Statement of Ambassador J. Randolph Evans 

As Martin Luther King, Jr. said: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”  I have long believed that justice brings light so that we can defeat darkness, creating a reliably brighter and better future. Our President is fully committed that, “for George …

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Statement of United States Ambassador J. Randolph Evans Regarding Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

United States Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg J. Randolph Evans announced today the Embassy’s plans for commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE-Day).   Ambassador Evans said: “VE Day is too important to simply let it come and go under the cover of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Indeed, it remains as important …

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Ambassador Evans Visits CHL Field Hospital with NATO and Government of Luxembourg Officials

Ambassador J. Randolph Evans visited the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg field hospital, hosted by Director Romain Nati, with Defense Coordinator Gilles Feith and General Alain Duschène of the Defense Directorate and Luxembourg Army; Peter Dohmen from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA); and Laurent Bodson, General Manager of the Warehouse Services Agency facility in …

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Announcement on U.S. Air Force Assistance to the Government of Luxembourg in the Fight Against COVID-19

Responding to a request by the Government of Luxembourg, the U.S. Air Force provided power generators and refrigeration units to the Luxembourg Army Wednesday night to support Luxembourg temporary hospitals in its ongoing fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, the USAF supported the effort of its local contractor to allow 36 employees from the Sanem Central …

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Media Advisory on Presidential Proclamation on Restricting Travel

Presidential Proclamation on Restricting Travel to the United States from Foreign Nationals who have Recently Been in Certain European Countries Dear Members of the Press and Media, Please see the full text of and Fact Sheet for the Presidential Proclamation on travel restrictions to the United States issued the evening of March 11. Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Fact Sheet For more …

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Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020 Across Europe

On January 27, 2020, the Embassy honored Holocaust Remembrance Day in Luxembourg and across Europe. Ambassador Evans joined Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and the Delegation, HRH Grand Duke Henri, and many other leaders and dignitaries from across the world to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Ambassador and all those in …

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Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge

On December 16, 1944, Nazi forces launched their last major offensive campaign on the Western Front of World War II, deep in the Ardennes Forest.  In what would become known as the Battle of the Bulge, the United States and Allied Forces unleashed one of the most consequential—and tenacious—operations in modern military history.  Today, we …

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Joint Statement of Intent between the National and Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Luxembourg Space Agency

Oct 23, 2019 The United States Ambassador to Luxembourg, J. Randolph Evans, is pleased to announce the National and Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Luxembourg Space Agency signed a Joint Statement of Intent in Washington, D.C. Ambassador Evans joined the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Mr. James. F. Bridenstine, in …

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Minister Gramegna and Ambassador Evans Bring US-Luxembourg Taxation Protocol into Force

On 9 September 2019, Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance of Luxembourg and J. Randolph Evans, US Ambassador to Luxembourg, announced that the respective ratification procedures of the Protocol amending the Double Taxation Convention have been completed, thus bringing the Protocol into force. By exchanging the instruments of the Protocol, both countries acknowledge the ratification of …

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Complete Text of the MoU on Space Cooperation between the U.S. and Luxembourg

The Governments of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (“Luxembourg”) and the United States of America (“United States”) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “the Participants”), herewith declare as follows: Recognizing that it is in the national interests of the Participants, individually and collectively, to contribute to the peaceful exploration and sustainable utilization of Space. Recognizing that …

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Luxembourg National Day Press Statement by Secretary of State Michael Pompeo

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Luxembourg as you celebrate your national day. The United States and Luxembourg’s steadfast partnership as friends and NATO allies is built on a long history of shared values and sacrifice.  This year, we commemorated the 75th anniversary of D-Day, …

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The United States and Luxembourg sign memorandum on space co-operation on May 10, 2019

Luxembourg, May 10, 2019 – The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the United States of America today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will serve to catalyze and significantly deepen cooperation between the two countries in the field of space. Étienne Schneider, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, signed the MoU …

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Ambassador Randy Evans and Embassy Staff gather for a Moment of Silence In Honor of HRH Grand Duke Jean

Today, together with U.S. Ambassador Randy Evans, the Embassy staff gathered for a moment of silence under the U.S. flag flown at half-mast, honoring HRH Grand Duke Jean and joining the people of Luxembourg in this period of national mourning. Ambassador Evans said: “Thank you for taking a moment to honor someone who deserves and …

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Press Statement – Official Visit of Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, May 10, 2019

On Tuesday April 30, the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg issued the following statement: United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will be in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on May 10, 2019.  Secretary Ross will visit with business and government leaders; attend the signing ceremony for the recently negotiated Memorandum of Understanding on Space; and, explore …

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Press Statement – U.S. Ambassador Randy Evans – Foreign Minister Asselborn’s Annual Foreign Policy Speech to the Chamber of Deputies

Congratulations to Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn for his thorough and comprehensive report regarding world issues, challenges, and paths forward. It reflected his lifetime of experience, depth of knowledge, and appreciation for not only the dynamics at play, but also the players on the world stage. I look forward to studying in more detail his …

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U.S. Embassy Luxembourg – Statement on Russian PM Medvedev’s Planned Visit to the Grand Duchy

The U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg, responding to news of the Russian Prime Minister’s planned visit issued the following statement: “Luxembourg and its government find themselves at a unique time and in a unique place for advancing the right of all countries and peoples to “stay what [they] are”.  It is a unique time as Russian …

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Ambassador Evans’ Statement on Russia’s Withdrawal from the INF

Russian suspension of the Intermediate Nuclear forces Agreement treaty (INF) simply confirms what everyone knew. The Russian government has not and did not intend to comply with the ban on intermediate nuclear weapons. To protect all of Europe, including Luxembourg, the United States can now meet the challenge of the security and safety of its …

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U.S. Ambassador Randy Evans’ Statement on the Reopening of the U.S. Government / Aspirations for 2019

Wednesday, January 30th 2019 With the passage of a continuing resolution on Friday January 25th, U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg Randy Evans issued the following statement: “Following the passage of a continuing appropriations act last Friday, I am pleased to say that activities across the U.S. government have resumed, most especially those of the U.S. Department of …

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