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United States Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act). U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining the highest standards of security ...
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U.S. AS Victoria Nuland Visits Bulgaria

The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland paid a working visit to Bulgaria within the frame of her European trip after she visited Lithuania, Russia and Romania. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland held talks in Sofia on January 20, 2016 with Prime ...
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Statement by President Obama on Iran

THE PRESIDENT:  This is a good day, because, once again, we’re seeing what’s possible with strong American diplomacy. As I said in my State of the Union address, ensuring the security of the United States and the safety of our people demands a smart, patient and disciplined approach to the world.  That includes our diplomacy ...
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Roma New Year at the Embassy

Charge d’Affaires Martina Strong and U.S. Embassy staff celebrated Roma New Year on January 14 with children from Graf Nikolay Ignatiev School in the village of Graf Ignatievo, Plovdiv Region. The children performed the New Year’s tradition of “survakane” for good health and prosperity, sang songs, and danced celebrating the Day of Bango Vasili or ...
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