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Watch live as State Department spokesperson Ned Price holds briefing

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Watch live as State Department spokesperson Ned Price holds briefing

State Department spokesperson Ned Price holds an on-camera briefing amid plans to establish a bureau of cyberspace and digital policy in the face of a growing hacking problem in the US.

This comes after a surge of ransomware attacks on US infrastructure with Price saying a Senate-confirmed ambassador at large will lead the bureau.

The Biden administration last week also suspended $700 million in financial assistance to Sudan following a coup in the African nation that US officials roundly condemned.

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