Remarks on “America’s Indo-Pacific Economic Vision”

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo  Secretary of State Indo-Pacific Business Forum U.S. Chamber of Commerce Washington, DC July 30, 2018   SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. It’s great to be with you. Thank you, Tom, for the kind introduction. Thanks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for having me here and hosting this important Indo-Pacific Business Forum ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’affaires, a.i. Michael Klecheski at the 76th commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)

Remarks by Chargé d’affaires, a.i. Michael Klecheski at the 76th commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) Mount Samat National Shrine in Bataan, April 9, 2018 As prepared Executive Secretary Medialdea, Ambassador Haneda, members of the Philippine government and of the diplomatic corps, esteemed veterans, ladies and gentlemen. It is an honor to ...
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U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim’s Remarks at the 40/50 U.S.-ASEAN Reception

Great to see everyone! Assistant Secretary Hellen de la Vega, ASEAN Ambassadors and colleagues from ASEAN embassies, Ambassador Dan Shields, and most importantly, YSEALI leaders. It is truly an honor for me to welcome all of you to this very special celebration of two important milestones, 40th anniversary of U.S.-ASEAN relations and of course the ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’affaires, a.i. Michael Klecheski at the 75th commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)

Remarks by Chargé d’affaires, a.i. Michael Klecheski at the 75th commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) Mount Samat National Shrine in Bataan, April 9, 2017 As prepared Thank you Mr. President, Ambassador Ishikawa, veterans and other distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, it is my great honor to be on this podium today. On a ...
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Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel’s Remarks as Delivered at the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (October 24, 2016)

Good morning everyone. Thank you for the warm welcome. My colleague from the Department of Defense, Kelly Magsamen, and I just had a constructive meeting with the Foreign Secretary, following up on a phone conversation he held earlier this morning with Secretary Kerry which was also a very productive and constructive discussion. Now let me ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Testimony John Kerry Secretary of State   United States Capitol Opening Remarks Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Washington, DC February 24, 2015   Well, Mr. Chairman and Ranking Member Menendez and my good former colleagues, and I guess one folk – one person that I didn’t have a chance, Senator Perdue, welcome to this ...
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Statement by Secretary Kerry Marking the Tenth Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami

December 22, 2014 Marking the Tenth Anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami I’ll never forget hearing the news of the tsunami that struck in the Indian Ocean 10 years ago.  The images were gut-wrenching: entire towns razed from Indonesia to Somalia; raging waters sweeping away people’s homes; hundreds of thousands killed and many more separated ...
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Remarks With Philippine Foreign Secretary del Rosario Before Their Meeting

John Kerry Secretary of State Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia October 20, 2014   QUESTION: Could I just ask you a very brief question about the thinking that went into the air drops of the weapons and ammunition into Kobane? SECRETARY KERRY: Absolutely. QUESTION: And, for both of you, I’m wondering if you could talk — say anything about ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement

U.S. VISION FOR ASIA-PACIFIC ENGAGEMENT REMARKS John Kerry Secretary of State East-West Center Honolulu, Hawaii August 13, 2014   Ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests all, it’s a great, great pleasure for me to be able to be here. And President Morrison, thank you very much for that generous introduction. I appreciate it very much.   ...
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Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker America’s Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific Region

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker  America’s Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific Region Wednesday June 4, 2014 Hosted by the American Chamber of Philippines, Management Association of the Philippines, Makati Business Club (As delivered) Good afternoon everyone. Kumusta kayo. It is an honor to be here in the Philippines at this wonderful ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Brian L. Goldbeck Remarks at the Public launch of USAID-funded “Being LGBT in Asia: The Philippines Country Report”

Remarks Deputy Chief of Mission Brian L. Goldbeck Public launch of USAID-funded “Being LGBT in Asia: The Philippines Country Report”  As Prepared RCBC Tower, Makati May 12, 2014 Acknowledgements: Mr. Jose Manuel S. Mamauag, Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights; Mr. Norman Cualteros, Policy Officer, Office of Senator Benigno “Bam” Aquino Mr. Maurice Dewulf, ...
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U.S. Embassy Manila Deputy Chief of Mission Brian L. Goldbeck Opening Remarks at the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Bio-Preparedness and Disaster Response

ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Bio-Preparedness and Disaster Response Workshop Opening Remarks As Prepared by U.S. Embassy Manila Deputy Chief of Mission Brian L. Goldbeck Intercontinental Hotel, Makati, Philippines Tuesday, August 26, 2014   I would like to thank the Government of the Philippines, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations member states and the ASEAN Secretariat ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks On the Release of the Annual Country Report on Human Rights

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 27, 2014 Remarks Secretary of State John Kerry On the Release of the Annual Country Report on Human Rights  February 27, 2014 Press Briefing Room Washington, D.C.   SECRETARY KERRY:  Well, good morning, everybody.  Excuse me.  I’ve got a little allergies this morning, ...
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Assistant Secretary for Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel’s Remarks at the Brookings Institution

Thank you, Strobe, for the kind introduction. Many years ago when I worked for Senator/Ambassador Mike Mansfield, I frequently heard him declare that the “next century (the 21st century) would be the century of the Pacific.” I remember thinking at the time that this sounded a little overstated – but fortunately I kept my mouth ...
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