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STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR MICHAEL RAYNOR – Storming of the United States Capitol

STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR MICHAEL RAYNOR January 7, 2021 Storming of the United States Capitol The United States Congress has completed its Constitutionally mandated count of the Electoral College vote and affirmed the election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Kamala D. Harris.  They will be sworn into office and a peaceful transfer of power will ...
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Travel Advisory: Ethiopian Airlines Between Addis Ababa and Mekele

The U.S. Embassy has been informed that Ethiopian Airlines is resuming flights between Addis Ababa and Mekele starting tomorrow.  Please contact Ethiopian Airlines directly to book flight reservations. Assistance:  U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia+251-111-306-000+251-111-306-911 or 011-130-6000 (after hours) addisacs@state.gov https://et.usembassy.gov State Department – Consular Affairs:   888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Ethiopia Country Information Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive security updatesFollow us on  Twitter ...
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Update on Situation in the Tigray Region

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa continues to monitor the situation in the Tigray region.  Some cell phone service, but not wi-fi/internet, has been restored in parts of ​the Tigray region, including Mekele, Maychew and in western Tigray, including the towns of Dansha, Humera, and Maikadra.  The Government of Ethiopia reports it continues to work to restore ​telecommunications service elsewhere ...
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Announcement: Student Visa

The U.S. Embassy is making limited visa appointments available in December for applicants applying for new F-1 student visas.  For more information about making a student visa appointment, please visit our appointments website:  https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-et/niv. If you are renewing a student visa that is valid or expired within the last 12 months, we strongly encourage you to ...
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Update on Communication in the Tigray Region

Communications remain cut to most of the Tigray Region.  However, today the U.S. Embassy received information that cell phone service, but not wi-fi/internet, has been restored in parts of western Tigray, including the towns of Dansha, Humera, and Maikadra.  The Government of Ethiopia reports it continues to work to restore service elsewhere in the Region. The U.S. Embassy ...
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