Watch as Antony Blinken delivers remarks on 2022 human rights report

Oliver Browning
Monday 20 March 2023 16:40 GMT

Watch as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks on the release of the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

The US Department of State released a short statement ahead of Mr Binken’s address, which took place on Monday 20 March.

“Promoting respect for human rights and defending fundamental freedoms is central to who we are as a country,” it read.

“The United States will always support those around the world struggling for human dignity and liberty.  The 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – required by US law to be submitted to Congress — documents the status of respect for human rights and worker rights in 198 countries and territories.”

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