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Additional U.S. Contribution to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State January 27, 2020 To honor Holocaust victims, to preserve the Auschwitz and Birkenau Memorial and Museum so future generations never forget, and to further efforts to combat contemporary forms of anti-Semitism, the Department of State, working with Congress, intends to contribute an additional $2 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.  This contribution is in ...
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Proclamation on National Day Of Remembrance Of The 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz, 2020

Issued on: January 24, 2020 On the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we remember the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust and pay tribute to the American soldiers and other Allied Forces who fought tirelessly to defeat the Nazi regime. We also recommit ourselves to the fight against anti-Semitism and to ...
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Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2020

Issued on: January 27, 2020 On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember the millions of precious souls who perished as a result of the horrific crimes perpetrated by the Nazi regime.  We also reaffirm our steadfast commitment to confronting the vile poison of anti-Semitism wherever and whenever it arises. This year’s annual observance of International ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Libreville, Gabon

Location:  Libreville, Gabon Event:   The U.S. Embassy in Libreville has received reports of demonstrations in several locations in Libreville, including in Rio, Acae, Mindoube, Awendje, and near PK 7 and 8. There are currently messages circulating on social media calling for an additional demonstration on Monday, January 27, at 9:00 a.m. at the City of ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Libreville, Gabon Location: São Tomé and Príncipe

Location: Gabon and São Tomé and Príncipe 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 ...
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