Category: Antony J. Blinken

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Tunisian Foreign Minister Jerandi

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Tunisian Foreign Minister Othman Jerandi.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister expressed their concern about the violence in Israel and the…

US Colleges, Universities Receive IDEAS Grants

Washington, DC (STL.News) The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, USA Study Abroad branch, and its implementing partner, World Learning are pleased to announce that 26 U.S. colleges and universities have been awarded 2021 IDEAS (Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for…

The United States Designates ISIS Financial Facilitators

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Today, the United States is designating three individuals and one entity connected to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to coincide with the 14th meeting of the Counter…

US State Department: Designating Burma’s Military Regime

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Today, the United States is announcing new sanctions against Burma’s military regime in response to its continued violence and repression against the people of Burma, most recently in Mindat, Chin…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Ministers from Denmark & Greenland

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today in Copenhagen with Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod; Faroese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Culture Jenis av Rana; and Greenlandic Minister of…

US State Department: Norwegian National Day

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Norway as you celebrate the 207th anniversary of Constitution Day. The United States and…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Danish Prime Minister Frederiksen

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen in Copenhagen.  Secretary Blinken emphasized the importance of advancing our mutual goals of combating the climate…

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: This year’s May 17 marks 16 years since the first International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB).  In the intervening period, the United States has endeavored to reaffirm the…

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and highlighted the importance of continued cooperation on the Afghan peace process, Pakistan’s progress on countering…

US State Department: Paraguay Independence Day

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Paraguay as you celebrate the 210th anniversary of your independence. In the face of the numerous…

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Denmark, Iceland, & Greenland

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Copenhagen, Reykjavik, and Kangerlussuaq from May 16-20. Secretary Blinken will begin his trip in Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, where he will meet with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Foreign…

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Palestinian Authority President Abbas

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.  The Secretary and the President discussed the violence in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, and…