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Gangneung Moru Library to Become the Sixth American Corner in Korea!

July 30, 2020 – Cultural Attaché Aaron Tarver and Gangneung City Mayor Kim Han-Geun signed a Memorandum of Understanding to open a new American Corner at Gangneung’s Moru Library. The new American Corner will support the U.S.-ROK alliance as a focal point for U.S. programming, including English language instruction and U.S. education advising, and as ...
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Celebrating the 231st Anniversary of the U.S. Department of State

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 27, 2020 Today, the U.S. Department of State celebrates its 231st anniversary as the nation’s first executive agency. This milestone is an opportunity to reflect on the essential role of U.S. diplomacy in advancing the interests, security, and economic prosperity of the American people. I commend ...
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(Photo Gallery) Acting Consul Dana M. Jea Honors the Sacrifices and Contributions of the UN Soldiers

On July 27, Acting Consul Dana M. Jea represented the U.S. Mission at the UN Forces Commemoration Ceremony held at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea (UNMCK) in honor of the sacrifices and contributions made by nearly two million U.N. soldiers from 22 countries to defend Korea’s democracy and freedom during the Korean War. ...
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Proclamation on National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, 2020

PROCLAMATIONS July 24, 2020 Sixty-seven years ago today, guns fell silent along the Korean Demilitarized Zone after more than 3 years of brutal fighting to defeat the expansion of communism on the Korean Peninsula.  On National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, we pause to remember the uncommon courage and sacrifice of ordinary Americans who fought ...
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