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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Beijing, People’s Republic of China (12 January, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Beijing, People’s Republic of China (12 January, 2021) Location:  People’s Republic of China Event: In response to a spike in COVID-19 cases, Hebei provincial authorities have imposed transportation and movement restrictions, lockdowns, and community testing throughout the province. The U.S. Embassy strongly urges Americans to comply with local regulations. For 24-hour information on specific ...
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Lifting Self-Imposed Restrictions on the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship

Lifting Self-Imposed Restrictions on the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship 01/09/2021 03:29 PM EST Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Taiwan is a vibrant democracy and reliable partner of the United States, and yet for several decades the State Department has created complex internal restrictions to regulate our diplomats, servicemembers, and other officials’ interactions with their Taiwanese counterparts. The United States government took these actions ...
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Joint Statement on Hong Kong

Joint Statement on Hong Kong 01/09/2021 06:07 PM EST Office of the Spokesperson The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Begin Text: We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and the United States Secretary of State, underscore our serious concern ...
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Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo : On the Mass Arrests of Democracy Advocates in Hong Kong

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO January 6, 2021 On the Mass Arrests of Democracy Advocates in Hong Kong Today’s arrests of more than 50 politicians and pro-democracy advocates by local authorities in Hong Kong is an outrage, and a reminder of the Chinese ...
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Sanctioning Companies Supporting Iran’s Metal Industry

Press Statement MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2021 Today, the United States is imposing sanctions on 17 companies and one individual in connection with Iran’s metals industry. The Iranian regime uses revenue from its metals sector to fund the regime’s destabilizing activities around the world. The Department of State is designating China-based ...
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