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Day: February 19, 2023

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Moldovan President Sandu
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Moldovan President SanduThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Moldovan President Maia Sandu in Munich, Germany.  Secretary Blinken and President Sandu discussed Moldova’s efforts to advance its democratic reform agenda, strengthen its sovereignty and territorial integrity, and increase its energy security.  The Secretary highlighted ongoing U.S. assistance...
The Gambia National Day – United States Department of State
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The Gambia National Day – United States Department of StateOn behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my congratulations to the people of The Gambia on the 58th anniversary of your independence. On this occasion, we reaffirm our enduring partnership and friendship with the people and government of The Gambia, which was recently highlighted in President Biden’s announcement of...
Readout of Forum with HBCU Student Veterans and Cadets
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Readout of Forum with HBCU Student Veterans and CadetsOn Friday, the White House Office of Public Engagement hosted over 60 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) student veterans and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) students from seven HBCUs for the White House Student Veterans and Cadets Forum. This was a first-of-its-kind event to amplify the President’s ongoing commitment to supporting HBCUs, service members,...
Crimes Against Humanity in Ukraine
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Crimes Against Humanity in UkraineBased on a careful analysis of the law and available facts, I have determined that members of Russia’s forces and other Russian officials have committed crimes against humanity in Ukraine. Members of Russia’s forces have committed execution-style killings of Ukrainian men, women, and children; torture of civilians in detention through beatings, electrocution, and mock executions;...
Kosovo National Day – United States Department of State
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Kosovo National Day – United States Department of StateOn behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Kosovo as you celebrate your fifteenth anniversary as a sovereign, independent state. This year the United States and Kosovo reaffirmed our strong partnership and shared commitment to Kosovo’s democracy, sovereignty, and territorial integrity as we meet new challenges in the European security...
Joint Statement of the United States of America and U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Counterterrorism Working Group
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Joint Statement of the United States of America and U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Counterterrorism Working GroupThe text of the following joint statement was released by the Government of the United States of America and the U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council Counterterrorism Working Group. Begin Text: Senior officials of the United States and the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) convened their Working Group on Counterterrorism at the GCC’s headquarters in Riyadh...
Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Sunak of the United Kingdom 
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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Sunak of the United Kingdom Vice President Kamala Harris met with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom in Munich, Germany on February 18.  The Vice President and Prime Minister Sunak reaffirmed the enduring strength and depth of U.S.-UK relations.  The Vice President and the Prime Minister discussed Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, and our continued support for the...
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with German Foreign Minister Baerbock
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with German Foreign Minister BaerbockThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today in Munich with German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock.  The Secretary thanked Germany for its close collaboration and strong support for Ukraine, including military, financial, and humanitarian assistance.  Secretary Blinken underscored the United States’ steadfast commitment to...
Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Marin of Finland and Prime Minister Kristersson of Sweden
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Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Prime Minister Marin of Finland and Prime Minister Kristersson of SwedenVice President Kamala Harris met with Prime Minister Sanna Marin of Finland and Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson of Sweden in Munich, Germany on February 18.  Vice President Harris and Prime Ministers Marin and Kristersson discussed the close bonds and cooperation between the United States and Finland and Sweden.  The Vice President reiterated the U.S. commitment...