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Message for U.S. Citizens: Health Alert

December 6, 2021 Location: Worldwide Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States. Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:   12/06/2021  Read about the latest requirements for travel to the U.S. and other relevant travel information , including answers to FAQs . The U.S. Embassy in Seoul is aware of the policies that prevent U.S. citizens from registering COVID-19 vaccinations received in the United States at local health centers in Korea. We recognize this creates undue hardship for U.S. citizens vaccinated outside Korea ...
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United States Hosts December 2-8 Lead-Up Events in Advance of Summit for Democracy

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson December 1, 2021 President Biden pledged to host a Summit for Democracy to reinforce our commitment to placing democracy and human rights at the center of U.S. foreign policy.  It reflects President Biden’s deeply held belief that to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges, democracies must come together, learn together, stand together, and act ...
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(Photo Gallery) Invincible U.S. and Korean Marines Become a Little More So

On November 30 at ceremony in Pohang, Consul David J. Jea helped officially open the Korea-Marine Air-Ground Task Force Operations Center (K-MOC), joining Commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific Lieutenant (Lt.) General Steven R. Rudder, Commanding General of III Marine Expeditionary Force Lt. General James W. Bierman, and Commanding officer of Camp Mujuk Colonel ...
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Joint Statement on the Sixth U.S.-ROK Information and Communication Technology Policy Forum

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson November 29, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Korea at the conclusion of the sixth meeting of the U.S.-ROK Information and Communication Technology Policy Forum. Begin Text: The United States and the Republic ...
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