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Observance of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 25, 2020 Around the world, violence against women harms not only millions of women and girls every year, but also their communities and families. Violence against women, whether in the workforce, the home, a school environment, or as a result of conflict or crisis, is never ...
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Congratulatory Remarks at Kor-Asia 2020 Forum

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Dynasty Hall, The Shilla Hotel November 25, 2020 AS DELIVERED Good morning, everyone. Speaker Park, Prime Minister Chung, Chairman Seung, Korea Times President Oh, and the many distinguished guests out there in virtual space. I’m happy to be here today to congratulate the organizers and ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:(11/24/20) Country-Specific Information: The U.S. Department of State currently has a level 2 travel advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for South Korea. Please see the full language of the travel advisory here . Authorities have confirmed that community-based transmission of COVID-19 is still occurring in Korea. All travelers to Korea should be aware that there is ...
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South Korea Travel Advisory: Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

November 24, 2020 Exercise increased caution in South Korea due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for South Korea due to COVID-19. South Korea has resumed most transportation options, (including airport operations ...
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