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FACT SHEET: New U.S. Government Actions on Forced Labor in Xinjiang

FACT SHEET: New U.S. Government Actions on Forced Labor in Xinjiang JUNE 24, 2021 At the recent G7 Summit in Cornwall, United Kingdom, the world’s leading democracies stood united against forced labor, including in Xinjiang, and committed to ensure global supply chains are free from the use of forced labor. The United States is translating these commitments into action. The Biden-Harris administration is taking additional steps ...
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Statement by President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily

Statement by President Joe Biden on Hong Kong’s Apple Daily JUNE 24, 2021 It is a sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong and around the world. Intensifying repression by Beijing has reached such a level that Apple Daily, a much-needed bastion of independent journalism in Hong Kong, has now ceased publishing. Through arrests, threats, and forcing through a National Security Law that penalizes ...
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FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Allocation Plan for 55 Million Doses to be Shared Globally

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Allocation Plan for 55 Million Doses to be Shared Globally FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     June 21, 2021  These doses are the remaining part of the 80 million President Biden pledged to allocate by the end of June  Today, the Biden-Harris ...
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Remarks by President Biden in Press Conference

Remarks by President Biden in Press Conference NATO Headquarters Brussels, Belgium 9:28 P.M. CEST THE PRESIDENT:  Good evening.  Before I turn to today’s meetings, I want to say a short word about our ongoing fight against COVID-19 at home. We’ve made enormous progress in the United States.  Much of the country is returning to normal, and our economic growth is leading the ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Politburo Member Yang

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Politburo Member Yang READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 11, 2021 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke by phone with Chinese Communist Party Politburo Member and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission Yang Jiechi today. Secretary Blinken and Director Yang discussed the United States’ comprehensive DPRK ...
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