Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the Advancing the Sustainability and Adaptability of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda Event

Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the Advancing the Sustainability and Adaptability of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda EventSECRETARY BLINKEN:  Thank you very, very much and good morning, everyone. PARTICIPANTS:  Good morning. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Wonderful to be with you and particularly wonderful to be with you for this event. To our co-chair, my friend, the Foreign Minister Luminita, and to the UN Women’s Executive Director Sima Bahous: thank you, thank you for your leadership on this […]

Secretary Antony J. Blinken At United Nations Security Council Ministerial Meeting on Ukraine

Secretary Antony J. Blinken At United Nations Security Council Ministerial Meeting on Ukraine

SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Thank you very much.  Mr. Prime Minister, thank you for focusing the Security Council on this critically important issue.  And Mr. Secretary-General, thank you for the moral clarity that you’ve shown in dealing with Russia’s war against Ukraine. We’re grateful to have been able to welcome President Zelenskyy to this council table, and […]

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Today’s Announcement of Espionage Charges Against a State Department Contractor

Today’s Announcement of Espionage Charges Against a State Department ContractorFollowing the arrest earlier this year of a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard for the unauthorized disclosure of classified national defense information, in mid-April 2023, the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) undertook a self-initiated 60-day Internal Security Review of the Department of State’s Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) network, systems, and applications […]

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Video Remarks at the Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP)’s Global Emerging Tech Summit

Secretary Antony J. Blinken At United Nations Security Council Ministerial Meeting on UkraineSECRETARY BLINKEN:  Hello, everyone, and thank you for the opportunity to join the Special Competitive Studies Project’s Global Emerging Tech Summit. Two years ago, I spoke at the National Security Commission on AI Summit about the critical role that diplomacy can play in shaping the terms of our technological future.  The United States has made clear […]

War Day 575: Prolonged War Demands a Change of Style

War Day 575: Prolonged War Demands a Change of Style

There 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 […]

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Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the 8th Annual CSIS Republic of Korea-United States Strategic Forum 2023

Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the 8th Annual CSIS Republic of Korea-United States Strategic Forum 2023Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will deliver opening remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies as part of the Republic of Korea-United States Strategic Forum 2023  on Monday, September 25, at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Secretary Blinken’s remarks will be streamed live on www.state.gov and www.YouTube.com/statedept . Space at this event is limited. Media interested in attending must register by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, September 22, […]

Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to Hold Quarterly Meeting at American University in Washington, D.C.

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Thai Foreign Minister MarisThe U.S. Department of State announced today that the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board will hold its quarterly meeting on September 26, 2023, at American University in Washington, D.C.  The board will welcome a new member, meet with university officials, students, and scholars, and speak with the current Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows at American University, whose […]

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Kenyan President Ruto

Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the 8th Annual CSIS Republic of Korea-United States Strategic Forum 2023The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Kenyan President William Ruto today to express appreciation for Kenya’s longstanding strategic partnership with the United States and its significant contributions to global peace and stability. Secretary Blinken thanked Kenya for considering leadership of a multinational security support mission […]

Signing of the High Seas Treaty

Signing of the High Seas TreatyThe United States yesterday signed the Agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, otherwise known as the High Seas Treaty at the United Nations in New York. The ocean is one global system, and its […]