Ned Price

U.S. does not believe China is neutral

U.S. does not believe China is neutral

The United States doesn't believes that China is neutral over the Ukraine situation, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said. "To put it bluntly, we are concerned about China’s alignment with Russia. We have noted …

Washington ready to help Baku and Yerevan achieve peace

Washington ready to help Baku and Yerevan achieve peace

The United States stands ready to help Azerbaijan and Armenia achieve a comprehensive peace, including through the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group, State Department spokesman Ned Price said at a regular …

Russia-NATO Council to meet on January 12

Russia-NATO Council to meet on January 12

The Russia-NATO Council will convene on January 12, US Department of State spokesperson Ned Price told reporters on Thursday. He said that as far as the situation in Ukraine is concerned, Washington and its allies are "unified in …

US, France and Germany discuss JCPOA and Russia

US, France and Germany discuss JCPOA and Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed Iran's nuclear program and Russia with his French, British and German counterparts in Riga, spokesperson Ned Price said. "Secretary of State Antony J. …

U.S. envoy on Afghanistan to hold meetings with Taliban

U.S. envoy on Afghanistan to hold meetings with Taliban

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan will visit Doha next week for two weeks of meetings with leaders of the Taliban movement (banned in Russia), U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price said. "They’ll discuss …

U.S not to engage in unilateral steps on Iran nuclear program

U.S not to engage in unilateral steps on Iran nuclear program

The United States will not engage in unilateral steps on the Iran nuclear program, as it seeks mutual return to full compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iranian nuclear deal, State Department …

U.S. urges Georgia to address Saakashvili's medical needs

U.S. urges Georgia to address Saakashvili's medical needs

U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price urged the Georgian authorities to address Georgia’s hunger-striking former president Mikheil Saakashvili's medical needs. "We urge the government of Georgia to immediately take …

U.S. and Russia agree to further talks over embassies dispute

U.S. and Russia agree to further talks over embassies dispute

U.S. and Russian officials agreed to another round of discussions to attempt to resolve a dispute over the size and functioning of their embassies, U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price said, adding that Tuesday’s talks were …

U.S. assesses interaction with Russia on Iran

U.S. assesses interaction with Russia on Iran

U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price said that cooperation with Russia on Iran is constructive. "There are areas where our interests do align, and this is one of them. Russia has been constructive in its engagements in …

U.S. State Department spokesman tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. State Department spokesman tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price announced Monday he is entering a 10-day quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. "After experiencing symptoms for the first time this morning, I tested positive for …

Blinken discusses Afghanistan with G7 foreign ministers, EU

Blinken discusses Afghanistan with G7 foreign ministers, EU

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the latest situation in Afghanistan with G7 foreign ministers and the high representative of the European Union on Thursday.  "All leaders underscored the imperative of safe …

State Department urges Iran to return to talks

State Department urges Iran to return to talks

The U.S. authorities consider it necessary for Tehran to cease its nuclear escalations and return to consultations on implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, according to the statement by U.S. Department of State Spokesperson …