In 2015 the United States and Vietnam marked the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations, and in May 2016, President Obama visited Vietnam to celebrate the Comprehensive Partnership between the two countries. relations with Vietnam have become increasingly cooperative and comprehensive, guided by the 2013 U.The United States supports a strong, independent, and prosperous Vietnam that respects human rights and the rule of law. S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership, an overarching framework for advancing the bilateral relationship, the 2015 bilateral Joint Vision Statement, and the Joint Statement issued during President Obama’s visit to Vietnam in May 2016. “Filipinos are still very much welcome to the United States,” Koscina said. The US State Department on Friday also clarified that the Philippines has not been marked by US authorities as a "country of concern," which means Filipinos can continue their travels to and from the US, or benefit from residing and working in the US. President Donald Trump, flanked by Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (standing, L-R), Vice President Mike Pence and Staff Secretary Rob Porter welcomes reporters into the Oval Office for him to sign his first executive orders at the White House in Washington, U. US Embassy Press Attaché Molly Koscina clarified that visa processing and requirements for Filipinos hoping to visit the US have not changed, and that Trump’s executive order does not restrict travel of dual nationals as long as they hold the passport of an unrestricted country and possess a valid US visa. Embassy in the Philippines has not changed visa processing or visa requirements,” she added.
As tuxedo-clad musicians serenaded, the flamboyant ambassador welcomed Washington’s A list with endless bowls of fresh Caspian Sea caviar and glasses of Dom Perignon.Though the 66 hostages were eventually released, the 14 month-long ordeal poisoned the already strained relations between the United States and Iran. embassy in Tehran during the Iranian Revolution, Nov. The students went on to seize the embassy staff, and hold 52 of them hostage for 444 days.The hostage crisis was a humiliating and grueling time for President Jimmy Carter, and it gave many Americans their first glimpse of Islamic radicalism. Photo by AFP/Getty Images For Ayatollah Khomeini and his fellow Iranian revolutionaries, the capture of America’s embassy and its diplomatic staff was a hugely symbolic victory over “The Great Satan.” Thirty-five years later, many analysts believe the ill-will from that crisis echoes to this day. Here’s an inside look at what the hostage-takers referred to as the “Den of Spies”: Exterior wall of the former U. embassy compound in Tehran, covered with anti-American graffiti.All that came to a shuddering halt in 1979, when Islamic revolutionaries replaced the shah with a theocracy and the partying stopped.The 34-year freeze between Iran and the United States has in some ways been colder than the Cold War, when the United States and Iron Curtain countries at least had diplomatic relations and embassies.