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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan

Location: Armenia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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U.S.-Armenia Enhance Cooperation on Bio-terrorism Investigation

From October 31 to November 1, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) offered a five-day course in International Joint Bio-Terrorism Investigation (IJBTI) for Armenian officials. The course brought together 24 mid-level public health, veterinary, and law enforcement officials from multiple disciplines, including the RA Ministries of Health, Economy, Emergency Situations, and Defense as well as ...
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U.S. Government Assistance to Armenia Up 40% in 2019

The United States Embassy announced that the U.S. Government has further increased assistance funding to Armenia in 2019.  The figure for this year is more than $60 million, which represents a 40% increase over last year’s amount. The funding includes projects managed by not only the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International ...
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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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