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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Rwandan President Kagame

  Secretary Blinken’s Call with Rwandan President Kagame   READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 15, 2023 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken had a productive call today with Rwandan President Paul Kagame. The two discussed the volatile situation along the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Secretary Blinken updated President Kagame on the ... Read More»

The Republic of the Congo National Day

  The Republic of the Congo National Day   PRESS STATEMENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 15, 2023 On behalf of the United States of America, I extend my congratulations to the government and the people of the Republic of the Congo on the 63rd anniversary of your independence on August 15. The United States and the Republic of the Congo cooperate in many areas to ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerian President Tinubu

  Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerian President Tinubu   READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 14, 2023 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Nigerian President Bola Tinubu. The Secretary commended President Tinubu’s leadership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Second Extraordinary Summit on the situation in the Republic of Niger. He noted ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Algerian Foreign Minister Attaf

  Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Algerian Foreign Minister Attaf READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 9, 2023 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matt Miller: Secretary Antony J. Blinken met today with Algerian Foreign Minister Ahmed Attaf to discuss the U.S.-Algeria bilateral partnership and consult on shared efforts to de-escalate conflict and advance regional stability, including in the Sahel. The Secretary and Foreign Minister reaffirmed the importance ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum

  Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 9, 2023 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke yesterday with Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum. The two discussed Acting Deputy Secretary Nuland’s recent trip to Niamey and the Secretary conveyed the United States’ ongoing support for a solution that restores Niger to democratic rule ... Read More»