U.S. Report Describes a Global Retreat on Human Rights and Democracy

NyTimes 00:06 13.04

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says repressive governments “are growing more brazen” and reaching across borders to target their critics.


Iran will never acquire nuclear weapons, US promises Israel

The Guardian 03:11 28.03

Antony Blinken seeks to reassure Israel and Gulf allies ahead of possible renewal of nuclear deal


American officials scrambled to clarify Biden’s suggestion that Putin ‘cannot remain in power.’

NyTimes 00:06 28.03

Senior officials, including Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, and top lawmakers stressed that the United State s was not seeking regime change in Russia.


Blinken to Press Mideast Allies for Stronger Support for Ukraine

NyTimes 21:07 27.03

The countries, which have their own relationships with Russia, have provided some modest backing, but Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will ask for more.


US denies it is seeking regime change in Russia after Biden comments

The Guardian 15:10 27.03

Secretary of state Antony Blinken tries to row back on president’s inflammatory remarks in Poland


Ukraine-Russia war live updates: Biden denounces Putin as he ends Europe trip

NBC News 15:07 27.03

Washington quickly sought to clarify Biden's remarks, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterating Sunday that the U.S. was not pursuing "a strategy of regime change" in Moscow.


Israel to Host 3 Arab Foreign Ministers in Historic Meeting

NyTimes 18:07 25.03

The gathering of top diplomats from Israel, the U.A.E., Bahrain and Morocco, as well as Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, is a sign of how quickly Middle Eastern alliances are shifting.


Myanmar’s Military Committed Genocide Against Rohingya, U.S. Says

NyTimes 00:05 22.03

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the official designation. More than 9,000 people were killed in the violence.


U.S. Calls Putin a ‘War Criminal,’ but Consequences Are Unclear

NyTimes 12:06 18.03

A day after President Biden’s remark, Secretary of State A ntony Blinken said he agreed. Experts warned of hurdles to a successful prosecution.


US in ‘very active discussion’ with allies to ban import of Russian oil

The Guardian 21:11 06.03

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Biden has convened a meeting of his National Security Council on the subject


Ukraine can win, says US, as fightback frustrates Putin’s plan for swift victory

The Guardian 12:11 06.03

Antony Blinken says Ukraine ‘absolutely can’ prevail as Russia bombs civilian targets


Russia-Ukraine war latest: UK sets out international ‘plan of action’ for crisis; Ukraine calls for more Nato help in meeting with US – live

The Guardian 03:12 06.03

Boris Johnson has issued a six-point plan in reaction to the invasion; Ukraine ‘will win this war’ foreign minister says in meeting with Antony Blinken


Russia-Ukraine war latest: Ukraine calls for more Nato help in meeting with US; western sanctions akin to declaration of war, says Putin – live

The Guardian 21:12 05.03

Ukraine ‘will win this war’ says foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba at meeting with Antony Blinken at the Polish border; Putin warns western countries against implementing a no-fly zone over Ukraine


Antony Blinken warns that Putin will open ‘Pandora’s box’ in Ukraine – live

The Guardian 21:10 04.03

US secretary of state in Brussels for Nato meeting on Ukraine crisis where he condemns Russian ‘attacks on civilians’ – follow all the latest