Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) engages with partners and allies in the region to maintain peaceful and mutually beneficial relations. We promote a free and open Indo Pacific region, strengthen international resolve towards the denuclearization of North Korea, and build a constructive, results-oriented relationship with China. Stable and strong institutions in the Indo-Pacific are inseparably linked to American security and prosperity.
The United States is disappointed by the decision of the Hong Kong Government to prosecute and convict several Hong Kong residents for organizing peaceful protests during the Occupy Central movement in 2014. We are concerned that this decision will limit or discourage the people of Hong Kong from exercising the basic freedoms guaranteed them under […]Read the Full Statement