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Remarks by Ambassador Donald Yamamoto for the 4th of July

The American Founding Fathers boldly declared in 1776 that “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal”  Born from this courageous endeavor an enduring Constitution, our nation’s “true north” guiding us to achieve “a more perfect Union.” Each generation faces challenges that tests the resolve to overcome adversity and reaffirm ...
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COVID-19 Information

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. For more information, see the Department’s  Global Health Advisory . July 2, 2020 Update Health and Travel Alert:  U.S. Embassy Mogadishu, June 2, 2020 Location:  Somalia Event: The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory  in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the ...
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Statement on the Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Independence of Somalia

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, Ambassador Donald Yamamoto and the Embassy congratulate the Somali people on 60 years of independence on July 1. It is important to recall our strong partnership as we reflect on the past 60 years, when Somalia has made significant progress but also endured incredible ...
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United States Provides $17.1 Million in Assistance to Somalia to Respond to COVID-19

The United States is providing more than $17.1million to date to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreakin Somalia. This assistance supports infection prevention and control, case management, and risk communication, including internally displaced persons, refugees, returnees, and vulnerable migrants, in Somalia. “We are actively assisting Somalia’s response to COVID-19. By partnering with the Somali ...
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