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COVID-19 Information

Level 4 Travel Warning Last updated:  5/10/2021  *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed healthcare provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 ...
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Attack on Mercer Street Vessel

We join our partners and allies in our strong condemnation of the attack against the Mercer Street, a commercial ship that was peacefully transiting through the north Arabian Sea in international waters. Upon review of the available information, we are confident that Iran conducted this attack, which killed two innocent people, using one-way explosive UAVs, ...
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Protests in Iran

STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON July 28, 2021 Protests in Iran Protests in Iran that began with a water shortage — owing to drought and governmental mismanagement and neglect — in the Khuzestan province have now spread across various cities including Tehran, Karaj and Tabriz. The Iranian people are now putting a spotlight not only ...
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Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Foreign Malicious Cyber Activity Against U.S. Critical Infrastructure

Rewards for Justice – Reward Offer for Information on Foreign Malicious Cyber Activity Against U.S. Critical Infrastructure July 15, 2021 The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program, which is administered by the Diplomatic Security Service, is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who, ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken On Release of the 2020 International Religious Freedom Report

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson REMARKS TO THE PRESS May 12, 2021 Secretary Antony J. Blinken On Release of the 2020 International Religious Freedom Report Press Briefing Room Washington, D.C. MR PRICE:  Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us today.  I’m very pleased to have the opportunity to introduce Secretary Blinken, who will ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken Virtual Remarks at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Multilateralism

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Virtual Remarks at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Multilateralism May 7, 2021 Washington, D.C. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good morning, good afternoon, good evening.  Let me start by thanking China and Foreign Minister Wang for initiating this critical discussion on the future of the United Nations and the international order.  ...
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