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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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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France  (August 2, 2022)

Location: All France Event: End of French COVID-related entry requirements.  The government of France has announced that as of August 1, it has ended all COVID-related entry requirements for France.  Travelers no longer require proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter France.  In addition, the health/vaccine pass has been eliminated for all locations.  ...
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246th Independence Day

Remarks by Ambassador Denise Bauer Thank you, Ambassador Markell. You have served in critical positions during challenging times, as Governor while our country was recovering from a historic recession and, most recently, as Coordinator at the White House, helping vulnerable Afghans resettle in the United States. So, when you speak about facing challenges with humility ...
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$1 Billion of New U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 15, 2022 Today, we announced an additional $1 billion in additional military assistance for Ukraine.  Pursuant to a delegation of authority from the President, I am authorizing our twelfth drawdown of arms and equipment from U.S. Department of Defense inventories for Ukraine’s defense since August 2021, valued at up to $350 million.  ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France  (June 12, 2022)

Location: All France and Monaco Event: Predeparture COVID-19 test no longer required for travel to the United States. Effective June 12, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) rescinded the requirement that travelers present a negative COVID-19 test performed within one calendar day before departure to the United States ( https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/fr-proof-negative-test.html ).  This ...
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