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Remarks by Ambassador John Heffern at the Free and Fair Elections Conference

Thank you Prime Minister Sargsian for your remarks and Prosecutor General Hovsepyan for initiating this conference. The U.S. and Armenia have much to be proud of in the twenty-year history of our bilateral relations. The U.S.-Armenia relationship is strong and getting stronger.  The U.S. has long supported Armenia’s transition to democracy – through assistance projects ... Read More»

Ambassador Heffern’s speech at AUA (As prepared)

Thank you, it’s great to be at the American University of Armenia to talk about U.S.-Armenia relations. Twentieth Anniversary February 2012 was a very important month for us.  It was the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Embassy here in Yerevan.  We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of our partnership with Armenia.  Bilateral ... Read More»

U.S. Independence Day Remarks by Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovitch

Chairman Abrahamian, Friends: Thank you for joining us to celebrate the birthday of the United States of America. July 4th is not for a few weeks, but the legacy of America’s independence is worth celebrating every day of the year. On Independence Day, Americans reconnect with family, friends and community, remember our history, and renew our ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Remarks at World Press Freedom Day Concert and Reception

Tonight we celebrate your work and the work of journalists around the world and reflect upon one of the core values of every democracy: freedom of expression.  Freedom of expression, for members of the media and citizens alike, is a universal human right and the cornerstone of a democratic society. Governments must protect the right ... Read More»