U.S. EMBASSY BELARUS
3/4 Belarusian authorities have taken a series of hostile actions to limit @USEmbBy ability to work with the Belarusian people and advance America’s interests, including forced staff reductions, closure of @USAIDBelarus & US cultural center in Minsk.
— Julie Fisher (@USAmbBelarus) February 28, 2022
U.S. EMBASSY UKRAINE
State Ukraine Task Force should include a dedicated effort to provide direct support to LES (locally employed staff). Unlike Afghanistan, Ukraine is surrounded by several friendly neighboring countries all of which have US Embassies. The TF needs a senior rep to coordinate exits.
— Jenna Ben-Yehuda (@jenna_dc) February 26, 2022
Exclusive: Ukrainians who worked at US embassy plead for help, fear being left behind
“Before, we were told that Ukraine is not Afghanistan,” they wrote to State Dept. “We need your help now. This is not a time to wait and research. This is time to act“ https://t.co/kczh4kl3Ou
— Robbie Gramer (@RobbieGramer) February 25, 2022
NEW: Nearly 400 foreign service officers and other staff criticized the State Department’s “lack of responsiveness” to requests for help from their Ukrainian colleagues in an email to leadership. “Our Ukrainian colleagues deserve better." https://t.co/Amg6rnpDsP
— Vivian Salama (@vmsalama) February 25, 2022
U.S. EMBASSY YEMEN
Statement from the U.S. Embassy to Yemen Regarding the Ongoing Detention and Harassment of Our Local Staff. pic.twitter.com/lWdtMHGHjE
— US Embassy to Yemen السفارة الأمريكية في اليمن (@USEmbassyYemen) February 25, 2022