US Vice President Kamala Harris sought to reassure US allies in Asia over its commitment to the region, as she faced a volley of questions on Afghanistan during a visit to Singapore. 

During a press briefing on Monday, Aug 23, Harris pointed to a series of agreements reached with Singapore on cybersecurity, climate and public health as evidence the US is committed to honouring agreements with longstanding security partners in the region. 

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