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Sweeping U.S. Measures to Support Return of UN Sanctions Relating to Iran’s Nuclear, Missile, and Conventional Arms Programs

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 “Our message is very, very simple: the United States will never allow the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism to freely buy and sell planes, tanks, missiles, and other kinds of conventional weapons. These UN sanctions will continue the arms embargo.”  – Secretary Pompeo, August 20, 2020. “When ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location:  Israel Event: COVID-19 – Lockdown during the High Holidays The Israeli government announced a nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, effective September 18 at 2:00 PM through October 10.  The regulations of the lockdown, as we currently understand them, are in the September 17 Israeli government press release link below.  Regulations related to COVID-19 have been ...
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Trump promotes peace with Bahrain-Israel agreement

By ShareAmerica Sep 17, 2020 Prospects for Middle East peace are gaining momentum as the United States has brokered an agreement to normalize relations between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain. The deal is the second in a month after the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize ties with Israel in August. President Trump announced ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Al Nahyan

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 he following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan today in Washington, D.C. The Secretary commended the Foreign Minister for the monumental accomplishment of ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  [09/22/20] Israel: Country-Specific Information: Israel has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. The Government of Israel announced updated guidelines and restrictions regarding personal movements and social distancing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These guidelines include the requirement to wear a protective mask that covers the nose and mouth ...
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