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Embassy of the United States of America Provides  Technical Training for Border Security 

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – On March 16-18, 2022, the U.S. Embassy in Vientiane provided in Luang Prabang a three-day technical skills workshop on border security for more than 50 Lao Customs and Aviation Security Officers from northern provinces.   The workshop was chaired by Mr. Ian Norris, the Regional Security Officer of the U.S. Embassy Vientiane, ...
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Embassy of the United States of America Press Statement on the Situation in Ukraine

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – We appreciate the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for helping to facilitate today’s media availability, and we thank the many representatives of news organizations for gathering. Last week, representatives from the Embassy of Russia subjected the people of Lao PDR to a stream of lies and disinformation regarding its illegal invasion of ...
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All Nations Will Suffer Costs of Russia’s Aggression Against Ukraine

Early on February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an unprovoked and unjustified attack on Ukraine by Russian military forces. This premeditated war of choice will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering.  Russia alone is responsible for the death and destruction We condemn in the strongest possible terms Russia’s military invasion of ...
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Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on President Biden’s Meeting with G7 Leaders

The President and G7 Leaders reaffirmed their resolve to respond swiftly to President Putin’s unprovoked and unjustified attack on Ukraine and expressed their solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The Leaders built on their months-long coordination and agreed to move forward on devastating packages of sanctions and other economic measures to hold Russia to account. ...
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U.S. Provides 220,314 Bednets to Lao PDR for Malaria Prevention Amid COVID-19

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Country Representative to Lao PDR Michael Ronning presented 220,314 mosquito nets, valued at $416,393 USD, to Deputy Minister of Health Dr. Phayvanh Keopaseuth at a ceremony in Vientiane on February 25, 2022.  This is part of the United States’ ongoing support to Lao PDR in ...
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