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June 18, 2021

António Guterres as UN Secretary-General for a Second Term

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the United States, I am pleased to congratulate United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on his re-appointment today by the General Assembly to serve a second term. Secretary-General Guterres has proven a capable leader in a demanding role....

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March 30, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UN General Assembly President

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken held a virtual meeting with President of the General Assembly Volkan Bozkir Yesterday to discuss U.S. priorities at the United Nations.  Secretary Blinken thanked President Bozkir for his leadership during the 75th session of...

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March 30, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UN Secretary-General Guterres

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken held a virtual meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres yesterday to discuss U.S. priorities at the United Nations.  They focused on the ways in which we can work together to address regional and global...

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March 26, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Virtual Travel to UN, New York

Washington, DC (STL.News) Press Statement by Ned Price, Department Spokesperson: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel virtually to New York City on March 29 to chair a meeting of the UN Security Council, meet with UN officials, and meet with the staff of the United States Mission to the...

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March 22, 2021

Russia-UK Relations: UK plans to increase nuclear warheads

Russia-UK Relations: the UK plans to increase nuclear warheads to 260 by 2030 (STL.News) Russia and UK’s relations hit an all-time low as Russia strongly condemns the UK’s plan to increase nuclear warheads to 260 by 2030 radically.  The United Nations also expresses concern over UK’s effort to scale up...

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February 21, 2021

United Nations Condemns Lethal Crackdown in Myanmar

(STL.News) A lethal attack on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar sparked fresh UN condemnation of the country’s new military regime on Sunday, as mourners held a funeral for a young woman who has become a national symbol resistance to the junta. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of France 24

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February 12, 2021

Russia ready to end ties with EU if sanctions imposed

(STL.News) Russia is all prepared to break all its ties with the European Union, says Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.  ‘We don’t want to isolate ourselves from global life, but we have to be ready for that,’ he added further. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News

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