2018 East Asian and Pacific Affairs Remarks, Testimony, and Speeches


November
11/09/18 Press Availability With Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Chinese Politburo Member Yang Jiechi, and Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC

October
10/08/18 Remarks With Chinese Director of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission Office Yang Jiechi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Diaoyutai, Beijing
10/08/18 Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Diaoyutai, Beijing
10/08/18 Remarks With Traveling Press;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Grand Hyatt Hotel; Seoul, South Korea
10/07/18 Remarks With South Korean President Moon Jae-in;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Blue House; Seoul, South Korea
10/06/18 Remarks With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Kantei; Tokyo, Japan
10/05/18 Remarks With Traveling Press;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; En Route to Anchorage, AK

September
09/27/18 On the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Lotte New York Palace Hotel; New York, NY
09/27/18 Remarks at a Meeting on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; United Nations; New York City

August
08/23/18 Remarks on the Appointment of Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
08/05/18 Interview With Kania Sutisnawinata of Metro TV;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Jakarta, Indonesia
08/05/18 Remarks With Indonesian President Joko Widodo Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Presidential Palace; Jakarta, Indonesia
08/04/18 Press Availability at the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and Related Meetings;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Singapore
08/03/18 Interview With Lin Xueling of Channel NewsAsia;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Ritz-Carlton Millenia Hotel; Singapore, Singapore
08/03/18 Remarks at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Singapore Expo; Singapore, Singapore
08/03/18 Remarks at the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Singapore Expo; Singapore, Singapore
08/02/18 Senior State Department Official Remarks to the Press En Route to Kuala Lumpur;  Senior Department Official; Onboard Airplane en route to Kuala Lumpur

July
07/31/18 Previewing Secretary Pompeo's Upcoming Trip to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta; Via Teleconference
07/30/18 Remarks on "America's Indo-Pacific Economic Vision";  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
07/24/18 Interview With Zoe Daniel of Australian Broadcast Corporation;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Palo Alto, California
07/24/18 Press Availability With Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Palo Alto, CA
07/19/18 Previewing Secretary Pompeo's Participation in the 2018 Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations; Via Teleconference
07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Tokyo, Japan
07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Vietnamese General Secretary of the Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Hanoi, Vietnam
07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at a Business Community Reception;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Sofitel Metropole Hotel; Hanoi, Vietnam
07/08/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Tokyo, Japan
07/07/18 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Remarks to Traveling Press;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

June
06/14/18 Opening Remarks With Chinese President Xi Jinping;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Beijing, China
06/14/18 Press Availability With Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Beijing, China
06/14/18 Press Availability With Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Seoul, South Korea
06/14/18 Remarks With Chinese Politburo Member Yang Jiechi;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Beijing, China
06/14/18 Remarks With Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Beijing, China
06/14/18 Remarks With Korean President Moon Jae-in Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Blue House; Seoul, South Korea
06/13/18 Remarks to Traveling Press;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Hilton Hotel; Seoul, South Korea
06/11/18 Remarks at a Press Briefing;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; JW Marriott; Singapore
06/07/18 Interview With Bingru Wang of Phoenix TV;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Washington, DC
06/07/18 Interview With Heejun Kim of YTN Korea;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Washington, DC
06/07/18 Interview With Hideki Yui of NHK;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Washington, DC
06/05/18 Remarks With Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC

May
05/31/18 Remarks at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Spellman Room, Lotte Palace Hotel; New York City
05/30/18 Briefing on Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Vice Chairman Kim Yong-chol; New York City
05/23/18 Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor Wang Yi at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
05/15/18 Remarks at Wall Street Journal's CEO Council Meeting; Acting Assistant Secretary Susan A. Thornton, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Palace Hotel; Tokyo, Japan
05/11/18 Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at a Press Availability;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
05/09/18 Remarks to the Traveling Press;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; On Plane ert Yokota Air Base, Japan
05/08/18 Background Briefing On Secretary Pompeo's Travel To Meet With Representatives From the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea; On Plane ert Yokota Air Base, Japan
05/08/18 Remarks to the Traveling Press;  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; On Plane ert Yokota Air Base, Japan

April
04/02/18 Briefing on The Indo-Pacific Strategy;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Alex N. Wong, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Press Correspondents Room; Washington, DC

March
03/26/18 New Zealand, the United States, and the Indo-Pacific;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Walter Douglas, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Heritage Hotel; Auckland, New Zealand
03/16/18 Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono Before Their Meeting;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
03/16/18 Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha Before Their Meeting;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Treaty Room; Washington, DC

February
02/20/18 Remarks at a Reception Honoring the Tibetan New Year;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs I. Steven (Steve) Goldstein; Washington, DC
02/15/18 Nominee to be Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Acting Assistant Secretary Susan A. Thornton, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Remarks With Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Treaty Room; Washington, DC

January
01/31/18 Briefing on the Preparations for a Safe and Secure 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs I. Steven (Steve) Goldstein; Washington, DC
01/16/18 Press Availability With Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Vancouver, Canada
01/16/18 Vancouver Foreign Ministers' Meeting on Security and Stability on the Korean Peninsula;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Vancouver Convention Centre; Vancouver, Canada