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U.S.-China Joint Statement Addressing the Climate Crisis

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua met in Shanghai on April 15 and 16, 2021, to discuss aspects of the climate crisis. At the conclusion of the discussion, the two Special Envoys released the following joint statement. Begin text: The United States and China ...
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U.S. Embassy Beijing Announces “Art for the People” Public Exhibit

U.S. Embassy Beijing Announces “Art for the People” Public Exhibit April 2021 “Behind the storm of daily conflict and crisis, the dramatic confrontations, the tumult of political struggle, the poet, the artist, the musician, continues the quiet work of centuries, building bridges of experience between peoples, reminding man of the universality of his feelings and ...
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Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Travels to the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Travels to the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 13, 2021 Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will travel to Shanghai and Seoul April 14-17, 2021, to discuss raising global climate ambition ahead of President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate April 22-23 and the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention ...
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New Guidelines for U.S. Government Interactions with Taiwan Counterparts

New Guidelines for U.S. Government Interactions with Taiwan Counterparts PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON APRIL 9, 2021 The Department of State has issued new guidelines for U.S. government interaction with Taiwan counterparts to encourage U.S. government engagement with Taiwan that reflects our deepening unofficial relationship. The guidance underscores Taiwan is a vibrant democracy and an important security and economic partner that is also ...
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FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces Additional Actions to Respond to Anti-Asian Violence, Xenophobia and Bias

FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces Additional Actions to Respond to Anti-Asian Violence, Xenophobia and Bias MARCH 30, 2021  STATEMENTS AND RELEASES  “Too many Asian Americans have been walking up and down the streets and worrying, waking up each morning the past year feeling their safety and the safety of their loved ones are at stake. They’ve been attacked, blamed, scapegoated, and harassed. They’ve been verbally assaulted, physically assaulted, killed… The conversation we had ...
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