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Statement on FactCheck.kg editor-in-chief Bolot Temirov Attack

U.S. Embassy Bishkek condemns the January 9 attack on FactCheck.kg editor-in-chief Bolot Temirov.  We join the Office of President Sooronbai Jeenbekov in denouncing the attack and calling for a prompt investigation. Press can only be free when journalists are able to work without intimidation and threats.  Conducting a thorough investigation and promptly bringing attackers to ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Bishkek

January 8, 2020 Location: Kyrgyzstan Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your ...
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Statement on Iranian-backed Attacks on U.S. Embassy Baghdad

January 3, 2020 On December 31, 2019, Iranian-backed terrorists attacked the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.   Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo noted the terrorists posed a risk to American diplomats and personnel inside the embassy.  “This is state-sponsored terror. This is Iranian-backed terrorism that took place that threatened American interests.” Secretary Pompeo stated.  He ...
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U.S. Embassy Air Quality Monitor Officially Registered by Kyrgyz Standard

On October 28, the Center for Standardization and Metrology under the Ministry of Economy (Kyrgyz Standard) officially registered the U.S. Embassy’s Air Quality Monitor (AQM) in the State Registry of Official Measuring Devices of the Kyrgyz Republic.  Having received accreditation, the U.S. Embassy Air Quality Monitor can be officially referenced by all state agencies, including ...
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U.S. Marines Deliver Toys to Bishkek’s SOS Children’s Village

U.S. Marines delivered toys and other donations from the U.S. Embassy Community in Bishkek to children of the SOS Children’s Village, a nongovernmental charitable organization providing services for children in Kyrgyzstan without parental care. The donations were made on December 14, 2019 through the Marine “Toys for Tots” Program which occurs every year around the ...
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