Clarification of Issuance of Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

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Following the heinous attack that took place today in Jakarta, the U.S. Embassy issued two Emergency Notifications for American Citizens living in Indonesia. These e-mails were sent from an emergency response network with a Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 7 time stamp. The e-mails, sent at 11:44WIB and 12:36WIB respectively, were sent to registered American citizens to keep them apprised of the latest developments and provide important safety information for our citizens abroad.  This information was also posted on the Embassy website at 12:16 WIB and 13:04 WIB. As Ambassador Blake conveyed earlier today via Twitter, we offer our condolences to the victims and their families of this heinous attack and stand ready to assist our Indonesian partners at this time.