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  • President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.(AP photo)

    President Obama on Murder of Journalist by ISIL

    20 August 2014 - "Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL. ... The U.S.A. will continue to do what we must do to protect our people."

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    America's Welsh Heritage

    This September President Obama will be the first serving American President to visit Wales. The Embassy has put together this video showing the story of American and Welsh connections throughout history.

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  • President Obama speaking at lectern (AP)

    President Obama Authorizes Iraq Air Strikes

    08 August 2014 - President Obama says America “is coming to help” thousands of Iraqis who are trapped and threatened by Islamist militants, and has authorized air strikes and humanitarian flights over northern Iraq.

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  • Secretary Kerry met UK Foreign Secretary William Hague in Vienna for the P5+1 meetings on Iran's nuclear program (State Dept).

    Join our ESTA focus Group

    13 August - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be holding two focus groups on ESTA, the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. This is your chance to tell us what you think about ESTA.

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  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Erna Solberg at microphones (NATO)

    NATO Must Adapt to New Security Challenges

    14 August 2014 - NATO must adapt to security challenges such as Russia's illegal actions in Ukraine, Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said during a visit to Norway.

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  • The U.S. Embassy London is closed.

    The U.S. Embassy in London is CLOSED on Monday 25th August for the UK Summer Bank holiday.

    We are always available in case of an emergency involving an American in distress in the UK via the Embassy telephone number: from the U.S., dial 011-44-20-7499-9000; from within the UK, dial 020-7499-9000

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