Washington, DC (STL.News) Counselor of the Department Derek Chollet spoke today with Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei about the situation in Belarus and the current state of U.S.-Belarus bilateral relations. Counselor Chollet made clear the need for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Belarus without exception, specifically citing the urgency of the case of RFE/RL consultant Ihar Losik. The Counselor and the Foreign Minister also discussed the pending exchange of ambassadors between the United States and Belarus, noting that open lines of communication would benefit both countries. The call underscored the United States’ strong support for proposals for a genuine dialogue with those leading the protest movement, with the goal of free and fair elections with international observation this year.
Washington, DC (STL.News) Ned Price, Department Spokesperson released the following statement: On behalf of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to the people of Eswatini on the 53rd anniversary of your nation’s independence. Independence Day […]
Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Omani Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr al-Busaidi. They discussed security cooperation and reaffirmed the importance of Oman’s […]
Secretary Pompeo Travels to Vietnam To Demonstrate Support for a Strong, Prosperous, and Independent Vietnam WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) “Over the last quarter century, our two countries have built a partnership and friendship founded on shared interests, […]