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Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut International Airport Closure

Location:  U.S. Embassy Beirut Lebanon According to the local civil aviation authority, Rafic Hariri International Airport will close at 23:59 on March 18.  Commercial flight service from Rafic Hariri International Airport will be suspended until the airport reopens. All routine consular operations remain suspended.  The U.S. Embassy will send out an alert when routine consular operations resume, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Suspension of Consular Services

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Suspension of Consular Services Location:  U.S. Embassy Beirut Lebanon The U.S. Embassy will suspend routine consular operations effective Monday, March 16.  This suspension will remain in effect until further notice. During the period of suspended operations, we will be providing emergency services to U.S. citizens on a case-by-case basis.  U.S. citizens ...
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Temporary Suspension of Consular Operations

The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Beirut has suspended non-emergency visa operations in the interest of public health safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.  American Citizen Services will remain available for U.S. citizen emergency appointments. All visa appointments have been suspended until further notice.  Immigrant visa appointments will be rescheduled at a later date.  In the ...
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Remarks of U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy C. Shea

Good morning.  Sabah al-kheir.  I want to thank Prime Minister Diab—as well as President Aoun, Speaker Berri, and Foreign Minister Hitti—for their very warm welcome.  I am honored to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and to work alongside the Lebanese people, who are famous not only for their hospitality, but also for their ...
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