Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the U.S. Embassy Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania

Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the U.S. Embassy Bombings in Kenya and TanzaniaSecretary of State Antony J. Blinken will deliver remarks at the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania on Monday, August 7, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. EDT at the Department of State’s National Museum of American Diplomacy. Secretary Blinken’s remarks will be streamed live on the Department homepage and the Department YouTube channel .  The event will be […]

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-ErdeneThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrain today in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the strong and growing Strategic Third Neighbor Partnership between the United States and Mongolia. Secretary Blinken and Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene pledged to renew and modernize U.S.-Mongolia economic cooperation […]

Foreign Assistance Programs and Events in Niger

Breaking the Cycle of Sexual Violence in ConflictThe U.S. government is pausing certain foreign assistance programs benefiting the government of Niger. This interim measure does not impact all U.S. foreign assistance programs in Niger. Most importantly, the provision of life-saving humanitarian and food assistance will continue. Further, we are continuing U.S. government activities in Niger where feasible to do so, including diplomatic […]

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Signing Ceremony with Mongolian Prime Minister Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Signing Ceremony with Mongolian Prime Minister Luvsannamsrain Oyun-ErdeneSECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good morning, everyone.  It’s a – please, be seated.  It’s a great pleasure, Prime Minister, to receive you here.  The United States and Mongolia are very close third neighbors.  We have a shared commitment to democracy.  We have a shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific and a shared commitment to deepen […]

Statement on Atrocities in Darfur, Sudan

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun-ErdeneThe Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) condemn in the strongest terms the ongoing violence in Darfur, especially reports of killings based on ethnicity and widespread sexual violence by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and allied militias.  We call on all parties to immediately cease attacks and prevent the further spread of fighting.  […]

Day 472: war diaries w/Former Advisor to Ukraine President, Intel Officer @arestovych & #Feygin

Day 472: war diaries w/Former Advisor to Ukraine President, Intel Officer  @arestovych  & #FeyginThere is a lot of pro-Putin bias in the Western world. We aim to dispel this “macho” propaganda and reveal true colors of his regime: murder, intimidation, industrialized kleptocracy and well-funded russian fascism propaganda machines. We were born in Russia, we have lost friends to this murderer… we see how he “zombifies” most and intimidates […]

Third Anniversary of the Beirut Port Explosion

Third Anniversary of the Beirut Port ExplosionToday marks the third anniversary of the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, that killed more than 200 people and injured and displaced thousands more.  The United States continues to stand with the people of Lebanon.  The victims and their families deserve justice and accountability for those responsible for the disaster and the underlying causes.  The […]

Conviction and Sentencing of Aleksey Navalny on Additional Politically Motivated Charges

Conviction and Sentencing of Aleksey Navalny on Additional Politically Motivated ChargesThe United States condemns a Russian court’s further sentencing and conviction of opposition politician and anti-corruption campaigner Aleksey Navalny to an additional 19 years in prison on unfounded charges of so-called “extremism.” This is an unjust conclusion to an unjust trial. For years, the Kremlin has attempted to silence Navalny and prevent his calls for […]