The United States Restores Assistance for the Palestinians

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 7, 2021 The United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75 million in economic and development assistance in the West Bank and Gaza, $10 million for peacebuilding programs through the U.S. Agency for International Development …

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President Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Leaders Summit on Climate

U.S. Embassy Vienna: “The White House will host 40 diverse world leaders to the Leaders’ Summit on Climate, to include NATO member states.  In the virtual meeting the President seeks to engage and explore areas for cooperation on addressing the climate crisis.  The U.S. Embassy in Vienna underscores that Austria continues to be an important …

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Opening Message for the Exhibit “Our Americans”

Video message by Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Robin Dunnigan Liebe Burgenländerinnen und Burgenländer! It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to this exhibit., just like my fellow Americans welcomed your ancestors to the United States. At the U.S. Embassy, we are well aware of the close relationship that binds Burgenland and the United States …

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A Foreign Policy for the American People

ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE BEN FRANKLIN ROOM, WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 3, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good morning.  My fellow Americans, five weeks ago I was sworn in as your Secretary of State.  My job is to represent the United States to the world, to fight for the interests and values of the American people.  When President Biden asked me to serve, …

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Interim National Security Strategic Guidance

MARCH 03, 2021 Today, the Administration released the Interim National Security Strategic Guidance, attached. This interim guidance has been issued to convey President Biden’s vision for how America will engage with the world, and to provide guidance for departments and agencies to align their actions as the Administration begins work on a National Security Strategy. …

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Remarks by President Biden on America’s Place in the World

FEBRUARY 04, 2021 U.S. Department of State Headquarters Harry S. Truman Building Washington, D.C. 2:45 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Secretary, it’s great to be here with you.  And I’ve been looking forward a long time to be able to call you “Mr. Secretary.” Good afternoon, everyone.  It’s an honor to be back at the …

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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

JANUARY 20, 2021 The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for …

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Diplomats for equality!

30 Embassies, Delegations and Permanent Missions support Vienna Pride 2017 We, the Diplomatic Missions of Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, joined by the …

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