Updated COVID Embassy Statement

The top priority of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan is the health and safety of our employees and visitors.  The Embassy is still open for business, though we are implementing a number of measures to follow CDC and WHO guidance for basic protective measures against COVID-19.  These measures include refraining from participating in or hosting …

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Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Issued on: March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address This Risk).  I found that the potential for widespread transmission of a novel (new) coronavirus (which has since been renamed “SARS-CoV-2” …

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U.S. Embassy funds new American Library and Training Center in Tavush

Today, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Lia Miller, alongside the Governor of Tavush Province, Hayk Chobanyan, and Country Director of Project Harmony International Armenia Office, Mariam Martirosyan, officially opened the American Library and Training Center – a new learning hub in Ijevan supported by the U.S. Embassy and housed at the Ijevan Branch of Yerevan …

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U.S. Ambassador visits southern Armenia to see Embassy-supported projects

U.S. Ambassador visits southern Armenia to see Embassy-supported projects English students, ancient frescos, and handcrafted accessories – when U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., and his spouse Leigh traveled to Syunik Province this week his agenda was filled with visits to a variety of efforts supported by the U.S. Embassy in Armenia. “As lovely …

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Op-Ed by USAID Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser

Partners and Friends, It is my great honor to lead the USAID Mission in Armenia. Since 1992, USAID has partnered with the Government of Armenia and its citizens to address a variety of challenges.  Over 25 years, USAID assistance and USAID’s partnership with Armenia has evolved to respond to Armenia’s changing needs in its transition …

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The United States of America Celebrates Independence Day

Yerevan, Armenia – On June 30, the U.S. Embassy celebrated the 241th anniversary of the independence of the United States at the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan with a summer evening of jazz, food, and fireworks.  During the event, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr. and guest of honor Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan praised the …

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U.S. Embassy Launches “America on the Road” Tour

The U.S. Embassy is hitting the road for two weeks in July to connect with Armenians across the country and to showcase the many areas of enduring partnership and shared interests between Armenia and the United States.  The “America on the Road” tour is the centerpiece of our year-long commemoration of the 25th anniversary of …

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