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U.S. Department of State Press Releases

675 Press Releases
  • Published on November 28, 2022 - 18:55 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Saranee Sanguanruang of LDA World on YouTube

    (Originally broadcast on November 17, 2022) QUESTION:  So the first question is going to be about, like, the technology issue and the sustainability issue, that – the U.S. is the world leader in both sides, right.  How do you think these two issue can go …

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  • Published on November 28, 2022 - 14:50 GMT

    Mauritania National Day

    On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I send my best wishes to the Government and people of Mauritania as you celebrate 62 years of independence. Mauritania has shown an active commitment to improving governance, …

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  • Published on November 28, 2022 - 06:12 GMT

    Albania’s 110th Independence Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, it is my honor to congratulate the people of Albania on your 110th Independence Day.  The United States is also proud to celebrate the 100th anniversary of U.S.-Albanian diplomatic relations and the broad, strong …

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  • Published on November 25, 2022 - 17:27 GMT

    Suriname National Day

    On behalf of the government and the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Suriname on your Independence Day. Our two countries share strong, educational, historic, economic, and cultural ties and we look forward to continuing …

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  • Published on November 25, 2022 - 14:03 GMT

    Bosnia and Herzegovina Statehood Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, I wish the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina a heartfelt congratulations as you celebrate Statehood Day. Bosnia and Herzegovina is at a pivotal moment in its history. In the weeks and months ahead, Bosnia and …

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  • Published on November 25, 2022 - 14:03 GMT

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

    Today we recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.  Despite great strides to prevent and respond to the pervasiveness of gender-based …

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  • Published on November 24, 2022 - 18:26 GMT

    The United Nations Human Rights Council Holds Special Session on Iran

    Today’s Special Session at the UN Human Rights Council addressed the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran, with a particular and appropriate focus on the regime’s brutal acts of repression and violence against women and children, especially girls. …

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  • Published on November 24, 2022 - 18:26 GMT

    Malaysia’s National Elections

    On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of Malaysia for their national elections and Anwar Ibrahim for his election as Prime Minister. Millions of Malaysians cast their ballots, many for the first time, making the 15th general election a …

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  • Published on November 23, 2022 - 19:24 GMT

    Designating Iranian Officials Connected to Serious Human Rights Abuses in Iran’s Kurdistan and West Azerbaijan Provinces

    The United States is gravely concerned by reports that Iranian authorities are escalating violence against peaceful protesters.  Today, we are taking additional action as Iranian security forces, including Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces, …

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  • Published on November 23, 2022 - 19:24 GMT

    Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem

    The United States stands resolutely with the people of Israel in the face of the terrorist attacks that occurred this morning in Jerusalem. We express our condolences to the family of the deceased and wish all victims a speedy recovery. We remain in close …

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  • Published on November 22, 2022 - 19:53 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani at a Joint ...

    FOREIGN MINISTER AL-THANI:  (Via interpreter) (Inaudible) the most compassionate, may the blessings of God be upon you all.  First of all, I would like to welcome my friend and colleague, His Excellency Mr. Antony Blinken, who visited us yesterday first of …

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  • Published on November 22, 2022 - 14:17 GMT

    Lebanon National Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, I extend my sincerest wishes to the people of Lebanon on their Independence Day. The Lebanese people are renowned for their rich and dynamic culture, and we recognize the resilience they have exhibited the past 79 …

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  • Published on November 21, 2022 - 18:37 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Sports Diplomacy Event

    SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank you. Thank you very much. First, I really just want to thank all of our colleagues here today from the Qatar Foundation, from the Ministry of Sports, from Generation Amazing, who are doing such wonderful work. And the spotlight’s …

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  • Published on November 20, 2022 - 19:24 GMT

    Transgender Day of Remembrance

    On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the world pauses to remember the lives of the many transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming persons killed in acts of targeted, transphobic violence.  On every continent, transgender, non-binary, and gender non- …

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  • Published on November 19, 2022 - 05:13 GMT

    Monaco’s National Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, I offer my congratulations to the people of Monaco as you celebrate your National Day. The Monégasque and American people have enjoyed a productive friendship since 1866. Our governments have worked together to …

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  • Published on November 18, 2022 - 20:35 GMT

    Oman National Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, I want to express our warm wishes to the people of the Sultanate of Oman as you celebrate your National Day. We are grateful for our countries’ long-shared history and cooperation and look forward to our continued …

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  • Published on November 18, 2022 - 05:25 GMT

    Latvia National Day

    On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Latvia as you celebrate the 104th anniversary of your independence. The United States and Latvia are strong NATO Allies with a partnership founded on a shared belief in the importance …

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  • Published on November 17, 2022 - 18:45 GMT

    Designating Sanctions Evaders Involved in Iranian Petrochemical and Petroleum Trade

    The United States is taking further action to disrupt sanctions evasion efforts involving the sale of Iranian petroleum and petrochemical products.  Specifically, the Department of the Treasury is imposing sanctions on companies based in multiple …

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  • Published on November 17, 2022 - 18:45 GMT

    Verdict in Dutch Trial Against MH17 Suspects

    The United States welcomes today’s decision finding three members of Russian proxy forces in eastern Ukraine guilty for their roles in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.  The decision by the District Court of The Hague is an important moment in …

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  • Published on November 17, 2022 - 18:45 GMT

    Secretary Antony J. Blinken And United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai At a Joint Press Availability

    SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good evening.  It’s a great pleasure to be back in Bangkok.  I lasted visited in August, and I know that Vice President Harris is very much looking forward to arriving and representing the United States over the coming days. We’ve just …

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