Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

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Date: 07/14/2014 Description:  Acting Assistant Secretary Susan A. Thornton - State Dept ImageThe Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, headed by Acting Assistant Secretary Susan Thornton, deals with U.S. foreign policy and U.S. relations with the countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance

Date: 05/11/2018 Description: Secretary Pompeo and Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kyung-wha Hold a Joint Press Conference - State Dept ImageSecretary Pompeo (May 11): "The U.S.-Republic of Korea alliance has been fortified by the trials of history and is unequivocally now stronger than ever. ... The prospect of peace and security in the Korean Peninsula and across the Asia Pacific region is why we have stood shoulder to shoulder for more than six decades." Full Text»