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ANTONY BLINKEN

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands as they meet at the Munich Security Conference at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel in the southern German city on Friday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Feb 17, 2024
U.S. and China agree to hold follow-up talks on North Korea and Mideast
The first meeting since October between the top U.S. and Chinese diplomats took place on the sidelines of a security conference in Munich.
Smoke rises over buildings in Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip following Israeli bombardment on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 6, 2024
Palestinians hope Blinken visit hastens truce before Rafah strike
Blinken's meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lasted about two hours.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken during talks in Washington on Friday
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 13, 2024
China and Taiwan focus of top U.S. and Japanese diplomats' talks
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken “stressed the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait."
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken gestures as he arrives in Tel Aviv on Monday as part of his weeklong trip aimed at calming tensions across the Middle East.
WORLD / Society
Jan 9, 2024
Blinken arrives in Israel as it says Gaza war to continue through 2024
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was due to meet Israeli leaders on Tuesday in his quest to prevent the Gaza Strip conflict from growing into a regional conflagration as the Israeli military said its fight against Hamas will rage all year.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa speaks during a news conference after a Group of Seven foreign ministers meeting in Tokyo on Nov. 8.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 25, 2023
Japan, South Korea and U.S. envoys seek united front on North Korea
The three countries' top diplomats strongly condemned North Korea’s launch of a military spy satellite and vowed to boost trilateral security cooperation.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Seoul on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 9, 2023
U.S. and South Korea condemn North Korean arms transfers to Russia
Antony Blinken's Asian stops follow a whirlwind tour of the Middle East for discussions on the Israel-Hamas war.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) and Japan's Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa speak during G7 foreign ministers' meetings in Tokyo on Wednesday. Blinken plans to fly to Seoul after the meetings conclude.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 8, 2023
U.S. top envoy to visit Seoul as North Korea and Russia draw closer
The United States, South Korea and Japan have condemned what they say is the supply of military equipment by North Korea to Russia.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) and Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa attend a working dinner during G7 ministerial meetings, in Tokyo on Tuesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 7, 2023
G7 support for Ukraine will not waver due to Gaza crisis, Japan says
The G7 nations, as well as the European Union, meet in Tokyo on Nov. 7 to 8 to discuss issues including the Ukraine war and the Israel-Gaza crisis.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi hold a news conference after meetings about the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Amman on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 5, 2023
Arab world and U.S. split on Gaza cease-fire as Israel presses on
In a rare open display of disagreement, the top U.S. diplomat pushed back, saying a cease-fire would only let Hamas militants regroup.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken sits onboard a plane during his visit to Israel as he departs en route to Jordan, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in Tel Aviv on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 4, 2023
Palestinians report Israeli strike on school ahead of diplomatic talks
The news came as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was set to meet Arab leaders following a failed attempt to win Israeli backing for a cease-fire.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks to reporters before leaving Washington on Thursday for a diplomatic trip to the Middle East and Asia.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 3, 2023
Blinken's Japan trip shows U.S. 'laser-focused' on Asia: diplomat
The U.S. secretary of state will visit Tokyo to attend a two-day meeting of the Group of Seven foreign ministers beginning Tuesday.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping meets with U.S. President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Nusa Dua, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, on Nov. 14, 2022.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / FOCUS
Oct 29, 2023
U.S. and China agree to work toward Biden-Xi meeting next month
U.S. President Joe Biden emphasized the need to manage the U.S.-China rivalry "responsibly” during a rare meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrive to speak to the press prior to meetings at the State Department in Washington on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 27, 2023
Top U.S. and China envoys seek 'in-depth' dialogue to stabilize ties
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken for talks that could pave the way for a meeting of the two countries' leaders.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken returns to Amman, Jordan, early Tuesday after overnight negotiations in Tel Aviv with Israeli officials, including Benjamin Netanyahu.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Oct 17, 2023
U.S. whirlwind Israel diplomacy hits hard Middle East realities
The top U.S. diplomat's flurry of travel to Arab capitals appears to have resulted in little beyond President Joe Biden's planned visit to Israel.
U.S. President Joe Biden holds a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the 78th U.N. General Assembly in New York on Sept. 20.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 17, 2023
Biden to visit Israel as Gaza war sparks humanitarian crisis
Biden's visit will mark a significant show of U.S. support for its top Middle East ally.
U.S. President Joe Biden, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, delivers remarks Tuesday after speaking with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the situation following Hamas' deadly attacks on Israel.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
Oct 11, 2023
Israel-Hamas war upends Biden's two-pronged Mideast strategy
After keeping the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at arm's length, Biden now finds himself thrust into a crisis likely to reshape his Middle East policy.
The top diplomats from "Quad nations," U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong, Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa meet in New York on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 23, 2023
'Quad' ministers urge U.N. members not to trade arms with North Korea
The call comes as Pyongyang looks to expand its military collaboration with Moscow.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken before a meeting in Kyiv on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 7, 2023
Blinken vows to give Ukraine what it needs for offensive
Blinken's visit comes as Zelenskyy has escalated a crackdown on corruption, which remains a major concern for allies.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken shakes hands with Tonga's Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku Siaosi in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, on Tuesday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 26, 2023
Antony Blinken in Tonga warns of 'predatory' Chinese aid
As part of a drive to build Washington's influence across the region and to counter Beijing's growing clout, Blinken touched down in Tonga on a diplomatic charm offensive.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY
Jul 5, 2023
Can the U.S. and China halt their spiraling relations?
Janet Yellen said ahead of her China visit the two countries need to discuss their disagreements so that they don’t have misunderstandings about each other"s intentions.

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