Reinforcing the U.S. Role as a Global Leader Through the Trans-Pacific Partnership

BY JOHN KERRY SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 I was delighted to visit the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning to discuss the connection between America’s strategic leadership and our policies on trade. This debate -– about the virtues of free trade and the diplomatic value of close economic ties to other countries –- is nothing new. It ...
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Opening Remarks by DCM Susan Sutton at the Workshop “Implementing the Environmental Commitments of the TPP Agreement”

(as prepared) 8:30 a.m., Friday, April 8, 2016 Pullman Hotel, 40 Cat Linh, Hanoi Good morning, Vice Minister Tran Hong Ha, thank you for those insightful remarks. Your leadership will be important to Vietnam’s success in using its international environmental commitments to improve the environment and well-being. I would also like to recognize some key ...
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Ambassador Osius’ Remarks at Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: From Ratification to Implementation

Sông Hồng Thủ Đô Hotel, Vinh Phuc 8:00 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2016 <Vietnamese> Chào tất cả quý vị! Rất cảm ơn quý vị đã mời tôi phát biểu tại cuộc hội thảo quan trọng này. Tôi rất vui được có mặt tại đây để cùng thảo luận với quý vị về Hiệp định Đối ...
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TPP Ministers’ Meeting Concludes in Hawaii

Acknowledging the outcome of the TPP Ministers’ Meeting that concluded Friday in Hawaii, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius noted, “Vietnam’s entry into the TPP helps it reach its goal of comprehensive international integration. Of all the member countries, Vietnam stands to benefit the most.” The Ambassador’s remarks are underscored by a Peterson Institute for ...
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Statement by President Obama on the Congressional Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2015 Statement by the President I applaud the Democrats and Republicans in Congress who came together to give the United States the chance to negotiate strong, high-standard agreements for free and fair trade that protect American workers and give our businesses the ...
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TPP Negotiators Make Important Progress on Agreement

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) chief negotiators completed 10 days of intensive meetings today, making important progress across a range of issues as they continue their drive toward a comprehensive, high-standard agreement. “We have committed to a focused work plan, which will allow us to boost momentum and make continued progress,” said Barbara Weisel, U.S. Chief Negotiator ...
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Fact Sheet: U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 16, 2013 In July 2013, Presidents Obama and Sang launched the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership, an overarching framework for advancing the bilateral relationship. The new partnership advances key initiatives to bolster U.S.-Vietnam relations and underscores the enduring U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific rebalance. In an effort to advance the ...
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Joint Statement by President Barack Obama of the United States of America and President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

President Barack Obama welcomed President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the White House on July 25, 2013.  During their meeting, the two Presidents affirmed their commitment to opening a new phase of bilateral relations between Vietnam and the United States based on mutual respect and common interests.  President Truong Tan ...
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