Statement by Secretary Michael Pompeo on Vietnam National Day 

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I send congratulations to the people of Vietnam as you celebrate your National Day. In 2020, we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic relations.  The remarkable transformation of our …

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U.S. Imposes Restrictions on Certain PRC State-Owned Enterprises and Executives for Malign Activities in the South China Sea

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 26, 2020 The United States supports a free and open South China Sea.  We respect the sovereign rights of all nations, regardless of size, and seek to preserve peace and uphold freedom of the seas in a manner consistent with international law.  In July, I announced …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Minh

READOUT Office of the Spokesperson August 6, 2020 The below is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.  Secretary Pompeo and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Minh reaffirmed the strength of our Comprehensive Partnership as …

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Remarks by Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun at the Embassy of Vietnam’s Virtual 25th Anniversary Celebration

July 28, 2020 As Prepared Thank you for that introduction. It’s an honor for me to join you this evening as we commemorate 25 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam. I would like to recognize Senator Leahy and Representative Yoho.  I know they will agree that an historic bipartisan trip in 1993 by Senators John McCain and John Kerry was critical to laying …

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Remarks by Vice President Pence at the Frederic V. Malek Memorial Lecture

Foreign Policy Issued on: October 24, 2019 Conrad Hotel Washington, D.C. 11:51 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you all for that warm welcome. And to your new chairman, Governor Scott Walker; former Congresswoman Jane Harman; and to all the members of the board at this historic center; and to all the fine scholars: …

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