human ...
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U.S.-ASEAN Summit: Ambassador Kim on the U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership

President Biden will host the Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Washington, D.C. on May 12 and 13 for a  U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit . The Special Summit will demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to ASEAN, recognize its central role in delivering sustainable solutions to the region’s most pressing challenges, and commemorate 45 years of U.S.-ASEAN ...
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Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi

United States Mission to the United NationsOffice of Press and Public DiplomacyFor Immediate ReleaseMay 6, 2022 The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Olivia Dalton: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield met today in New York with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.  Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield commended Indonesia on its ...
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World Press Freedom Day 2022: State of World Press Freedom

Remarks at Foreign Press Center (FPC) BriefingAntony J. Blinken, Secretary of StateMay 3, 2022 Secretary Blinken: A vibrant independent press is a cornerstone for any healthy democracy.  At its core is the idea that information is a public good, crucial to everything we do, to every decision that we make.  And often we trust the press ...
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