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Our Mission

The Office of Regional Affairs (RA), in coordination with other Department offices, develops and implements U.S. policies and diplomatic responses to bilateral and regional international security and WMD proliferation challenges, including the proliferation threats posed by Iran, North Korea, and Syria.

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Welcome to the new State.gov

Our new design makes it easier to find and learn about the State Department’s programs and services—from passports and visas to learning how U.S. diplomacy benefits the American people.