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70th Anniversary of Austro-American Society Salzburg

Salzburg Residenz Friday, March 17, 2017 Remarks as prepared President Ganauser, President Pallauf, Municipal Councillor Sabine Gabath who is representing Mayor Schaden, Members of the Austro-American Society, Representatives of CARE Austria, Honored Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. First of all, I’d like to thank you, Dr. Ganauser, for including us in this event. Public Affairs Counselor Robert Greenan and I are

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AMS Reception for the U.S. Delegation Participating in the Special Olympics World Winter Games

Premstätten March 15, 2017 Remarks as prepared Good evening, everyone. So happy to be here with you. Enjoyed being part of the arrival yesterday in Vienna, meeting some of you. Proud that a large contingent of US Embassy law enforcement and military personnel participated in the torch run yesterday. When Americans get in the Olympic mood, we often get very

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The Jacksonian Tradition and American Foreign Policy under President Trump

On March 8, Walter Russell Mead, Hudson Institute/Bard College, spoke at the Amerika Haus.  The event was moderated by Konrad Kramar, Foreign Affairs Editor at Kurier. President Trump won the election on a wave of support from a loose cultural coalition of Americans who have been a major force in American politics since the victory of Andrew Jackson stunned the political elite

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Executive Order on Visas

A U.S. Executive Order signed on March 6 affects visa applicants who are nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. If you are a national of one of these countries, please review the information at: Executive Order on Visas before paying an MRV fee, scheduling an interview appointment, or attending your interview. The Executive Order exempts from its

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Remarks at BeSt Fair

March 3, 2017 Wiener Stadthalle Remarks as prepared Good morning everybody. My name is Eugene Young, I am the Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna. It is my great honor to welcome you all to the “BeSt International Special U.S. University Room” here at the Wiener Stadthalle. It is great to see so many future exchange students here.

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