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Press Statement by James P. Rubin, Deputy Spokesman
January 6, 2000

Cancellation of Travel Warnings for Russia, Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine

The Department of State has lifted the authorized (voluntary) departure of eligible family members and employees of the U.S. Embassies and Consulates in Russia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, and has removed the Travel Warnings of October 29, 1999.

We are in the process of issuing revised Consular Information Sheets for those countries to reflect the cancellation of the Travel Warnings.

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