Secretary of Defense Travel to Japan, Singapore, India, France

U.S. Department of Defense May 25, 2023 Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will depart next week for a trip to Japan, Singapore, India, and France. As part of his seventh official visit to the Indo-Pacific region, Secretary Austin will travel to Tokyo to meet with Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada and other senior ... Read More»

Joint Statement of the Quad Ministerial Meeting in New Delhi

Media Note Office Of The Spokesperson March 3, 2023 The following is the joint statement released by the Secretary of State of the United States and the Foreign Ministers of the Governments of Australia, India, and Japan on the occasion of the Quad Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. Begin Text: We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, India ... Read More»

2023 Indo-Pacific Business Forum Promotes Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in the Indo-Pacific

Fact Sheet: Office of the Spokesperson January 12, 2023 The Governments of the United States and Japan co-hosted the fifth Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) in a hybrid format on January 12, 2023, in Tokyo, Japan.  The IPBF advances the United States’ vision for a free and open, connected, prosperous, secure, and resilient Indo-Pacific region. As ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Remarks on a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken delivered an address on the United States’ commitment to the security and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific in Jakarta, Indonesia on December 14.  The United States is a proud Indo-Pacific nation, and the speech outlined a shared vision for the Indo-Pacific and how we will work with our allies and partners to make this vision a reality. The Indo-Pacific region will shape the trajectory of the world ... Read More»

U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific Collaborates with World-Renowned Indian Percussionist Giridhar Udupa

Chennai, March 17:  On March 12, the Hawaii-based United States Air Force Band of the Pacific released a music video featuring its virtual musical collaboration with Giridhar Udupa, an acclaimed Indian percussion artist who plays the ghatam, one of India’s most ancient percussion instruments.  The collaboration was inspired by the band’s commitment to support Aero ... Read More»

Statement by Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release October 21, 2020 Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to New Delhi, India; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Malé, Maldives; and Jakarta, Indonesia October 25 – 30. In New Delhi, Secretary Pompeo and Secretary ... Read More»

Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Travel to India and Bangladesh

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 9, 2020 Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun will travel to India and Bangladesh October 12-16. From October 12-14, the Deputy Secretary will visit New Delhi, India where he will meet with senior government officials and deliver keynote remarks at the India-U.S. Forum. Building on Secretary Pompeo’s ... Read More»
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