Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke virtually at the Three Seas Initiative Summit. He delivered a speech by video to representatives several European Union member nations in Latvia on Monday. He appeared to give them advice the Biden administration isn’t taking itself.
Biden administration diplomats have continued to push their influence on world affairs through Asia. On Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a press conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin. The two top diplomats took aim at North Korea.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosted a meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdulrahman Thani. The two officials met at the State Department on Monday.
President Joe Biden is walking back claims that he wants to see Vladimir Putin removed from office, despite previously stating the Russian leader “could not remain in power.” In a New York Times editorial Tuesday, Biden said the US does not seek a war between NATO and Russia. Additionally, he said the US will not push for Putin’s ouster.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are taking aim at Russia in a new Senate resolution. On Capitol Hill Tuesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to designate the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism.
The State Department recently took a swing at authoritarian governments for their suppression of the press.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan signed a memorandum of understanding on strategic civil nuclear cooperation.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken recently underlined US support for Ukraine. During a phone call with his Ukraine counterpart over the weekend, Blinken reiterated the nation’s commitment to help the war torn country.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken says democratic principles are on the decline around the world while human rights abuses are on the rise. The US State Department issued a dire warning about the state of democracy in several countries.