Security Alert – Worldwide Caution, October 19, 2023

Location: Worldwide Caution Event:  Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) …

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U.S. Embassy Partners with the Government of Turkmenistan in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Ashgabat, April 6, 2020 – The U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, with the cooperation of the Government of Turkmenistan, has assisted dozens of U.S. citizens in Turkmenistan in returning to the United States. On March 28, the U.S. Embassy facilitated the repatriation of U.S. citizens from Turkmenistan to Washington, DC, via a charter flight. The flight took …

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Statement by Ambassador Klimow on the Occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

On behalf of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and the American people, I extend warm greetings and best wishes on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to the Government and people of Turkmenistan. The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992 by United Nations …

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