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Ambassador Gidwitz remarks to VOKA Antwerp

October 27, 2020 Good Afternoon, Thank you for the invitation to join you today.  It’s been my genuine pleasure to meet with VOKA, its member companies, and its leadership – as often as I’ve been able – since my arrival in Belgium in July 2018. In that time, I’ve encountered many business people who have told me how much more they prefer doing business in the ...
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Belgium and the United States Sign Agreement to Establish Preclearance at Brussels Airport

Release Date:  September 28, 2020 BRUSSELS, Belgium –Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Philippe Goffin and United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Ronald Gidwitz signed a “preclearance” agreement on Monday that will allow passengers boarding flights from Brussels Airport to the United States to clear U.S. customs and immigration prior to embarkation in Brussels, and to ...
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