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Day: February 14, 2023

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Foreign Minister Konakovic
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Foreign Minister KonakovicThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with the new Bosnia and Herzegovina Foreign Minister Elmedin Konakovic and congratulated him on his new role. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Konakovic discussed the importance of Euro-Atlantic integration for stability and security in the Western Balkans, how to...
Israeli Settlement and Outpost Legalization Announcement
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Israeli Settlement and Outpost Legalization AnnouncementWe are deeply troubled by Israel’s decision yesterday to advance reportedly nearly 10,000 settlement units and to begin a process to retroactively legalize nine outposts in the West Bank that were previously illegal under Israeli law. Like previous administrations, Democratic and Republican, we strongly oppose such unilateral measures, which exacerbate tensions and undermine the prospects...
Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Kerry’s Travel to The Bahamas and Germany
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Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Kerry’s Travel to The Bahamas and GermanySpecial Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Nassau, The Bahamas, from February 14-16 and Munich, Germany from February 17-18. In Nassau, Secretary Kerry will continue efforts to advance international cooperation among nations particularly vulnerable to the climate crisis at the 44th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the...
Statement from President Joe Biden on Five Years Since Parkland
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Statement from President Joe Biden on the Shooting at Michigan State UniversityFive years ago today, a gunman took the lives of 14 students and three educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, leaving yet another community and dozens of families irreparably shattered, and inspiring young people to stand up for stronger gun laws. In the years since, more communities have been impacted by gun...
Statement from President Joe Biden on 100th Judicial Confirmation
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Statement from President Joe Biden on 100th Judicial ConfirmationAs a former chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, strengthening the federal judiciary with extraordinarily qualified judges who are devoted to our Constitution and the rule of law has been among my proudest work in office. I’m especially proud that the nominees I have put forward—and the Senate has confirmed—represent the diversity that is one of...
Readout of President Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Modi of India
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Readout of President Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Modi of IndiaPresident Joe Biden spoke today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to discuss the historic agreement for Air India to purchase over 200 American-made aircraft from Boeing. President Biden noted how the sale will support over one million American jobs across 44 states, and help Air India meet growing demands for air transportation in...
The United States and the Federated States of Micronesia Sign Memorandum of Understanding
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The United States and the Federated States of Micronesia Sign Memorandum of UnderstandingToday, the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding affirming our close and continuing partnership and reflecting our shared understanding reached on levels and types of future U.S. assistance to be requested for the Federated States of Micronesia. Assistant Secretary for...
President Biden Announces Key Members of his Economic Team
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President Biden Announces Key Members of his Economic TeamToday, President Biden announced key members of his economic team, including Lael Brainard to serve as Director of the National Economic Council and his intent to nominate Jared Bernstein as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Additionally, the President named Bharat Ramamurti, who currently serves as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, to...
Interagency Delegation Travels to Saudi Arabia
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Interagency Delegation Travels to Saudi ArabiaA senior U.S. government delegation will travel to Saudi Arabia to participate in the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Working Group meetings on February 13-16.  The delegation will convene in Riyadh – which hosts the GCC Secretariat’s headquarters – with representatives from the GCC member states’ governments and the Secretariat to discuss shared priorities. The U.S. delegation will...