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North Korea Geographical Travel Restriction
The U.S. Secretary of State has authorized a Geographical Travel Restriction for North Korea (DPRK) due to mounting concerns over the serious risk of…

North Korea's Provocations & the Private-sector Response
For U.S. private-sector organizations operating in South Korea, tensions on the Korean Peninsula may at times represent a conundrum: despite the…

North Korea's Latest Missile Launch
On February 12, North Korea test-fired what appeared to be a new type of medium- to long-range missile, marking the latest violation of UN security…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Seoul (South Korea), Rallies September 8-9
The Munhwa Broadcasting Company (MBC) Labor Union is planning to stage two large-scale rallies on in Seoul on Friday, September 8, 2017. Supporters…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Seoul (South Korea), Emergency Preparedness
The U.S. Embassy Seoul issues this message to U.S. citizens in response to increased media attention and inquiries from U.S. citizens regarding the…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Seoul (South Korea) Rallies in Seoul Planned for…
A pro-former President Park group is planning to stage a large-scale rally in Seoul on Saturday, September 2, 2017.