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    “America is back” and fully engaged in helping resolve issues including the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change and Iran’s nuclear ambitions, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has told the BBC.

    In his first international interview, Mr Blinken stressed the importance of worldwide vaccination against coronavirus.

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