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    To Defeat Terror, We Need the World’s Help

    In a polarized region and a complicated world, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria presents a unifying threat to a broad array of countries... more. - See more at: http://blogs.state.gov/#sthash.8auVAUNd.dpuf

  • An OSCE member observes damage caused by shelling near the train station in Donetsk, Ukraine AP Photo

    Sanctions Against Russia

    "We welcome the European Council's consensus today to show strong support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity and to prepare further sanctions for consideration in coming days."

  • President Barack Obama delivers a statement in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. August 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

    Obama Press Briefing on Ukraine, ISIL

    "Countries in the region ... increasingly recognize the primacy of the threat that ISIL poses to all of them. "Russia is responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine."

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  • Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations, makes remarks at a Security Council session on Ukraine.

    Ambassador Power at UNSC Session on Ukraine

    USUN Ambassador Power: How can we tell countries bordering Russia their sovereignty is guaranteed if we don't make our message heard on Ukraine?

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  • Man Uses Mobile Device As a Crowd Walks Past Him. AP Photo.

    The Internet Belongs to Everyone

    Novelli: The Internet has proven to be a tremendous force for economic and social empowerment and we have a shared responsibility to adopt policies and practices to ensure the Internet’s continued growth.

  •  Ambassador Bauer in Waregem during the grave adoption ceremony, August 16, 2014

    Flanders Field Grave Adoption Ceremony

    This is a very special ceremony in a special year. While we will come together for other ceremonies here for years to come, this is the first and only large certificate ceremony for grave adopters.

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More News from the Embassy

  • Fees for Consular Services to Change on September 12, 2014

    The fees for most categories of immigrant visas will change, while fees for nonimmigrant visas largely remain the same. The fee for processing an application for Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship is increasing to reflect the true cost of providing this service.

  • Alert: World Wide Passport and Visa Delays

    The U.S. Department of State is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa system, which are affecting global operations. This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country or visa category. We recognize and deeply regret the inconvenience to travelers. We are doing everything possible to return passports with visas as soon as we are able to complete processing. We regret that we are currently unable to predict how long the delay will be. For further information, please click here.

  • Secretary Kerry on Belgium’s National Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, Secretary Kerry congratulates the people of Belgium on their national day and King Philippe on the first anniversary of his reign on July 21.

Embassy Events

  •  On Friday, August 8th Ambassador Denise Bauer visited the town of Dinant in the Ardenne where she was warmly welcomed by Mayor Richard Fournaux and the entire city council.
    Ambassador Visit to Dinant

    On Friday, August 8th Ambassador Denise Bauer visited the town of Dinant in the Ardenne where she was warmly welcomed by Mayor Richard Fournaux and the entire city council. 

  • Ambassador Bauer visited the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery with the Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Monday, August 4 2014.
    Ambassador & Secretary of the Army at Henri-Chapelle

    Ambassador Bauer visited the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery with the Secretary of the Army John McHugh on Monday, August 4 2014.  

  • U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Denise Campbell Bauer met H.R.H. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde earlier this week in Liège to attend events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. (Photo courtesy of the Belgian Ministry of Defense)
    WWI Centenary Commemorations in Liège

    U.S. Ambassador Denise Bauer met with King Philippe and Queen Mathilde earlier this week in Liège, when attending events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.  

  • Ambassador Visit to the West Coast
    Ambassador Visit to the West Coast

    On July 30, Ambassador Bauer visited Koksijde & Vleteren where she met with city officials. She also met with the horse fishermen of Oostduinkerke & visited Saint Sixtus Abbey, home of the world famous Westvleteren beer.  

  • Remarks at the Independence Day event By Ambassador Denise Campbell Bauer - U.S. Embassy, Brussels, July 2, 2014.
    Ambassador Bauer at July 4th Reception

    I am delighted to welcome you to our Independence Day celebration. I’m also delighted to be back in Belgium – just in time for the World Cup. Congratulations to both teams for a terrific game last night. I’m looking forward to watching the Red Devils win again on Saturday! 

  • Ambassador Bauer Remarks to the Antwerp Chapter of AmCham Belgium
    Ambassador Bauer Remarks to the Antwerp Chapter of AmCham Belgium

    Ambassador Denise Campbell Bauer Remarks to the Antwerp Chapter of AmCham Belgium at the Rockoxhuis Museum on Thursday, June 24, 2014.  

  • U.S. Ambassador Bauer Returns to Post
    U.S. Ambassador Bauer Returns to Post

    "During my time away, I maintained close contact with the Embassy leadership team as they worked to advance our common objectives with Belgium and twice welcomed President Obama here."  

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