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Third Statement on Russia’s War on Ukraine and International Sport
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Third Statement on Russia’s War on Ukraine and International SportThe text of the following statement was agreed upon by the ministers of sport or their equivalent from the countries and individuals listed at the bottom of the statement. Begin text: Ministerial and senior representatives from our collective group of nations met on Friday 10 February. We were honored to be joined by President Zelenskyy, who...
Readout of White House Meeting with State Legislative Leaders on “Red Flag” Laws
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Readout of White House Meeting with State Legislative Leaders on “Red Flag” LawsToday, Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Senior Advisor to the President and White House Intergovernmental Affairs Director, Stefanie Feldman, Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor to the Domestic Policy Advisor, and Rosie Hidalgo, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor on Gender-Based Violence, convened a meeting with state legislative leaders on Extreme Risk Protection...
Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Before Their Meeting
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Before Their MeetingPRIME MINISTER MITSOTAKIS:  Secretary, welcome to Athens.  You’re coming at a very, very challenging time.  It’s been a year since Russia has invaded Ukraine, and if anything, this unprovoked war has tested our alliance, but I think we’ve been able to respond.  As was actually appropriate, (inaudible) Greece has always supported Ukraine, also by providing...
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Greek Prime Minister MitsotakisThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis today in Athens.  The two underscored the strong U.S.-Greece relationship.  The Secretary thanked the Prime Minister for Greece’s regional leadership, including its continued support to Ukraine and its role as a regional energy hub. ...
Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias Before Their Meeting and the U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue Kick-Off
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias Before Their Meeting and the U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue Kick-OffFOREIGN MINISTER DENDIAS: Dear Secretary of State, it is with great pleasure that I welcome you in Athens.  It has been almost a year-and-a-half since our Third Strategic Dialogue in Washington.  In the meantime, we have seen war returning to Europe with the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  We have also witnessed a revisionist rhetoric in defiance...
Remarks by Vice President Harris at HUD Mortgage Announcement Event 
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Remarks by Vice President Harris at HUD Mortgage Announcement Event Bowie State UniversityBowie, Maryland 3:48 P.M. EST THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everyone!  Good afternoon.  Please, have a seat.  Please, have a seat. CaShawn and Lewis, I want to thank you for that introduction and for just how you are inspiring so many folks.  We were talking backstage, and the two of them really have worked so hard...
The United States and Greece: United by Democratic Values, Advancing Shared Goals for Peace and Prosperity
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The United States and Greece: United by Democratic Values, Advancing Shared Goals for Peace and ProsperityU.S.-GREECE RELATIONS The United States views Greece as an indispensable partner and key North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Ally supporting NATO’s southeastern flank.  Together, we are advancing our shared goals, united by democratic values, for peace and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean, Western Balkans, Black Sea region, and beyond. The United States and Greece launched...
Under Secretary Fernandez’s Travel to the United Arab Emirates and Oman
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Under Secretary Fernandez’s Travel to the United Arab Emirates and OmanUnder Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez will travel to Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 21-22, and Muscat, Oman, February 23-24.  During his trip, Under Secretary Fernandez will meet with government, business, and other stakeholders to discuss supply chain resilience, the clean energy transition, climate change, protecting and promoting...
Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with the Leaders of the Bucharest Nine Eastern Flank NATO Allies
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Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with the Leaders of the Bucharest Nine Eastern Flank NATO AlliesPresident Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with the Bucharest Nine (B9) group of our eastern flank NATO Allies as well as NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to underscore the U.S. commitment to Transatlantic security. Ahead of the one year anniversary of Russia’s unprovoked aggression against Ukraine, leaders reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine and...