Antony John Blinken (born April 16, 1962) is an American government official and diplomat serving since January 26, 2021 as the 71st United States secretary of state. He previously served as deputy national security advisor from 2013 to 2015 and deputy secretary of state from 2015 to 2017 under President Barack Obama.
Antony J. Blinken is the 71st U.S. Secretary of State. He was nominated by President Biden on November 23, 2020; confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 26, 2021; and sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris the following day.
Secretary Antony Blinken @SecBlinken · Mar 21 United States government official I spoke with Azerbaijani President Aliyev today to convey my support for a sustainable peace with Armenia and our willingness to facilitate these efforts. Direct talks are the only way to achieve an enduring and lasting peace. 497 389 1,908 Secretary Antony Blinken
Antony Blinken is the 71st United States Secretary of State who served as the Deputy Secretary of State of the United States from 2015 to 2017. Prior to that, he held many key positions in the Obama administration, including Deputy National Security Adviser, Deputy Assistant to the President, and National Security Adviser to Vice President Joe ...
Birth date: April 16, 1962 Birth place: Yonkers, New York Birth name: Antony John Blinken Father: Donald Blinken, investment banker and US ambassador to Hungary Mother: Judith (Frehm) Pisar,...
Secretary Antony J. Blinken on the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices Remarks Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, D.C. March 20, 2023 MR PATEL: Good morning, everybody. And welcome back to those of us that were on the road with us last week.
Blinken spent a six-year term in the Senate — as one of Biden’s top aides. Like many of Biden’s closest advisers, Blinken’s first job with the future president was on Capitol Hill. He went to work for Biden in 2002 as the Democratic staff director of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.