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2013 East Asian and Pacific Affairs Press Releases



-12/30/13  New U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China Receives Architect Magazine's Annual Design Review Award; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/17/13  Deputy Secretary Burns' Meeting With Republic of Korea First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kyou-hyun; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/17/13  U.S. and Philippines Sign MOU on Clark Veterans Cemetery; Washington, DC
-12/16/13  Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tom Kelly Travels to Thailand; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/15/13  One Year Anniversary of Lao Civil Society Leader Sombath Somphone's Disappearance;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-12/11/13  Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tom Kelly Travels to Malaysia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-12/09/13  Fifth Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo's Detention;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-12/09/13  Political Tensions in Thailand;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/09/13  Secretary Kerry Travel to Middle East and Southeast Asia;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-12/02/13  Acting Assistant Secretary of State William E. Craft Travels to Bali, Indonesia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/27/13  Readout of a Call between Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister Kishida (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/25/13  Protests in Thailand;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
-11/21/13  Statement of Principles between the Government of the United States of America and the Government Of Australia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/21/13  U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/20/13  Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/20/13  Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/20/13  Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at the 100,000 Strong Foundation Inaugural Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/20/13  U.S. Department of State Sends U.S. Soccer Legends to Burma as Sports Envoys; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/18/13  Secretary Kerry To Participate in the Australia-U.S. Ministerial (AUSMIN); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/15/13  2013 Australia-U.S. Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/15/13  U.S.-Mongolian Bilateral Consultations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/14/13  Travel of Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies to Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/13/13  Joint Statement on the United States-Republic of Korea Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/13/13  Secretary Kerry to Deliver Remarks at a Dinner for the 50th U.S.-Japan Business Conference; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Assistant Secretary Biswal Travels to Tokyo and Dhaka; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Secretary Kerry to Host the 2013 U.S.- China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange; Washington, DC
-11/11/13  Kerry Announces State Department Efforts To Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/08/13  Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson is Travelling to Los Angeles, California and to Beijing, China, November 8-13; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/06/13  Former Congressman David Dreier to Attend November 7-8 Bali Democracy Forum (BDF); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/05/13  U.S.-China Legal Experts Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/01/13  Federated States of Micronesia Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-11/01/13  U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Washington, DC; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/01/13  United States and the Republic of Korea Become Hague Abduction Convention Partners; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/29/13  U.S. and the Republic of Korea Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Student Exchange Programs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/28/13  Readout on Ambassador Davies' Meetings With P.R.C. Special Representative Wu Dawei (Taken Question); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/07/13  Republic of Fiji Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-10/03/13  Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee: Toward a More Robust Alliance and Greater Shared Responsibilities; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/27/13  Palau Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/24/13  Taiwan's Participation in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/24/13  United States and Mongolia Sign Bilateral Transparency Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/23/13  Opening of Cambodian National Assembly; Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/20/13  New APEC Business Advisory Council Member Named; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/18/13  The Republic of Korea Chuseok Holiday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/16/13  Extended Agreement Further Protects Archaeological Heritage of Cambodia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/13/13  Papua New Guinea Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-09/05/13  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell Travels to Indonesia for APEC Women and the Economy Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/03/13  Assistant Secretary Russel Travel to the Republic of Korea, Japan, Brunei, Indonesia, and China September 5-14, 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King to Travel to North Korea - Update; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/30/13  Vietnam's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/29/13  Assistant Secretary of State William R. Brownfield Travels to the Philippines, Burma, Thailand and Japan September 1 - 10; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/29/13  Malaysia Hari Merdeka;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/27/13  Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King's Travel to North Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/26/13  Freedom Online Coalition Joint Statement on the Socialist Republic of Vietnam's Decree 72; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/21/13  Thailand Hosts Bilateral Proliferation Security Initiative Table Top Exercise; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-08/20/13  Tropical Storm Trami; Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/19/13  First United States-Myanmar Trafficking in Persons Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/16/13  Women Leaders from Pacific Participate in U.S. Program on Climate Change; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  Republic of Indonesia's National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/13/13  Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-08/06/13  Marking the Anniversary of the Founding of ASEAN;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/26/13  The 18th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue;  Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/26/13  Vanuatu Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/25/13  Meeting on Religious Freedom in Vietnam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/18/13  Coordinator for Cyber Issues Hosts Republic of Korea Delegation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/16/13  United States and China Commit To Work Together To Combat Wildlife Trafficking; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/12/13  U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue Outcomes of the Strategic Track; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/10/13  2013 Strategic and Economic Dialogue Press Schedule - UPDATED; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/10/13  Kiribati Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/10/13  The U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/10/13  U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/09/13  2013 Strategic and Economic Dialogue Press Schedule; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/09/13  Mongolia National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-07/02/13  Asia Civil Society Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/02/13  Secretary Kerry's Participation in the ASEAN Regional Forum Ministerial Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/02/13  U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue to be Held July 10-11, 2013, in Washington, D.C.