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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

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FACT SHEET: Imposing Costs for Harmful Foreign Activities by the Russian Government

April 15, 2021, The White House | Statements and Releases The Biden administration has been clear that the United States desires a relationship with Russia that is stable and predictable. We do not think that we need to continue on a negative trajectory. However, we have also been clear—publicly and privately—that we will defend our ...
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Joint Statement: U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and EU HR/VP Josep Borrell

March 24, 2021 Begin text: The following statement was released by United States Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell following today’s meeting:  On March 24, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European ...
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Secretary Antony Blinken in Brussels: 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 as 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 – ...
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Joint Statement: The United States and the European Union Commit to Greater Cooperation to Counter the Climate Crisis

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 9, 2021 Today in Brussels, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry met with European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen, Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans, and the College of Commissioners to discus efforts to raise global climate ambition heading into COP26 in Glasgow.  After their meetings, they released the following statement. ...
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