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Vice President Pence: U.S. Commitment to the Indo-Pacific is Steadfast and Enduring

The United States seeks “collaboration, not control” in the Indo-Pacific region, Vice President Pence told a conference of Southeast Asian countries whose leaders gathered in Singapore. “We all agree that empire and aggression have no place in the Indo-Pacific,” Pence said at the 6th summit between the U.S. and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ...
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Ambassador Hagerty Speaks at the Japan National Press Club

Ambassador William F. Hagerty Japan National Press Club November 16, 2018 Thank you very much Sugita-san. It’s a great pleasure to be back here with you today. Managing Director Habu, minna-san: Konnichi-wa. It is my great pleasure to join all of you here for a second press conference here at the Japan National Press Club. ...
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Vice President Pence and the Second Lady Visit Japan for the Third Time

Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence stopped in Japan on the first leg of their third trip to the region under the Trump administration. Vice President Pence met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso, and other Japanese officials at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence. ...
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Vice President Pence Arrives in Japan

Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Japan on November 12 for critical meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his cabinet. The focus is on the common U.S.-Japan commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea. Ambassador Hagerty and his wife greeted the Vice President and Second Lady at Yokota Air Base. This ...
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