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COVID-19 Information

Level 4 Travel Warning Last updated: 12/09/2021 ***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 ...
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Travel Advisory: Iran

Do not travel to Iran due to the risk of kidnapping and the arbitrary arrest, detention of U.S. citizens, and COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Iran due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your ...
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The United Nations Human Rights Council Holds Special Session on Iran

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN November 24, 2022 The United Nations Human Rights Council Holds Special Session on Iran Today’s Special Session at the UN Human Rights Council addressed the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran, with a particular and appropriate focus on ...
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Designating Iranian Officials Connected to Serious Human Rights Abuses in Iran’s Kurdistan and West Azerbaijan Provinces

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN November 23, 2022 Designating Iranian Officials Connected to Serious Human Rights Abuses in Iran’s Kurdistan and West Azerbaijan Provinces The United States is gravely concerned by reports that Iranian authorities are escalating violence against peaceful protesters. Today, we ...
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Designating Sanctions Evaders Involved in Iranian Petrochemical and Petroleum Trade

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release November 17, 2022 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN Designating Sanctions Evaders Involved in Iranian Petrochemical and Petroleum Trade The United States is taking further action to disrupt sanctions evasion efforts involving the sale of Iranian petroleum and petrochemical products. Specifically, the Department of ...
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Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on the Maritime Attack Against the MV Pacific

THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2022 Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on the Maritime Attack Against the MV Pacific We condemn in the strongest possible terms the November 15 attack against a commercial tanker, the MV Pacific Zircon, that was transiting in international waters off the coast of Oman. ...
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Sanctioning Senior Officials of Iranian Broadcaster

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN November 16, 2022 Sanctioning Senior Officials of Iranian Broadcaster The United States is designating six individuals for acting for or on behalf of the Iranian state-run media corporation, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).  IRIB was previously ...
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