US State Department: 70th Anniversary of the Refugee Convention

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Yesterday we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention.  At this time of historic global forced displacement, the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change have exacerbated the challenges refugees face, making the international commitments in the 1951 Refugee Convention

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