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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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

Ambassador Markell presents credentials to the OECD

Ambassador Jack Markell presented his credentials to OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann on February 11, 2022.  As the United States’ Permanent Representative to the OECD, Ambassador Markell underlined the United States’ commitment to multilateral diplomacy through organizations like the OECD that convene like-minded, market-oriented democracies. Read More»