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Kyrgyz Republic Designated for U.S. Immigrant and Diversity Visa Restrictions

On January 31, the United States imposed immigrant and diversity visa restrictions that suspend the entry of Kyrgyz immigrants in order to protect the security and welfare of the United States.The U.S. Government continues to issue nonimmigrant visas for other purposes, such as tourism, business, students and exchanges. The visa restrictions, as designated in Presidential ...
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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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