Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Truss

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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Truss

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The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met yesterday with UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss on the margins of the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting in Liverpool. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Secretary Truss emphasized the importance of continued U.S.-UK coordination to deter Russia from further aggression against Ukraine.  They also discussed Iran’s nuclear program as well as ways to advance the global COVID-19 response, health security, and our strong bilateral relationship. The Secretary expressed his appreciation for the UK’s leadership this past year as G7 president.

The Secretary noted the scale and urgency of the shared challenges, underscoring the need to have a Senate-confirmed Ambassador in place.

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met yesterday with UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss on the margins of the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting in Liverpool. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Secretary Truss emphasized the importance of continued U.S.-UK coordination to deter Russia from further aggression against Ukraine.  They also discussed Iran’s nuclear program as well as ways to advance the global COVID-19 response, health security, and our strong bilateral relationship. The Secretary expressed his appreciation for the UK’s leadership this past year as G7 president.

The Secretary noted the scale and urgency of the shared challenges, underscoring the need to have a Senate-confirmed Ambassador in place.