Secretary of State

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken gives remarks during a 9/11 commemoration event to mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, at the State Department in Washington, D.C. (Photo by EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Blinken commemorates 9/11 by honoring U.S. troops

Secretary of State Antony Blinken marked 20 years since September 11. During a commemoration speech on Friday, Blinken honored all Americans who died that day as well as the U.S. troops who paid the ultimate price during the war in Afghanistan.