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Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Secretary-General of ASEAN Kao

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Secretary-General of ASEAN Kao
Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Secretary-General of ASEAN Kao

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Deputy Secretary of State Kurt M. Campbell met today with Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Dr. Kao Kim Hourn during the Secretary-General’s inaugural trip to Washington, D.C., where he will engage with public and private stakeholders.

Deputy Secretary Campbell and Secretary-General Kao discussed ongoing efforts to implement the ASEAN-U.S. Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, building on outcomes from the 36th ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue in Washington. The Deputy Secretary reaffirmed the United States’ support for ASEAN centrality and the principles and objectives of the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific.

Both Deputy Secretary Campbell and Secretary-General Kao underscored support for Lao PDR’s ASEAN chair year. They also discussed a range of regional and global issues of mutual importance to the United States and ASEAN.

Official news published at https://www.state.gov/deputy-secretary-campbells-meeting-with-secretary-general-of-asean-kao/