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Blinken: Extending New START Treaty makes world safer

Blinken: Extending New START Treaty makes world safer

The United States has extended a key nuclear arms control treaty with Russia for five years, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. "Extending the New START Treaty makes the United States, U.S. allies and partners, and …

New Secretary of State: World is hungry for U.S. leadership

New Secretary of State: World is hungry for U.S. leadership

The Biden administration unveiled what it was describing as a new era of American diplomacy that would reverse many of former President Trump’s actions and reach out to scorned allies. "The world is watching us intently right …

Blinken confirmed as secretary of State

Blinken confirmed as secretary of State

Antony Blinken was confirmed as secretary of State on Tuesday, taking the reins of U.S. foreign policy amid major global challenges and following years of turmoil at the State Department. Blinken won bipartisan approval in the Senate, …

Ankara hopes that Turkey-Russia accord would be template for Biden

Ankara hopes that Turkey-Russia accord would be template for Biden

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. This week’s transfer of power presents followers of Turkish-American relations with a crucial question: Under Biden’s watch, what lies ahead for bilateral relations, Daily Sabah writes in the article Turkey and the United States: So-called strategic partners? 

Biden administration to seek extension of New START Treaty

Biden administration to seek extension of New START Treaty

The Biden administration plans to extend the New START Treaty, Secretary of State Nominee Antony Blinken told the Senate Foreign Relations committee holding a confirmation hearing for Blinken to serve as secretary of state on Tuesday. …

Biden administration to work to stop Nord Stream 2 project

Biden administration to work to stop Nord Stream 2 project

The administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will use every persuasive tool to stop the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and will work to convince European partners not to move forward with it, Secretary of State Nominee …

US and Turkey agree on operations in Mosul and Raqqa

US and Turkey agree on operations in Mosul and Raqqa

US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated that the country is against the merging of areas known as Kurdish cantons in northern Syria, which are controlled by PKK's Syrian offshoot YPG. Speaking in an …

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Kvirikashvili to visit New York for UN General Assembly

Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili will be visiting New York on September 19-22 to attend 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Civil.ge reported. Kvirikashvili will address annual high-level debate of the General …

Armenian Foreign Minister meets John Kerry's deputy

Armenian Foreign Minister meets John Kerry's deputy

Armenian Foreign Minister, Edward Nalbandian met with US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Paris. It is reported that one of the central topics of the meeting was the settlement of the …

Giorgi Kvirikashvili meets with John McCain

Giorgi Kvirikashvili meets with John McCain

Georgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, met with US Senator John McCain during a working visit to the United States. "Both sides reconfirmed the …

US reaffirms Georgia's place in NATO

US reaffirms Georgia's place in NATO

Georgia has received confirmation of earlier pledges on the country's accession to NATO from representatives of the US State Department. "We stand by the commitment we made in Bucharest that Georgia will become a member of NATO, and ...

Washington plans to deepen relations with Turkmenistan

Washington plans to deepen relations with Turkmenistan

The United States looks forward to broadening and deepening its relationship with Turkmenistan on the basis of these candid and constructive conversations, a press service of the US State Department said following the negotiations with the Deputy …