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U.S. Embassy statement on 2021 local elections

We commend the Armenian people for their participation in municipal elections on October 17, November 14, and December 5, as well as their continued commitment to Armenia’s democratic trajectory.  A small number of Embassy staff observed the elections in a visitor capacity.  We were pleased to see the elections were generally calm, peaceful, and well-administered.  ...
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Human Rights Defenders Guidance

The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to putting human rights and democratic principles at the center of our foreign policy. These  Guidelines for U.S. Diplomatic Mission Support to Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders  outline and amplify the U.S.’s commitment to supporting this vital work as part of the President’s strategic vision and U.S. foreign policy. It is addressed primarily to both U.S. Department of State Human Rights Officers ...
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Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group

STOCKHOLM, 4 December 2021 – The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Andrew Schofer of the United States of America, Igor Khovaev of the Russian Federation, and Brice Roquefeuil of France) released the following statement today: The Co-Chairs met with Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan on 1 December and with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jehun Bayramov ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia, December 3, 2021

Location: Armenia Event: Travel Requirements have changed.  Starting December 6, all air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States.  Please visit the CDC website  for more information. As always, U.S. citizens are reminded that transportation schedules can change without notice. Please check with airlines/carriers regarding flight ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia – November 18, 2021

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia – November 18, 2021 Location: Armenia Event:  There are reports of increased enforcement of Azerbaijani immigration and customs checkpoints on the M2 and M17. The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan advises U.S. citizens that U.S. Embassy employees and their families are now prohibited from any non-essential travel between the villages ...
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