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The most effective firefighter in the U.S. SmokeyBear will visit Armenia

YEREVAN, ARMENIA – Smokey Bear, the face of the longest-running public service announcement campaign in United States history, travels to Armenia next week as part of his first-ever trip abroad, continuing his legacy of bringing awareness to unwanted, human-caused fires.  The Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign has had a dramatic impact in the United States since its introduction in ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy (Yerevan, Armenia)

October 15, 2019 Location: U.S. Embassy, Isakov Avenue, Yerevan Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on October 15, 2019 beginning at 12:00PM in relation to events in northern Syria. As of now there is no impact on U.S. Embassy operations. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. Keep a low ...
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U.S. Department of State Announces Opening of the Registration Period for 2021 Diversity Visa “Green Card” Lottery

Yerevan, Armenia – The U.S. Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the 2021 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery, also known as the “Green Card Lottery.” The new registration period for DV-2021 opened for electronic entries at noon, Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, October 2, 2019, and closes at noon, Eastern Standard Time, ...
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U.S. Embassy Brings American Dancers to Armenia

This evening at the Stanislavsky Theater in Yerevan, the U.S. Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher Smith launched the Embassy-sponsored American Dance Abroad (ADA) program “FOCUS: USA.”  The U.S. Embassy contributed $50,000 to support the project, produced in cooperation with the High Fest International Performing Arts Festival, enabling the ADA to bring three stellar American ...
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U.S. Ambassador Celebrates Shared Transatlantic Values between U.S. and Armenia

On September 25, 2019, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan celebrated the completion of a project honoring shared U.S.-Armenian, transatlantic values, unveiling a 100-meter-long mural at the Embassy’s Gilmore Field.  U.S. Ambassador Lynne Tracy presided over the event, which was attended by young Armenian alumni of European and U.S. exchange programs as well as representatives of ...
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