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Europe Day

Europe Day 05/09/2020 12:01 AM EDT   Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I congratulate the citizens of the European Union as you celebrate Europe Day. For nearly three-quarters of a century, the enduring bonds of shared history, democratic values, and a commitment to peace ...
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Designation of Ambassador Ronald J. Gidwitz as Acting Representative of the U.S. to the EU

Press Statement Secretary Mike Pompeo May 4, 2020 Washington, D.C. I am pleased to announce the President has designated Ambassador Ronald J. Gidwitz as Acting Representative of the United States to the European Union.  In his capacity as Acting Representative, Ambassador Gidwitz will advance a strong U.S.-EU partnership, especially in achieving a speedy recovery from ...
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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.
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Frequently Asked Questions from U.S. Citizens regarding Presidential Proclamations on Travel to Europe

Following the March 11 and March 14 Presidential Proclamations on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus, the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs has developed the following FAQ for American Citizens: FAQs – Travel from Europe 1.      Q: I am a U.S. citizen in Europe. Do ...
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G7 Leaders’ Statement

We, the Leaders of the Group of Seven, acknowledge that the COVID-19 pandemic is a human tragedy and a global health crisis, which also poses major risks for the world economy.  We are committed to doing whatever is necessary to ensure a strong global response through closer cooperation and enhanced coordination of our efforts.  While ...
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