Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with the ASEAN Committee of Washington – United States Department of State

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Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell met in Washington, D.C. with representatives from the ASEAN Committee of Washington on March 8 to discuss our ongoing efforts to implement the U.S.-ASEAN Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and advance the Mekong-U.S. Partnership.  Both sides discussed upcoming U.S.-ASEAN senior-level engagements, furthering cooperation on technology, and how to support the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific, including through the U.S. role as the region’s number one source of foreign direct investment.  The Deputy Secretary reaffirmed ASEAN centrality by emphasizing the importance of maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea and expressed appreciation towards Laos as ASEAN Chair for continuing to press Burma’s military regime to implement the Five Point Consensus.

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