The United States Imposes Sanctions on International Networks Supporting Terrorism

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN September 17, 2021 The United States Imposes Sanctions on International Networks Supporting Terrorism The United States has designated Lebanon- and Kuwait-based members of a financial network that funds Hizballah, as well as members of an international network of ...
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Sanctioning Iranian Intelligence Affiliates for Targeting Dissidents Abroad

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN September 3, 2021 Sanctioning Iranian Intelligence Affiliates for Targeting Dissidents Abroad Iran’s attempt to kidnap a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil because she used her freedom of speech to criticize the Iranian government is unacceptable and an egregious ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken On Release of the 2020 International Religious Freedom Report

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson REMARKS TO THE PRESS May 12, 2021 Secretary Antony J. Blinken On Release of the 2020 International Religious Freedom Report Press Briefing Room Washington, D.C. MR PRICE:  Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us today.  I’m very pleased to have the opportunity to introduce Secretary Blinken, who will ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken Virtual Remarks at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Multilateralism

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Virtual Remarks at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Multilateralism May 7, 2021 Washington, D.C. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good morning, good afternoon, good evening.  Let me start by thanking China and Foreign Minister Wang for initiating this critical discussion on the future of the United Nations and the international order.  ...
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Remarks by President Biden in Address to a Joint Session of Congress

Remarks by President Biden in Address to a Joint Session of Congress APRIL 29, 2021 •  SPEECHES AND REMARKS U.S. Capitol (April 28, 2021) **See correction below, marked by an asterisk. 9:06 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you.  Good to be back.  And Mitch and Chuck will understand it’s good to be almost home, down ...
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Reaffirming and Reimagining America’s Alliances

SPEECH ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NATO HEADQUARTERS AGORA BRUSSELS, BELGIUM MARCH 24, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good afternoon. A few weeks ago, not long after becoming Secretary of State, I spoke directly to the American people.  I said that my number one job is to ensure that America’s foreign policy delivers for them – that it makes their lives more ...
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