Montenegro Embassy

Carlos Gamez filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking #

F-2018-01427

Due March 22, 2018
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Carlos Gamez

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All documents that relate to the grenade attack on the Montenegro embassy on February 11-12, 2018.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Carlos Gamez

From: Carlos Gamez

I meant February 21-22. Sorry for the confusion.

From: U.S. Department of State

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Carlos Gamez

Yes, I am willing to incurs costs up to $100. Please give me notice if the bill is higher.

From:

Mr. Gamez,

This is in response to your faxed email dated March 22, 2018, regarding the status of FOIA Case Control Number F-2018-01427.

The Office of Information Programs and Services electronic records system indicates that your request is in process. You will be notified of the Department's search and review efforts in response to this request as soon as that information becomes available.

The Department currently has a backlog of approximately 10,600 cases. It is taking significant steps to improve its responsiveness to the public and has undertaken a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) surge project to reduce the backlog in the coming months. In order to further the core FOIA goals of transparency and accountability, the State Department is committing more resources and personnel to clear the backlog of requests, while still maintaining the highest standards of quality.
If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at 202-261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.
Regards,
L. Temple
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

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From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Carlos Gamez,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated May 14, 2018, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. The Department's electronic records system indicates that your request continues to be processed. Information will be provided to you as soon as it becomes available.

Your continued patience is appreciated during this process.

Sincerely,

Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Carlos Gamez,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated June 14, 2018, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. The Department's electronic records system indicates that your request continues to be processed. Information will be provided to you as soon as it becomes available.

Your continued patience is appreciated during this process.

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Carlos Gamez,

Your FOIA request is pending processing. Please note that the Department processes FOIA and Privacy Act requests on a first-in, first-out basis, and currently has a backlog of approximately 10,400 cases. As a result, there could be delays in processing your request.

For your information, the Department of State has a collection of records on its website and makes monthly postings of records previously released in response to FOIA requests. You may search the Department's website at www.foia.state.gov<http://www.foia.state.gov> for records that may be responsive to your request.

If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.
Regards,

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Carlos Gamez,

This is in response to your e-mail below regarding the status of FOIA Case Control Number F-2018-01427.

The Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS) electronic records system indicates that your request remains in process. Information will be provided to you as soon as it becomes available.

If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control numbers.

Sincerely,

Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

From: U.S. Department of State

Mr. Gamez,

This is in response to your email below regarding the status of FOIA Case Control Number F-2018-01427. The Office of Information Programs and Services electronic records system indicates that your request remains in process. You will be notified of the Department's search and review efforts in response to this request as soon as that information becomes available.

We appreciate your continued patience.

If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at 202-261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.
Regards,

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: U.S. Department of State

Mr. Gamez,

This is in response to your email below regarding the status of FOIA Case Control Number F-2018-01427. The Office of Information Programs and Services electronic records system indicates that your request remains in process. You will be notified of the Department's search and review efforts in response to this request as soon as that information becomes available.

We appreciate your continued patience.

If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at 202-261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.
Regards,
Katrina Wood
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: U.S. Department of State

Mr. Gamez,

The FOIA Requester Service Center has to conduct some research on your case and may have to consult with other colleagues within this office. We will follow-up with you as soon as possible to provide a status update for your FOIA case control number F-2018-01427.
Regards,
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

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