Romania’s National Day

U.S. Department of State Press Statement December 1, 2023 Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Romania on the 105th anniversary of Great Union Day. The United States and Romania have been allies, partners, and friends for decades. That friendship is rooted in ... Read More»

Russia’s Strategic Failure and Ukraine’s Secure Future

Remarks by Antony J. Blinken, Secretary Of State Helsinki City Hall, Helsinki, Finland June 2, 2023 MAYOR VARTIAINEN: Your Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, dear friends, it is my great pleasure to warmly welcome you all to the beautiful capital of Finland, Helsinki, and the Helsinki City Hall. Helsinki has a great honor to host this ... Read More»

On Beijing’s Imposition of National Security Legislation on Hong Kong

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State June 30, 2020 The Chinese Communist Party’s decision to impose draconian national security legislation on Hong Kong destroys the territory’s autonomy and one of China’s greatest achievements. Hong Kong demonstrated to the world what a free Chinese people could achieve – one of the most successful economies ... Read More»

Observance of International Women’s Day

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State As we mark International Women’s Day on March 8, we join forces with countries around the globe striving to advance the rights, progress, and equal status of women. Working together, we are finding ways to ensure women and girls have access to equal opportunities and live free from gender-based ... Read More»

Crimea is Ukraine

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State February 27 will mark the sixth anniversary of Russia’s attempted annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, and the United States reaffirms: Crimea is Ukraine. As underscored in our July 2018 Crimea Declaration, the United States does not and will not ever recognize Russia’s claims of sovereignty over the peninsula. We ... Read More»
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