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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia, May 22, 2019 – Demonstrations

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia, May 22, 2019 – Demonstrations Demonstrations related to the announcement of election results that began on May 21 have continued overnight and as of 0600 this morning remain ongoing. At multiple sites in central Jakarta, specifically near Tanah Abang and Jl. Wahid Hasyim in Menteng, clashes are taking place between ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia, May 17, 2019

Location:  Indonesia, country-wide Event:  On May 22, 2019, the General Election Commission (KPU) is expected to announce the official results of the Indonesian presidential and parliamentary elections.  Indonesian police officials have publicly cited a heightened risk of terrorism in connection with the finalization of election results, and media has reported recent arrests of Indonesians on ...
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Ambassador Donovan Highlights Education and the 70th Anniversary of U.S.-Indonesia Relations during Ramadan Visit to West Sumatra

Ambassador Joseph R. Donovan, Jr. visited West Sumatra May 15 to 17 to deepen the United States’ partnership with this culturally and historically significant province. He received a warm welcome from members of the Minangkabau community, meeting with local and regional government officials, Muslim scholars, community leaders, students, and U.S. exchange program alumni. In Padang, ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the Occasion of Ramadan

On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, I extend best wishes to Muslim communities at home and abroad for a blessed Ramadan. For many Muslims, this month is an occasion to focus on spiritual rejuvenation, kindness and resilience, compassion for those less fortunate, and harmony across diverse communities. In the United States, many mosques ...
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