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Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris and Consulates General in France Closed December 24-25

Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris and Consulates General in France Closed December 24-25 December 21, 2020 In accordance with the Executive Order signed by President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Embassy in Paris, the U.S. Consulates General in Marseille and Strasbourg, and the American Presence Posts in Rennes, Lyon, and Bordeaux will be closed to ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France December 11, 2020 Location:  Paris: Chatelet-les Halles to Place de la Republique. Event:  Potentially violent demonstration expected to take place on Saturday, December 12 beginning at 2:00 p.m.  The groups include Stop Islamaphobie, Marche des libertes, and Paris Peuple Révolté.  Additional groups known to initiate clashes with police and foment ...
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Sister-region agreement between the state of Maryland and Hauts-de-France

On December 2, Ambassador McCourt hosted President of Hauts-de-France Xavier Bertrand for the signing of a sister-region agreement with the state of Maryland.  The event was virtually connected to the French Embassy in Washington where Ambassador Etienne hosted Maryland Governor Hogan.  The agreement will strengthen ties encouraging cooperation on agriculture, life-sciences, and tourism and create ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France December 4, 2020 Locations:   Paris: Porte of Lilas proceeding to Place de la Republique Strasbourg: Place de la République Rennes: Esplanade Charles de Gaulle Lyon: Place Marechal Lyautey Bordeaux: Place de la Victoire Marseille: Vieux port Event:  Demonstrations expected to take place on Saturday, December 5 beginning ...
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Monaco National Day

Press statementt Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State November 18, 2020 On behalf of the United States Government and the American people, I warmly congratulate the people and government of Monaco on the occasion of your 164th National Day, la Fête du Prince. For over 150 years, the United States and Monaco have been partners ...
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