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12 Dec
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the Foreign Affairs Committee that the previous presidency left Joe Biden little choice but to complete the withdrawal. Republicans called it "an unmitigated disaster."
17 Nov 2021
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday, stressing the need for all parties to commit to an immediate and indefinite ceasefire in the northern Tigray region, the State Department said.
27 Aug 2021
The US is actively reaching out to those seeking to leave Afghanistan, while the Taliban have agreed to provide safe passage for Americans, third country nationals and Afghans at risk past the 31 August deadline, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at a press conference on Wednesday.
30 Jul 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned New Delhi not to backslide on human rights, amid mounting criticism that the Indian government is cracking down on dissent and discriminating against its Muslim population.
28 Jun 2021
Top US diplomat Antony Blinken has met his Israeli counterpart, Yair Lapid, in Rome as the countries push for a reset of diplomatic ties.
23 Jun 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has landed in Berlin for talks with Germany's foreign minster and chancellor. He will also participate in a Libya peace conference.
26 May 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says that Washington backs a two-state solution to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians if the right conditions are met, during a press conference in Jerusalem.
22 Apr 2021
The United States is "falling behind" China in their competition to lead the world in the field of renewable energy, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says during a speech in Annapolis, Maryland.
15 Apr 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the moment has come to withdraw forces from Afghanistan. US President Joe Biden is to announce formally later today that Washington will withdraw its remaining 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by September 11 -- 20 years after the attacks in the America that sparked its longest war.
23 Mar 2021
Ahead of his first NATO visit in Brussels, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said he wants allied nations to "listen and consult" on security concerns including the German-Russian Nord Stream 2 and Afghanistan.
26 Feb 2021
The announcement, made by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, comes three years after the Trump administration withdrew the US from the rights body.

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