Posts Tagged ‘blinken’

Blinken: ‘Sheikh Jarrah could lead to war, situation not ready for peace’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday expressed his concerns about the expulsion of Palestinian families from Sheikh Jarrah and increasing tension at Al-Aqsa Mosque, fearing that this could lead to a new war. Speaking to Israeli Walla! news website, Blinken stated that the US understands the necessity to return Israeli soldiers captive in […]

Blinken Deletes Tweet Saying U.S. Would ‘Stand with Hong Kong’

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has deleted a statement posted to his official Twitter account on Thursday that said the U.S. would “stand with the people of Hong Kong,” the South China Morning Post reported Friday. Blinken’s now-deleted tweet, originally posted on September 16, read: Beijing should let the voices of all Hong Kongers […]

Blinken Replaces ‘We Stand With the People of Hong Kong’ Message With Milder Version on Twitter

A Twitter post from the account of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken that said the United States would “stand with the people of Hong Kong” was recently taken down and replaced with a more subdued version. Blinken’s statement was addressing news on Sept. 15 of how seven democratically elected Hong Kong opposition district councillors were disqualified […]

US will help Israel strike further normalisation pacts: Blinken

Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed today to help Israel normalize relations with additional countries in the Muslim and Arab worlds as he commemorated the one-year anniversary of former President Donald Trump’s Abraham Accords. Blinken said the Biden administration would “continue to build on the successful efforts of the last administration to keep normalisation marching […]

Blinken Says No to Greenland Real Estate

The village of Kulusuk in Greenland. (Photo: Ville Miettinen/flickr/cc) In May, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made a visit to Greenland.  In a rather unedifying way, he was called ‘Tony’ by his hosts, a disarming point that was bound to open the floodgates of insincerity.  For all the convivial stuffing, there was a certain […]

‘Maybe you have something to teach us,’ Blinken gushes to Bennett, on script

The mood of the Naftali Bennett visit to the White House was set yesterday when Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the prime minister, “Maybe you have something to teach us,” with reference to Bennett’s diverse governing coalition. The comment came after the Israeli Prime Minister joked about Israel’s endless elections. Bennett: I have news […]

Surrender: Antony Blinken Says U.S. Must Get Taliban Permission to Evacuate Americans

Secretary of State Antony Blinken did not deny that the U.S. must ask the Taliban for permission to get Americans out of Afghanistan during an interview over the weekend, days before President Joe Biden caved to the jihadis’ August 31 evacuation deadline. Blinken made it clear on Sunday that the Taliban is calling the shots […]

Blinken-Lloyd Duo Returns to Asia

At the end of July US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin returned to Asia to resolve one of the key foreign policy challenges facing all the US administrations of the last 10 years – the continuous growth of China’s influence, both in the region and globally. It is possible […]

Secretary Of State Blinken Calls For Formal Investigation After Swastika Found Etched In State Department Elevator

⁣What had been the cause of the “Kristallnacht,” which resulted in damage to or destruction of 180 synagogues among the existing 14,000 and an equal percentage of Jewish businesses? A seventeen year old Polish Jew, Hershel Gruenspan, residing in Paris, had become so upset about the fate of his father in Germany that he armed […]

Blinken lied through his teeth about Israeli and U.S. accountability to victims– that’s the real scandal

Daniel Larison made the central point about the Ilhan Omar controversy. People should be outraged about Antony Blinken’s comment and not hers. “The real outrage in this exchange was Blinken’s claim that victims of U.S. and Israeli war crimes can get justice from the governments responsible for those crimes, because all of us, Blinken included, […]

Blinken heads to Egypt to shore up Gaza cease-fire efforts

Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday as he presses ahead with a diplomatic mission aimed at shoring up a cease-fire that ended an 11-day war between Israel and the Hamas militant group. Blinken was wrapping up talks in Israel early Wednesday before departing to Cairo. He has vowed to […]

Blinken Says U.S. Will Aid Gaza Without Helping Hamas

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Tuesday to “rally international support” to aid Gaza following a devastating war there while keeping any assistance out of the hands of its militant Hamas rulers, as he began a regional tour to shore up last week’s cease-fire. The 11-day war between Israel and Hamas […]

US not seeking to buy Greenland anymore, says Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reassured Greenlanders on Thursday that his administration was not seeking to buy their island anymore. Former President Donald Trump had expressed interest in buying Greenland from Denmark and later cancelled a state visit to Copenhagen when the offer was mocked by Danes and Greenlanders alike. Asked whether the Biden […]

