Antony Blinken

Pakistan involved in harbouring Taliban terrorists: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

When asked about how the US sees Pakistan`s involvement in Afghanistan, Blinken said Pakistan has a "multiplicity of interests", including some that are in "clear conflict" with that of the United States.

Sep 14, 2021, 06:22 AM IST

US Secretary Antony Blinken urges countries to hold Taliban accountable on counterterrorism

US Secretary Blinken urged unity in mitigating a potential humanitarian crisis and on holding the Taliban accountable on counterterrorism.

Sep 09, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in Qatar to discuss Afghanistan crisis

Dubbed as a "thank you" tour to Qatar and Germany, who were instrumental in helping Washington evacuate thousands of people out of Kabul, Blinken will meet with senior Qatari and German officials.

Sep 06, 2021, 23:21 PM IST

FS Shringla calls on US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, discusses bilateral ties, Afghanistan situation

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla is the highest level Indian official to meet top officials of the Biden administration after the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan that brought down curtains on the 20-year-old war.

Sep 02, 2021, 23:44 PM IST

Taliban celebrate as last US troops leave Afghanistan after 20 years

As the US soldiers left Afghanistan, it was celebration time for the Taliban. Celebratory gunfire resounded across Kabul as Taliban fighters took control of the airport

Aug 31, 2021, 16:13 PM IST

'A new chapter has begun': US suspends diplomatic mission in Afghanistan, moves embassy to Qatar

“Now, US military flights have ended, and our troops have departed Afghanistan. A new chapter of America's engagement with Afghanistan has begun. It's one in which we will lead with our diplomacy. The military mission is over. A new diplomatic mission has begun,” Blinken said in his address to the nation.

Aug 31, 2021, 08:06 AM IST

'Foreign nationals and Afghan citizens with authorisation can travel outside Afghanistan'

Since August 14, the US has evacuated and facilitated the evacuation of approximately 114,400 people. Since the end of July, the US has relocated approximately 120,000 people. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki had said on Friday had said that the US will be engaging with the Taliban to ensure the safe evacuation of people from Afghanistan following the August 31 deadline for withdrawal.

Aug 30, 2021, 06:33 AM IST

As August 31 deadline nears, US says it has evacuated over 82K people from Afghanistan so far

“Since August 14th, more than 82,300 people have been safely flown out of Kabul. In the 24-hour period from Tuesday to Wednesday, approximately 19,000 people were evacuated on 90 US military and coalition flights. Only the US could organise and execute a mission of this scale and this complexity," Blinken said.

Aug 26, 2021, 06:18 AM IST

India-US discuss Afghanistan situation second time this week, agree to continue coordination

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with India's MEA S Jaishankar on Afghanistan situation since Taliban took control of the nation on Sunday. 

Aug 20, 2021, 09:33 AM IST

Days after Antony Blinken, now top US diplomat in Delhi meets Dalai Lama representative

During the meet which lasted for an hour, US Chargé d’Affaires Atul Keshap extended support on the preservation of Tibetans' unique cultural and linguistic identities. 

Aug 11, 2021, 06:59 AM IST

Conflict in South China Sea will have 'serious' global consequences, says US at UNSC debate on maritime security

US thanked PM Narendra Modi for bringing the global leaders together for the 'critically important' discussion.

Aug 10, 2021, 11:18 AM IST

US Secretary Antony Blinken to participate in 5 ASEAN ministerial meetings

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will take part in five online ministerial meetings within the framework of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss regional and international issues.

Aug 01, 2021, 09:15 AM IST

Part of Blinken's civil society meet, Tibet House Director Dorji expresses concern about Chinese Communist party

Tibet House director Dorji Damdul was an interpreter for his holiness the Dalai Lama for many years and was a part of the US Secretary of state Blinken's civil society meeting in Delhi on Wednesday.

Jul 29, 2021, 23:42 PM IST

DNA: Why is America interfering in India's internal affairs?

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, was in Delhi today. During this, he met many big leaders, including PM Modi. But other than these meetings, there was such a meeting that went unnoticed. Antony Blinken met members of the civil society in India, but the issues discussed in this meeting have raised many questions.

Jul 28, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

In big boost to India's COVID-19 vaccination drive, Joe Biden administration announces USD 25 million aid

The United States on Wednesday announced USD 25 million assistance to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts across India. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on a two-day visit to India, said that the funding will contribute to saving lives by strengthening vaccine supply chain logistics, addressing misinformation, vaccine hesitancy, and helping to train more health care workers.

Jul 28, 2021, 17:01 PM IST

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets representative of Dalai Lama in Delhi

Antony Blinken's move is likely to provoke anger in China.

Jul 28, 2021, 14:42 PM IST

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet PM Modi, EAM Jaishankar on maiden India visit

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday evening, he will meet EAM S Jaishankar and NSA Ajit Doval and is likely to discuss a host of issues to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.

Jul 28, 2021, 08:31 AM IST

Antony Blinken likely to discuss Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific, Pakistan-sponsored terrorism during India visit

As both countries grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, discussions will also cover containment of virus and pandemic recovery efforts. 

Jul 25, 2021, 15:21 PM IST

India critical partner in the region, says US State Department ahead of Blinken’s visit to the country

Blinken is the 2nd Biden Administration official to visit Delhi this year, after United States Secretary of Defense, General (Retd.) Lloyd J. Austin. This will also be his 4th meeting with EAM Jaishankar, after meetings in London, Washington, and Italy.

Jul 24, 2021, 08:56 AM IST

US Secy of state Antony Blinken to visit India on July 28, meet PM Narendra Modi

In addition to his trip to New Delhi, Blinken will also travel to Kuwait City during his foreign trip from July 26 to 29, which State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said is to reaffirm America's commitment to strengthening partnerships and underscore cooperation on their shared priorities.

Jul 23, 2021, 21:31 PM IST