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Secretary Pompeo Travels to Maldives to Announce New U.S. Presence in Key Indo-Pacific Nation (FACT SHEET)

October 28, 2020  “The United States and Maldives enjoy a strong and growing relationship.  We are bound by shared democratic values and our mutual interest in a free, open, and rules-based Indo-Pacific region that ensures sovereignty and prosperity for all.” — U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, July 24, 2020 Secretary of State Michael ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Maldives

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo with Aishath Shaany of Raajje TV Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid at a Press Availability Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Maldivian President Solih Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo on U.S. Intent to Open an Embassy in Maldives Secretary Pompeo Travels to Maldives to Announce New U.S. Presence in Key Indo-Pacific Nation (FACT SHEET) Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia
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Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo on U.S. Intent to Open an Embassy in Maldives 

October 28, 2020 I am pleased to announce that the United States intends to open an Embassy in Maldives with a resident U.S. Ambassador, reflecting the continued growth of the U.S.-Maldives relationship and underscoring the United States’ unshakeable commitment to Maldives and the Indo-Pacific region.  In the decades since the United States and Maldives first established ...
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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 of Defense Mark T. Esper and their Indian counterparts will lead the third annual U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue to advance the U.S.-India Comprehensive Global ...
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The United States Donates 60 Ventilators to Maldives to Respond to COVID-19

September 26, 2020: Male – The United States Government has donated 60 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to Maldives, delivering on President Trump’s offer of critically needed supplies and supporting Maldives’ fight against COVID-19.  The ventilators, produced in the United States, will provide a vital life-saving resource to patients affected by the virus.  “We are proud that ...
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