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Demonstration Alert – Tallinn, Estonia

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the Ülemiste Centre in Tallinn, Estonia. Event: The Facebook group ‘Maskide, QR Koodide, Immuunpasside ja Kiipide Vaba Ning Eluterve Eesti’ (Free and healthy Estonia without masks, QR codes, smart passports and chips) is planning a flash mob protest this evening, Thursday, March 4th, beginning at 18:30.  The ...
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A Foreign Policy for the American People

SPEECH ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE BEN FRANKLIN ROOM WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 3, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good morning.  My fellow Americans, five weeks ago I was sworn in as your Secretary of State.  My job is to represent the United States to the world, to fight for the interests and values of the American people.  When President Biden asked me ...
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Press Release: U.S. Bomber Task Force Mission Takes Place Over Estonia

March 3, 2021 For Immediate Release On Wednesday, March 3rd, the U.S. B-1B Lancers, from the 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, will conduct a Bomber Task Force mission in the international airspace of the North and Baltic Seas, including Estonia. Weather permitting, the mission will take place over Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport ...
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Imposing Sanctions on Russia for the Poisoning and Imprisonment of Aleksey Navalny

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 2, 2021   The United States joins the European Union in condemning and responding to the Russian Federation’s use of a chemical weapon in the attempted assassination of Russian opposition figure Aleksey Navalny in August 2020 and his subsequent imprisonment in January 2021.  We share the EU’s concerns regarding Russia’s deepening authoritarianism and ...
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Press Statement: Estonian National Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 24, 2021   On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I send congratulations to the people of Estonia as you celebrate the 103rd anniversary of your independence. The United States and Estonia share a strong commitment to global security, economic opportunity, and democratic values.  As NATO Allies, we ...
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