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The United States Welcomes the Saudi-led Coalition Announcement of a Unilateral Ceasefire in Yemen

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO The United States  welcomes the announcement by the Saudi-led Coalition of a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen and commends Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for supporting this decision.  The announcement is a constructive response to the UN Secretary General’s call for the parties to focus on ...
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Presidential Proclamation — Travel From Europe

Frequently Asked Questions from American Citizens regarding March 11 and March 14 Presidential Proclamations 1. Q:  I am a U.S. citizen in Europe. Do the March 11 and March 14 Presidential Proclamations prevent me from returning to the United States? A:  No. The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. For the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yemen

Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of a respiratory illness first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (NCoV) How has this impacted Yemen? There are currently no confirmed cases of NCoV in Yemen.  However, the Government of Yemen has implemented a program to screen for NCoV and monitor and manage patients who have been ...
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Escalation of Violence in Yemen

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO January 28, 2020 Escalation of Violence in Yemen The United States government is alarmed by renewed violence in Yemen. Over the past few weeks de-escalatory efforts produced a significant reduction in fighting and showed to the Yemeni people that an end to hostilities is possible. However, renewed fighting is ...
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Ambassadors’ Statement on Yemen

The Ambassadors to Yemen of France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States are extremely concerned about the recent increase in conflict in Yemen which has caused civilian deaths and displacement of families, and which risks setting back the progress achieved in de-escalation. We urge leaders on all sides to immediately stop the fighting ...
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