The State Department updated Congress on its efforts to combat global atrocities including genocide. On Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the release of the 2021 Congressional Report mandated by the 2018 Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act.
Blinken named several problem countries in the report, which included China, Myanmar and Syria.
“These places represent some of the toughest foreign policy challenges on our agenda and we’ll keep working toward resolutions that reflect our commitment to human rights and democratic values,” he stated. “We’ll use all of the tools at our disposal including diplomacy, foreign assistance, investigations and fact-finding missions.”
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