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Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger

Location:  Country-wide, Niger Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Niger will be closed on Monday, August 12, 2019 in observance of the Tabaski holiday (Eid-al-Adha).  The U.S. Embassy will reopen on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Please exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings during the upcoming holiday.  Security measures in Niger remain heightened due to ...
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230th Anniversary of the Department of State

Today is the U.S. Department of State’s 230th anniversary!  To mark this special occasion, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is hosting a day-long celebration at the Harry S. Truman Building in downtown, Washington, DC.  Under the theme of “One Team, One Mission, One Future,” the commemoration will feature a live discussion between the Dean of ...
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On World Refugee Day We Recognize Our Nigerien Partners for Assisting Those Who Flee with Little More than Hope

By Carol Thompson O’Connell, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration at the U.S. Department of State The United States applauds Niger’s generosity as a host to over 174,000 refugees, the majority from neighboring Mali and Nigeria, in addition to accommodating vulnerable migrants and asylum-seekers from other countries.  Niger exhibits this ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger

Location: Niamey, Niger Event: During the African Union (AU) Summit, host nation security forces will be implementing additional security measures that may affect movement throughout the city. Road closures and traffic disruptions are anticipated from July 3-10. Police checkpoints will be deployed throughout the city. The U.S. Embassy in Niger reminds U.S. citizens that terrorist ...
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United States Embassy Niamey Strongly Condemns the Terror Attacks in Diffa and Tillaberi.

United States Embassy Niamey strongly condemns the terror attacks in Diffa and Tillaberi, including those aimed at humanitarian organizations such as the International Rescue Committee and Doctors Without Borders.  We offer our deepest condolences to the families of the two persons killed in the June 14 attack at Maine-Soroa, as well as those who have ...
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