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US to open Embassy Port Vila, Republic of Vanuatu

By Caribbean News Global

USA / VANUATU – To further strengthen the bilateral relationship, the US department of state has conveyed the US intent to the Ni-Vanuatu government to open an embassy in the Republic of Vanuatu, subject to Congressional notification, says the office of the spokesperson.

“Consistent with the US Indo-Pacific strategy, a permanent diplomatic presence in Vanuatu would allow the US government to deepen relationships with Ni-Vanuatu officials and society. Establishing US Embassy Port Vila would facilitate areas of potential bilateral cooperation and development assistance, including efforts to tackle the climate crisis.”

In February 2023, news reports indicated that Vanuatu received a request from Washington DC in the United States of America to scout out potential sites for a US Embassy in Vanuatu, US Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG).

In a statement, Friday, the US Department of State, said:

“The United States currently maintains diplomatic relations with the government of Vanuatu but does not have an embassy in Vanuatu. The Charge d’Affaires, ad interim, in Port Moresby is accredited to Vanuatu and regularly travels to Vanuatu.”

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