US State Department

U.S. offers Russia to restore arms control treaty

U.S. offers Russia to restore arms control treaty

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Washington and Moscow have the opportunity to find a common language in areas that are very important for international security. "There are a number of areas where I think it …

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 …

U.S. State Department: Al-Qaeda leaders reside in Iran

U.S. State Department: Al-Qaeda leaders reside in Iran

The State Department's counterterrorism coordinator John Godfrey said a number of Al-Qaeda leaders (the terrorist group banned in Russia) reside in Tehran. "We remain deeply concerned about the fact that al-Qaida …

US Assistant Secretary of State to visit Moscow

US Assistant Secretary of State to visit Moscow

Assistant Secretary of the US Department of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried will visit Russia and Ukraine, the press service of the department reported. "Assistant Secretary of State for the European and Eurasian …

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. to keep imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2

U.S. to keep imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2

The United States is set to continue imposing sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project in accordance with the Protecting European Energy Security Act (PEESA), US Department of State spokesperson Ned Price said. …

Saakashvili asks U.S. to step In

Saakashvili asks U.S. to step In

Imprisoned and on hunger strike, Georgia’s former President Mikheil Saakashvili called on the U.S. for help. Saakashvili sent scrawled, handwritten responses to questions through his lawyers Wednesday, and is 49 days into a hunger …

 U.S. accuses Iran of financing terrorist activity

U.S. accuses Iran of financing terrorist activity

Acting Principal Deputy Coordinator for the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Counterterrorism Chris Landberg said that Iran is the world's leading sponsor of terrorism. According to him, Iran, and its proxies …

US Special Energy Envoy to visit Israel

US Special Energy Envoy to visit Israel

US State Department Senior Advisor for Energy Security Amos Hochstein will visit Israel and the West Bank on November 7-8 to discuss energy security issues, the press service of the US State Department informs. "As part of the …

U.S. launches investigations into Afghanistan withdrawal

U.S. launches investigations into Afghanistan withdrawal

A number of agencies in the United States launched their investigations into President Joe Biden administration’s handling of the US troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Wall Street Journal reported. "A number …

Russian diplomat: some progress made in Russian-U.S. dialogue

Russian diplomat: some progress made in Russian-U.S. dialogue

Some progress has been made on a number of issues in Russian-U.S. relations after U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland’s visit to Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Wednesday, …

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 …