During talks with the UN Security Council on Friday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed human rights and global cooperation. "Now, some question whether multilateral cooperation is still possible," he told the council. "The United States believes it is not only possible, it is imperative."
The U.S. Secretary of State said that he was monitoring the situation between the two nations "very, very closely."
Su Xiaohui told CCTV that Biden was deploying the U.S. military in an attempt to dispel fears that he would not stand up to Beijing.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken sees an urgent need to prove authoritarian leaders who boast about the problems with democracy wrong.
Secretary of State told CBS News' 60 minutes his administration inherited immigration system "broken intentionally."
Sergei Shoigu scoffed at Western concerns about the buildup of Russian troops at the Ukraine border.
Sergei Ryabkov's comments come after Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Moscow about acting "recklessly."
"We have a serious commitment to Taiwan being able to defend itself," Biden's secretary of state said.
On March 30, Secretary of State Antony Blinken unveiled the annual State Department report on human rights abuses.
If democracy should prevail, President Joe Biden will soon return to the Iran nuclear deal. The president should feel confident in doing so because it's what Americans want.
"Over the past year, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has continued to dismantle Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy, in violation of its obligations under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and Hong Kong's Basic Law," Blinken wrote in a statement on Wednesday.
"President Biden is committed to putting human rights back at the center of American foreign policy, and that's a commitment that I, and the entire Department of State, take very seriously," said the secretary of state on Tuesday.
There is a grave danger that Biden's weaknesses will cause America's will and confidence to deteriorate to a point from which a rebound will prove difficult.
Clips, shared widely on social media, show China's top foreign affairs chief, Yang Jiechi, clash with Antony Blinken, his U.S. counterpart.
The first bilateral face-to-face was dominated by a tense on-camera exchange between the two delegations.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian have issued contradicting statements about the nature of the upcoming meeting in Anchorage as a "strategic dialogue."
With capabilities of hitting U.S. targets, General Glen VanHerck said the focus is on developing advanced sensors to detect threats.
The Chinese foreign ministry's comments came a day before Antony Blinken and Lloyd Austin landed in Tokyo for the Biden administration's first overseas diplomatic visit.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin are in Asia to bolster America's alliances as the Biden administration looks to contain China and North Korea.
Addis Ababa says Secretary of State Antony Blinken's description of the unrest in the north of Ethiopia was "unfounded."
Antony Blinken is to meet with foreign ministers from Australia, India and Japan on Friday—and Chinese officials next week in Alaska.
The former secretary of state said U.S. engagement with Taipei and Beijing would depend on China's behavior.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be joined by national security adviser Jake Sullivan in a meeting with senior Chinese diplomats Yang Jiechi and Wang Yi in Alaska next Thursday.
The new president seems ready to follow the path set by his predecessor. That may not sit well with big campaign contributors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley to Hollywood, who are fixated on the massive—and still growing—Chinese market.
Secretary Antony Blinken appears to recognize that Washington can frequently be its own worst enemy.
"Unlike other countries," he said, "when they face challenges they try to sweep everything under the rug ignore it, repress it, push it back. We're doing this all out in the open."