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Ambassador Howery visits Gothenburg

U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Ken Howery travelled to Gothenburg January 14–17, 2020 on his first trip outside Stockholm since arriving in Sweden in October.   Chalmers University of Technology was his first stop, where he spoke with University President Bengtsson and Student Union President Norman, gave a major speech on the U.S.-Swedish partnership and U.S. priorities, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Stockholm (January 7, 2020) 

Location: Sweden Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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Alert: U.S. Embassy Stockholm (December 1, 2019)

Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Sweden remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe. Violent extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets Actions to Take: • ...
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Ambassador Howery presents his credentials

On November 7, 2019, U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Ken Howery presented his credentials to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. With this, Ambassador Howery is now officially allowed to execute his office in Sweden. Congratulations U.S. Ambassador Howery! Following the credentialing ceremony, Ambassador Howery hosted a Vin d´honneur with the Stockholm diplomatic corps.
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Ambassador Howery’s official swearing-in ceremony in Washington (Oct. 10)

On Thursday, October 10, Ambassador Kenneth Howery was formally sworn as the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden by the Honorable Keith Krach, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, during a ceremony in Washington, D.C.  In his remarks Ambassador Howery stated, “I look forward to working together with Sweden on the ...
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