Office of the Spokesperson
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape today in San Francisco. Secretary Blinken and Prime Minister Marape emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Papua New Guinea relationship to security and prosperity in the Pacific region. The Secretary and the Prime Minister also stressed that bilateral cooperation is essential to promote regional stability and equitable, sustainable economic growth.