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Secretary Antony J. Blinken Remarks to the Press

Good afternoon, everyone.  I just had an opportunity to visit Camp As Sayliyah.  This is the joint Department of Defense, State Department operation to help bring Afghans, Afghan allies to the United States.  It’s where we’re working to screen them medically, to vet them for security purposes, and to finish the consular processing that goes ...
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Scientists in Africa working to end hunger

Addressing the global food crisis requires sharing the harvest — and knowledge. Scientists in Africa are doing just that. Through Feed the Future, a U.S. program to combat global poverty and hunger, scientists harness local solutions to expand local crop yields and feed more people. Meet four scientists in Africa involved in Feed the Future programs ...
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G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement

We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, condemn in the strongest terms the brazen launch of another Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) conducted on 18 November 2022 by the DPRK. This missile launch is another ...
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Transgender Day of Remembrance

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the world pauses to remember the lives of the many transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming persons killed in acts of targeted, transphobic violence.  On every continent, transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming persons confront violence, harassment, and discrimination that shock the conscience, simply based on their gender identity or expression.  For far too many, their own governments ...
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