Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs [Department of State] Law and Legal Definition

The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs is a part of the U.S. Department of State that deals with U.S. foreign policy and the U.S. relations with the countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs handles international affairs with listed countries. They are: Australia, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region), East Timor, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, North Korea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.