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Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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U.S.-Iceland Strategic Dialogue

December 6, 2017 Delegations representing the United States and Iceland met Dec. 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C., for the U.S.-Iceland Strategic Dialogue. Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Sharon Hudson-Dean and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy Tom Goffus led the U.S. delegation. Ministry of Foreign ...
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Two Icelandic Entrepreneurs Selected to Attend 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Two Icelandic entrepreneurs have been chosen by the U.S. State Department and U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik to participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held Nov. 28-30 in Hyderabad, India. Sandra Mjöll Jónsdóttir, Co-Founder and CEO of Platome, and Guðmundur Fertram Sigurjónsson, CEO, President and Chairman of Kerecis, will take part in ...
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U.S. Navy Secretary Visits Iceland

October 12, 2017 U.S. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer is visiting Iceland this week to discuss U.S.-Iceland security collaboration, both bilaterally and through the NATO alliance. Spencer is scheduled to meet with officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice and the Icelandic Coast Guard. Spencer also will participate in a forum on Arctic ...
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U.S.C.G Honors Icelanders for Heroism

October 12, 2017 Admiral Charles Michel, Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, was onboard the Icelandic Coast Guard vessel Þór this morning to honor the Icelandic Coast Guard, the crew of the Icelandic Marine Research Institute vessel the Árni Friðriksson, ISAVIA flight crew, and the Icelandic Joint Rescue Coordination Center for their heroism ...
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