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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (June 3, 2022)

Location:  Announced gathering points and routes include, but are not limited to: Paris, Porte de St. Ouen towards St Bernard Marseille, La Plaine — Bd Chave Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place: Paris: Saturday June 4, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Marseille: Sunday June 5, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Authorities have informed us these demonstrations have the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (May 25, 2022)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (May 25, 2022) Location: England, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, France, Canada, and Australia Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .​  Actions to Take:​  Travelers should AVOID:   Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or genital lesions.  Contact with ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Colonna

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 22, 2022 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna to congratulate her on her appointment and discuss some of the pressing global issues the United States and France are confronting together.  The Secretary and Foreign ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France – Reports of Attacks at Nightclubs and Concerts (May 10, 2022)

Location:  Multiple cities in France, including Amiens, Béziers, Grenoble, Nantes, Paris, and Rennes. Event:  Per media reports, authorities have opened several ongoing investigations into complaints by young adults across France who claim to have been stung by unidentified objects at concerts, festivals, and nightclubs.  Victims report being stung in different parts of the body (thighs, buttocks, ...
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Demonstration and Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (April 29, 2022)

Locations:   Demonstrations and spontaneous gatherings throughout France. Event:  May 1st (“May Day” or “Labor Day”) is often used as a day for protests in France. Some groups have called the public to join their protests and create public order disturbances. In the past, some of these demonstrations have involved confrontation with law enforcement in Paris, ...
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