Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at a Joint Press Availability


INDIA (Ju;y 28, 2021)-- MODERATOR: Good afternoon. Honorable Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America, Honorable Minister of External Affairs of India Dr. S. Jaishankar, distinguished members of both delegations, members of the media: a very good afternoon again to all of you and a very…

Plague activity identified in Colorado: Ten Year Old Girl Died From Plague


COLORADO (July 26, 2021)---Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, in cooperation with local public health agencies, is investigating plague (Yersinia pestis) activity. Currently, there have been laboratory confirmed reports of plague in animals and fleas from six counties. This includes LaPlata County, where a 10-year-old resident died from causes…

Readout: Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Visit to the People’s Republic of China


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 26, 2021)--Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman traveled to the People’s Republic of China for meetings with State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other PRC officials from July 25-26.  The Deputy Secretary expressed the United States’ sincere condolences for the lives lost in the…

Congratulations to Peru’s President-Elect Pedro Castillo


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 20, 2021)--On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of Peru for making their voices heard in free and fair presidential and legislative elections.  We commend the many officials, public servants, and volunteers whose dedication made the vote and certification possible under challenging conditions presented…

Blinken Call with Mozambican President Nyusi and the Struggles of the People With COVID-19


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 14, 2021)--- Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi.  The Secretary and President reaffirmed the strength and importance of U.S.-Mozambique relations and our joint commitment to countering ISIS.  The Secretary underscored U.S. support for Mozambique’s efforts against COVID-19, building on…

Issuance of the Updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 13, 2021)---The U.S. Department of State, alongside the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the U.S. Department of Labor, issued an updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory in response…