Blinken Calls for End to Gaza Rockets in Conversation With PA’s Abbas

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in a virtual bilateral meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State Department Washington, U.S. April 27, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis. i24 News – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he spoke with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday, urging an end to rocket attacks as Gaza […]

Netanyahu discusses war in Israel with Biden, Blinken

Browse > Home / News / Netanyahu discusses war in Israel with Biden, Blinken May 13, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone with US President Joe Biden on Wednesday night and thanked him for “the American backing for Israel’s right to self-defence.” Israeli […]

Blinken Calls Hezbollah ‘Threat,’ US Blacklists 7 Lebanese Nationals

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in a virtual bilateral meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State Department Washington, U.S. April 27, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis The United States on Tuesday called on governments worldwide to take action against Lebanon’s Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah, as the Treasury Department sanctioned seven Lebanese nationals it […]

Blinken Urges De-Escalation Between Israel and Palestinians, Immediate Halt to Rocket Attacks

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks during a NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool i24News – The US State Secretary Antony Blinken called for de-escalation from both Israel and Palestinians on Tuesday amid the ongoing Gaza flare-up. “All sides need to de-escalate, reduce […]

Democrats urge Blinken to pressure Israel on Palestinian evictions in Jerusalem

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Iran set to feature in Blinken meeting with U.K. foreign secretary Raab

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Blinken, Yossi Cohen meet in Washington as Israel presses its case on Iran

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Thursday in Washington with visiting Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and Israel’s ambassador Gilad Erdan, as Israel sought to convince Washington to seek an improved deal to prevent Iran from attaining nuclear weapons rather than reenter the limping 2015 accord. The two-hour meeting was the second this week in […]

Blinken meets Israel’s Mossad spy chief for talks on Iran

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House Democrats to urge Blinken: Use all antisemitism definitions at your disposal

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Blinken: US Commitment to Israel ‘Ironclad’

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that America’s commitment to Israel is “ironclad,” and that he—and the Biden administration—supports more normalization agreements. Blinken appeared as part of a virtual event hosted by Israel’s embassy in Washington for Israeli Independence Day, which also featured U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader […]

Blinken: US commitment to Israel ‘ironclad,’ welcomes more normalization agreements

Browse > Home / News / Blinken: US commitment to Israel ‘ironclad,’ welcomes more normalization agreements April 16, 2021 by JNS Read on for article U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that America’s commitment to Israel is “ironclad,” and that he—and the Biden administration—supports more normalization agreements. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken welcoming […]

Blinken, Senate leaders join Israel Independence Day virtual event

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell participated on Wednesday night in a virtual celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day. According to Israel’s embassy in Washington, which hosted the event, more than 20,000 people watch it online. “In your 73rd year of freedom, we salute Israel’s […]

Blinken holds talks in Brussels amid rising tensions on Ukraine border

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected in Brussels on Tuesday for talks with European and NATO allies amid a large build-up of military forces on the borders with Ukraine and in Crimea. The State Department says Blinken will be joined in the Belgian capital by US defence secretary Lloyd Austin for additional consultations […]

Blinken names State Department’s chief diversity and inclusion officer

“It’s perpetuated by policies, practices and people to this day,” Blinken said. Abercrombie-Winstanley was the former ambassador to Malta during President Barack Obama’s second term, served as a senior career diplomat for more than three decades, and was the first woman to lead a foreign diplomatic mission in Saudi Arabia. “We have the talent to […]

Blinken’s Holocaust Gaffe

Was Breckinridge Long our 32nd president, rather than Franklin Roosevelt? From Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent remarks, one could erroneously conclude that it was actually Assistant Secretary of State Long, not President Roosevelt, who decided American immigration policy in the 1930s and 1940s, and Long, not Roosevelt, who decided that the U.S. should refrain […]

Blinken & Pompeo: DEATH to Syrian Children (Pure Evil of U.S. Leaders)

by Admin · April 11, 2021 EDITORIAL Blinken and Pompeo Agree:Death to Syrian Children by Mike Billington [Print version of this editorial] April 1—The dire situation in Syria is becoming one of the critical junctures in the intensifying battle between the genocidal policies of the British Empire and a new paradigm based on peace through […]

Blinken Puts More Focus on Palestinians in Call to Israeli Counterpart

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks during a NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told his Israeli counterpart on Friday that Israelis and Palestinians should enjoy “equal measures” of freedom, security, prosperity and democracy. Blinken’s comments reflected […]

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