Category: US Department of State

US State Department: Development on U.S.-Mexico Border

Washington, DC (STL.News) The U.S. Department of State led a virtual meeting of the Binational Bridges and Border Crossings Group (BBBXG) regional west with Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs on March 24 to recommit to cooperation on binational cross-border infrastructure projects…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with European Commission President

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels.  Secretary Blinken and President von der Leyen discussed the importance of revitalizing…

Joint Statement by Secretary Blinken & Josep Borrell

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following statement was released by United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell following Yesterday’s meeting: Begin text: On…

US State Department: Terrorist Attacks in Niger

Washington, DC (STL.News) Press Statement by Ned Price, Department Spokesperson: The United States strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attacks in Niger, the most recent of which tragically killed 137 civilians on March 21 in the Tahoua region.  We are deeply concerned…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Baltic States’ Foreign Ministers

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets of Estonia, Foreign Minister Edgars Rink?vi?s of Latvia, and Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis of Lithuania today in Brussels. …

Joint Statement by 19 States: Accountability Platform for Belarus

Washington, DC (STL.News) The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu at the NATO Foreign Ministerial in Brussels today. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Çavu?o?lu discussed the longstanding…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with German Foreign Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met briefly with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas this evening in Brussels on the margins of the NATO Foreign Ministerial.  Secretary Blinken underscored the…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with France, Germany, & UK Ministers

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with his counterparts from France, Germany, and the United Kingdom today in Brussels.  They reaffirmed their strong commitment to NATO and the Transatlantic…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Foreign Ministers of V4

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today in Brussels with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia, which constitute the Visegrád Group (V4).  As NATO Allies…

US State Department: Africa’s Resilience & Response to Ebola

Washington, DC (STL.News) The United States will co-host a meeting with the Africa Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO), the West African Health Organization (WAHO), and the Governments of the Democratic Republic of…

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Italian Foreign Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio today on the margins of the NATO Foreign Ministerial in Brussels.  The Secretary emphasized the importance…