$1 Billion of New U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 15, 2022 Today, we announced an additional $1 billion in additional military assistance for Ukraine.  Pursuant to a delegation of authority from the President, I am authorizing our twelfth drawdown of arms and equipment from U.S. Department of Defense inventories for Ukraine’s defense since August 2021, valued at up to $350 million.  ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with French Foreign Minister Le Drian

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 27, 2022 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to congratulate the French people on their successful election on April 24 and to welcome continued close cooperation and strong ties with President Macron.  The two discussed providing ...
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Ukrainian Humanitarian Parole – Uniting for Ukraine

President Biden has announced a new process called Uniting for Ukraine to provide Ukrainian citizens fleeing Russia’s aggression with opportunities to go to the United States. Please be advised, U.S. Embassies or Consulates overseas are unable to assist with this process. This process to obtain authorization to travel to the United States is handled in the United States by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and ...
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War Crimes by Russia’s Forces in Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 23, 2022 Since launching his unprovoked and unjust war of choice, Russian President Vladimir Putin has unleashed unrelenting violence that has caused death and destruction across Ukraine.  We’ve seen numerous credible reports of indiscriminate attacks and attacks deliberately targeting civilians, as well as other atrocities.  Russia’s forces have destroyed apartment buildings, schools, ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with French President Macron

Readout Office of the Spokesperson March 8, 2022 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Secretary Blinken and President Macron agreed on the need for continued strong U.S.-France cooperation in the face of the Russian government’s unprovoked war against Ukraine. They discussed ongoing ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C., April 24, 2017 President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to address a wide range of issues of mutual concern.  The leaders discussed the conflicts in Syria and Yemen and the urgent security challenge posed by North Korea.  The President also ...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s Remarks to NATO-Ukraine Commission

Brussels, Belgium, March 31, 2017 Thank you for the opportunity to represent the United States at this important meeting on Ukraine. Three years ago, Russia’s aggression against Ukraine shook the very foundations of security and stability in Europe. Today, Russia’s ongoing hostility and occupation is compromising our shared vision of a Europe that is whole, ...
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Video: Get the facts about MH17. Turn off the noise

Over two years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) was shot down by a Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, Russian media continue to mislead the public. Turn off the noise. Nearly one year following the release of the Dutch Safety Board’s independent investigation ( https://goo.gl/XiwLzq ) of the incident, the international Joint Investigation Team ...
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Press Release: Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC September 28, 2016 The United States welcomes the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The Team’s interim findings corroborate Secretary Kerry’s statement in the days following the tragedy that MH17 was shot ...
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