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2013 East Asian and Pacific Affairs Remarks, Testimony, and Speeches


December
-12/18/13  Economic Aspects of the Asia Rebalance;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/18/13  Remarks at USAID Tacloban;  Secretary of State John Kerry; USAID Tacloban; Tacloban, Philippines
-12/17/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Manila;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Manila; Manila, Philippines
-12/17/13  Remarks With Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Department of Foreign Affairs; Manila, Philippines
-12/17/13  Remarks at American Chamber of Commerce Business Community Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Manila, Philippines
-12/16/13  Joint Press Availability With Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Government Guest House; Hanoi, Vietnam
-12/15/13  Interview With Martha Raddatz of ABC's This Week;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
-12/15/13  Remarks on Climate Change and the Environment;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kien Vang Market Pier; Mekong Delta, Vietnam
-12/14/13  Meeting With Consulate Ho Chi Minh Staff and Families;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Consulate Ho Chi Minh City; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
-12/14/13  Remarks to Ho Chi Minh City Business Community and Fulbright Economic Teaching Program Participants;  Secretary of State John Kerry; American Center; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
-12/13/13  Background Briefing En Route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Office of the Spokesperson; En Route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
-12/04/13  Oversight of U.S. Policy Toward Burma;  Senior Advisor on Burma Judith Beth Cefkin; Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC

November
-11/25/13  Remarks to Press at Ministry of Foreign Affairs;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Tokyo, Japan
-11/22/13  Remarks to Press at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Seoul, South Korea
-11/21/13  Remarks at the Closing Session of the 2013 U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-11/21/13  Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Philip Goldberg as U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-11/21/13  Remarks to Reporters at the Westin Chaoyang Hotel; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Beijing, China
-11/20/13  Joint Press Availability With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister David Johnston;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-11/19/13  U.S. Government's Response to Super Typhoon Haiyan;  Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
-11/18/13  Preview of the 2013 U.S. - China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE); Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Remarks at CSIS Mekong Health Event;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; As Prepared for Delivery; Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Remarks at Reception by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy; U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, Japan; Residence of the Japanese Ambassador; Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Remarks at Reception in Honor of U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Japanese Ambassador's Residence; Washington, DC
-11/12/13  Remarks to the Press by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy; U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, Japan; Residence of the Japanese Ambassador; Washington, DC
-11/05/13  Asia-Pacific U.S. Security Overview; Washington, DC

October
-10/25/13  Readout of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting in Bali, Indonesia; U.S. Senior Official for APEC Robert S. Wang; Washington, DC
-10/25/13  Remarks at a Reception in Commemoration of the 180th Anniversary of Thai-U.S. Relations;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; National Archives; Washington, DC
-10/11/13  Remarks at Fulbright Teaching Assistant Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-10/11/13  Remarks at The Fourth Global Entrepreneurship Summit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-10/11/13  Remarks at the 1MET Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-10/10/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meetings in Brunei; En route to Malaysia
-10/10/13  Press Availability in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-10/10/13  Remarks With Philippines Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario at Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-10/10/13  Remarks With Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye At Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-10/10/13  Remarks at a Meeting With Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-10/09/13  Background Briefing En Route Brunei; En Route Brunei
-10/09/13  Opening Remarks at U.S.-ASEAN Summit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-10/09/13  Opening Remarks at the Conversation With ASEAN Young Leaders;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Jerudong International School; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-10/08/13  Background Briefing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership; Bali, Indonesia
-10/08/13  Secretary Kerry Meets With Mission Indonesia Staff;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Grand Hyatt Bali; Bali, Indonesia
-10/07/13  Joint Press Availability With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bali, Indonesia
-10/07/13  Remarks at the APEC CEO Summit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bali International Convention Center; Bali, Indonesia
-10/06/13  Remarks at a Visit to Benoa Port;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benoa Port; Bali, Indonesia
-10/05/13  Remarks at a Press Availability With United States Trade Representative Ambassador Froman;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bali, Indonesia
-10/04/13  Keynote Remarks at the U.S.-Japan Council; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-10/03/13  Background Briefing on the Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee; Tokyo, Japan
-10/03/13  Remarks With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Iikura Guest House; Tokyo, Japan
-10/03/13  Remarks at the Meeting of the U.S. - Japan Security Consultative Committee (2+2);  Secretary of State John Kerry; Iikura Guest House; Tokyo, Japan
-10/03/13  Trends in the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship; Deputy Assistant Secretary Kin Moy, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Washington, DC
-10/02/13  Preview of Secretary's Trip to Japan; En Route to Tokyo, Japan

September
-09/27/13  Remarks at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City
-09/26/13  Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi; New York City
-09/26/13  Why Combating Corruption and Illicit Trade is Critical to Market Prosperity, Economic Growth, and Sustainable Futures;  Director for Anticrime Programs David M. Luna, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Remarks as Prepared for Delivery; Xi'an, China
-09/23/13  Remarks at the APEC Pathfinder Dialogue on Combating Corruption and Illicit Trade; U.S. Senior Official for APEC Robert S. Wang; Bangkok, Thailand
-09/19/13  Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to Japan; Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
-09/19/13  Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-09/18/13  Preview of Issues to Be Addressed at the Upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting in Bali, Indonesia; Washington, DC
-09/13/13  Remarks at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Tokyo, Japan
-09/10/13  Remarks to Press at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Seoul, South Korea
-09/09/13  Media Roundtable at U.S. Embassy Tokyo;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Tokyo, Japan
-09/09/13  Remarks at Incheon Airport, Korea; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Incheon Airport, South Korea
-09/09/13  Remarks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Tokyo, Japan
-09/06/13  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Seoul, Korea,South
-09/05/13  Remarks at Incheon International Airport;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Incheon, South Korea

