Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don 14 May

As stated by Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met yesterday with Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai in Washington, D.C. Secretary Blinken emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Thailand alliance and partnership to the security and prosperity of the region and discussed potential cooperation under the new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework.

Highlighting closely aligned aspirations for the respective Thai and U.S. 2022 and 2023 APEC host years, the Secretary highlighted the need to tackle the climate crisis and bolster climate-friendly economic growth. He also underscored the importance of upholding shared values across the Mekong region, including by providing humanitarian assistance to the people of Burma and working through ASEAN to restore Burma’s path to democracy.

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