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2017 Country Report on Terrorism for France

BUREAU OF COUNTERTERRORISM AND COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM Country Reports on Terrorism 2017 2017 Country Report on Terrorism for France Overview: France remained an important counterterrorism partner of the United States in 2017. It is a longstanding and important member of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS. France continued to conduct counterterrorism operations in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Mali, other parts of the ...
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Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo

On the Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks Tomorrow we honor the nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the terrorist attacks 17 years ago on September 11. Tomorrow also marks six years since the tragic loss in Libya of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Tyrone Woods. The diverse nationalities of ...
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Joint Statement on the Salisbury Attack

Joint Statement on the Salisbury Attack Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 6, 2018   We, the leaders of France, Germany, the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, reiterate our outrage at the use of a chemical nerve agent, known as Novichok, in Salisbury on 4 March. We welcome the progress ...
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President Donald J. Trump will travel to Paris on November 11

Statement from the White House Press Secretary Issued on August 31, 2018 President Donald J. Trump will travel to Paris, France, to participate in a November 11 commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting in World War I. The President’s participation in this event will highlight the sacrifices that Americans ...
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The Embassy will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day

The Embassy will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day. Please dial 01-43-12-22-22 in case of emergencies. How Labor Day is celebrated in America – By ShareAmerica The U.S. celebrates Labor Day on the first Monday in September. The day reminds Americans of the importance of workers’ rights and offers them a day of well-earned ...
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