Pompeo pledges $300 million security funding for Southeast Asia, hopes to resolve tension in region

Published on 4 Aug 2018 5:03:59 PM

U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged on Saturday to provide nearly $300 million in new security funding for Southeast Asia, as China forges ahead with plans to bolster its engagement in the region.
Pompeo also said progress towards resolving the continuing humanitarian in crisis in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state and other security issues were also essential to a free and open Indo-Pacific.

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