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Secretary of Energy Granholm speaks to international media about energy security

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer spoke with international journalists to preview the March 23-24, 2022 meeting of energy and climate leaders at the International Energy Agency.  Framing the event during at this critical time, Secretary Granholm underlined the importance of this meeting of like-minded democratic partners:  “Putin’s unjust and horrifying assault on Ukraine has roiled ...
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Ambassador Markell joins U.S. Delegation to the IEA Ministerial

On March 23-24, Ambassador Jack Markell joined the high level U.S. delegation as U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm chaired a minister-level meeting of energy and climate leaders at the International Energy Agency under the theme “The Year of Implementation: Accelerating Global Action on Clean Energy and Energy Security.”  The 31 members of the IEA ...
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Ambassador Markell: The U.S. and OECD stand united with Ukraine

Ambassador Jack Markell Statement on Russia’s Aggression Against Ukraine March 7, 2022 Today, Ukraine’s Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture and Trade Representative of Ukraine, Mr. Taras Kachka, joined the OECD Council.  Along with my fellow Permanent Representatives of the OECD’s 38 Member countries, I expressed solidarity with the people of Ukraine as ...
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Secretary Blinken travels to Belgium, Poland, Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, March 3-8, 2022

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken travels to  BelgiumPolandMoldovaLatviaLithuania , and  Estonia  from March 3 to 8, 2022.  The trip continues extensive consultations and coordination with our NATO Allies and European partners about the Russian Federation’s continued premeditated, unprovoked, and unjustified war against Ukraine. Secretary Blinken will begin his trip in Brussels, Belgium ...
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OECD Secretary General on measures in response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine

Following on from yesterday’s statement condemning the large scale aggression by Russia against Ukraine in the strongest possible terms and as part of its urgent reconsideration of all cooperation with Russia, the OECD Council has taken a number of initial decisions today. Firstly, Council has decided to formally terminate the  accession process with Russia, which was postponed in 2014 . The Council has also asked the ...
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