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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location:  Paris and possibly other major cities nationwide. Event:  A labor union demonstration in Paris is scheduled for January 24, 2020 beginning at the Place de la République and ending at the Place de la Concorde. Transportation and public services affected by recent strikes are improving.  However, various labor unions continue to call for demonstrations ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Call with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian

READOUT Office of the Spokesperson January 12, 2020 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss U.S. and French efforts in Iraq and continued cooperation in countering Iran’s malign activities in the region.  The two reiterated the purpose ...
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The U.S. Continued Partnership with Iraq

Press Statement Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson January 10, 2020 America is a force for good in the Middle East. Our military presence in Iraq is to continue the fight against ISIS and as the Secretary has said, we are committed to protecting Americans, Iraqis, and our coalition partners. We have been unambiguous regarding how crucial ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Location: France 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 Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations ...
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