The United States-Thailand Relationship

The United States-Thailand Relationship FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON July 9, 2022 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Bangkok, Thailand where he will meet with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai to reaffirm the U.S.-Thai alliance and the U.S. commitment to the Indo-Pacific …

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Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Bali, Bangkok, and Tokyo

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Bali, Bangkok, and Tokyo PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JULY 9, 2022 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to the Bali, Indonesia, Bangkok, Thailand, and Tokyo, Japan, July 6-11, 2022. Secretary Blinken will first travel to Bali, Indonesia, to attend the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, where he will …

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Thailand New Year – Songkran

Statement by Secretary Antony J. Blinken April 12, 2022 Thailand New Year – Songkran On behalf of the United States of America, I wish the people of the Kingdom of Thailand a healthy and prosperous year ahead as you celebrate Songkran, the Thai New Year. The alliance and friendship between the United States and Thailand …

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A Free and Open Indo-Pacific

A Free and Open Indo-Pacific Secretary Antony J. Blinken December 14, 2021 Universitas Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia MS KUSUMAYATI:  Excellency, ambassadors, ASEAN Secretary General, Honorable Rector of Universitas Indonesia, and the chairperson of the U.S.-Indonesia Board of Trustees, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen: First of all, let’s praise our God Almighty for the blessings that we …

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Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Liverpool, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Honolulu

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Liverpool, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Honolulu PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 8, 2021 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Hawaii from December 9-17, 2021. Secretary Blinken will first travel to Liverpool, United Kingdom, December 10-12 to attend the …

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Thailand Songkran 2021

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 12, 2021 Thailand Songkran 2021 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I wish the people of the Kingdom of Thailand good health and happiness on the occasion of Songkran, the Thai New Year. As we have faced unprecedented global challenges over …

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Statement by Secretary Antony J. Blinken on World Water Day

Statement by Secretary Antony J. Blinken March 22, 2021 World Water Day Water is an invaluable resource that we rely on for nearly everything we do. Reliable access to water underpins health, economic opportunity, and security in every country, and ensuring global access to safe and adequate water for basic needs is now more important …

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Statement by Michael R. Pompeo 
Secretary of State: 
The Kingdom of Thailand’s National Day

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO The Kingdom of Thailand’s National Day On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I extend best wishes to the government and people of Thailand as you celebrate your National Day. The United States is proud of our partnership and alliance with Thailand and …

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The United States and ASEAN Are Partnering To Defeat COVID-19, Build Long-Term Resilience, and Support Economic Recovery

The United States and ASEAN Are Partnering To Defeat COVID-19, Build Long-Term Resilience, and Support Economic Recovery PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 22, 2020 Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are enduring strategic partners as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and plan for economic recovery. We commit …

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U.S.-ASEAN Health Futures

U.S.-ASEAN Health Futures FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 22, 2020 Today, Secretary Pompeo launched the U.S.-ASEAN Health Futures initiative. Health Futures captures our existing and ongoing work with ASEAN on public health and lays the groundwork for long-term partnership, targeted assistance, and a renewed focus on our most fundamental resource – the health …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Briefing With Journalists from East Asian and Pacific Media Outlets

SPECIAL BRIEFING MARCH 30, 2020 MS WALSH:  So our first question will to go Straits Times, Nirmal Ghosh. QUESTION:  Good morning, Mr. Secretary. SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning. QUESTION:  Can you hear me? SECRETARY POMPEO:  Yes, I can hear you just fine, sir. QUESTION:  Right.  Nirmal Ghosh, Straits Times.  Thank you very much.  How do you see U.S.-China relations …

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U.S. Foreign Assistance in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 26, 2020 The U.S. government has rapidly mobilized unprecedented resources to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, both at home and abroad. Today, I am pleased to announce that the United States has made available nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian funding. Along with the …

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The United States Announces Assistance To Combat the Novel Coronavirus

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 7, 2020 This week the State Department has facilitated the transportation of nearly 17.8 tons of donated medical supplies to the Chinese people, including masks, gowns, gauze, respirators, and other vital materials.  These donations are a testament to the generosity of the American people. Today, the …

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Mike Pompeo and Alex Azar: Our coronavirus response is protecting Americans

Mike Pompeo and Alex Azar: Our coronavirus response is protecting Americans How we mobilize resources around the world to help other nations fight the disease is American altruism at its finest. Michael R. Pompeo and Alex M. Azar II Opinion contributor February 11, 2020 The first duty of the federal government is to keep our …

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Statement by Michael R. Pompeo 
Secretary of State: 
Thailand National Day

On behalf of the government of the United States of America, I offer my warm wishes to the people of Thailand as you celebrate your National Day on December 5. For more than 200 years, the United States and Thailand have strengthened the friendship and spirit of partnership between our nations.  The U.S.-Thai alliance supports …

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The 52nd Anniversary of the Founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I’m pleased to congratulate the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Secretariat on the 52nd anniversary of the founding of ASEAN on August 8.  Throughout its history, ASEAN …

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on the U.S. in Asia: Economic Engagement for Good

REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE SIAM SOCIETY BANGKOK, THAILAND AUGUST 2, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Good morning, everyone.  Peter, thank you for the kind introduction.  I also want to thank the Siam Society and your president for hosting me.  I know too we have many prominent businesspeople here in the room with us today. …

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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Opening Remarks at U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial

REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE CENTARA GRAND BANGKOK, THAILAND AUGUST 1, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you.  Thank you, Foreign Minister.  Thanks for hosting here today, and I want to congratulate also Foreign Minister Don on a successful year at Thailand’s chairmanship. As Secretary of State, a key part of my mission is to …

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Opening Remarks at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial

REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE CENTARA GRAND BANGKOK, THAILAND AUGUST 1, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you, Foreign Minister.  I want to thank you, Thailand, for hosting this special ministerial marking a decade of the Lower Mekong Initiative.  The United States has been a proud partner for those whole 10 years, and thanks to …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the New Government of the Kingdom of Thailand

Statement by Secretary Pompeo The New Government of the Kingdom of Thailand The United States looks forward to working with the newly formed Royal Thai government to deepen the alliance and partnership between our two nations, building upon over two centuries of friendship between our people. We support transparency and good governance around the world …

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Statement by Michael R. Pompeo 
Secretary of State: 
Thailand National Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my sincerest and warmest wishes to the Kingdom of Thailand on your National Day. This year marked the 200-year anniversary of the historic U.S.-Thai friendship that has united our two nations through war and peace, hardship and prosperity. Under the leadership of …

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Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo on the Passing of President George H. W. Bush

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC December 1, 2018 Devoted husband, loving father, steadfast friend, exemplary patriot: this is how I will always remember President George H. W. Bush. Whether he was serving in the skies over the Pacific during World War II, protecting America at CIA headquarters, or leading our …

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Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo on Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Birthday

Your Majesty, On behalf of the American people, I extend my warmest wishes on the special occasion of your eighty-sixth birthday. Your dedication to the people of Thailand has inspired many in the United States and around the world. May your humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors continue to benefit the people of the Kingdom of Thailand …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the Occasion of Ramadan

On behalf of the United States Department of State, I offer best wishes to Muslims around the world for a peaceful and blessed Ramadan. For those observing this month, it is a time of reverence, generosity, and spiritual introspection.  Ramadan is also a cherished time of community, often spent reconnecting with family and friends.  It …

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Release of Three Americans

The White House Office of the Press Secretary  At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other representatives of the United States government traveled to Pyongyang, North Korea on May 9 to prepare for the President’s upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. During Secretary Pompeo’s visit, the …

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