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Eleventh Round of the Columbia River Treaty Negotiations

The United States and Canada will hold the eleventh round of negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty regime on December 9, 2021.  The...

Joint Statement on the Sixth U.S.-Republic of Korea Information and Communication Technology Policy Forum

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea at the...

Release of Revitalized Guidance on U.S. Foreign Policy on Human Rights Defenders

Today, the United States is releasing revitalized and more robust public-facing guidance on U.S. government policy on human rights defenders, which will be supplemented...

Department Press Briefing – November 29, 2021

2:02 p.m. EST MS PORTER: Hello. Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining today’s State Department press briefing. I only have one update at the...

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Austrian Foreign Minister Linhart

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Linhart today.  Secretary Blinken and...

International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

On November 29, International Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) Day, the United States commemorates the work of women human right defenders: all women and...

The United States and Latvia: A Strong Alliance

“Our cooperation with allies and partners provides us with more than a small bit of optimism and faith.  It shows us the way forward:...

The Ironclad U.S. Commitment to NATO

“Our Alliance is the strong foundation on which our collective security and our shared prosperity can continue to be built…the U.S. commitment to Article...

Mauritania’s National Day 

On behalf of the United States of America, I send best wishes and congratulations to Mauritania on celebrating 61 years of independence.  The United States...

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