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World Press Freedom Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 2, 2021 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, ...
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U.S. State Department Counselor & National Security Council Coordinator for the Middle East & North Africa Lead Interagency Delegation to Midd

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 1, 2021 An interagency delegation consisting of U.S. State Department Counselor Derek Chollet and National Security Council Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk, as well as Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Joey Hood and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Dana Stroul, will ...
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Statement by President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day

  APRIL 24, 2021 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide and recommit ourselves to preventing such an atrocity from ever again occurring. Beginning on April 24, 1915, with the arrest of Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople ...
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