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Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS 752 (January 8)

Ukrainian Airlines Flight PS 752 (January 8) The U.S. Department of State extends our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the 176 passengers and crew killed in the tragic crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS 752. The United States will continue to follow this incident closely and stands prepared to offer Ukraine ...
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Iranian Strikes in Iraq (January 8)

Iranian Strikes in Iraq (January 8)   Casualties: The President noted in his remarks that there were no casualties; governments of Iraq, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Spain also reported no casualties among their soldiers in Iraq. Iraqi Protests Against Iran: Iraqi protesters in Nasiriyah reportedly refused to allow supporters ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia (January 6, 2020)

Location: Georgia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy has implemented additional security measures as a precaution.  U.S. government personnel are instructed to exercise a higher level of personal security awareness. The Embassy will continue to review ...
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Congratulations and best wishes to His Holiness Patriarch Ilia II (January 4)

Congratulations and best wishes to His Holiness Patriarch Ilia II (January 4) On behalf of the United States of America, Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Rood extends her warmest congratulations to His Holiness Patriarch Ilia II on the occasion of his birthday and best wishes for health and happiness in the coming year, as well as peace and prosperity for the ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Killing of Qasem Soleimani (January 3)

Remarks by President Trump on the Killing of Qasem Soleimani (January 3)   THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, everybody.  Well, thank you very much.  And good afternoon. As President, my highest and most solemn duty is the defense of our nation and its citizens. Last night, at my direction, the United States military successfully executed a flawless ...
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