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.


Blinken: growing evidence of Russian atrocities in Ukraine a ‘punch to the gut’

The Guardian 21:15 03.04

Secretary of state promises US will join allies in documenting atrocities and hold perpetrators accountable


U.S., Mideast allies show unity at landmark Israel summit amid Iran worries

NBC News 15:07 28.03

The desert retreat was clouded by U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine and health worries as Israel's leader was diagnosed with Covid after meeting with Secretary of State Blinken.


Blinken joins rare Israel-Arab summit as Iran deal looms

NBC News 12:06 28.03

The secretary of state, who is on a three-nation Middle East and North Africa tour, on Sunday met with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who tested positive for Covid early Monday.


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.


Ukraine-Russia war live updates: Secretary of State Blinken, other officials walk back Biden remarks on Putin ouster

NBC News 21:08 27.03

The president said the Russian leader "cannot remain in power," but the U.S. has clarified it is not pursuing regime change in Moscow.


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.


US formally accuses Russia of war crimes in Ukraine

The Guardian 00:10 24.03

Blinken cites ‘indiscriminate attacks and attacks deliberately targeting civilians, as well as other atrocities’


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.


U.S. Will Punish China if It Gives Military Aid to Russia, Blinken Says

NyTimes 03:07 18.03

President Biden plans to talk on Friday with Xi Jinping, who has a close partnership with V. adimir">V. adimir V. Putin and supports him in the Ukraine war.


Biden calls Putin a ‘murderous dictator’ and says Russia ‘waging an immoral war’ – US politics live

The Guardian 21:13 17.03

US president also calls Russian leader a ‘pure thug’ while Blinken says ‘intentionally targeting civilians is a war crime’ – follow all the latest news


Putin will lead Russia to strategic defeat in Ukraine, says Blinken

The Guardian 00:14 10.03

US secretary of state says Russian leader’s ‘clear plan to brutalise Ukraine’ will end in failure


‘Putin will fail and Russia will suffer strategic defeat’ in Ukraine, says Blinken – US politics live

The Guardian 21:14 09.03

US secretary of state makes remark in press conference with British foreign secretary Liz Truss – follow all the latest news


Blinken vows to escalate sanctions on Russia but warns war could last ‘some time’

The Guardian 03:13 07.03

Speaking from Moldova, US secretary of state warns Russia holds military advantage that western allies are finding hard to counter


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


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