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The Department of State Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland
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The Department of State Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: In a display of our enduring friendship and important partnership with the Republic of Iceland, Ambassador Jeffrey Ross Gunter dedicates today the new U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik. The new complex provides a secure, modern, sustainable, and resilient platform for U.S. diplomacy in Iceland and the Nordic Region.  The new Embassy, an adapted existing corporate headquarters, will improve the Mission’s ability to engage with the people and Government of Iceland.  By reutilizing this exemplary, award-winning example of Icelandic architecture, the U.S. Government has retained a local landmark, prevented diversion of demolition waste into local landfills, and created an Embassy that truly embodies the partnershi...