The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations

This resource will track statements, developments, visits, and other interactions in US-Indo-Pacific relations under the President Trump administration. Special focus will be given to the comments and activities of President Donald J. Trump; Vice President Mike Pence; United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer; (former) Secretary of Defense James Mattis; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Jr.

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President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 3

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 6

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 1

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 2

Timor-Leste National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my sincere congratulations to the people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste on the 17th anniversary of the Restoration of Independence on …

Secretary Ross's Remarks on Chinese Telecom Company Huawei

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

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President Trump's Meeting with Chinese President Xi

"President Trump and President Xi agreed to work in concert to expand areas of cooperation while managing differences based on mutual respect. [...] President Trump noted the challenges caused by Chinese government intervention in its …

President Trump's Call with Japanese Prime Minister Abe

"President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan to discuss regional matters of concern, particularly North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile yesterday. The President emphasized that the United States …

President Trump's Letter to Vietnamese President Quang

"U.S. President Donald Trump has written to Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang to promote more cooperation between the two countries, the government website cited Quang as saying. Vietnam and the United States had advanced ties …

Secretary Mattis' Remarks on North Korea in London