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State Secretary Blinken : A Foreign Policy for the American People

ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE BEN FRANKLIN ROOM WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 3, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good morning.  My fellow Americans, five weeks ago I was sworn in as your Secretary of State.  My job is to represent the United States to the world, to fight for the interests and values of the American people.  When ...
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On the Confirmation of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE February 23, 2021 Today’s Senate confirmation of Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations reinforces President Biden’s commitment to restore and expand American leadership on the global stage.  Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is a seasoned diplomat, deeply committed to American values, and the right choice ...
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Remarks by President Biden at the 2021 Virtual Munich Security Conference

February 19, 2021 East Room THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Mr. Ambassador.  And it’s great to be with Angela and Emmanuel.  We just spent part of — from Washington’s perspective — the morning together.  But I want to say hello to everyone and thanks, you — at the Munich Conference for hosting this special session. For ...
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The United States Officially Rejoins the Paris Agreement

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 2021 On January 20, on his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument to bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement. Per the terms of the Agreement, the United States officially becomes a Party again today. The Paris Agreement is an ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France February 19, 2021 Location: Paris, Place Montparnasse/Denfert Rochereau, and other locations in France. Event: A Generation Identitaire demonstration is expected to take place on Saturday beginning at 14:00 hours. Generation Identitaire is a generally far-right group espousing an anti-American and anti-Islamic foreign policy, and is trying to stop ...
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