Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has thanked South Africa for a swift and transparent approach to the emergence of the new, Omicron, variant of the coronavirus, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.
Washington, DC/IBNS: United States Secretary of State Antony John Blinken on Wednesday redesignated Pakistan as a country of particular concern (CPC) for the violations of religious freedom and rebranded the Taliban as an entity of particular concern (EPC), according to a statement issued by Blinken's office.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken interacted with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday when the American leader expressed concern regarding the PRC’s continued military, diplomatic, and economic pressure against Taiwan.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Iraqi President Barham Salih on the recent attempted assassination of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a telephone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi after the drone attack on the latter's residence, the US State Department said.
Beijing: The Chinese Embassy in the United States has called on Washington to comply with the "One China" principle and adhere to its commitments regarding Taiwan.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the situation in Afghanistan with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, thanking Qatar for helping with evacuations from Kabul, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price says.
Moscow/Sputnik: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will hold talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday, media said.
Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with newly appointed UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss on Friday when they discussed numerous issues including the ongoing developments in Afghanistan.
Washington: US Secretary State Antony Blinken has said if the terror group Al-Qaeda threatens the United States from Afghanistan, the Taliban will be responsible for it.
Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the Taliban insurgents, who are currently controlling Afghanistan, should uphold the basic rights of the Afghan people, including women, girls, and minorities.
Kabul/Washington: The trajectory of US relationship with the Taliban government will depend upon the action of the insurgents.
Washington/Kabul/UNI: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has pledged ongoing support to the "small number of Americans" still in Afghanistan after the last US troops departed the country on Monday.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has assured Iraqi President Barham Salih that the operation against the Islamic State terrorist group is not over, but is just entering a new phase, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.
Washington/London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab discussed the situation in Afghanistan following the twin blasts which rocked Kabul airport and left over 60 people dead.