Under Secretary Zeya’s Travel to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Under Secretary Zeya’s Travel to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya will travel to Astana, Kazakhstan and Tashkent, Uzbekistan from May 19-23 to engage on democratic governance and rule of law; human rights and protection of vulnerable populations; and religious freedom. In Astana, Under Secretary Zeya will lead the U.S. delegation at the […]

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Celebrating Progress: Recent Successes in the U.S.-Nigeria Partnership

Celebrating Progress: Recent Successes in the U.S.-Nigeria Partnership

A recent series of engagements between the United States and Nigeria highlights the value of partnership between the world’s two most populous presidential democracies.  Deputy Secretary Kurt Campbell and Nigerian Foreign Minister Yusuf M. Tuggar have made progress on implementing mutual economic, governance, and security priorities through the April 29-30 U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission in Abuja, […]

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino at the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on a Framework of Understanding Between the Argentine Republic and the United States of America to Establish a High-Level Strategic Dialogue

Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino at the Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on a Framework of Understanding Between the Argentine Republic and the United States of America to Establish a…

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Cho

Under Secretary Zeya’s Travel to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul today.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Cho emphasized the ironclad U.S.-ROK Alliance and the importance of close bilateral cooperation on global issues.  Foreign Minister Cho shared insights from his recent travel to […]

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Argentine Foreign Minister Mondino

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Argentine Foreign Minister Mondino

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino yesterday in Washington, D.C.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister reaffirmed the strength of the bilateral relationship between the two countries and explored how the United States and Argentina can increase cooperation to build a safer, more democratic hemisphere.  […]

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Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Promotes Mental Well-Being in Construction Safety Week Campaign

Celebrating Progress: Recent Successes in the U.S.-Nigeria Partnership

During Construction Safety Week, recognized this year from May 6-10, the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) reinforced its commitment to exemplary construction safety practices. OBO and its partners have consistently set high standards for international construction safety, emphasizing the importance of safety measures, sharing best practices, and reinforcing safety protocols on construction sites. This […]

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Promoting Accountability for Nicaraguan Officials

Promoting Accountability for Nicaraguan Officials

The Department of State today took steps to impose visa restrictions on over 250 members of the Nicaraguan government, including police and paramilitary personnel, penitentiary officials, prosecutors, judges, and public higher education officials, as well as select non-government actors for their roles in supporting the Ortega-Murillo regime in its attacks on human rights and fundamental […]

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Sanctioning Sudanese Rapid Support Forces Commanders

Sanctioning Sudanese Rapid Support Forces Commanders

The United States is today imposing sanctions on two Rapid Support Forces (RSF) commanders, Ali Yagoub Gibril and Osman Mohamed Hamid Mohamed for their role leading RSF operations in Darfur. The RSF military operation to encircle and besiege El Fasher, North Darfur, has endangered the lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians. Attacks by the […]

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