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Frequently Asked Questions on Naval Piracy

01 June 2009 Q: How is the international community fighting piracy? A: The international community has sent naval patrols to escort commercial ships and prevent pirate attacks, it is adopting legal-system tactics to prosecute suspected pirates, and it discourages anyone from offering concessions to pirates, including the payment of ransoms. Q: Why has it been ...
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U.S. Takes First Steps Toward Embassy Relocation

Meeting the challenge of providing a modern, open and secure American diplomatic facility in London, the U.S. State Department today signed a conditional agreement with the real estate developer Ballymore to acquire a site in the Nine Elms Opportunity Area in Wandsworth for the construction of a new Embassy. “This has been a long and ...
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American Embassy completes Perimeter Security Project

26 June 2008 The American Embassy is pleased to announce that major work on the Embassy’s Perimeter Security Project was completed on Thursday, January 26, 2008. The finished project includes new landscaping, a larger pedestrian area, and the opening of two new visitor-access pavilions to facilitate entry into the Embassy while reducing congestion and improving ...
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