"For more than 50 years, the United States and Solomon Islands have worked together to tackle major challenges facing our shared Pacific community." – Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel on the opening of U.S. Embassy Honiara less than one year after Secretary of State Blinken announced the United States’ intent to open it.
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