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Basic, current information on nations from the point of view of the US government and the official stance on US relations with the nations. Provides facts and narrative entries on independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
Provides history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key international institutions (intergovernmental and non-governmental) Also includes audio and video clips from the BBC archives..
Provides information about embassies in Washington, D.C. Includes the address, phone and fax number of the embassy. Also, includes links to the embassy's website and other related embassies and consulates in the United States.
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