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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (November 8, 2022)

Location:  Paris and surrounding region Event:  A wide-scale transit strike has been announced for Thursday, November 10, for Paris-area public transportation.  The strike will begin at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday November 9 and extend through 7:00 a.m. on November 11.  The Paris public transportation agency has announced that Metro (subway) trains and suburban RER trains will be ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  Nationwide Event:  Strikes by fuel industry employees have led to fuel shortages around France.  Travelers may find: Gas stations closed, particularly Total and Esso Long lines — some lasting several hours — for gas stations that are open Fuel rationing in some parts of the country Bans on filling fuel cans Limited availability of taxis, rental ...
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Release of the President’s National Security Strategy

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 12, 2022 The United States’  National Security Strategy   lays out a vision for a free, open, secure, and prosperous world and a comprehensive plan to realize it.  This is not just our vision, but one shared by many other countries that seek to live in a world that respects the foundational principles of self-determination, territorial ...
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Readout of President Joe Biden’s Meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France

WHITE HOUSE September 21, 2022 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with President Emmanuel Macron on the margins of the Global Fund Seventh Replenishment Conference in New York. The two leaders reaffirmed their continued support for Ukraine’s efforts to defend itself against Russian aggression. They also discussed efforts to prevent Iran from ever acquiring ...
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Worldwide Caution

Worldwide Cautions provide U.S. citizens with general information regarding terrorist activities, political violence, and criminal activity that occur abroad, as well as specific recommendations on how to prepare for possible contingencies, receive information on breaking security events and ensure that travelers can be contacted in an emergency. This version replaces the Worldwide Caution dated January ...
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