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The impact that she has had on this building is felt every single day in just about every single corridor, of course, she was a trailblazer as the first female secretary of state and quite literally opened doors for a large element of our workforce.
Found on FOX News 4 months ago
Russia’s government is also throttling Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram platforms that tens of millions of Russia’s citizens rely on to access independent information and opinions.
Found on FOX News 5 months ago
We have been consulting extensively with our allies and our partners, and of course when The US comes to the latter category, that includes Ukraine, we have not only informed them and given them a preview of what will be in this report, but we have actually explicitly solicited their feedback and incorporated that feedback into our report. So there will be no surprises. There will be no surprises for NATO. There will be no surprises for our European allies. There will be no surprises for our Ukrainian partners.
We are steadfast in our commitment to promoting the rule of law, to promoting respect for human rights globally, the Biden administration seeks cooperation with Turkey on common priorities, and as with any NATO ally, we will continue to engage in dialogue to address any disagreements.
Found on Reuters 9 months ago
Increasing the transparency of states' nuclear stockpiles is important to nonproliferation and disarmament efforts, including commitments under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and efforts to address all types of nuclear weapons, including deployed and non-deployed, and strategic and non-strategic.
Found on CNN 10 months ago
Found on FOX News 11 months ago
You have seen us stand by our partners, whether that is Taiwan, whether it is Israel, whether it is any other country, any other entity with whom we have a rock-solid partnership and a commitment.
Found on FOX News 12 months ago
We have made clear that any employee who has reported a possible unexplained health incident, or UHI, has what she or he needs to seek immediate and appropriate attention and care. These health incidents have been a priority for Secretary Blinken since Secretary Blinken day one.
Found on CNN 1 year ago
Don't let the' grandmother with the scarves' persona fool Jared Kushner. She is a phenomenal and adept politician, she has lasted this long in no small part due to her bureaucratic maneuvering. This isn't just about what she knows about disease, or her experience. This is a shrewd and deft political veteran.
Diplomatic Security and other law enforcement agencies rigorously vet new hires at our missions overseas, and all employees are also subject to ongoing reviews to ensure they are fully complying with their security responsibilities and Department security requirements, when we identify an employee in violation of security directives, we take appropriate action at the appropriate time.
Democratic governance and human rights deteriorated dramatically during the year as the result of a campaign of the Maduro administration to consolidate its power, the most significant human rights issues included extrajudicial killings by security forces, including government sponsored' colectivos' ; torture by security forces ; harsh and life-threatening prison conditions ; widespread arbitrary detentions ; and political prisoners.
On Syria, the secretary intends to discuss efforts to de-escalate violence, provide humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people and set the stage for a political settlement of the conflict.
Found on CNN 5 years ago
Today’s action notifies the U.S. public and the international community that Alotaibi has committed, or poses a significant risk of committing acts of terrorism, designations of terrorist individuals and groups expose and isolate organizations and individuals, and result in denial of access to the U.S. financial system.
The ultimate responsibility, of course, rests on the Cabinet official. In this case, it'd be the secretary of state, but we do it in close coordination with DOD. … The only considerations that are factored into the foreign military sales program is the furtherance of foreign policy objectives of the United States of America and not the efforts by external groups to lobby, as you say, or to influence that decision.
The State Department will be denying in full seven email chains, found in 22 documents representing 37 pages, the documents are being upgraded at the request of the Intelligence Community because they contain a category of Top Secret information ... These documents were not marked classified at the time they were sent.
We have worked diligently to come as close to the goal as possible, but with the large number of documents involved and the holiday schedule we have not met the goal this month, to narrow that gap, the State Department will make another production of former Secretary Clinton’s email sometime next week.
We are aware of reports that several U.S. citizens are detained in Yemen. Due to privacy considerations, we do not have any further personal details or information to share. The protection of U.S. citizens overseas is one of the Department of State's highest priorities. We strive to assist U.S. citizens detained abroad whenever possible.
Found on CNN 6 years ago
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