State Department photo by Ron Przysucha

Antony Blinken takes the oath

Antony J. Blinken (left) is sworn in as the 71st U.S. Secretary of State by Acting Under Secretary of State for Management Carol Z. Perez on January 26, 2021. This happened at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on January 26, 2021. Blinken is wearing a mask due to the Covid-19 outbreak that was ongoing at the time.

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