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  Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking
  Trump attorney general Jeff Sessions met Russian ambassador

March 2017 ... more > Top ^
  He met Russia's ambassador twice during presidential campaign. A senator at the time did not disclose the contacts at his confirmation hearing

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  The administration announced its retaliation for Russian efforts to interfere with the US presidential election, ordering sweeping new sanctions


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  The White House has refused to issue a US visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, who was involved in seizure of the US embassy in 1979
Apr.2 US outrage at Iran 'hostages' envoy

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Aug.9 US embassies to reopen after alert
Aug.5 US extends embassy closures   The US says it will keep 19 embassies in north Africa and the Middle East closed until Saturday, due to a possible militant threat Aug.1 US embassies to shut over threat
  The US will close a number embassies and consulates, mostly in the Middle East, on Sunday in response to an unspecified threat, officials say

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Sep.25 Officials: Libya post had lower security  The U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi was operating under a lower security standard than a typical consulate, according to State Department Jan.13 US and Burma to resume full relations

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Nov.22 Pakistan's U.S. ambassador quits
  Pakistan's prime minister asked the ambassador to resign because an offer to Washington by Pakistan's president to cut down the military leadership Sep.29   US condemns Syrian envoy attack  The US secretary of state has condemned an attack on US ambassador after he was pelted with eggs by Syrian president supporters Mar.10 Relation with Libyan embassy suspended
Mar.9 Obama names Locke envoy to China Jan.5 Ambassador to Libya may be replaced

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Dec.29 US 'revokes Venezuela envoy visa
Dec.13 U.S. diplomat Holbrooke dies
  Richard C. Holbrooke spearheaded the end of the Bosnian war and served as the Obama administration's point man in the Afghan-Pakistan zone
Dec.11 US envoy Holbrooke in 'critical condition'  Richard Holbrooke, 69, the envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, was admitted to hospital and has undergone surgery to repair a tear in his aor... Apr.5 US anger at Peshawar consulate attack  The US has expressed 'great concern' over a deadly assault by militants on the American consulate in the north-western Pakistani city

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Jun.26 US appoints envoy to Muslim world Jun.23 U.S. to send ambassador back to Syria  President Obama has decided to send an ambassador to Syria, a sign of reconciliation between the two countries Feb.11 Clinton to appoint envoy for North Korea  Stephen Bosworth, the dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University has been offered the job Jan.22 Obama appoints key hotspot envoys
  US President has named his two key envoys - to the Middle East, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Feb.21   Storm over Serbia embassy attacks   Attacks by Serbian protesters against embassies in Belgrade have drawn strong criticism from the US and the UN

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Apr.7 CIA tortured me, says Iran envoy
  Jalal Sharafi, diplomat freed after being abducted in Iraq in February, has said he was tortured by his captors

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Nov.9 Webb promises 'diplomatic solution' in Iraq  Less than an hour after the U.S. Senate was handed to the Democrats, Jim Webb addressed a cheering crowd Sep.12 US thanks Syria over embassy raid
Apr.16 New Iraqi envoy: Political progress near Feb.3 US to expel Venezuelan diplomat

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May.3 US diplomats launch Bush attack

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May.13 US expels 14 Cuban diplomats
  The United States are implying that they had been spying

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Oct.21 Bush to try diplomacy with Iraq again
Sep.27 U.S., UK on diplomatic offensive  Senior U.S. and British diplomats are embarking on negotiations in a bid to win support for a tough U.N. resolution against Iraq Sep.25 U.S. to send senior envoy to North Korea

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Mar.21 Russian diplomats leave U.S.
  6 Russian diplomats accused of direct contact with Hanssen have left U.S. Additional 40 planned to be expelled

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B. 2017-03-01 Trump attorney general Jeff Sessions met Russian ambassador Washington
2016-12-29 Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for hacking Washington
3. 2016-07-08 US expels two Russian diplomats over Moscow 'attack' Washington
E. 2016-06-27 Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise Washington
F. 2014-05-05 Syria opposition to open US mission Washington
G. 2014-04-11 US refuses visa for Iran's UN choice White House, Washington
H. 2014-04-02 US outrage at Iran 'hostages' envoy Washington
I. 2013-08-09 US embassies to reopen after alert Washington

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