U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy met with the President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan

U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy met with the President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan on November 19 to discuss the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and the current political situation in Armenia.  The Ambassador stressed the importance of democratic norms and values, condemned political violence, and encouraged all stakeholders to abide by the rule of law.  The Ambassador emphasized that the United States …

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Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak

On Monday, June 22, President Trump signed a  proclamation  suspending entry into the United States of certain immigrants and nonimmigrants who present a risk to the U.S. labor market following the coronavirus outbreak. Effective immediately, the proclamation extends the suspension of entry for certain immigrants ( Presidential Proclamation 10014 ) through December 31, 2020. The new restrictions imposed by the proclamation …

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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. 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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