Secretary of State Attends G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Rio de Janeiro

Discussions there include global governance, addressing climate change, and reducing poverty.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting.

State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said, “Secretary Blinken will attend the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting to engage world leaders on our shared initiatives for increasing peace and stability, promoting social inclusion, reducing inequality, ending hunger, countering the climate crisis, promoting clean energy transition and sustainable development, and making global governance more effective.“

Spokesperson Miller continued, “The Secretary will emphasize U.S. support for Brazil’s G20 presidency and hosting of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S.-Brazil Partnership for Workers Rights, cooperation on the clean energy transition, and commemorations for the bicentennial of diplomatic relations between Brazil and the United States.“

He added, “The Secretary also plans to engage G20 partners and other key actors on international efforts to support the Haitian people.“

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For wisdom for Secretary Blinken as he engages foreign ministers at the diplomatic meeting.
  • For the president and secretary of state to receive God’s guidance as they determine foreign policies.

Sources: VOA News, State Department


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