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The United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 27, 2022 Our partnership with the people of Ukraine is steadfast and enduring, and we are focused on Ukraine’s urgent humanitarian needs as an important part of our response to Russia’s premeditated, unprovoked, and unjustified attack.  It is with the welfare of ordinary Ukrainians in mind that we are announcing the provision ...
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Joint Statement on Further Restrictive Economic Measures

We, the leaders of the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States condemn Putin’s war of choice and attacks on the sovereign nation and people of Ukraine. We stand with the Ukrainian government and the Ukrainian people in their heroic efforts to resist Russia’s invasion. Russia’s war represents an ...
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On the Occasion of Kuwait’s National Day

02/25/2022 09:57 AM EST Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, it is my distinct pleasure to extend to you and the Kuwaiti people congratulations on the occasion of your National and Liberation days, February 25 and 26, respectively. It was a pleasure to visit ...
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Remarks by President Biden on Russia’s Unprovoked and Unjustified Attack on Ukraine

SPEECHES AND REMARKS FEBRUARY 24, 2022 East Room 1:43 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Sorry to keep you waiting. Good afternoon. The Russian military has begun a brutal assault on the people of Ukraine without provocation, without justification, without necessity. This is a premeditated attack. Vladimir Putin has been planning this for months, as I’ve been ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN General Assembly Debate on the Situation in the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. Representative to the United Nations New York, New York February 23, 2022 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. Member States of the United Nations, we stand at a crossroads in the history of this body. On Monday, President Putin announced that Russia would recognize as “independent states” the so-called DNR and ...
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