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New Embassy Project Reaches Milestone

Ambassador Jeffrey Ross Gunter took part in a signing ceremony on Oct. 17, 2019, to officially transfer ownership of the future U.S. Embassy building from ISTAK to the U.S. government. The transfer signals that the project is entering its final stages before the new U.S. Embassy opens in 2020. “I’m grateful and honored to witness ...
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Ambassador Gunter Highlights U.S. Arctic Engagement

Ambassador Jeffrey Ross Gunter highlighted U.S. leadership in Arctic science, including the important role of the National Science Foundation, in remarks to the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik on Oct. 10, 2019. “The NSF is a champion of Arctic science and a key part of the role the United States plays in advancing a sustainable ...
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Presidential Proclamation on Leif Erikson Day, 2019

On Leif Erikson Day, we honor the spirit of exploration, courage, and faith that led this legendary Viking and his crew to sail across the Atlantic in search of new lands and opportunities more than a thousand years ago.  His dream — to venture beyond the known horizon and redefine the impossible ‑- still defines and ...
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