Remarks: U.S. Independence Day Celebration in Tonga

Remarks by Helene Tuling Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Suva  Deputy Prime Minister, Honorable Speaker of the House, Nobles of the Realm, Ministers of the Crow, High Commissioners, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome and thank you for joining us this evening. While our most visible representation here …

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Joint Statement from the President of the United States and the Presidents of the Freely Associated States

The United States of America, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia, as Pacific nations, jointly reaffirm our interest in a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. We recognize our unique, historic, and special relationships, and reaffirm our countries’ commitments to the Compacts of Free Association, …

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Statement from Secretary Pompeo to the Micronesia Presidents’ Summit

President Remengesau, President Christian, President Heine, President Waqa, President Mamau, and other honorable guests. My warm greetings from Washington. First, I would like to express my gratitude to President Remengesau for the invitation to participate in the Micronesia Presidents’ Summit. I greatly value the opportunity for the United States to participate in this important event. …

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Chargé d’Affaires Michael Goldman Speech: Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Tarawa

Honorable President and First Lady; ministers, members of parliament , and government representatives; High Commissioners and representatives of the diplomatic corps, including my good friend Tsuguyoshi Hada from the Embassy of Japan in Suva; General Salene and Admiral Kreitz; Marines, soldiers, and sailors; distinguished guests; ladies and gentlemen: Mauri, and a very good morning to you …

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Chargé d’Affaires Michael Goldman Speech: Letter of Agreement Signing on Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement

On behalf of the United States Government and the U.S. Embassy in Suva, let me say thank you to Commissioner Qiliho and our good friends in the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Foreign Affairs for making this occasion possible. Thank you too to our Regional Security Officer, Shawn Gray, who has proven himself to …

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