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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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Apply for the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship

The U.S. State Department, Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs, and the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm are pleased to announce a summer institute for young Europeans. The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship is an intensive, short-term exchange program created to foster relationships, build strong linkages, and promote shared values between young Europeans and Americans.  The four week program ...
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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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Crimea Declaration

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO July 25, 2018 Crimea Declaration Russia, through its 2014 invasion of Ukraine and its attempted annexation of Crimea, sought to undermine a bedrock international principle shared by democratic states: that no country can change the borders of another by force. The states of the world, including Russia, agreed ...
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