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U.S. Ambassador-Designate Shefali Razdan Duggal to Present Credentials to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander

The Hague, October 17, 2022 –The Ambassador-Designate of the United States of America to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Shefali Razdan Duggal, will present her credentials to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander on Wednesday, October 19. Shefali Razdan Duggal was nominated by President Biden to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands on March 11, ...
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U.S. Support for Human Rights Defenders

Fact Sheet Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Overview Protecting and supporting human rights defenders is a key priority of U.S. foreign policy. Because human rights defenders seek to hold their governments accountable to protect universally recognized human rights, defenders are often harassed, detained, interrogated, imprisoned, tortured, and even killed for doing their work. The Department’s objective is to enable human ...
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Worldwide Caution: Al-Qa’ida Leader’s Death

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam (June 13, 2022) Location:  Countrywide Event:  As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the ...
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