US holds second round of Compact talks with FSM, Palau

Douglas Domenech

U.S. representatives to the negotiations on new terms of the Compact of Free Association have concluded the second round of consultations with teams from both the Federated States of Micronesia and Palau.

“We are pleased that our conversations with each of the teams continue in the spirit of partnership, collaboration, and mutual respect,” said Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary Douglas W. Domenech, who represents the United States along with U.S. Department of State Ambassador Karen B. Stewart.

The U.S. and FAS teams ar