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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

12 December 2018 Location:  Armenia, countrywide Event: As the holiday season approaches, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan reminds U.S. citizens in Armenia to exercise vigilance and awareness of your surroundings.  During this time, there may be an increase in robberies, pick-pocketing, purse snatching, and residential break-ins.  There are also ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations ...
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Statement of Lynne Tracy Ambassadorial Nominee to Armenia

Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Menendez, and distinguished Members of the Committee:  I am honored to appear before you today as President Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Armenia.  I am grateful to the President and Secretary Pompeo for the confidence they have placed in me.  If confirmed, I pledge to work closely ...
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Stories Beyond the Ruins

The New Website Presents Stories from the 1988 Armenian Earthquake and Beyond For the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Armenian earthquake, a group of Peace Corps Volunteers together with Armenian volunteers have initiated a project called Story Beyond the Ruins. The American volunteers together with Armenians have created a website ( https://www.storybeyondtheruins.com/ ) where you can ...
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U.S. Delegation Commemorates Spitak Earthquake

This week the U.S. Embassy was pleased to welcome to Armenia a delegation from the U.S. state of Kansas headed by Governor Jeff Colyer and the Adjutant General of Kansas, Major General Lee Tafanelli.  The delegation traveled to Armenia to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the devastating Spitak earthquake and to pay their respects to ...
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U.S. Embassy Officials Discuss Elections Assistance with Armenia’s Central Electoral Commission

On November 21, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Rafik Mansour and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser met with Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) of Armenia Tigran Mukuchyan. The parties discussed U.S. assistance and collaboration with the Government of Armenia ahead of the December 9 parliamentary elections, including the ...
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