‘The world is watching us:’ new top US diplomat Blinken sworn in
31 January 2021 | 1:39 pm
Secretary of State Antony Blinken gets to work with a warning that the world's eyes are on the United States to see if it can heal deep divisions. Blinken, a veteran diplomat and confidant of President Joe Biden, promises to rebuild morale and respect in a welcome ceremony at the State Department front entrance.
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