US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is delivering remarks following a meeting with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Blinken's speech comes after a ceremony honouring World War II veterans at a celebration of the 14 July French holiday at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, DC.
The holiday also marks the anniversary of the 1789 storming of the Bastille, one of the major events in the French Revolution. On this day, festivities are held throughout France to celebrate the event.
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