Remarks, Press Releases, and Fact Sheets Pertaining to Laos


2016
09/06/16 Assistant Secretary Ryan Travel to Burma, Laos, and Vietnam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/30/16 Preview of President Obama's Travel to China and Laos; Washington, DC
08/09/16 Assistant Secretary Russel Travel to Laos and New Zealand; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/02/16 Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Ziad Haider travels to Laos for the ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/26/16 Press Availability in Vientiane, Laos;  Secretary of State John Kerry; National Convention Center; Vientiane, Laos
07/25/16 Remarks Before Meeting With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se;  Secretary of State John Kerry; National Convention Center; Vientiane, Laos
07/25/16 Remarks at the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; National Convention Center; Vientiane, Laos
07/25/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/23/16 Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Visit to Vientiane and Manila; Office of the Spokesperson; Paris, France
07/19/16 Secretary Kerry Travels to Vienna, Paris, Vientiane, and Manila;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
05/05/16 Assistant Secretary Russel Travel to Laos, Vietnam, and Malaysia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/12/16 Lao New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/07/16 Science Envoy Travels to Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/25/16 Remarks With Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Government House; Vientiane, Laos
01/25/16 Remarks at a Meet and Greet With Staff and Families of U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Landmark Hotel; Vientiane, Laos
01/25/16 Remarks at a Press Roundtable;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vientiane, Laos
01/25/16 Remarks at the YSEALI Interaction Event;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Vientiane, Laos
01/24/16 Preview of Secretary Kerry's Travel to Vientiane, Phnom Penh, and Beijing; Via Teleconference
01/15/16 Secretary Kerry Travel to Zurich, Davos, Riyadh, Vientiane, Phnom Penh, and Beijing;  Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC

2015
12/10/15 Assistant Secretary Russel Travel to Thailand, Laos and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/30/15 Lao People's Democratic Republic Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
10/05/15 New U.S. Embassy in Vientiane Wins Global Best Project Award From Engineering News-Record Magazine; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/06/15 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Laos;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
06/09/15 Science Envoy Travels to Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/10/15 Lao New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/02/15 Extraordinary Meeting of the Friends of the Lower Mekong; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/02/15 From a Swift Boat to a Sustainable Mekong;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Foreign Policy
01/30/15 Counselor Tom Shannon and Ambassador David Thorne Travel to Laos and Vietnam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2014
12/05/14 United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Vientiane, Laos; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/09/14 Launch of the Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Eminent and Expert Persons Group (EEPG); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/09/14 The Lower Mekong Initiative Sets Course for 2015-2020; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/18/14 Plane Crash Carrying Lao Government Officials;  Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki; Washington, DC
04/11/14 Lao New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/04/14 A Milestone for the Mekong River Commission;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2013
12/15/13 One Year Anniversary of Lao Civil Society Leader Sombath Somphone's Disappearance;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/12/13 Lao New Year;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/16/13 Disappearance of Lao Civil Society Leader Sombath Somphone;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC

2012
11/30/12 Lao People's Democratic Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/05/12 Taken Question: Laos Approval of Xayaburi Dam; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/11/12 Joint Statement on Secretary Clinton's Official Visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/11/12 Meets with Embassy Staff and Their Families;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; COPE Center; Vientiane, Laos
06/27/12 The Fourth U.S.-Laos Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/05/12 Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero to Travel to Laos and Thailand; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/12/12 Lao New Year;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC

2011
04/11/11 Lao New Year;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC

2010
11/30/10 Lao People's Democratic Republic's National Day;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
11/09/10 Saving Lives in Laos: United States Leadership in Clearing Landmines and Unexploded Ordnance; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
09/22/10 Statement of Karen B. Stewart Ambassador-Designate to the Lao People's Democratic Republic; Statement Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Washington, DC
08/09/10 Celebrating 55 years of U.S.-Lao Relations;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/13/10 Remarks With Laos Deputy Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
07/13/10 Secretary Clinton's Meeting with Lao Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
07/13/10 U.S. Signs Open Skies Accord with Laos; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
04/22/10 Legacies of War: Unexploded Ordnance in Laos;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Scot Marciel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment; Washington, DC
01/06/10  The U.S. and the Lower Mekong: Building Capacity to Manage Natural Resources

2009
12/27/09 Forced Return of Lao Hmong Asylum Seekers;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
04/10/09 Lao New Year;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC