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  • Technical Problems with Visa System

    Technical Problems with Visa System

    The U.S. Department of State is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa system, which are affecting global operations. This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country or visa category.

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  • July 4 Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires John Hoover

    July 4 Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires John Hoover

    July 4, 2014 is the 238th anniversary of the day in 1776 when a group of American colonists gathered in Philadelphia and declared the independence of the 13 colonies, and the formation of a new nation, the United States of America.

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  • Trafficking in Persons Report 2014

    Trafficking in Persons Report 2014

    We each have a responsibility to make this horrific and all-too-common crime a lot less common. This year’s Trafficking in Persons Report offers a roadmap for the road ahead as we confront the scourge of trafficking." -- John F. Kerry, Secretary of State

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  • Secretary John Kerry Congratulates Eritrea

    Secretary John Kerry Congratulates Eritrea

    On behalf of the American people, I welcome the opportunity to send my warmest wishes to the people of Eritrea on the 23rd anniversary of your independence which took place May 24.

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    If you are an American citizen with an afterhours emergency, please call the Embassy switchboard at (291)1-12-00-04.  Inform them that you have an Emergency and need to speak with the DUTY OFFICER immediately.

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