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2024 U.S.-Australia Strategic Policy Dialogue

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Cho

The governments of the United States and Australia held their annual Strategic Policy Dialogue (SPD) on February 27 in Honolulu.  The SPD, established in 2019, is a forum for the United States and Australia to discuss cooperation on deterrence, including on extended deterrence, arms control, and the maintenance of regional stability in the Indo-Pacific.  The […]

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Responding to Two Years of Russia’s Full-Scale War against Ukraine and Aleksey Navalny’s Death

Responding to Two Years of Russia’s Full-Scale War against Ukraine and Aleksey Navalny’s Death

Tomorrow marks two years since Vladimir Putin launched his full-scale invasion of Ukraine.  After ten years of conflict, sovereign, democratic Ukraine remains courageous in the face of formidable odds.  The United States will continue to stand resolutely with the Ukrainian people in their defense of their homeland.  Putin’s war threatens not only Ukraine, but also […]

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino At a Joint Press Availability

Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino At a Joint Press Availability

MODERATOR:  (Via interpreter) Good morning.  In the press room of Argentine government house, after the meeting with the president of Argentina, Javier Milei, the Foreign Minister of Argentina Diana Mondino, and the Secretary of State of the United States Antony Blinken will offer a press conference. We are joined by federal authorities and members of […]

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Promoting Accountability for Transnational Repression Against South Sudanese Nationals Abroad

Promoting Accountability for Transnational Repression Against South Sudanese Nationals AbroadThe Department of State is taking steps to impose visa restrictions on multiple South Sudanese nationals directly responsible for the kidnappings of South Sudanese activists abroad and for their involvement in transnational repression.  Today’s actions are being taken under the “Khashoggi Ban,” a visa restriction policy pursuant to Section 212(a)(3)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. These […]

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Call with Italian MFA Secretary General Guariglia

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Call with Italian MFA Secretary General GuarigliaThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell spoke yesterday with Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General Riccardo Guariglia.  The Deputy Secretary thanked Ambassador Guariglia for Italy’s leadership of the G7 and vital contributions to Ukraine’s security.  They discussed the urgent humanitarian crisis in Gaza, the protection of […]

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Promoting Accountability for Transnational Repression Against South Sudanese Nationals Abroad

Promoting Accountability for Transnational Repression Against South Sudanese Nationals AbroadThe Department of State is taking steps to impose visa restrictions on multiple South Sudanese nationals directly responsible for the kidnappings of South Sudanese activists abroad and for their involvement in transnational repression.  Today’s actions are being taken under the “Khashoggi Ban,” a visa restriction policy pursuant to Section 212(a)(3)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. These […]

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Call with Italian MFA Secretary General Guariglia

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Call with Italian MFA Secretary General GuarigliaThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell spoke yesterday with Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General Riccardo Guariglia.  The Deputy Secretary thanked Ambassador Guariglia for Italy’s leadership of the G7 and vital contributions to Ukraine’s security.  They discussed the urgent humanitarian crisis in Gaza, the protection of […]

Promoting Accountability for Transnational Repression Against South Sudanese Nationals Abroad

Promoting Accountability for Transnational Repression Against South Sudanese Nationals AbroadThe Department of State is taking steps to impose visa restrictions on multiple South Sudanese nationals directly responsible for the kidnappings of South Sudanese activists abroad and for their involvement in transnational repression.  Today’s actions are being taken under the “Khashoggi Ban,” a visa restriction policy pursuant to Section 212(a)(3)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. These […]

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Call with Italian MFA Secretary General Guariglia

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Call with Italian MFA Secretary General GuarigliaThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell spoke yesterday with Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary General Riccardo Guariglia.  The Deputy Secretary thanked Ambassador Guariglia for Italy’s leadership of the G7 and vital contributions to Ukraine’s security.  They discussed the urgent humanitarian crisis in Gaza, the protection of […]

U.S. Department of State Concludes $51 Million Settlement Resolving Export Violations by The Boeing Company

U.S. Department of State Concludes  Million Settlement Resolving Export Violations by The Boeing CompanyThe U.S. Department of State has concluded an administrative settlement with The Boeing Company (Boeing) to resolve 199 violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), 22 U.S.C. § 2751 et seq., and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR parts 120-130. The Department of State and Boeing reached this settlement following an […]

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Cho

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister ChoThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell met with Republic of Korea (ROK) Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul today in Washington. The Deputy Secretary reiterated the United States’ steadfast commitment to the ROK and underscored the significance of the U.S.-ROK Alliance as the linchpin of peace, security, and prosperity […]

Secretary Blinken to Honor 2024 Department of State International Women of Courage Awardees at the White House

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Call with Italian MFA Secretary General GuarigliaSecretary of State Antony J. Blinken and First Lady Jill Biden will honor a group of extraordinary women selected for the Department of State’s 18th annual International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award Ceremony on Monday, March 4, at 11:30 a.m. at the White House. The Department’s annual IWOC Award recognizes women from around the globe […]

Invocation of the OSCE Moscow Mechanism to Examine Reports of the Russian Federation’s Arbitrary Detention of Civilians in Ukraine

Promoting Accountability for Transnational Repression Against South Sudanese Nationals AbroadToday the United States joined 44 other countries, with the support of Ukraine, in invoking the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Moscow Mechanism to establish a mission of experts to examine allegations of the arbitrary deprivation of liberty of Ukrainian civilians by the Russian Federation in those parts of Ukraine’s territory temporarily […]

2024 U.S.-Australia Strategic Policy Dialogue

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Cho

The governments of the United States and Australia held their annual Strategic Policy Dialogue (SPD) on February 27 in Honolulu.  The SPD, established in 2019, is a forum for the United States and Australia to discuss cooperation on deterrence, including on extended deterrence, arms control, and the maintenance of regional stability in the Indo-Pacific.  The […]

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On the Elections Delay in Mali

On the Elections Delay in MaliThe United States is deeply concerned that the Malian transition government chose not to hold an election to restore democracy in February 2024, despite its stated commitment in 2022 to do so. The transition government announced a delay to elections in September 2023 but has since failed to provide an updated electoral calendar, an essential […]