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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo – COVID-19 UPDATES

Location: Egypt Event: COVID-19 UPDATES The Government of Egypt has announced that commencing Sunday, January 3, 2021, individuals who do not adhere to precautionary measures such as wearing a mask indoors may be subject to an immediate fine or prosecution. Please note the U.S. Embassy is unable to intercede on behalf of U.S. citizens who ...
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USTDA Supports Major Refinery Upgrades in Egypt

December 17, 2020 Cairo, Egypt – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded grants to the Amreya Petroleum Refining Company (“APRC”) and Suez Oil Processing Company (“SOPC”) for feasibility studies to modernize each company’s refinery. “These grants are a part of USTDA’s ongoing collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resource to make ...
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COVID-19 Vaccinations and Consular Issues

The U.S. Department of State has no greater responsibility than the safety and security of U.S. citizens overseas. The Department continues to proactively communicate travel advice and warnings to U.S. citizens amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As part of our efforts to give U.S. citizens timely information so that they can make informed choices about ...
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Statement by secretary Pompeo: Russian Influence in the Mediterranean

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO Russian Influence in the Mediterranean December 15, 2020 Earlier this month, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in comments at the MED Dialogue, accused the United States of playing political games in the Mediterranean and stalling the appointment of a new UN ...
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U.S. Goal:  Clean Water for all Egyptians – $3.5 billion Invested 

  November 17, 2020   CAIRO – U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan R. Cohen, Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al Mashat, and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Leslie Reed visited Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) and Cairo’s main water treatment plant at Rod El Farag on November 17, 2020.  The U.S. ...
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