Husband, dad, (very) amateur guitarist, and the 71st Secretary of State serving under the leadership of @POTUS Biden.

Joined January 2021
I spoke today with Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs @MBA_AlThani_ about Afghanistan. We are deeply appreciative of Qatar’s continued support and our strong bilateral partnership.
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We welcome @SudanPMHamdok’s leadership in laying out a roadmap of principles to sustain the democratic transition in Sudan and urge all stakeholders to take immediate, concrete steps to meet the key benchmarks of the Constitutional Declaration.
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Grateful for @CounselorDOS Derek Chollet’s close partnership with me and service to the American people as Counselor of the Department. I look forward to following him on Twitter as he shares his work at @StateDept.
It has been an honor to serve @POTUS and @SecBlinken as the Counselor of the State Department since Day 1 of the Administration. And it is a pleasure to be joining Twitter! Follow me here for official updates on our work around the world at the @StateDept
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Delighted to speak to students and faculty from 400+ Hispanic Serving Institutions at the @StateDept's inaugural Hispanic Heritage Month Student Foreign Policy Symposium. Building a pipeline of Hispanic and Latinx talent is key to bringing America's best minds to public service.
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Today, we celebrate #WorldFoodDay and those who are working to build resilient global food systems. We are committed to working with our partners to address the world’s food needs sustainably, as we fight food insecurity together.
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I was delighted to speak to @YSEALI alumni at #YSEALISummit on the "Power of STEAM Education and Workforce Innovation." We are empowering the next generation of leaders in Southeast Asia to succeed in the global economy and build strong futures. #BillionFutures
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The United States sends its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Sir David Amess of the United Kingdom, a dedicated public servant and lawmaker. An attack on elected officials is an attack on democracy.
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Met today with Saudi Foreign Minister @FaisalbinFarhan in Washington to discuss defense cooperation, regional security, achieving a durable solution to the conflict in Yemen, and making progress on human rights.
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What is: an incredible honor. I'm always in awe of the talent on @Jeopardy, but I have to hope that I might have actually had a chance to win if I'd been on last night.
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I met today with Foreign Minister @NikosDendias ahead of the third U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue. We celebrate Greece’s bicentennial and look forward to deepening our enduring relationship with our NATO Ally.
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Foreign Minister @NikosDendias and I took action today to strengthen the U.S.-Greek Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement, which will ensure that we are well-positioned to advance peace, security, and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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With our election back to the @UN Human Rights Council, the United States will strive to advance a principles-focused agenda at the @UN_HRC, based on our deeply rooted belief that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
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Had great discussion with EU High Representative @JosepBorrellF today about the vital partnership between the United States and the EU to confront global challenges and the need for close coordination on critical issues such as climate, COVID-19, security, and defense.
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Congratulations to the newly formed Government of Norway. I’m looking forward to working together with Anniken Huitfeldt to strengthen our nations' partnership on key global issues, including @NATO, the climate crisis, Arctic, and health.
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Bruneian Foreign Minister II Erywan and I spoke today, and discussed the continued need to press the Burmese regime to implement the ASEAN 5-Point Consensus and allow Foreign Minister II Erywan to visit Burma and engage all stakeholders.
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Yesterday, I met @yairlapid and @ABZayed to advance the Abraham Accords and start two working groups: one on religious coexistence to combat hate and one on the climate crisis, including water and energy issues. We are striving for a sustainable, cooperative future.
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We are happy to commemorate 140 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Serbia. Our two nations have a shared history steeped in friendship and deep cultural ties. We look forward to building an even stronger partnership over the next 140 years.
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Thank you to Sweden for convening the #MalmöInternationalForum on Holocaust Remembrance & Countering Antisemitism. The dangers of the Holocaust aren’t just problems of the past. We’re committed to fighting anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial and distortion, and hate in all its forms.
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