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Institutional Responses to Asia’s Development Challenges

Remarks by Kurt Tong, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State Distinguished Seminar Series, Asian Development Bank Institute Thank you, Dr. Yoshino, for that kind introduction. It is a real pleasure to be here today at the ADB Institute, which is considered one of the finest think tanks ...
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Statement by Ambassador Kennedy

Like all Americans, I am horrified by the news of Kenji Goto’s brutal murder. We offer our deepest sympathy to his family, to the Japanese government, which worked so hard for the release of both hostages, and to the Japanese people. We stand with Japan in this time of grief. We welcome Japan’s ongoing humanitarian ...
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Statement by Ambassador Kennedy

On behalf of the American people, I extend our heartfelt sympathy to the family of Haruna Yukawa.  We pray for the safe release of Kenji Goto, and we are keeping the Japanese people in our thoughts during this difficult time. There are no closer friends than the U.S. and Japan, and we will continue to ...
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