"This is, in our world, a very exciting day....We are launching our new travel advisory program. "
"This is a revamping of our Consular Information Program – which, as you all know, because you follow these things, is the cornerstone of our efforts to keep U.S. citizens safe while they travel or live abroad."
"The purpose of the Consular Information Program does not change. It’s again, to provide information to people to make timely decisions about their travel plans and their activities while they’re overseas."
Bureau of Consular Affairs
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary For Overseas Citizens Services
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