June 24, 2024

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with German Vice Chancellor Habeck
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with German Vice Chancellor HabeckThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with German Vice Chancellor and Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck.  The Secretary thanked him for Germany’s strong contributions to Ukraine, including financial, security, and humanitarian assistance.  They discussed the U.S.-Germany economic partnership, including how to...
Grenada National Day – United States Department of State
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Grenada National Day – United States Department of StateOn behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Grenada on the celebration of the 49th anniversary of your independence. The United States values its partnership with Grenada, especially the work we are doing under the U.S.-Caribbean Partnership to Address the Climate Crisis 2030 and to ensure a safe, secure, and...
Secretary Blinken’s Call with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Ukrainian Foreign Minister KulebaThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba.  The two discussed continued strong security and economic cooperation as Russia’s unprovoked full-scale invasion of Ukraine nears the one-year mark.  The Secretary underscored the United States’ unwavering support for Ukraine, including recent provisions...
Remarks by President Biden on Social Security and Medicare
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Remarks by President Biden on Social Security and MedicareUniversity of TampaTampa, Florida 1:57 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Tampa!  (Applause.) Azucena, thank you for that introduction.  Mayor Castor, thanks for the passport into the city.  I don’t know where you’re sitting.  I’m looking.  There you are.  Thanks for the passport. And I want to also thank the members of Congress here today: Kathy Castor, who represents...
Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the Diplomatic Culinary Partnership Reception
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Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the Diplomatic Culinary Partnership ReceptionSecretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Chief of Protocol Ambassador Rufus Gifford, and Chief Executive Officer of the James Beard Foundation Clare Reichenbach will deliver remarks to commemorate the launch of the Diplomatic Culinary Partnership on Thursday, February 9, 2023, at 5:45 p.m. ET at the Department of State. Following the speaking program, Secretary Blinken...
Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre En Route Tampa, Florida
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Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre En Route Tampa, FloridaAboard Air Force OneEn Route Tampa, Florida 11:55 A.M. EST  MS. JEAN-PIERRE:  All right.  Today we head to Tampa, Florida, where the President will contrast his commitment to protecting and strengthening Medicare and Social Security and lowering prescription drug prices with congressional Republicans’ plan to cut these programs. Unfortunately, there is a long history of...
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Alabama Disaster Declaration
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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Alabama Disaster DeclarationToday, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional disaster assistance available to the State of Alabama by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for emergency work undertaken in the State of Alabama as a result of severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes on January 12, 2023. Under the President’s order today, Federal funds...
Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Schallenberg
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister SchallenbergThe following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Schallenberg discussed opportunities for continued bilateral and multilateral cooperation, including assistance for Ukraine and the need to hold Russia accountable for its brutal war. Secretary Blinken praised Austria’s...
Minerals Security Partnership Governments Engage with African Countries and Issue a Statement on Principles for Environmental, Social, and Governance Standards
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Minerals Security Partnership Governments Engage with African Countries and Issue a Statement on Principles for Environmental, Social, and Governance StandardsToday, the Minerals Security Partnership (MSP) partners and key minerals-rich countries held a vice-ministerial meeting to discuss priorities, challenges, and opportunities in responsible mining, processing, and recycling of critical minerals. MSP partners participating in the meeting included: Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, the Republic of Korea, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United...