» 2016 Letter to U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
Six former U.S. Ambassadors and Chiefs of Mission to Laos call for an increase in U.S. funding for the clearance of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Laos and encourage Secretary Clinton to visit Laos in the course of a future trip to Southeast Asia.
The letter was signed by the following former United States ambassadors to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Theresa A. Tull, Charles B. Salmon, Jr., Victor L. Tomseth, Wendy J. Chamberlin, and Douglas A. Hartwick. Collectively, they served in Laos from 1983 to 2004.