Secretary Blinken's Travel to the United Kingdom and Ukraine

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Published on 8 May 2021, 19:00
Secretary Blinken: Building stronger relationships with our partners and allies is the cornerstone of our diplomacy. I had excellent meetings on our most pressing global foreign policy issues at the G7 Ministerial, and productive discussions during my first official visit to Ukraine.
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