US seeking seat on UN rights council: Blinken

The United States is seeking election to the UN Human rights Council, three years after former president Donald Trump's administration withdrew, US top diplomat Antony Blinken tells the rights body.

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ANTONY BLINKEN: I'm pleased to announce the United States will seek election to the Human Rights Council for the 2022 to 2024 term. We humbly ask for the support of all UN member states in our bid to return to a seat in this body.