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Posts Tagged ‘Kurt Campbell’ (3 found)

Webb Recommends State Department Strengthen Engagement in Asia

Senator Jim Webb, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee, today sent the following letter to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton regarding his recent trip to Asia and his recommendations for strengthening U.S. policies in the region: […]

June 8, 2010  •  By US Senator Jim Webb  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

US Envoy Kurt Campbell’s statement on his visit to Burma

US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs Kurt Campbell arrived in Naypidaw on May 9, 2010 and proceeded to meet with the Junta, the NLD, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, ethnic leaders and other stakeholders.

“The key objective of my trip was to underscore the purposes and principles of our engagement, and to lay out the reasons for our profound disappointment in what we have witnessed to date,” the envoy said. “What we have seen to date leads us to believe that these elections will lack international legitimacy. We urge the regime to take immediate steps to open the process in the time remaining before the elections.” […]

May 10, 2010  •  By Kurt Campbell  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

US envoy meets Suu Kyi, Ends visit upset at junta pre-poll conduct

US envoy Kurt Campbell met detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi for an hour at a state guest house in Rangoon today, following talks with her colleagues from the National League for Democracy […]

May 10, 2010  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