The United States Officially Rejoins the Paris Agreement (February 19, 2021)

Press statement by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken February 19, 2021 On January 20, on his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument to bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement. Per the terms of the Agreement, the United States officially becomes a Party again today. The Paris Agreement is an unprecedented …

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On the Extension of the New START Treaty with the Russian Federation

Press Statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State February 3, 2021 President Biden pledged to keep the American people safe from nuclear threats by restoring U.S. leadership on arms control and nonproliferation. Today, the United States took the first step toward making good on that pledge when it extended the New START Treaty with the Russian Federation for …

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