Antony Blinken

U.S. working with Taliban on flights

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the State Department is working with the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) to facilitate additional charter flights from Kabul for people seeking to leave Afghanistan after the American …

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U.S. to sever diplomatic ties with Afghanistan?

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. will likely not have a diplomatic presence on the ground in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of American forces on August 31. "That’s not likely to happen," …

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Israel blame Iran for ship attack, Tehran denies

The United States and the United Kingdom joined Israel on Sunday in alleging Iran carried out a fatal drone strike on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, putting further pressure on Tehran as it denied being involved in the …

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Blinken urges greater global cooperation post-Covid

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for empowering multilateral institutions to defeat Covid-19. "Multilateralism is our best tool for tackling the global challenges we face, whether the COVID-19 pandemic, climate crisis, …

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Biden eyes more stable, predictable ties with Russia

The United States hopes for more stable and predictable relations with Russia but if the latter continues to “be aggressive”, then Washington will respond, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a newspaper interview published …

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Turkey and three elections in the region

The recent votes in Israel, Armenia and Iran have affected both the region and those countries' relations with Turkey. In particular, Tel Aviv's new Prime Minister Bennett's discriminatory statements and Tehran's new President Raisi's conservative attitude are on the agenda

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Blinken and Maas discuss Nord Stream 2

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday described the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as a Russian geopolitical project that undermines the security of Ukraine, adding the United States wants to ensure Russia does not use energy as a …

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