U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets Malaysian Foreign Minister Dato’ Sri Anifah Aman

Secretary Tillerson Shakes Hands With Malaysian Foreign Minister Dato' Sri Anifah Aman. (State Department photo)

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Foreign Minister Dato’ Sri Anifah Aman at the Department of State in Washington, DC on March 21, 2017.

They discussed the United States government’s close partnership with Malaysia and commitment to the Asia-Pacific.

The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Malaysia’s cooperation on efforts to defeat ISIS and to strengthen security in the region, including in the South China Sea and in addressing DPRK provocations.

The Secretary and Foreign Minister agreed about the centrality of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to regional stability and prosperity.