Category: The US State Department

US State Department: International Roma Day

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States, I extend my best wishes to Roma everywhere on International Roma Day. On April 8, we celebrate the rich culture, language,…

The United States Restores Assistance for the Palestinians

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: The United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75 million in…

US State Department: The U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue

Washington, DC (STL.News) The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Iraq. The delegation of the Republic of Iraq, led by Dr. Fuad Hussein, Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs,…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with USAGM Acting CEO Chao

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) Acting CEO Kelu Chao to discuss the vital role that free and independent media play in…

US State Department: Ending Sanctions Against Personnel of ICC

Ending Sanctions and Visa Restrictions against Personnel of the International Criminal Court Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Today, President Biden revoked Executive Order 13928 on “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Associated with the International Criminal…

US State Department: Congratulations to Nigerien President

Washington, DC (STL.News) Press Statement by Ned Price, Department Spokesperson: The United States congratulates Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum on his inauguration, marking an historic transfer of power from one democratically elected president to the next.  This is a significant milestone for…

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Romanian Foreign Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu today.  The Secretary commended Romania for being a stalwart NATO Ally and for its commitment to bolstering security…

US State Department: WHO-Convened COVID-19 Origins Study

Washington, DC (STL.News) The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Slovenia, and the United Kingdom. The Governments…