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COVID-19 Information

** UPDATE – March 16 ** To stay up-to-date with information about how COVID-19 could impact your travel to the United States, please visit the U.S. Embassy in Belgium’s U.S. Citizen’s Services page . Here you can find all messages and alerts for U.S. citizens in Belgium, as well as updated travel guidance. COVID-19 Information February 24, 2020 Country-Specific ...
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Secretary Pompeo Remarks at the Munich Security Conference

Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Remarks at the Munich Security Conference Munich, Germany February 15, 2020 SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, good morning, everyone. It’s great to be with you all. Foreign dignitaries, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, members of Congress, who are with us here today, it’s my honor to be here this morning. It’s ...
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Defending human rights is a shared responsibility

Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s op-ed on Human Rights Day December 10, 2019 This op-ed was originally published by EURACTIV . The United States and the European Union have a relationship that, at its core, is founded upon our shared values. Among these values is an abiding respect for human rights and a commitment to upholding and defending ...
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European Union Identifies Risks to 5G Networks

U.S. Department of State Press Statement Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson December 4, 2019 On December 3, the European Union (EU) Council identified serious risks posed to 5G telecommunications networks if they are built using untrusted vendors.  We welcome this acknowledgement and urge our European partners and allies to ensure only trusted vendors participate in any ...
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