Chair’s Statement by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken following the COVID-19 Ministerial

COVID-19 has left more than 5 million dead and disrupted the health and well-being of many millions more. It is still today ravaging the global economy and local livelihoods, disrupting global supply chains, and constraining global mobility, threatening peace and stability. Read More»

World Press Freedom Day

Tomorrow, the United States joins the international community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day.  Information and knowledge are powerful tools, and a free and independent press is the core institution connecting publics to the information they need to advocate for themselves, make informed decisions, and hold governmental officials accountable.  The United States advocates for press freedom ... Read More»

Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on COVID-19 in India

And we remember India’s generosity to the United States in the early days of the pandemic, when India offered medications to us as our hospitals were strained   The White House Press Briefings April 26, 2021 Via Teleconference 2:47 P.M. EDT SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: All right. Good afternoon, everybody. Thank you for joining us. Sorry ... Read More»

COVID-19 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy London, United Kingdom – November 3, 2020

On October 31, Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined new restrictions in response to the continuing spread of coronavirus. In light of the new restrictions, the U.S. Mission to the United Kingdom has reduced some routine in-person consular services Read More»

Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad, April 06, 2020

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services; Acting Assistant Secretary Alice Wells, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ian Brownlee, Bureau of Consular Affairs On COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad SPECIAL BRIEFING DR. WILLIAM WALTERS ... Read More»
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