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American Corners in Armenia celebrate National Library Week with Reading Marathon

On Friday, April 9, 2021, the U.S. Embassy’s five American Corners hosted a reading marathon in celebration of U.S. and Armenian National Library Weeks.  The marathon featured the bestselling American novel, “Wonder,” by R.J. Palacio.  The book teaches us to respect and value one another – to look beyond our external differences and appreciate that which unites us as human beings. U.S. ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 5, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today. Secretary Blinken and Prime Minister Pashinyan emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Armenia bilateral partnership. The Secretary stressed the significance of respect for the rule of ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy in Armenia – March 1, 2021

Location: Armenia Event: Demonstrations have been announced for today, Monday, March 1 on Baghramyan Avenue in the vicinity of the National Assembly as well as around Republic Square.  Demonstrations may continue this week in various locations in downtown Yerevan.  U.S. citizens should exercise vigilance and remain alert and aware of their surroundings at all times. ...
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Statement from the United States Embassy

The United States Embassy is closely following ongoing developments in Armenia, including statements by relevant stakeholders.  We encourage all parties to exercise calm and restraint and to de-escalate tensions peacefully, without violence.  The United States is committed to supporting Armenia’s democratic reforms, in line with our shared values, and stresses the importance of democratic institutions ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy in Armenia – February 25, 2021

Location: Armenia Event: A demonstration has been announced today, February 25, at 16:00 in Yerevan in Republic Square and the surrounding area. U.S. citizens should exercise vigilance and remain alert and aware of their surroundings at all times as this has been the location of previous, recent protests. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for ...
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