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Blinken: 340 Americans evacuated from Afghanistan since Aug 31

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Blinken: 340 Americans evacuated from Afghanistan since Aug 31

Blinken: 340 Americans evacuated from Afghanistan since Aug 31

Secretary of State Antony Blinken defends US efforts to evacuate Americans from Afghanistan in an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash.


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EU and US Partner to Ensure Food Security and Access to Fertilizer [Video]

EU and US Partner to Ensure Food Security and Access to Fertilizer

EU and US Partner, to Ensure Food Security, and Access to Fertilizer. Al Jazeera reports that the European Union and the United States are preparing to launch a new platform meant to address food security. . Al Jazeera reports that the European Union and the United States are preparing to launch a new platform meant to address food security. . The move comes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has curbed access to staple crops and fertilizers originating in the region. The move comes as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has curbed access to staple crops and fertilizers originating in the region. Here is clearly a need for how to best align approaches to support these countries as the EU and US are major players and international donors, Valdis Dombrovskis, EU trade chief, via Al Jazeera. There are clearly disruptions and we need to see how we are diversifying the supply, Valdis Dombrovskis, EU trade chief, via Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera reports that the new platform will be part of the Trade and Technology Council established to strengthen economic ties between the EU and the U.S. . Al Jazeera reports that the new platform will be part of the Trade and Technology Council established to strengthen economic ties between the EU and the U.S. . Senior officials are scheduled to meet on May 15 and 16 to coordinate their efforts on areas including export controls, semi-conductors and procurement. The U.S. will reportedly be represented by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Trade Representative Katherine Tai. The U.S. will reportedly be represented by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Trade Representative Katherine Tai. The U.S. will reportedly be represented by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Trade Representative Katherine Tai. While the EU side will include Dombrovskis, Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s digital affairs chief, and Thierry Breton, the head of internal markets. While the EU side will include Dombrovskis, Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s digital affairs chief, and Thierry Breton, the head of internal markets. While the EU side will include Dombrovskis, Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s digital affairs chief, and Thierry Breton, the head of internal markets. The group is reportedly aimed at ensuring the supply of agri-food commodities, particularly for developing nations. . According to Dombrovskis, while the EU is not currently facing a food security crisis, the new platform could also help curb, "food affordability issues.”. According to Dombrovskis, while the EU is not currently facing a food security crisis, the new platform could also help curb, "food affordability issues.”

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Russia and India’s partnership was due to necessity says Antony Blinken |Oneindia News [Video]

Russia and India’s partnership was due to necessity says Antony Blinken |Oneindia News

Talking about the partnership between India and Russia, the US secretary of state Antony Blinken said that the partnership was a due necessity when the United States was not in a position to be New Delhi's partner. #Russia #India #USA

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Biden Taps Bridget Brink As New US Ambassador to Ukraine [Video]

Biden Taps Bridget Brink As New US Ambassador to Ukraine

Biden Taps Bridget Brink , As New US Ambassador to Ukraine. Biden Taps Bridget Brink , As New US Ambassador to Ukraine. On April 25, the White House announced President Biden has selected Brink, a 25-year career diplomat, to be the new ambassador to Ukraine. On April 25, the White House announced President Biden has selected Brink, a 25-year career diplomat, to be the new ambassador to Ukraine. Brink is currently the U.S. ambassador to Slovakia and has worked in Uzbekistan and Georgia. Reuters reports that she's also held several senior positions throughout the State Department and White House National Security Council. Reuters reports that she's also held several senior positions throughout the State Department and White House National Security Council. She also speaks Russian. A State Department official said Brink's "decades of experience make her uniquely suited for this moment in Ukraine’s history.". Reuters reports that the position has been vacant since former President Trump recalled Marie Yovanovitch in 2019. Reuters reports that the position has been vacant since former President Trump recalled Marie Yovanovitch in 2019. It must now be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Over the weekend, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin traveled to Kyiv to meet with President Volodomyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials. Over the weekend, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin traveled to Kyiv to meet with President Volodomyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials. Over the weekend, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin traveled to Kyiv to meet with President Volodomyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials. Amid the trip, Washington announced that American diplomats will return to Ukraine this week

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US Wants Russia To Remain Weakened, Says Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin [Video]

US Wants Russia To Remain Weakened, Says Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin

US Wants Russia , To Remain Weakened, , Says Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. US Wants Russia , To Remain Weakened, , Says Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd Austin made the comments after both he and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met in person in Ukraine with President Volodymyr Zelensky. We want to see Russia weakened to the degree that it can’t do the kinds of things that it has done in invading Ukraine, Lloyd Austin, U.S. Secretary of Defense, via 'The Wall Street Journal'. In addition, more U.S. aid was pledged to assist Ukrainian fighters in their battles against the Russian invasion. U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken offered a succinct assessment of the war. Russia is failing, Ukraine is succeeding, Anthony Blinken, U.S. Secretary of State, via 'The Wall Street Journal'. Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed gratitude for the support of the Biden administration for his nation's fight. Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed gratitude for the support of the Biden administration for his nation's fight. I would like to thank President Biden personally and on behalf of the entire Ukrainian people for his leadership in supporting Ukraine, for his personal clear position, Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine, via 'The Wall Street Journal'. The meeting over the weekend was not without risks for the high level U.S. officials and President Zelensky. Austin offered an assessment of the chances of a victorious Ukraine and of President Zelensky's focus. We believe that they can win if they have the right equipment, the right support, Lloyd Austin, U.S. Secretary of Defense, via 'The Wall Street Journal'. While he’s grateful for all the things we’re doing, he’s also focused on what he thinks he’ll need next in order to be successful, Lloyd Austin, U.S. Secretary of Defense, via 'The Wall Street Journal'. A senior U.S. State Department official told members of the press that the expectations are that Putin may choose to accelerate. I suspect that May is going to be very much in his mind in wanting to show something, so we fully anticipate that he’s going to press the accelerator the best he can, Senior U.S. State Department Official, via 'The Wall Street Journal'. We’re trying to be prepared for everything, Senior U.S. State Department Official, via 'The Wall Street Journal'

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Jaishankar counters US’ human rights comment, says India entitled to its views too | Oneindia News [Video]

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India’s foreign minister S Jaishankar while addressing a press conference said that India is also entitled to its view of the human rights violations in the US. Jaishankar’s remarks were seen as an answer to Blinken’s statement on India. #Jaishankar #Bliken #HumanRights

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Middle school student in Afghanistan makes model vehicles from waste [Video]

Middle school student in Afghanistan makes model vehicles from waste

Shakirullah, a secondary school student in the city of Khost, Afghanistan, collects waste materials in his district and builds model vehicles such as tractors and bulldozers.

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