August
-08/15/13  Remarks at the ASEAN Day Reception;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; As Prepared for Delivery; Washington, DC
-08/13/13  Video Recording for the Republic of Korea's Independence Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
-08/05/13  Remarks at Swearing-In Ceremony for Assistant Secretary Russel;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-08/02/13  Press Conference Following U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue; Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; U.S. Embassy; Beijing, China

July
-07/25/13  Encouraging Women To Pursue Science Careers; Tokyo, Japan
-07/25/13  Global Pandemics; Media Hub Interview; Tokyo, Japan
-07/25/13  U.S.-Japan Satellite Cooperation; Media Hub Interview; Tokyo, Japan
-07/11/13  Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the EcoPartnership Signing Event; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the Strategic Track Plenary Session; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Loy Henderson; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Remarks at Press Availability; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Department of Treasury, Cash Room; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Senior Administration Officials On the First Day of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue and U.S.-China Relations; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  The U.S.-China Closing Statements for U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; U.S. Department of Treasury, Cash Room; Washington, DC
-07/10/13  U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue Joint Opening Session;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Dean Acheson Auditorium; Washington, DC
-07/02/13  Intervention at East Asia Summit;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-07/02/13  Meets With Staff and Families of Embassy Brunei;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-07/02/13  Press Statement After Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-07/01/13  Press Availability in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, Brunei
-07/01/13  Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, and Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-07/01/13  Remarks With USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Greg Beck at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
-07/01/13  Remarks at the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

June
-06/27/13  Next Steps in the U.S. - Republic of Korea Alliance; Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary James P. Zumwalt, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Before the House Foreign Affairs CommitteeSubcommittee on Asia and the Pacific and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; Washington, DC
-06/13/13  Remarks on North Korea; Deputy Assistant Secretary James P. Zumwalt, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Tokyo, Japan
-06/13/13  Remarks on Regional and Global Security; Deputy Assistant Secretary James P. Zumwalt, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Tokyo, Japan
-07/08/13  Background Briefing on the Upcoming Strategic and Economic Dialogue and U.S.-China Relations; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/12/13  U.S. Economic Engagement with the Asia Pacific;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats; Asia Society Global Forum; Washington, DC
-06/11/13  Think Asia, Think Hong Kong;  Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker; USA Programme Dinner 2013: The Cipriani; New York City
-06/08/13  Remarks By President Obama And President Xi Jinping Of The People's Republic Of China After Bilateral Meeting; Sunnylands Retreat; Rancho Mirage, California
-06/05/13  U.S. Relations with Vietnam; Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-06/05/13  U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Relations; Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Baer, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; As-prepared statement to House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC

May
-05/20/13  Remarks With New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/20/13  Remarks at the 2013 U.S.-New Zealand Pacific Partnership Forum; Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-05/18/13  Remarks at Narita Airport; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Tokyo, Japan
-05/16/13  Remarks With Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-05/16/13  Remarks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Tokyo, Japan
-05/16/13  The FY 2014 Budget Request for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
-05/15/13  Remarks to Reporters in Beijing; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; St. Regis Hotel; Beijing, China
-05/14/13  Remarks to Press in Seoul; Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Seoul, South Korea
-05/13/13  Remarks to Press at Incheon International Airport;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies; Incheon, South Korea
-05/06/13  Remarks With Thai Foreign Minister Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC

April
-04/29/13  Remarks at the Community of Democracies Ministerial;  Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
-04/25/13  Rebalance to Asia II: Security and Defense: Cooperation and Challenges; Acting Assistant Secretary Joseph Yun, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/15/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Tokyo;  Secretary of State John Kerry; U.S. Embassy Tokyo; Tokyo, Japan
-04/15/13  Remarks on a 21st Century Pacific Partnership;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Tokyo Institute of Technology; Tokyo, Japan
-04/14/13  Joint Press Availability With Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Iikura Guest House; Tokyo, Japan
-04/14/13  Meeting With Tomodachi Youth;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Chief of Mission Residence; Tokyo, Japan
-04/14/13  Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Iikura Guest House; Tokyo, Japan
-04/13/13  Meeting With Staff and Families of Embassy Beijing;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Beijing, China
-04/13/13  Remarks With Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Top of Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Great Hall of the People; Beijing, China
-04/13/13  Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi at the Top of Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Diaoyutai State Guesthouse; Beijing, China
-04/13/13  Remarks at Energy Cooperation Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Diaoyutai Hotel; Beijing, China
-04/13/13  Solo Press Availability in Beijing, China;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Diaoyutai Hotel; Beijing, China
-04/13/13  Time To Renew the Sino-U.S. Relationship;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Remarks With Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (Reuters Soundbite); Beijing, China
-04/12/13  Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Ministry; Seoul, South Korea
-04/12/13  Remarks at American Chamber of Commerce Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Seoul, South Korea
-04/09/13  Keynote Address: U.S.- China Internet Industry Forum;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats; U.S.- China Internet Industry Forum; Beijing, China
-04/05/13  Remarks on U.S. Bases in Okinawa; Reuters Soundbite; Tokyo, Japan
-04/03/13  Remarks With Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Blair House; Washington, DC
-04/02/13  Remarks With Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Yun Byung-se After Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-04/02/13  Remarks With Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Treaty Room; Washington, DC


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