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#VPinAsia : Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Region

November 18, 2018 One year ago in Vietnam, President Donald J. Trump laid out America’s vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific, in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. This week, Vice President Michael R. Pence reaffirmed the ironclad and enduring U.S. commitment to the region and highlighted expanded cooperation with our partners. ...
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The Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership

November 17, 2018 Papua New Guinea has invited Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the United States to work together to support its enhanced connectivity and the goal of connecting 70% of its population to electricity by 2030. Currently only about 13% of Papua New Guinea’s population have reliable access to electricity. Access to electricity is ...
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Joint Statement of the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, and Japan

November 17, 2018 Today, the governments of the United States, Australia, and Japan, sharing a commitment to maintain and promote an Indo-Pacific region that is free, open, inclusive, prosperous, and secure, announce important progress in our shared dedication to addressing the infrastructure needs of the region. On 12 November, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and ...
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U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

Media Release – November 15, 2018 On November 15, senior officials from the United States, Australia, India, and Japan met in Singapore for consultations on the Indo-Pacific region. The officials reaffirmed a shared commitment to maintain and strengthen a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. They further ...
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