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U.S.-African Partnerships: Advancing Common Interests

Remarks Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.  Under Secretary for Political Affairs  U.S. Institute of Peace Washington, DC September 13, 2017 (As prepared) Introduction Good morning. Thank you President Lindborg for your very kind and generous introduction. To you and to Ambassador Carson I am grateful for the invitation to participate in this important and timely symposium. It ...
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Health  Alert: U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Location: Cote d’Ivoire Event:  Certain COVID-19 Restrictions Lifted The government of Cote d’Ivoire announced the following changes to its COVID-19 restrictions: The curfew in the Greater Abidjan region is lifted effective May 15. Restaurants and maquis will be permitted to re-open on May 15 but are expected to follow strict social distancing and hygiene guidelines. Bars, night ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: REMINDER Repatriation Flight Leaving Abidjan on Wednesday

Message for U.S. Citizens: REMINDER Repatriation Flight Leaving Abidjan on Wednesday, May 13 The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy Abidjan have arranged a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) departing Abidjan on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. This flight will go to Dublin, Ireland where travelers will transfer to an ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Repatriation Flight Leaving Abidjan on Wednesday, May 13

The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy Abidjan have arranged a repatriation flight for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) departing Abidjan on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  Interested passengers will be advised of the airport arrival time in a separate message. This flight will go to Dublin, Ireland where travelers will transfer to an ...
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Health  Alert: U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Location: Cote d’Ivoire Event:  As of  May 1, the Government of Cote d’Ivoire has confirmed 1,275 cases of COVID-19 within its borders.  The nationwide curfew has been extended until May 15, and is in effect from 9:00pm until 5:00am each day.  A state of emergency remains in place through May 15, and school closures have also been extended through May ...
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