The fight against human trafficking is one of the great human rights causes of our time, and the United States will continue to lead it.
Our ultimate goal is to support the countries of the region as they work to provide their people with a better future.
“We are deepening our military engagement with our allies and partners in this region, in order to ensure that we are able to promote security.”
“You're taking a journey that has the potential to inspire so many people. This is a test of whether a country can transition to a better place."
In Asia, the U.S. is taking steps to protect and update an open, free, transparent, and fair economic system.
"The region will continue to be a foreign policy priority for the Obama Administration in the years to come.”
The Central Asian countries have been an important part of international efforts against extremist elements in Afghanistan since 2001.
“Singapore is a close strategic partner of the United States across a range of developmental, economic, people-to-people and security issues.”
“The North Korean people continue to suffer from widespread human rights violations."
Our individual success at home and abroad depends significantly on our cooperation,”
“We call upon President Vladimir Putin not to sign this legislation into law.”
A court in Ho Chi Minh City sentenced Vo Minh Tri, also known as Viet Khang, and Tran Vu Anh Binh to four years and six years in prison, respectively.