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Violence in Thailand

John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC We are deeply concerned by the ongoing politically-motivated violence in Thailand. As allies and close friends of the Thai people, we are profoundly saddened by the deaths and injuries that have shaken the country. As a father and grandfather, the death of several innocent children is particularly horrifying, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continuing Protest Activity

U.S. Embassy Bangkok informs U.S. citizens that protest activity continues in several areas throughout greater Bangkok, including at a new protest site at the intersection of Ploen Chit and Wireless Roads near the U.S. Embassy. In addition, police have recently taken action in attempts to regain control over a number of protest sites. Plan ahead ...
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Mission Thailand Introduces New Visa Appointment and Delivery Services

The United States Mission to Thailand is transitioning to a new Visa appointment and document delivery service for both the Embassy in Bangkok and the Consulate General in Chiang Mai. This system is being implemented at U.S. Embassies worldwide. The new process is easier and more convenient, and all appointment and courier services are included ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ongoing Tensions and Possible Incidents of Unrest in Thailand

This is to advise U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Thailand that political activists have announced plans to continue anti-government protests in Bangkok and possibly other parts of Thailand leading up to and during parliamentary nationwide elections scheduled for this Sunday February 2nd. These protests may cause significant and possibly widespread disruptions and transportation ...
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