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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. Representative to the United Nations New York, New York October 19, 2021 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. And thank you, Special Coordinator Wennesland for your briefing. And I thank briefers Hanan Ashrawi and Daniel Levy for sharing your views with us today. I welcome the participation of the Observer State ...
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“Thank you, Mr. Secretary” — Honoring Secretary Colin Powell

Secretary Antony J. Blinken on the Passing of Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell, October 18, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN: I’d like to say a few words about an extraordinary leader and a great man whom we lost today, Colin Powell. Secretary Powell was beloved here at the State Department – at C Street – and ...
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SENIOR COMMERCE OFFICIAL VIRTUALLY VISITS ISRAEL AND THE WEST BANK

PRESS RELEASE SENIOR COMMERCE OFFICIAL VIRTUALLY VISITS ISRAEL AND THE WEST BANK (October 13-14, 2021) On Thursday, October 14, 2021, International Trade Administration Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for the Office of Middle East and Africa (MEA) Camille Richardson concluded a two day “virtual visit” to Israel and the West Bank where she met with Israeli government ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Israeli Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Lapid

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 13, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary Blinken met today with Israeli Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid, whom he welcomed to Washington for the Minister’s first official visit. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister discussed a range of issues, including Iran, Syria, ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Michael Ratney remarks at the Knesset Abraham Accords Caucus – One-Year Commemoration Event October 11, 2021

Good afternoon everyone. I’m really delighted to be here in Jerusalem to celebrate the Abraham Accords. I want to acknowledge our gracious hosts, Knesset members Ofir Akunis and Ruth Wasserman Lande, for this initiative. And let me say how wonderful it is to be here with Israeli leaders, and of course with my diplomatic counterparts ...
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