Antony Blinken

Blinken to make major China policy speech this week

Blinken to make major China policy speech this week

U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will make a major policy speech on Thursday at George Washington University detailing the Biden administration’s approach to relations with China. “The Asia Society will host Secretary …

Pashinyan and Blinken hold phone talks

Pashinyan and Blinken hold phone talks

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday, Pashinyan’s press service reported. It said the Secretary of State praised the efforts of the Armenian …

Almost 1,000 US citizens banned from entering Russia

Almost 1,000 US citizens banned from entering Russia

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs published on its official website a national stop list of 963 US citizens who are permanently banned from entering the territory of the Russian Federation. "In the context of responding to …

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris-Saclay, France, ahead of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council ministerial dinner. According to U.S. State Department …

NATO to engage in comprehensive deterrence of Russia

NATO to engage in comprehensive deterrence of Russia

NATO's new strategic concept will include the provision on the need to deter "any aggression" from Russia, U.S. State Secretary Antony Blinken said. "At the heart of NATO and at the heart of the Strategic Concept …

Ilham Aliyev and Blinken discuss peace talks with Yerevan

Ilham Aliyev and Blinken discuss peace talks with Yerevan

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed positive developments toward peace in the South Caucasus region on Wednesday. "I spoke with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev today …

Blinken tests positive for Covid-19

Blinken tests positive for Covid-19

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is the latest top U.S. official to test positive for Covid-19. The nation’s chief diplomat is experiencing “mild symptoms,” according to State Department spokesperson Ned …

Kyrgyzstan and US may conclude bilateral agreement

Kyrgyzstan and US may conclude bilateral agreement

In a mid-April trip through Central Asia, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Civil Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya suggested that Bishkek and Washington were nearing a new Bilateral Cooperation Agreement

U.S. diplomats could return to Ukraine during this week

U.S. diplomats could return to Ukraine during this week

U.S. diplomats could return to Ukraine during this week, Reuters reported on Sunday, citing a U.S. official. The official said that’s what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told …

Blinken and Ilham Aliyev hold phone talks

Blinken and Ilham Aliyev hold phone talks

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on April 5. During the phone conversation, Antony Blinken noted that the U.S. attaches importance to the meeting at the …

Israel enters new era

Israel enters new era

A meeting in Israel that includes top diplomats from four Arab countries would have been unimaginable just a couple of years ago

China threatens countermeasures against U.S. restrictions

China threatens countermeasures against U.S. restrictions

China has urged the U.S. to immediately revoke sanctions on Chinese officials related to visa restrictions, warning that otherwise the country will respond with countermeasures, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on …