Travel to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta, August 1-5, 2018

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Secretary Pompeo travels to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Singapore, Singapore; and Jakarta, Indonesia August 1-5.

In Kuala Lumpur, August 2-3, the Secretary met senior Malaysian officials to discuss strengthening the Comprehensive Partnership and advancing common security and economic interests based on our strongly shared democratic values, following the recent historic and peaceful government transition in Malaysia.

The Secretary's participation in annual ASEAN-centered ministerial meetings while in Singapore August 3-4 supports the United States' vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific. At the ASEAN Regional Forum, the East Asia Summit Ministerial, the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial, and the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial, he engaged his fellow foreign ministers on the region's most pressing security challenges, promoted the rules-based order, reinforced our commitment to partnerships in the lower Mekong region, and reaffirmed U.S. dedication to ASEAN and our friends and allies in the region. The Secretary discussed our shared commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK, upholding the rule‎s-based order in the South China Sea, and countering terrorism. The Secretary also met with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee and Foreign Minister Balakrishnan to reaffirm our enduring bilateral relationship, sign a renewal of our Third Country Training Program which builds capacity across Southeast Asia, and support Singapore’s significant role as current chair of ASEAN.

In Jakarta, August 4-5, the Secretary’s visit reinforced the U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership as we look ahead to celebrating 70 years of bilateral diplomatic relations in 2019. The Secretary discussed advancing our shared security and bilateral trade and investment goals, affirmed ASEAN centrality, and highlighted Indonesia's leadership in realizing a free and open Indo-Pacific.‎

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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 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L.P. Marsudi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

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08/05/18 Australia-Japan-United States Trilateral Strategic Dialogue Joint Ministerial Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/18 Press Availability at the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and Related Meetings;  Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo; Singapore
08/04/18 Joint Statement on the Eleventh Ministerial Meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/18 Joint Statement To Strengthen Water Data Management and Information Sharing in The Lower Mekong; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/18 U.S. Security Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Region; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Burmese Union Minister for International Cooperation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Kyaw Tin; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/04/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/03/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/03/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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

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08/03/18 Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
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
07/31/18 Previewing Secretary Pompeo's Upcoming Trip to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta; Via Teleconference

SECRETARY'S SCHEDULE

08/05/18  Public Schedule: August 5, 2018
08/04/18  Public Schedule: August 4, 2018
08/03/18  Public Schedule: August 3, 2018
08/02/18  Public Schedule: August 2, 2018
08/01/18  Public Schedule: August 1, 2018