Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State
On Monday, August 30, 2021, the United States will host a virtual ministerial meeting with key partners on Afghanistan, including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Qatar, the European Union, and NATO. The participants will discuss an aligned approach for the days and weeks ahead.
Later in the afternoon, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will deliver remarks on our efforts since August 14 and discuss the way forward. Those remarks will be livestreamed at 2:30 PM on www.state.gov.