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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Colombian Foreign Minister Blum

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 29, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Colombian Foreign Minister Claudia Blum.  The Secretary expressed his appreciation for the longstanding U.S.-Colombia partnership, and expressed his condolences on the recent death of Minister of Defense Carlos Holmes Trujillo García, a great statesman ...
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Statement by Secretary Antony J. Blinken On the Death of Colombian Defense Minister Trujillo

On behalf of the Department of State, I offer my condolences to the people and government of Colombia on the death of Minister of Defense and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Carlos Holmes Trujillo García.  With his passing, Colombia has lost a great patriot, leader, and statesman.  The United States has lost a close friend ...
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Health Alert: Extension of Bogota Health Measures

Location: Bogotá, Colombia Event: Extension of Bogotá Public Health Measures The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Colombia and in other locations worldwide. The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information page . For further information and updates to these public health measures, visit the  website for ...
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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST 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 the ages America has been ...
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