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U.S. Department of State Press Releases

802 Press Releases
  • Published on December 4, 2022 - 19:26 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Jake Tapper of CNN State of the Union

    QUESTION:  Secretary Blinken, thanks so much for joining us. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Morning, Jake. QUESTION:  Let’s start with Ukraine, because it’s clear that Russia is openly terrorizing the Ukrainian people with attacks not just on civilians but on …

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  • Published on December 4, 2022 - 18:14 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Margaret Brennan of CBS’s Face the Nation

    QUESTION:  Good morning to you, Mr. Secretary. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Margaret, good morning.  Good to be with you. QUESTION:  I want to start with some breaking news overnight out of Iran.  They have abolished the morality police.  This is after months of …

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  • Published on December 4, 2022 - 17:01 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the Kennedy Center Honors Dinner

    SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good evening, everyone.  Welcome.  Welcome to the State Department.  Welcome to what is for us an incredibly special evening.  The Kennedy Center Honors is one of our favorite events of the year.  Actually, I’ll let you in on a secret:  …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 23:22 GMT

    On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 23:22 GMT

    On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    India is a strong partner of the United States, and I look forward to supporting my friend Prime Minister Modi during India’s G20 presidency. Together we will advance sustainable and inclusive growth while tackling shared challenges like the climate, …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 19:28 GMT

    Religious Freedom Designations

    Around the world, governments and non-state actors harass, threaten, jail, and even kill individuals on account of their beliefs.  In some instances, they stifle individuals’ freedom of religion or belief to exploit opportunities for political gain.  These …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 19:28 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the Business Council for International Understanding World AIDS Day Commemoration

    SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good morning, everyone.  To my friend – longstanding friend – Nelson Cunningham, thank you for those wonderful words.  But thank you even more for your leadership, for BCIU’s leadership.  It is making a profound difference, and we are …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 17:31 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken with Thomas Sotto of France 2

    Via Translation QUESTION:  Good afternoon, Antony Blinken. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good afternoon. QUESTION:  Thank you for giving a little bit of your time, which I know is very precious, for Télématin and for the viewers of France 2.  Thank you also for …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 17:31 GMT

    Thailand National Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the Kingdom of Thailand as it celebrates Thai National Day. This past year, the United States and Thailand have strengthened our partnership and alliance. Thailand successfully hosted the Asia- …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 17:31 GMT

    UAE National Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, I want to convey our sincere warm wishes to the people of the United Arab Emirates as you celebrate your 51st National Day. Our partnership is strong, as represented by our troops who have served together in …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 01:09 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken At State Luncheon in Honor of French President Emmanuel Macron

    SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Thank you.  Thank you.  Well, good evening, everyone.  (Laughter.)  Thank you for your patience.  President Macron, Mrs. Macron, it is an honor to welcome you to the State Department. (Via interpreter) Professionally, but also on a …

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  • Published on December 2, 2022 - 01:09 GMT

    34th Commemoration of World AIDS Day

    World AIDS Day reminds us that HIV/AIDS continues to pose a threat to global health and global health security. With 650,000 people having lost their lives to AIDS-related illnesses last year, the United States government remains committed to working with …

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  • Published on December 1, 2022 - 22:30 GMT

    Designating Three Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Officials in Response to Pyongyang’s November ICBM Launches

    The United States is taking additional actions today as part of our ongoing effort to impede the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) ability to advance its unlawful ballistic missile and weapons of mass destruction programs.  These actions …

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  • Published on December 1, 2022 - 22:30 GMT

    Terrorist Designation of AQIS and TTP Leaders

    The United States is committed to using its full set of counterterrorism tools to counter the threat posed by terrorist groups operating in Afghanistan, including al-Qa’ida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), as part of …

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  • Published on December 1, 2022 - 15:53 GMT

    Laos National Day

    On behalf of the people and Government of the United States of America, I extend my warmest regards to the people of Laos on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the founding of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The United States is proud of our …

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  • Published on December 1, 2022 - 14:07 GMT

    Appointment of Abby Finkenauer as Special Envoy for Global Youth Issues

    Today we welcome Abby Finkenauer to the Department of State, where she will serve as the Department’s Special Envoy for Global Youth Issues. Special Envoy Finkenauer began her career in public service when she was elected – at age 25 – to the Iowa House of …

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  • Published on December 1, 2022 - 06:02 GMT

    Central African Republic National Day

    On behalf of the American people, I send my best wishes to all Central African people on your sixty-fourth National Day. The United States greatly values our combined efforts to promote security, stability, and prosperity in the Central African Republic. …

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  • Published on November 30, 2022 - 21:11 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Christiane Amanpour of CNN

    QUESTION:  Secretary Blinken, welcome to the program.  I just wanted to ask you, because you’ve just been meeting with your Ukrainian counterpart — SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Christiane, great to be with you. QUESTION:  — who has told you all that they need …

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  • Published on November 30, 2022 - 18:54 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Andrea Mitchell of NBC

    QUESTION:  Mr. Secretary, thank you so much for being with us today. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  It’s great to be with you, Andrea. QUESTION:  You are an avid soccer fan – I want to ask you about Ukraine, of course, the subject of this meeting, the main subject of …

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  • Published on November 30, 2022 - 14:47 GMT

    Barbados National Day

    On behalf of the people and the Government of the United States of America, I extend my sincere best wishes to Barbados and its people as they celebrate their Independence Day on November 30. Our countries share a commitment to democracy and work closely …

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