US says free press integral to democracy, pledges assist for Thai journalists

The Chargé d’Affaires on the US Embassy in Bangkok says the United States pledges to support a free press and independent journalism in Thailand. Six-figure has described a free press as a vital part of democracy and freedom of expression. The Bangkok Post stories that he was addressing reporters who have been attending a seminar on the embassy. The event was organised by the Thai Journalists Association.
“This seminar marks the primary collaborative effort of its type between the US embassy and TJA. Like we do across the world, the United States will proceed to help a vibrant, free press which keeps us knowledgeable, prevents the spread of mis- and dis-information, and serves as a cornerstone of democracy.”

Heath additionally discussed matters of US international coverage within the area and collaboration between the US and Thailand.
“As a Pacific nation, the United States is dedicated to a free and open Indo-Pacific as a result of a free and open architecture advantages both the American individuals and the peoples of all other Pacific nations.”

According to Uncomplicated , Heath went on to discuss the issues of peace and safety in the area, including dispute resolution, respecting human rights, safeguarding important supply chains, developing sustainable, clear economic improvement, and supporting ASEAN centrality. As part of these efforts, Heath says the US is engaged on strengthening ties with like-minded countries in the area, including Thailand.
“As Admiral (John) Aquilino, the commander of US Indo-Pacific Command, said during his current go to to Thailand, the United States is committed to making sure peace, prosperity, and stability for all countries in the region.”

Heath points out that Thailand has managed to maintain its provide chains intact in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, one thing many neighbouring nations and different nations around the world struggled to do. The US is presently Thailand’s largest export market..

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