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Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Seoul, Republic of Korea

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Seoul, Republic of Korea (May 26, 2020) Location: All Airports in the Republic of Korea (ROK) Event:  The government of Korea has implemented enhanced health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Effective at 00:00 on June 1, foreigners who are long term residents of the Republic of Korea (ROK) will be ...
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COVID-19 Information

CDC Website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Country-Specific Information: The  Seoul Metropolitan Government announced a plan to provide free face masks to foreigners in South Korea. Beginning April 6, U.S. citizens and other foreign nationals can show a passport or alien registration card and receive masks and filters at eight metropolitan locations: Seoul Global Center, Southwest Seoul Global Center, Seongdong Global Migrant Center, ...
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(Photo Gallery) Acting Consul Brian Peterson Joins U.S. Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony at UNMCK

On May 25, Acting Consul Brian Peterson took part in the U.S. Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony hosted by Combined Naval Forces Korea (CNFK) at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea (UNMCK) with about twenty attendees including Combined Naval Forces Korea Naval Commander Rear Admiral “Buzz” Donnelly.  Consul Peterson laid a wreath at the U.S. ...
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Proclamation on World Trade Week, 2020

As the global leader in innovation and commerce, the United States is willing to do business with any country strongly committed to open, fair, and competitive markets, benefitting our Nation’s farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, service providers, and entrepreneurs.  During World Trade Week, we reaffirm that free, fair, and reciprocal trade is essential to driving economic growth and ...
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Countries Certified as Not Cooperating Fully with U.S. Counterterrorism Efforts

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 13, 2020 Yesterday, the Department of State notified Congress that Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, and Cuba were certified under Section 40A(a) of the Arms Export Control Act as “not cooperating fully” with U.S. counterterrorism efforts in 2019. This is the first year that Cuba has been certified ...
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