Peru’s Independence Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 28, 2021 On behalf of the United States and the American people, I send our best wishes to the people of Peru as you celebrate the 200th anniversary of your independence. The values we share and our commitment to democracy, equitable economic growth, respect for diversity, educational …

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Peru President-Elect Castillo

Office of the Spokesperson July 26, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Peruvian President-Elect Pedro Castillo and offered congratulations to the people of Peru for an electoral process indicative of a strong and vibrant democracy.  He thanked Peru for its support in addressing the …

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Honoring Anticorruption Champions

Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State  Around the world, corruption threatens security and stability, hinders economic growth, undermines democracy and human rights, destroys trust in public institutions, facilitates transnational crime, and siphons away public and private resources.  The Biden Administration recognizes that we will only be successful in combating these issues by working in concert …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken Remarks to the UN Security Council Briefing on COVID-19 and Vaccine Access

  FOREIGN SECRETARY RAAB:  Thank you, Your Excellency Mr. Jerandi, for your contribution.  And I now give the floor to His Excellency Mr. Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State for the United States.  Over to you, sir.  SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Dominic, thank you very much, and it’s very good to be with all of you today.  I thank …

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