The United States of America Celebrates Independence Day

Yerevan, Armenia – On July 2, 2019, the U.S. Embassy celebrated the 243rd anniversary of the independence of the United States of America with an evening of Motown music, American food, and fireworks.  At the event, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Deborah Grieser reaffirmed U.S. support for democratic development in Armenia.  “It has been exciting to be here …

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Ambassador Tracy: American Chamber of Commerce Policy Speech

I am honored to be representing the United States of America here in Armenia – and I have been keeping very busy during my first two and a half months here.  I think I have now met with every minister as well as many other representatives from across the Armenian government and parliament.  I have …

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USAID and Government of Armenia Extend Two Bilateral Agreements to Advance US-Armenia Strategic Dialogue

Yerevan, Armenia – On May 8, following the U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue in Yerevan, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Armenia signed extensions to two bilateral agreements to support Armenia’s private sector and democratic development. USAID Bureau for Europe and Eurasia’s Deputy Assistant Administrator Alexander Sokolowski, USAID/Armenia Mission Director Deborah …

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U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue Joint Statement

The Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Armenia recommitted to strengthening their relationship during the U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue (USASD), held in Yerevan on May 7, 2019.  Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan hosted the dialogue and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigor Hovhannisyan led the Armenian delegation, with participation by Armenian Ambassador to …

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U.S.-Funded Dashtadem Cultural Preservation Project Complete

On April 30, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy joined Deputy Minister of Culture Tigran Galstyan to celebrate the completion of a U.S.-funded cultural preservation project in Dashtadem.  The project, funded by a $143,175 grant through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), involved the excavation and partial restoration of the Dashtadem Fortress complex. …

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U.S. Embassy Organizes “Role of Women in Justice” Conference

Today U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour opened the “Role of Women in Justice” conference in Yerevan.  The conference was organized by the Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office with the goal of bringing together Armenian judges, lawyers, investigators, and law enforcement personnel to discuss cultural obstacles in the justice system and how to …

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