Antony BlinkenSecretary of StateU.S. GovernmentWashington, DC March 22, 2023 We were very pleased that the Biden Administration publicly announced that the United States is an international accompanier to the Ethnic Chapter of Colombia’s 2016 peace agreement. The signing ceremony that took place with you and Vice President Francia Marquez in October 2022 was symbolically important […]

(Via interpreter.) QUESTION:  Secretary of State, good evening.  It’s an honor to having you for an interview at the occasion of your passage here in Niger.  So first of all, how is the cooperation between United States and Niger? SECRETARY BLINKEN:  The cooperation is very excellent, and the more and more it is about a quantity – not […]

SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good afternoon, everyone.  We’ve had an enduring partnership when it comes to humanitarian assistance with Ethiopia, going back decades.  And it’s enduring because we’ve had periods of famine, conflict, displacement, and yet throughout we have found ways, working with extraordinary partners like World Vision, like Catholic Relief Services, to make sure we […]

Upgrading U.S. Engagement in the Region In Astana, Blinken met with Central Asian foreign ministers and attended the first ministerial-level engagement of the C5+1 Diplomatic Platform — which represents U.S. engagement with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan — in the region since its 2015 founding. This demonstrates an important upgrade in the level of […]

SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good evening, everyone, and apologies for doing this so late.  I hope I’m not disrupting people’s dinner plans. We just finished a marathon day at the G20.  We came together to focus on solving some of the most consequential problems affecting people of our nations and the world.  And let me begin by […]

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talked briefly Thursday at a meeting of top diplomats from the Group of 20 nations in the first high-level meeting in months between the two countries. U.S. officials said Blinken and Lavrov chatted for roughly 10 minutes on the sidelines of the G-20 […]

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have spoken briefly at a meeting of top diplomats from the Group of 20 nations By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer March 2, 2023, 6:31 AM ET • 1 min read NEW DELHI — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign […]

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to New York City February 23-24 to attend the United Nations Security Council ministerial meeting on Ukraine, marking one year of Russia’s brutal, full-scale invasion of Ukraine.  Secretary Blinken will also meet with UN Secretary-General Guterres to discuss the broad range of economic, security, and humanitarian support the United States and other UN Member […]

FOREIGN MINISTER CAVUSOGLU: (Via interpreter) Distinguished members of the press, today (inaudible) together with my distinguished friend, the Secretary of State of the United States of America, Antony Blinken, in Ankara.  Following the earthquake disaster, we received a lot of messages of condolence and support from the U.S.A.  President Biden personally called our president and expressed […]

Additional $50 million in humanitarian aid Blinken’s first visit after two years in office NATO applications among topics for bilateral talks INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey, Feb 19 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary . . .

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