Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Colombian Vice President and Foreign Minister Marta Lucia Ramirez. The Secretary reaffirmed the enduring partnership between our two countries. He emphasized the importance of defending and advancing democracy in the region, particularly in Haiti, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba. He reiterated our gratitude to the Government of Colombia for its model outreach to the Venezuelan migrant population. He expressed U.S. support for Colombia’s COVID-19 pandemic recovery, as underscored by our recent donation of 2.5 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and 3.5 million doses of the Moderna vaccine to Colombia. He emphasized our shared commitment to expanding citizen security in the region, meeting our joint counter-narcotics goals, and listening to citizens’ concerns and addressing the root causes of recent protests. He affirmed our support for lasting peace in Colombia and inclusive economic growth as our hemisphere recovers.
Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met yesterday evening in Islamabad with Pakistani National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf. They discussed developments in Afghanistan and ways to […]
Washington, DC (STL.News) The Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: We welcome news that the United Kingdom plans to ban Huawei from future 5G networks and phase out untrusted Huawei equipment from existing networks. […]
Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Yesterday in Tokyo, Japan, I spoke of the need to stand up for our shared democratic values and to work together to hold to account […]