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Travel Advisory for France – Level 2

Current safety and security information and recommendations are provided in our Travel Advisory for France , currently a Level 2 due to terrorism and civil unrest.  The Travel Advisory is reviewed regularly and updated as conditions require.  Our current Level 2 Travel Advisory was most recently updated on April 1, 2019.
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Statement on President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s Upcoming Travel to the United Kingdom and the French Republic

Issued on: April 23, 2019 President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump accepted the invitation of Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to visit the United Kingdom from June 3 to 5, 2019. This state visit will reaffirm the steadfast and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom. In addition to meeting ...
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America’s love for Notre Dame

America’s love for Notre Dame By  Sherry L. BrukbacherLauren Monsen – Apr 17, 2019 U.S. soldiers fill the pews of Notre Dame Cathedral on April 16, 1945, during a memorial service for U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt. (© Morse/AP Images) Notre Dame de Paris, one of the most iconic structures in the world, has always had a special place ...
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As Notre Dame burns, White House sends words of comfort to French

As Notre Dame burns, White House sends words of comfort to French   By  Leigh Hartman- Apr 15, 2019 President Trump, traveling in Minnesota to deliver an economic speech, expressed his sorrow to the people of France today, after learning of the fire in the iconic Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. There “is no ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

March 28, 2019 Location: France, countrywide Event: Weekend demonstrations by the “Gilets Jaunes” (Yellow Vests) are expected to continue March 30-31, and could turn violent. The U.S. Embassy is advising official U.S. government travelers to avoid travel to Paris and other major cities in France over the weekend. During previous demonstrations, damage to property, including ...
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