SECRETARY BLINKEN: Well, good morning, colleagues, and thank you all for joining us this morning. And thank you, even more important than that, for your shared commitment to advancing peace. Under your leadership in Yemen, 18 months of calm have now improved lives for millions of Yemenis – and more important, not just improved lives but […]
SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank you. Thank you, Julieta, and thanks to everyone for coming together. This is an incredibly busy week, to understate. We’re all torn and pulled in different directions. The fact that this group is around this table today I think speaks to a profound shared commitment to the plight of the refugees and […]
The Departments of State and the Treasury are imposing further sanctions on over 150 individuals and entities in connection with Russia’s unlawful invasion of Ukraine. As part of today’s action, the U.S. government is targeting individuals and entities engaged in sanctions evasion and circumvention, those complicit in furthering Russia’s ability to wage its war against […]
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The U.S. Departments of State and Justice led the Law Enforcement Coordination Group (LECG), which convened in Europe on September 12-13 for a regional meeting focused on Hizballah’s destabilizing activities in the Western Hemisphere. Governments from across North, South, and Central America participated in this session, along with Israel and Europol. The LECG was established […]
On September 18, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken convened the first ministerial meeting of the Resettlement Diplomacy Network (RDN) on the margins of the 78th UN General Assembly. The RDN is a new multilateral initiative launched by the government of the United States. Its goal is to drive high-level strategic and diplomatic engagement among resettlement […]
SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank you. Thank you very much. It is wonderful to be back here at the New York Public Library. And I have to say at the outset that I very much share my good friend and colleague James Cleverly’s sense of optimism. It is an occupational hazard. In fact, I think we’re both […]
We welcome today’s simultaneous shipment of humanitarian goods along the Lachin corridor and the Aghdam roadway into Nagorno-Karabakh, an approach President Aliyev and I recently discussed. These deliveries of critically needed supplies are an important step forward, and we encourage the sides to engage in direct talks and focus on ways to increase the flow […]
VICE PRESIDENT HAN: (Via interpreter) It’s my pleasure to meet you again, Mr. Secretary of State. In autumn of 2015, during your visit to China, we held friendly talks in Shanghai – development and the reform of the Shanghai free trade summit. You asked about Shanghai’s innovative development, as well as how American companies were doing […]
Ed Zimbardi tropical storm lee Meteorologist Ed Zimbardi alerts on Tropical Storm Lee, set to become a major hurricane. East Coast & Bermuda should monitor closely. Stay prepared & informed. MIAMI, UNITED STATES, September 6, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — As the tropics rumble with activity, all eyes are on the newly christened Tropical Storm Lee. Ed Zimbardi, […]
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As we observe the 20th annual North Korea Freedom Week, we recognize the courage of the North Korean defector and human rights community, which continues to speak on behalf of the millions of North Koreans suffering abuses who are unable to advocate for themselves. The DPRK continues to exploit its own citizens, including through mass […]