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United States and Vietnam Convene 17 Friends of the Mekong in Support of a Secure, Prosperous, and Open Mekong Region

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 13, 2021 On January 12, the United States and Vietnam co-hosted the first Friends of the Mekong Policy Dialogue under the new Mekong-U.S. Partnership.  In his remarks, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Ambassador Atul Keshap emphasized that the United States is committed to a secure, ...
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On the Mass Arrests of Democracy Advocates in Hong Kong

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 6, 2021 Today’s arrests of more than 50 politicians and pro-democracy advocates by local authorities in Hong Kong is an outrage, and a reminder of the Chinese Communist Party’s contempt for its own people and the rule of law. Those arrested are guilty of nothing but exercising the democratic rights promised to ...
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2021-2022 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program

Deadline: February 26, 2021 Welcome to the 2021-2022 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA)! The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2021-2022 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program. This program will provide Cambodian teachers with unique opportunities to develop expertise in ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo

Secretary Pompeo: “The storming of the U.S. Capitol today is unacceptable. Lawlessness and rioting — here or around the world — is always unacceptable. I have travelled to many countries and always support the right of every human being to protest peacefully for their beliefs and their causes. But violence, putting at risk the safety ...
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Phare Circus Performance Promotes U.S.-Cambodia Ties

For Immediate Release December 23, 2020  U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh’s Public Affairs Section is pleased to broadcast a very special circus performance by Phare PonleuSelpak artists to highlight the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cambodia.  The video was broadcast on Facebook Live on Dec. 22.  This delightful video project supports the ...
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