Statements and Communiques

July 1, 2013

On July 1, 2013, the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, and the U.S. Secretary of State and the Secretary-General of ASEAN met in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam for the 6th Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting.

Ministers endorsed...

July 1, 2013

SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon. Let me first thank His Majesty, the Sultan, and the people of Brunei for hosting us all here at this forum. It’s wonderful to be back for my second visit to the region as Secretary of State.

And as I said in April in Tokyo,...

July 1, 2013

On July 1, 2013, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the High Representative of the European Union, the Secretary General of ASEAN, and senior representatives of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank joined the U.S. Secretary of State and...

July 1, 2013

On July 1, Secretary of State John Kerry led the United States’ delegation to the Sixth Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. LMI is the region’s only forum for addressing cross-border development and policy challenges facing...

May 24, 2013

Senior officials from the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) and Friends of the Lower Mekong (FLM) member states met in separate meetings May 23 in Bandar Seri Begawan on the margins of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum Senior Officials Meeting (ARF SOM). The members...