Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland (March 19, 2021)

Location: Iceland; volcanic eruption in Reykjanes peninsula, southwest Iceland Event: The Icelandic Met Office has confirmed that volcanic eruption has started in Fagradalsfjall just before 22:00 tonight. The NCO Civil Protection Joint Rescue and Coordination Center has been activated. The Keflavik International Airport has been put on Code RED, which means that the airport is …

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Remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Virtual Copenhagen Democracy Summit

Europe and the China Challenge SPEECH MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE VIRTUAL COPENHAGEN DEMOCRACY SUMMIT COPENHAGEN DEMOCRACY SUMMIT JUNE 19, 2020   MR RASMUSSEN:  It’s a great pleasure for me to welcome our next speaker, the American Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.  Good morning, Mr. Secretary.  I think it’s morning in your time zone. I know you’ve been traveling from …

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Ambassador Gunter in U.S. Delegation to Liberation of Auschwitz Event

U.S. Ambassador to Iceland Jeffrey Ross Gunter has been named to the U.S. delegation that will attend the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz on January 27, 2020. Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, will lead the delegation traveling to Auschwitz, which will also include U.S. Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher and U.S. …

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Visits Iceland

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Reykjavik on February 15, 2019, where he met with Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Foreign Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson. In their meetings, they discussed security issues in the North Atlantic, Iceland’s upcoming chairmanship of the Arctic Council, and growing economic relations. During the visit, Secretary Pompeo and Foreign …

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