GENEVA, Feb 24: The United States will seek election to the U.N. Human Rights Council later this year, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday, marking the Biden administration’s latest international re-engagement.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Minister for Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has congratulated the newly-appointed US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.

WASHINGTON, Jan 27: The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee, veteran diplomat Antony Blinken, to serve as secretary of state.

WASHINGTON, Jan 20: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said on Tuesday that he will work to revitalize damaged American diplomacy and build a united front to counter the challenges posed by Russia, China and Iran.

NEW YORK/WILMINGTON, Del. Nov 23: Joe Biden will pick veteran diplomat Antony Blinken as U.S. secretary of state, a person close to the president-elect’s team said on Sunday, adding that an announcement is likely on Tuesday.