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Obama Trip Focuses on U.S. Ties, Interests in East Asia

Ben Rhodes at lectern, Susan Rice behind him (AP Images)

President Obama is pursuing a strategy of rebalancing U.S. economic, diplomatic and security interests toward the Asia-Pacific region, given its stature as the world’s largest emerging region, National Security Advisor Susan Rice says.

Statement by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Bahrain and Oman

The United States enjoys a strong and positive relationship with both Bahrain and Oman, with cooperation spanning many of the economic and security issues confronting the Middle East and the world.

Statement by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Qatar

The United States and Qatar enjoy a broad, deep and robust bilateral relationship, with cooperation spanning many of the economic and security issues confronting the Middle East and the world.

U.S. Welcomes New Opportunities for U.S. Suppliers Under Revised WTO Government Procurement Agreement

The new amendment to the GPA expands business opportunities for American firms to supply goods and services to foreign governments estimated to be worth between $80-100 billion annually.