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We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

Op-Ed by Ambassador Garber, as published in Phileleftheros, Kathimerini, Politis, Alithia, Simerini, Sigmalive, and Cyprus Mail The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build ...
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Cooperation and transparency is needed to combat COVID-19

Op-ed by Ambassador Garber, as published in Alithia, Cyprus Mail, Kathemerini, Phileleftheros, Politis, and Simerini. The celebrated American author Mark Twain reportedly once said, “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting its boots on.”  That statement is especially true in the 21st Century.  In today’s age of social media, ...
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STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.
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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 19, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for ...
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