US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces $300 mn investments in Asia-Pacific

Aug 04, 2018, 15:32 IST | IANS

He also met with his counterparts from other countries taking part in the Asean-US meet, Efe news reported

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces $300 mn investments in Asia-Pacific
Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday announced an investment of nearly $300 million to boost cooperation and security in the Asia-Pacific region.

The investment would "strengthen maritime security, humanitarian assistance and peacekeeping capabilities, and enhance programs to counter transnational threats", Pompeo said at a press conference in Singapore on the sidelines of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit.

He also met with his counterparts from other countries taking part in the Asean-US meet, Efe news reported. North Korea and the need to maintain sanctions on the Kim Jong-un regime is expected to dominate his agenda.

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