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Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations expected today outside the U.S. Embassy

Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations expected today outside the U.S. Embassy (August 8, 2022) Location: U.S. Embassy in Yerevan Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today outside the U.S. Embassy on Isakov Ave at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Visitors to the U.S. Embassy and embassy staff should avoid this entrance while demonstrators are present and ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.  Secretary Blinken assured Prime Minister Pashinyan that the United States is watching the situation in and around Nagorno-Karabakh closely.  He urged direct dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan to resolve issues related to, or resulting from, ...
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De-Escalation In and Around Nagorno-Karabakh

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 3, 2022 The United States is deeply concerned by and closely following reports of intensive fighting around Nagorno-Karabakh, including casualties and the loss of life. We urge immediate steps to reduce tensions and avoid further escalation. The recent increase in tensions underscores the need for a negotiated, comprehensive, and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution (August 3, 2022)

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the  masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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Security Alert from Yerevan

Location: Zvartnots airport, all metro stations, City Hall, and the National Assembly According to local authorities, emergency services are currently investigating bomb threats at Zvartnots airport, all metro stations, City Hall, and the National Assembly. Please avoid affected locations and monitor the news for further developments. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. ...
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