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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Antony Blinken


In first in-person meeting, Jaishankar, Blinken discuss Covid challenge

May 04, 2021 7:09 am

While this was Jaishankar’s first in-person meeting with Blinken, they have worked closely together in their previous capacities. Sources said the two had “in depth discussion on the Covid challenge and the immediate requirements of India”.

Jaishankar discusses medical supplies with Blinken, Wang

May 01, 2021 8:07 am

Jaishankar's call with Blinken came on a day when US aircraft brought 440 oxygen cylinders, 210 oximeters, 8.84 lakh Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits, and 84,000 N-95 face masks.

Biden admin deeply focused on issue of expanding global vaccine manufacturing, delivery: US

April 07, 2021 7:17 am

The official, however, refrained from indicating the position of the US on the request by several countries led by India and South Africa for intellectual property waiver of COVID-19 vaccines before the World Trade Organization (WTO).

China refutes Blinken's charge it helped to write WHO experts' report on COVID-19 origin

March 29, 2021 8:13 pm

Blinken in an interview to CNN on Sunday expressed concern about the "methodology and the process" followed by the forthcoming WHO report on the origin of the coronavirus.

Senators ask Blinken to raise farmers issue, say Indians will determine path ahead on new laws

March 19, 2021 9:29 am

In their letter, released to the press, the two senators urged Blinken to raise the importance of freedom of speech and the right to peaceful protest in conversations with his Indian counterparts and to ensure that State Department officials at all levels do so as well.

U.S. imposes sanctions on children of Myanmar military leader, companies

March 11, 2021 10:13 am

Wednesday's move - the latest in a series of punitive actions taken by Washington against Myanmar's military over the coup - essentially freezes any U.S. assets of those blacklisted and generally bars Americans from dealing with them.

Jaishankar, Blinken talk over phone, discuss Myanmar situation, issues of mutual concern

February 10, 2021 10:53 am

After Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, the two governments have established contacts at the highest level with Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi having spoken over phone on February 8.

UNHRC is flawed, needs reform but walking away won't fix it: US Secretary Blinken

February 08, 2021 11:26 pm

To address the Council's deficiencies and ensure it lives up to its mandate, the United States must be at the decision-making table using the full weight of its diplomatic leadership, he asserted.

US calls out human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang, Tibet

February 06, 2021 5:00 pm

While talking to Beijing, top US diplomat Antony Blinken pressed for accountability on human rights abuses in Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong.

Blinken speaks to Afghan President Ghani, reaffirms US support to peace process

January 29, 2021 11:44 am

During the call, Blinken highlighted robust diplomatic support for the peace process focused on helping the parties to the conflict achieve a durable and just political settlement and permanent and comprehensive ceasefire that benefits all Afghans.