Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo traveled to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 2-3, where he met senior Malaysian officials to discuss strengthening the Comprehensive Partnership and advancing common security and economic interests based on our strongly shared democratic values.
Secretary Pompeo met with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir to congratulate the new government and all of the Malaysian people on competitive elections and the peaceful transition of authority between governments. They discussed ways to work together to strengthen the U.S.-Malaysia Comprehensive Partnership based on shared democratic values, including advancing mutual security and economic interests across the Indo-Pacific.
Congratulations to PM Mahathir & the people of #Malaysia on a successful election & democratic transition. I look forward to deepening our partnership on a range of issues. @StateDept @usembassykl pic.twitter.com/eBSyagc7Iy— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) August 3, 2018
In a meeting w/ @chedetofficial, @SecPompeo congratulated #Malaysia on competitive elections and a peaceful transition. The Secretary and PM also discussed strengthening our comprehensive partnership and advancing mutual security and economic interests across the #IndoPacific. pic.twitter.com/XgR9nr7tz3— Heather Nauert (@statedeptspox) August 3, 2018
While in Malaysia, the Secretary also met with staff at the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
Our team at @usembassykl works non-stop to strengthen bonds with #Malaysians of all backgrounds, providing a solid foundation to advance mutual economic & strategic interests across the #indopacific with democratic #Malaysia Thank you, team! #meetwithmike pic.twitter.com/5DWygRrAAe— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) August 3, 2018
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