“In the past two years, important changes have been made. ... At the same time, it’s clear how much hard work remains to be done, and that many difficult choices still lie ahead.”
U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have made an ambitious announcement to fight climate change, with both countries setting significant goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The U.S. Department of State welcomes the release of two U.S. citizens from North Korea, Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller, who were held for two years and seven months, respectively.
U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson emphasized the importance of cooperation between the United States, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in order to support regional stability and prosperity.
U.S. President Barack Obama recently announced in Beijing that the United States and the People’s Republic of China have concluded a reciprocal visa validity arrangement for tourists, business travelers, and students.
The U.S. Embassy supports exhibition of restored archaeological artifacts.
A large and growing body of evidence leaves little doubt that when women participate in the formal marketplace, the economic strength and competitiveness of the entire country rise.
The 21 Pacific Rim economies that comprise the membership of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, forum are home to approximately 40 percent of the world’s population, and three-fifths of the global economy.
"The region has enormous barriers preventing the movement of peoples, goods, energy, and ideas."
The U.S.-China relationship, said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, “is the most consequential in the world today."
“The inauguration of the government of national unity marked a new beginning for Afghanistan.”
The United States continues to promote its partnerships with like-minded countries in South Asia. One such country is Bangladesh, the eighth most populous nation in the world and a partner of the United States.