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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 …

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 …

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 …

U.S. State Department launches new cyber bureau

U.S. State Department launches new cyber bureau

The U.S. State Department launched its new Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy on Monday in what it says is a modernization of the agency aimed at emerging technology issues in diplomacy. A statement issued by the …

U.S. announces sanctions against 11 Russian defense officials

U.S. announces sanctions against 11 Russian defense officials

U.S. Department of State announced the imposition of sanctions again 11 high-ranking representatives of the Russian forces and military-industrial complex Monday, including Russian National Guard head Viktor Zolotov, head of Russian Federal …

U.S. State Department urges Americans to leave Ukraine

U.S. State Department urges Americans to leave Ukraine

The U.S. State Department has issued a new advisory urging Americans in Ukraine to leave the country at the earliest possibility, strengthening earlier warnings that urged U.S. citizens to "consider" such action. "U.S. …

Top US, French diplomats discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions

Top US, French diplomats discuss Russia-Ukraine tensions

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian discussed the situation between Russia and Ukraine in a phone call Sunday. They spoke about the ongoing efforts by NATO allies, European Union partners, …

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 …