Imposing Sanctions in Response to DPRK-Russia Weapon Deals

Imposing Sanctions in Response to DPRK-Russia Weapon Deals

The United States is today imposing sanctions on five Russia-based individuals and entities connected to the transfer of military equipment and components between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Russian Federation in violation of the UN arms embargo on the DPRK.  Russia has increasingly relied upon the DPRK for munitions to wage its […]

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Under Secretary Jenkins Travels to Boston

Under Secretary Jenkins Travels to Boston

Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie D. Jenkins will travel to Boston, Massachusetts, on May 6 – 8, 2024. In Boston, Under Secretary Jenkins will participate in a roundtable discussion hosted by the International Security Advisory Board at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.  She will also […]

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Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGI) Celebrates Signing of Finance Agreements for Republic of Angola Projects

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Today, on the margins of the Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit, the United States and the Republic of Angola celebrated the signing of final agreements to finance three major infrastructure projects in the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGI)’s flagship Lobito Corridor. The agreements, for projects totaling more than $1.3 billion for clean power, […]

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with President-elect Mulino of Panama

Under Secretary Jenkins Travels to Boston

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Panamanian President-elect José Raúl Mulino by phone today.  Secretary Blinken and the President-elect discussed the importance of working together to safely and humanely manage migration.  Secretary Blinken underscored strong U.S. support for Panama’s efforts to tackle corruption and organized crime and expressed the […]

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U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for the Western Hemisphere

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On May 7, 2024, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken announced $578 million in humanitarian, development, and economic assistance to support partner countries and help communities to respond to urgent humanitarian needs, expand lawful pathways, and support the regularization and integration of migrants during the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection Ministerial in Guatemala City. Of that, nearly $459 million in additional humanitarian assistance responds to the needs of refugees, vulnerable migrants, and other displaced persons across the Western […]

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Coordinator on Global Anti-Corruption Nephew’s Travel to Malaysia and Australia

The United States-Nigeria Open Skies Air Transport Agreement Enters into Force

Coordinator on Global Anti-Corruption Richard Nephew will travel to Malaysia and Australia from May 9-14. Throughout the trip, he will meet with a range of government officials, civil society organizations, and private sector representatives. He will discuss work underway in the fight against corruption and areas for further cooperation and collaboration on anti-corruption efforts. Follow […]

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