Category: Washington DC

United States & Iceland: Reaffirming Shared Commitments

Washington, DC (STL.News) Ned Price, Department Spokesperson released the following statement: “I’ll also represent the United States at next month’s ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council, where I’ll reaffirm America’s commitment to meeting our climate goals and encourage other Arctic nations to…

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…

US State Department: Joey Hood Travels to Northeast Syria

Washington, DC (STL.News) On May 16, Acting Assistant Secretary Joey Hood, joined by Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Special Representative for Syria Aimee Cutrona, Deputy Envoy for Syria David Brownstein, and White House National Security Council Director for Iraq and Syria…

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 Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman’s Travel

Washington, DC (STL.News) Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman has just completed his first visit to the region as U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa, traveling to Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan, and Ethiopia from May 4 to…