Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan welcomed U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today spoke by phone with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand. They discussed our interest in maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and President Biden underscored the enduring U.S. commitment to the region. The leaders discussed our close partnership on a range of issues, including efforts to support the
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will travel to Tokyo, Japan, March 15-17 to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to strengthening our alliance and to highlight cooperation that promotes peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific and around the world. Secretary Blinken and Secretary of Defense Austin
US President Joe Biden and India Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on issues such as Covid-19, Global Economy, climate change, and close cooperation between the two countries. Both leaders committing that the United States and India will work closely together to win the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, renew their partnership on climate change,
One of the biggest challenges faced by the Biden administration in the Asia and Pacific Region is unquestionably the rapidly increasing PRC's influence in the entirety of East Asia and Pacific. Bloody border conflicts initiated with India in Ladakh, the militarization of the islands in the South China Sea, the tension over Senkaku/Diaoyu rocks with
Joint Statement by Diplomatic Missions in Myanmar We affirm our support for Myanmar’s democratic transition and efforts to promote peace, human rights, and development in the country. We look forward to the peaceful convening of the Parliament on February 1 and the election of the President and speakers. Once again, we congratulate the people of
China announces sanctions on a number of Trump administration officials, including Pompeo, Bannon and Bolton. Foreign ministry says they've "gravely interfered" in China's internal affairs. Can no longer enter China, Hong Kong or Macau Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Announces Sanctions on Pompeo and Others 2021/01/20 ''Over the past few years, some anti-China politicians in the United
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to lead the Department of Defense. Austin’s 40-year career includes two command assignments at Ft. Bragg. If confirmed as secretary of defense, If confirmed by the Senate, the former commander of US Central Command Austin will be the first black Secretary of Defense in U.S. history to lead
U.S. President Donald Trump’s defeat to Joe Biden in the U.S. Presidential election is certainly not good news in Pyongyang. Without a doubt, North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un would prefer to continue the personalist diplomacy by exchanging the “love letters” with Trump rather than having to cope with Biden’s “strategic patience”. Pyongyang has so far
In response to a question about China's position on the US' election results, Chinese FM spokesperson Wang Wenbin said: "We note that Mr. Biden has been declared the winner, and we understand that the outcome of the election will be determined in accordance with U.S. laws and procedures."