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/01/13  Sixth Ministerial Meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative Joint Ministerial Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/01/13  The ASEAN-U.S. Ministerial Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/01/13  Third Friends of the Lower Mekong Ministerial Meeting Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam Joint Ministerial Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-07/01/13  U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/14/13  U.S. - Japan - Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Washington, D.C.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/10/13  Philippines Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-06/04/13  Acting Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Beijing, China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-06/03/13  Travel of Assistant Secretary Countryman to Asia for Security-Related Discussions; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/24/13  Lower Mekong Initiative and Friends of the Lower Mekong Senior Officials Meetings in Brunei Darussalam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/23/13  Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/22/13  Joint Statement: U.S.-New Zealand Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/20/13  Joint Statement on Good Governance and Transparency in the Energy Sector; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/20/13  Timor-Leste Restoration of Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/19/13  Acting Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Yun's Travel to the Southeast Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/19/13  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman To Travel to Indonesia, India and Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/17/13  Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King to Seoul and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/16/13  U.S. Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty With Australia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/13/13  U.S. Department of State Announces First 2013 Sports Envoy Program Advancing Disability Rights and Inclusion in China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/10/13  Joint Statement on U.S.-Japan Cyber Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/09/13  Travel of Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies to Seoul, Beijing, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/07/13  Joint Statement on Addressing Global Climate Change; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/03/13  Japan's Children's Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/03/13  Republic of Korea's Children's Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-05/02/13  Acting Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Japan and the Republic of Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/02/13  Burma: Termination of Presidential Proclamation 6925; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/01/13  U.S. Department of State Announces First 2013 Sports Visitor Exchange Program Advancing Disability Rights and Inclusion; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-05/01/13  U.S.-Japan-India Trilateral Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/30/13  Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Visits China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/30/13  U.S.-Japan Joint High-Level Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/29/13  The Marshall Islands National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/24/13  United States-Republic of Korea Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Extension; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/23/13  Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/22/13  Senior Advisor for Civil Society and Emerging Democracies Tillemann Travels to Silicon Valley, Mongolia, and Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/19/13  Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to the Philippines and Hong Kong; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/13/13  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns' Travel to Japan, China, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, and Mongolia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/12/13  Lao New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/12/13  Songkran Festival - Thai New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  Khmer New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  Successful Conclusion of U.S.-China Law of the Sea/Polar Issues Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  The Secretary of State's Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Reta Jo Lewis Travel to China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/04/13  Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to Istanbul, Jerusalem, Ramallah, London, Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/02/13  Under Secretary Robert D. Hormats Travel to Canada, China, and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/29/13  U.S. Department of State Honors Reverend Uesifili Unasa of New Zealand as the International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/22/13  Acting Assistant Secretary Yun Travel to China, the Republic of Korea, and Japan March 24 - 28; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/20/13  United States Dedicates New Annex Facility in Manila, Philippines; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/15/13  Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations Travels to Burma and Hawaii; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/15/13  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies' Travel to Moscow and Berlin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/11/13  Canberra Centenary Message;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-03/11/13  Designation of D.P.R.K. Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13382; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/11/13  Joint Statement from the First Meeting of the Japan-U.S. Comprehensive Dialogue on Space; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/08/13  Marking the Second Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/25/13  Assistant Secretary of State Posner's Human Rights Visit to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Brunei Darussalam National Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-02/20/13  Joint Statement by the U.S.- Korea Environmental Affairs Council and Environmental Cooperation Commission; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/19/13  Assistant Secretary Jose Fernandez Travels to Southeast Asia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/19/13  Assistant Secretary Posner Makes Human Rights Visits to Cambodia and Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/13/13  Australian, Japanese, and U.S. Officials Meet for Security and Defense Cooperation Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  First Meetings of the U.S.- Korea Trade Agreement Environmental Affairs Council and U.S.-Korea Environmental Cooperation Agreement Environmental Cooperation Commission; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  Hip Hop Group Audiopharmacy To Tour Southeast Asia and the Pacific With American Music Abroad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/12/13  Statement by the President on North Korean Announcement of Nuclear Test; Office of the Press Secretary; The White House
-02/08/13  Progress on Political Prisoners in Burma; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/05/13  New Zealand Waitangi Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-01/29/13  Republic of Nauru's Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/24/13  Designation Of DPRK Entities Pursuant To Executive Order 13382 In Response To UN Security Council Resolution 2087; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/23/13  Australia's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/23/13  Secretary Clinton To Deliver Remarks at 100,000 Strong Foundation Event; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/16/13  Disappearance of Lao Civil Society Leader Sombath Somphone;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/16/13  Travel of the Delegation Led by Special Representative Davies to Seoul, Beijing, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/09/13  Assistant Secretary Campbell Travel to the Republic of Korea and Japan January 14 - 17, 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/04/13  U.S. Department of State Announces Basketball Sports Visitor Program with Youth from Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/03/13  Burma Independence Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/01/13  Conclusion of Peacekeeping Operations in Timor-Leste;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC

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