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Health Alert: Announcing Dammam Repatriation Flight, April 6th

Message for U.S. Citizens – April 2, 2020 Location: Saudi Arabia Event:   The U.S. Mission is pleased to announce that it has arranged with Saudi authorities for a commercial repatriation flight from Dammam, in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, to Washington-Dulles International Airport, on Monday, April 6, 2020.  The Saudia Airlines flight will depart from ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 1, 2020 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud. Secretary Pompeo expressed his concern over the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for a global response to counter it. The Secretary and the Foreign Minister discussed ...
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Health Alert: Riyadh Repatriation Flight, April 3rd

Message for U.S. Citizens – March 31, 2020 Location: Saudi Arabia Event:   The U.S. Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has arranged with Saudi authorities and Saudia Airlines to offer limited commercial flights from the Kingdom to the United States during the period that regular commercial service is suspended to help contain the COVID-19 ...
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Health Alert: Information on Procedures to Depart Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Mission continues to work with Saudi authorities to arrange repatriation flights to the United States from various Saudi cities on a commercial airline.  No flights or departure/arrival locations have been confirmed at this time.  When flights are confirmed, it will likely be with little advanced warning.  We will inform by email all persons ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 29, 2020 Location: Nationwide Event: Saudi authorities have announced that the current suspensions on international and domestic flights; bus, taxi, and train transportation between cities; and the closure of government offices and most private sector offices and businesses, have been extended until further notice. Saudi authorities have also announced that, effective this ...
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