100 Years of History — An Atlantic Friendship

The first transatlantic flight, in May 1919, linked the United States of America and the Azores in the annals of history.  This weekend we celebrated this historic landmark in both Horta and Ponta Delgada. Deputy Chief of Mission Herro Mustafa participated in the centennial celebration of the first transatlantic flight by Albert Cushing Read. Events ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Hosts Regional Meeting of American Ambassadors

On September 17 and 18, Ambassador George Glass and the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon hosted 15 U.S. Ambassadors and other high-level U.S. government officials at a Western Europe Chiefs of Mission Meeting.  The group discussed a range of issues, including strengthening the transatlantic Alliance, countering hybrid threats from Russia, and promoting European energy security.  Ambassador ... Read More»

Commandant of the Marine Corps Highlights Strength of U.S.-Portuguese Military Ties

General Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, visited Portugal on October 3, 2017 to meet with Portuguese military leaders and attend briefings with the staff Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) in Lisbon.  During his trip, he met with the Chief of the Portuguese Navy, Admiral António Manuel Fernandes da Silva ... Read More»

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis meets with Portuguese Minister of Defense José Alberto Azeredo Lopes

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with Portuguese Minister of Defense José Alberto Azeredo Lopes on September 12, 2017, at the Pentagon. Secretary Mattis highlighted Portugal’s value to the United States and NATO as a longstanding, reliable ally. He thanked the minister for continued support in NATO’s security efforts along its southern flank, and discussed ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Remarks on the 241st July 4th Celebration

Good evening, dear Colleagues from the United States Embassy, Members of the Portuguese Government; Members of the Portuguese Armed Forces; Deputies of the National Assembly; Fellow Ambassadors and Members of the Diplomatic Community; Members of Strike Force NATO and the U.S. Military; Portuguese and American friends. I would like to express my profound appreciation for ... Read More»

The Chargé at the Estoril Political Forum

On June 28, Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa attended the 2017 Estoril Political Forum, which celebrated the 25th anniversary of the International Meeting in Political Studies and the 20th anniversary of the Catholic University’s Institute for Political Studies.  The Chargé was honored to chair the George Washington Memorial Lunch at the conference, during which she was ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires on the importance of Transatlantic Relations

Herro Mustafa, Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, participated as the keynote speaker on May 4 at a luncheon conference entitled “Transatlantic Relations After President Trump’s First 100 Days” hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal. While speaking to an audience of members of the American Chamber of Commerce, Chargé Mustafa ... Read More»

Transatlantic Relations After President Trump’s First 100 Days

Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa’s Remarks to Amcham Boa tarde a todos. Good afternoon to everyone. It is wonderful to be here with all of you today.  The American Chamber is such an important institution in countries worldwide.  Throughout my Foreign Service career I have been a champion of the work our chambers do.  You are ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa to speak about “Transatlantic relations after the first 100 days”

Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa will be the keynote speaker at the next American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal luncheon, which will take place on May 4, at 12:30, at the Marriott Hotel. As the Trump administration completes its first 100 days, Chargé d’Affaires Herro Mustafa will examine the primary policy issues on transatlantic relations between ... Read More»
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