Tag: US Department of State

Daily news – February 9, 2022

News from: Al Jazeera, Brookings, East Asia Forum, Global Times, Key4Biz, Reuters, RFE RL, The Jamestown Foundation, ThinkChina, US Department of State  AFRICA The criticality of...

Daily news – January 27, 2022 a.m.

GEOPOLITICS & WORLDS Sulla crisi russo-ucraina. Tracy Wilkinson per Los Angeles Times: U.S. refuses to budge on Ukraine in response to Russian demands - Politico:...

US won’t be able to evacuate Americans from Ukraine if tensions rise — official (TASS)

The US government will not be in a position to evacuate US citizens from Ukraine if tensions escalate, a senior US Department of State...

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Press Availability (US Department of State)

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL GENEVA, SWITZERLAND JANUARY 21, 2022 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good afternoon.  Foreign Minister Lavrov and I finished our meeting a short while...

Taking Action to Expose and Disrupt Russia’s Destabilization Campaign in Ukraine (US Department of State)

In advance of a potential further invasion of Ukraine, Russian intelligence services, mainly the Federal Security Service (FSB), a U.S. sanctioned entity, have been...

Supporting Multilateral Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis (US Department of State)

The United States is providing an additional $580 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to support seven partners who are working tirelessly in...

Statement on Jehovah’s Witnesses (US Department of State)

As members of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance, we note with grave concern the increased repression of Jehovah’s Witnesses in a number...

The Sixth U.S.-ROK Senior Economic Dialogue (US Department of State)

On December 17, 2021, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez and the ROK Vice Minister...

On the Release of the 2020 Country Reports on Terrorism (US Department of State)

The Department of State has issued the 2020 Country Reports on Terrorism (CRT), which provides a detailed look at the counterterrorism environment last year,...

Joint Statement by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America and the United Kingdom, on the November...

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America and the United Kingdom are encouraged by the political agreement in...

Potential Deployment of the Wagner Group in Mali (US Department of State)

We are alarmed by a potential deployment of Russia-backed Wagner Group forces in Mali.  We understand that the reported deal — costing $10 million...

The United States-Malaysia Relationship (US Department of State)

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 14-15 where he will meet with Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail...

Commending the European Union’s Sanctions Actions Against Wagner Group and Affiliates (US Department of State)

The United States welcomes the European Union’s actions to sanction the Russia-backed Wagner Group and its associates.  These actions underscore our joint commitment to...

Secretary Blinken’s Remarks on a Free and Open Indo-Pacific (US Department of State)

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken delivered an address on the United States’ commitment to the security and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific in Jakarta, Indonesia on December 14.  The United States is a proud Indo-Pacific nation, and...

Benin: Trial and Sentencing of Political Opponents (US Department of State)

The recent trial and sentencing of political opponents Reckya Madougou and Joel Aivo raise grave concerns about political interference in Benin’s criminal justice system. We are alarmed by the further erosion of space for dissent, overall increased...

Joint Statement between the United States and Uzbekistan Following the Inaugural Meeting of the Strategic Partnership Dialogue (US Department of State)

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Uzbekistan. Begin Text: On December...