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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will deliver remarks on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. as part of the commencement ceremony for the Georgia Institute of Technology Class of 2023 at the Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Press coverage of Secretary Blinken’s remarks will be open to pre-registered media. Please RSVP to The stream will be available on the Department homepage, the Department YouTube channel , and on the Georgia Institute of Technology’s website .

For more information, please visit the 2023 Commencement website  or contact the State Department Office of Global Events and Travel at

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