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Avoid the Summertime Blues – Don’t Become a Victim of Theft!

Summer is an especially active time for pickpockets/thieves in Sweden and throughout Europe, but there are things you can do to avoid becoming a victim. Always be aware of your surroundings, and be sure to keep your passport, wallet, and other valuables in a safe and secure place.  Backpack holders can try repositioning their backpack ...
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A/DCM Highlighted Strong U.S.-Swedish ties at AmCham Annual General Meeting

At AmCham Sweden’s Annual General Meeting and Transatlantic Summit earlier this week, acting Deputy Chief of Mission Paul Narain highlighted the strong U.S.-Swedish economic ties, U.S. concerns about China, and ways the U.S. and Sweden can take our cooperation forward.  Narain reaffirmed as “Secretary Pompeo has said: ‘The United States and the European Union have a strong ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Stockholm

Location:  SWEDEN, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season security measures in SWEDEN remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by Westerners. ...
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Embassy Closed – National Day of Mourning for Former President George H.W. Bush

As the United States mourns the loss of President George H. W. Bush, President Trump has taken official action to allow Federal employees to join their fellow citizens in remembering the forty-first President of the United States.  The President has issued an Executive Order to close Federal offices and excuse all Federal employees from duty ...
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Security Alert – Major Demonstration in Stockholm

The Regional Security Office has ben notified by the Swedish Police the authorized demonstrations will occur in Stockholm by both the Nordic Resistance Movement (Nordiska Motståndsrörelsen, NMR) and the Revolutionary Communist Youth (Revolutionär Kommunistisk Ungdom) on Saturday, August 25 starting at approximately 1000 hours and continuing until after 1800 hours. Additionally, 134 permits have ben ...
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