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Antony Blinken confirmed as 71st secretary of state

On January 26, the U.S. Senate confirmed Antony Blinken as secretary of state. Blinken will lead the State Department, where he served during the Clinton and Obama administrations. His career in public service follows in the steps of his father and uncle, who served as U.S. ambassadors. Blinken told a January 19 Senate hearing on ...
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Ambassador Kate M. Byrnes’ Interview with VOA Macedonian

In an interview for VOA – Глас на Америка, Ambassador Byrnes talks about relations between the United States and North Macedonia, and current issues related to the North Macedonia’s EU path, combat against COVID-19, the census, and more. Click HERE to watch the interview.
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Joe Biden Sworn in as 46th U.S. President

Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, January 20. Minutes before, Kamala D. Harris took the oath of office to become the first woman, the first Black American, and the first South Asian American to be elected vice president. “We’ll be a strong and trusted ...
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Ambassador Byrnes Hosts Inauguration Event

  Ambassador Byrnes hosted President Stevo Pendarovski, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bujar Osmani to jointly watch the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America. The presidential inauguration is one of the most important American traditions, highlighting values of democracy and the peaceful transfer of power. Below ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery ...
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