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U.S. and Djibouti Launch Binational Forum of Cooperation

On February 25 and 26, in Washington, DC, senior officials of the United States and the Republic of Djibouti Governments met to launch the inaugural U.S.-Djibouti Binational Forum, a key outcome of the historic May 5, 2014, White House meeting between U.S. President Obama and Djiboutian President Guelleh. Deputy Secretary Blinken welcomed the Djiboutian delegation ...
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Updated Security Recommendations

The U.S. Embassy has cancelled the restriction on Embassy personnel night movements, but has asked Embassy personnel to avoid large gatherings at restaurants and other public places. The area around Menelik Square will remain off-limits for Embassy personnel until further notice. U.S. citizens should consider implementing these policies as well. Please report anything suspicious to ...
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Place Menelik Attack

The U.S. Embassy community is saddened to hear of an explosion in the evening of May 24 in Djibouti city, resulting in casualties.  We would like to extend our condolences to those affected and their families.  We have offered assistance to Djiboutian authorities. U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance or with information on the event can ...
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U.S. National Security Advisor Visit to Djibouti

Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Travel to Djibouti Ambassador Rice met with senior leaders and U.S. troops from the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) at Camp Lemonnier to discuss CJTF operations in the region. She thanked the troops for their extraordinary work to build counterpart capacity in the ...
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