Blinken’s meets with the Marshall Islands President, FSM President and Palau President

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U.S Secretary of State Antony Blinken has met with the Marshall Islands President David Kabua, the Federated States of Micronesia President David Panuelo, and Palau President Surangel Whipps, Jr, in Washington DC.

The Secretary underscored the enduring nature of the relationship between the United States and the three countries, collectively known as the Freely Associated States (FAS), along with the United States’ commitment to successfully complete the ongoing negotiations related to the Compacts of Free Association.

The Secretary welcomed progress in the negotiations and emphasised the importance of their shared vision for a strong and lasting relationship that benefits the entire Pacific region.

SOURCE: US GOVT/PACNEWS