July 16, 2024

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Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official Previewing German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Visit to the White House
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Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official Previewing German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Visit to the White HouseVia Teleconference 5:04 P.M. EST MODERATOR:  Hi, everyone.  I hope everybody is having a good evening.  Thanks so much for joining us on our background briefing on Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany’s visit to the White House tomorrow. I just want to run through a couple of ground rules before we get going here.  The call is...
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister Vieira
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister VieiraThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:  Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira today on the margins of a G20 ministerial in New Delhi, India.  Secretary Blinken thanked Foreign Minister Vieira for Brazil’s support on the February 23 Ukraine resolution at the UN General Assembly. Secretary Blinken reaffirmed the United States’ support for Brazil ahead of its G20...
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Initial Blueprint for the White House Task Force to Address Online Harassment and Abuse
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Initial Blueprint for the White House Task Force to Address Online Harassment and AbuseOnline harassment and abuse is increasingly widespread in today’s digitally connected world.   This can include online threats and intimidation as well as various forms of technology-facilitated gender-based violence (GBV), such as the non-consensual distribution of intimate images, cyberstalking, and sextortion. Women, girls, and LGBTQI+ individuals are disproportionately affected.  Survivors of online harassment and abuse—especially image-based...
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with External Affairs Minister Jaishankar
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with External Affairs Minister JaishankarThe below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and External Affairs Minister Jaishankar met in New Delhi today to discuss strengthening the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership. They spoke about shared efforts to elevate and expand strategic technology and defense industrial cooperation, promote food, energy and global health security, clean energy...
Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Doniyor Tukhsinov of Kun.uz
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Doniyor Tukhsinov of Kun.uzQUESTION:  Mr. Secretary, thank you very much for being here.  I want to start by asking you about the current state of relations between the countries of Central Asia and the United States.  Has anything changed in U.S. foreign policy toward the countries of the region in light of current developments in the international arena, especially...
Readout from Communities in Action: Building A Better Minnesota
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Readout from Communities in Action: Building A Better MinnesotaOn Wednesday, the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and the Office of Public Engagement hosted over 50 state and local elected officials and community leaders from across Minnesota at a “Communities in Action: Building a Better Minnesota” event. This was the thirteenth state highlighted in a series of “Communities in Action” events that the White House...
Announcing the Release of the Administration’s National Cybersecurity Strategy
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Announcing the Release of the Administration’s National Cybersecurity StrategyThe White House released its National Cybersecurity Strategy today to establish an affirmative vision for a secure cyberspace that creates opportunities to achieve our collective aspirations. In this decisive decade, the United States will advance cyberspace as a tool to achieve our goals in a way that reflects our values: economic security and prosperity; responsive...