"The United States is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of a U.S. citizen serving as a paramedic with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM), when his vehicle struck an explosive in separatist controlled territory in eastern Ukraine. We extend our deepest and heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones, and we...
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Death of Special Monitoring Mission Member in Eastern Ukraine

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To commemorate this year’s #HolocaustRemembranceDay observance, the @StateDept and Embassies of #Lithuania, @japanembdc, and @israelinusa honored the legacy of Mr. Chiune Sugihara, Japanese Consul to Lithuania from 1939-1940. Consul Sugihara helped save the lives of some 6,000 Jewish refugees by issuing transit visas to #Japan, which included the family of Holocaust survivor, Mr. Leo Melamed...
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The United States is part of the Arctic Council, the preeminent international forum for addressing issues in the circumpolar region. Since April 2015, we’ve been the chair of the Council. Holding the two-year rotating Chairmanship of the Arctic Council—an opportunity which only comes along once every 16 years—provides us the chance both to draw attention to this fascinating region and to...
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Celebrate Earth Day by Connecting with the Arctic Environment

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This Earth Day, we invite you to learn about U.S. embassies and consulates using American innovation to power eco-diplomacy around the world.
This Earth Day we invite you to learn about US embassies and

U.S. Embassies Celebrate Earth Day Around the World

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Today, as part of an #EarthDay celebration, @usembdenmark joined #Copenhagen Municipality and Plastic Change to collect litter in the city. #Denmark
Today as part of an EarthDay celebration usembdenmark joined Copenhagen Municipality and
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Each week, we recap the latest U.S. Department of State highlights covering a wide range of global issues, events, and initiatives all in one place.
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Today the State Department commemorates its 51-year partnership with the U.S. Navy Seabees. On April 21st 1966, the U.S. Navy Seabees were officially detailed to the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) to perform construction, installation, renovation, maintenance, and repair projects in sensitive areas of U.S. Department of State facilities abroad. Read the story of one brave Seabee doing her...
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Today the State Department commemorates its 51year partnership with the US Navy

The Critical Mission of Providing Diplomatic Security: Through the Eyes of a U.S. Navy Seabee

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Grant Nelson
Filiz Sinan
As the U.S. Department of State: Consular Affairs Worldwide Caution warns, terrorists aim to assault “soft” targets, including high-profile public events, hotels, nightclubs, restaurants, sporting events, places of worship, shopping malls, markets, and public transportation systems. Read how the State Department's Bureau of Counterterrorism works with other countries and organizations to...
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As the US Department of State Consular Affairs Worldwide Caution warns terrorists

Collaborating to Prevent Terrorist Attacks Against Soft Targets

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Jerry Hersch
On April 25, the United States Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun will travel to Tokyo for a U.S.-#Japan-Republic of #Korea trilateral meeting to discuss the evolving situation in North Korea as part of the three parties’ regular consultations on North Korea to exchange views and coordinate actions. More information at: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
On April 25 the United States Special Representative for North Korea Policy

U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Tokyo

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From April 18 to 22 follow the State Department on Snapchat for a worldwide Earth Day story. U.S. diplomatic posts will be marking Earth Day around the world - watch now to see a nature walk at the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany with U.S. Consulate General Munich, a city clean-up event in Copenhagen with U.S. Embassy Denmark and a youth outreach program in...
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Snapchat Story: U.S. Embassy of Dhaka Celebrates Earth Day 2017

On April 19, 2017, the U.S. Embassy on Dhaka visited Bright Star School, located in Dhaka city. The students participated in activities such as Earth Day art...

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Today, Vice President Mike Pence met with @YSEALI_official leaders in #Jakarta, #Indonesia. Vice President Pence said, "Future looks bright in Southeast Asia thanks to great programs like @YSEALI that help prepare future business and civic leaders.” The Vice President also delivered remarks at @ASEAN, where he reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to ASEAN and announced that President...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered remarks on Wednesday outlining the Trump administration's decision to conduct a review of U.S. Iran policy across the entire government. Read more on DipNote → [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered remarks on Wednesday outlining the
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson welcomes #Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh at the Department of State before their bilateral meeting today, in Washington, D.C., April 20, 2017.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson welcomes Vietnams Deputy Prime Minister and
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Vice President Mike Pence announces President Trump will attend the U.S.-#ASEAN Summit, the East Asia Summit, and the APEC Leaders Meeting in Vietnam and the Philippines this November during his remarks today at ASEAN, in Jakarta, #Indonesia, April 20, 2017. Read the full remarks at: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Vice President Mike Pence announces President Trump will attend the USASEAN Summit

Remarks by the Vice President at ASEAN

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Today the Department of State and the Embassies of Lithuania, Japan, and Israel will sponsor an event to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day – Yom HaShoah in Hebrew – marking the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. More at: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
Today the Department of State and the Embassies of Lithuania Japan and

Department of State Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Sean Tunctan
Muhammad Ahsan
Today, Vice President Mike Pence met with #Indonesia's Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Indonesian Cabinet Ministers in Jakarta. The Vice President reaffirmed the United States' strong, enduring commitment to the Asia-Pacific region and the Strategic Partnership with Indonesia. More at:
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Today Vice President Mike Pence met with Indonesias Vice President Jusuf Kalla

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Indonesian Cabinet Ministers

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"A comprehensive Iran policy requires that we address all of the threats posed by Iran, and it is clear there are many." -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, April 19, 2017

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A comprehensive Iran policy requires that we address all of the threats
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Adam Strong
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s remarks at today's U.S.-#SaudiArabia CEO Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce:
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillersons remarks at todays USSaudiArabia CEO Summit
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متحدون ضد داعش Our united against Daesh
U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson delivers a statement from the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.
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