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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.  Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel and other U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark are encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Human Rights Day Statement.

In English Hello, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here. 71 years ago today, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. That document identified common rights and freedoms to which all peopleare entitled.  Today we mark that landmark achievement with International Human Rights Day. America’s founders knew that unalienable rights ‒ human rights ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location: Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other ...
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The US View on the Arctic

As delivered at the Annual Security Policy Conference at Christiansborg, November 15, 2019   Your Excellencies, Members of Parliament, Generals, Ladies and Gentlemen – good afternoon. Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about the United States and our view on the Arctic. I want to thank our hosts, Folk & Sikkerhed, ...
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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – September 24, 2019

Location:  Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Due to an increase in gun violence in the areas of Nørrebro, Ishøj, and Hundige, Copenhagen Police have instituted a stop-and-search zone in a large area covering Nørrebro.  The ordinance – which will run through September 30 – allows police officers to stop and search anyone within the area without cause. ...
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