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A year after coup, U.S. denounces Burma’s military, adds new sanctions

One year after the military coup in Burma, the U.S. and international partners continue to push for accountability and democracy.
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After coup, U.S. holds Burma’s military accountable

One year after the February 1, 2021, military coup in Burma, the U.S. and international partners continue to push for a return to democracy.
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Blinken pledges support for Ukraine during trip to Europe

Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to Ukraine, Germany and Switzerland to reinforce America’s commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty.
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Descendants of Holocaust survivors make an impact at State Department

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Hear from some descendants of Holocaust survivors who are State Department employees.
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America’s steadfast support for Ukraine, European security

The United States and NATO allies remain committed in their support for Ukraine’s independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty.
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Standing firm against political detention

The U.S. works to free political prisoners around the world. Learn about several of those who have been unjustly detained.
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U.S. a ‘steadfast partner’ in the Indo-Pacific

The U.S. is expanding partnerships across the Indo-Pacific to increase prosperity and security and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Summit for Democracy: Progress for the future

Learn about some of the initiatives resulting from the December 9–10 virtual Summit for Democracy, hosted by President Biden.
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Biden kicks off Summit for Democracy with ambitious new initiatives

In a first-of-its-kind virtual event, President Biden convened world leaders to find ways to bolster democracy and unveiled new U.S. plans.