Antony Blinken

Lavrov and Blinken holding talks in Geneva

Lavrov and Blinken holding talks in Geneva

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday began their talks in Geneva aimed at defusing the Ukraine crisis. The two sides are expected to discuss further steps regarding Moscow’s …

Blinken: U.S. interested in interaction with Russia

Blinken: U.S. interested in interaction with Russia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken insists that the American side is interested in interaction with Russia, including on the issues concerning climate, the pandemic and technologies, yet Moscow allegedly rejected those initiatives on …

Blinken on what meeting with Lavrov may help to understand

Blinken on what meeting with Lavrov may help to understand

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva probably will help to understand whether there is an opportunity for further diplomatic interaction in connection with the situation …

Zakharova: Lavrov and Blinken to meeting in Geneva tomorrow

Zakharova: Lavrov and Blinken to meeting in Geneva tomorrow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Geneva on January 21, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news briefing on Thursday. "The negotiations between …

Lavrov and Blinken discuss security guarantees over phone

Lavrov and Blinken discuss security guarantees over phone

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a phone conversation on Tuesday to discuss Moscow's proposal for security guarantees between Russia and the West, and the situation in Ukraine. …

U.S. seeks answers from Kazakhstan on need for CSTO troops

U.S. seeks answers from Kazakhstan on need for CSTO troops

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington was seeking answers from Kazakhstan officials on why they needed to call in Russian-led security forces to resolve domestic unrest, and he denounced the government's …

Blinken names  goal of US-Russia discussions

Blinken names goal of US-Russia discussions

America and its allies will continue to actively pursue a diplomatic de-escalation around Ukraine during security talks with Russia scheduled for next week, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said at a press conference at the State …

Key Middle East takeaways from US military budget

Key Middle East takeaways from US military budget

Earlier this week, US President Joe Biden signed into law the annual defence budget, giving the administration a whopping $778bn to work with next year for its national security and defence needs

U.S. and NATO discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions

U.S. and NATO discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday to discuss concerns about Russia’s military build-up on the borders of Ukraine, the U.S. State Department said. "They …

Blinken: no plans for in-person Biden-Putin meeting

Blinken: no plans for in-person Biden-Putin meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ruled out an in-person meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden for now. “I think we have to see if, in the first instance, there’s any progress …

Blinken: Putin and Biden will meet in the near future

Blinken: Putin and Biden will meet in the near future

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden will hold direct talks in the near future. He noted that he had a "frank" conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the …