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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany (January 7, 2020)

Location: Germany, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The U.S. Mission in Germany will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Remember: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell on U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

 There have been 11 attacks on Iraqi bases from Hizballah-linked forces in the last 60 days.  The latest unprovoked attack by Hizballah proxy forces killed a U.S. contractor and wounded four U.S. service members.  In response, the U.S. government yesterday launched targeted airstrikes against these Iranian-backed paramilitary forces, which are supported by Iran’s Quds Force and Lebanese Hizballah, the same groups publicly and violently denying Western values and the existence of Israel ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizen: Holiday Security Alert 2019

Location: Germany, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Germany remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and ...
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Photo exhibit by American artist Christopher Makos at the residence of the U.S. Ambassador in Berlin

At the invitation of US Ambassador Richard Grenell, American photographer Christopher Makos is exhibiting 25 of his works in the residence of the U.S. Ambassador in Berlin. Ambassador Grenell opened the exclusive exhibition on November 14 together with artist Christopher Makos and his partner Paul Solberg in the presence of invited guests. The 25 giclée ...
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Statement on Western Balkans Mini-Schengen

“We welcome the Western Balkans’ ‘mini-Schengen’ initiative as a way to jump start the free movement of people and commerce. We believe that for this initiative to be successful, it must include everyone in the region, including the Government of Kosovo. The Trump Administration is focused on helping the entire region create economic opportunities and ...
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