Partnership Between the U.S.and Vietnam
Deputy Secretary Negroponte (Sept. 12): "The United States aims to deepen our economic and commercial ties, to expand our diplomatic cooperation, encourage reform, and broaden our cooperation to enhance regional peace and security. Our Joint Advisory Committee on Agent Orange and Dioxin is also meeting here in Hanoi this week. Its work is another example of successful cooperation that is producing positive results." Full Text
|Deputy Secretary of State John D. Negroponte traveled to Vietnam, Cambodia and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region September 10 - 18 for discussions with his counterparts on a broad range of bilateral and global issues.
The United States, as a Pacific nation, has strong relationships with the countries in Asia, and enduring interests in the region. The Deputy Secretary’s trip was an opportunity to deepen our engagement in a region that is growing in peace, prosperity, and freedom.
Remarks by Deputy Secretary Negroponte
--09/17/08 Q&A Session Hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
--09/17/08 Remarks by Deputy Secretary Negroponte to the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
--09/16/08 Press Conference by Deputy Secretary Negroponte in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
--09/16/08 Statement by Deputy Secretary Negroponte in Cambodia
--09/12/08 Press Conference by Deputy Secretary Negroponte in Hanoi, Vietnam