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The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 

STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE NOVEMBER 2, 2022 A free and independent press plays a critical role in promoting democracy and shining a light on developments around the world – whether daunting or hopeful.  Journalists are the bedrock of an independent press, providing the public with facts and holding governments to ...
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Joint Statement on Ukraine

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson October 23, 2022 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, France, and the United Kingdom. We, the Foreign Ministers of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States, reiterate our steadfast support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in ...
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Release of the President’s National Security Strategy

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 12, 2022 The United States’  National Security Strategy lays out a vision for a free, open, secure, and prosperous world and a comprehensive plan to realize it.  This is not just our vision, but one shared by many other countries that seek to live in a world that respects ...
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UN General Assembly Resolution Condemning Russia’s Attempted Annexation of Ukraine’s Territory

Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State October 12, 2022   Today’s remarkable vote at the United Nations General Assembly is a powerful reminder that the overwhelming majority of nations stand with Ukraine, in defense of the UN Charter, and in resolute opposition to Russia’s ongoing war against Ukraine and its people.   Territorial ...
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Russia’s Sham Referenda in Ukraine

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN September 29, 2022 Russia’s Sham Referenda in Ukraine The Kremlin’s sham referenda are a futile effort to mask what amounts to a further attempt at a land grab in Ukraine.  To be clear: the results were orchestrated in Moscow and do not reflect the will of the people of ...
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