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Statement by President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day

Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide and recommit ourselves to preventing such an atrocity from ever again occurring. Beginning on April 24, 1915, with the arrest of Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople by Ottoman authorities, one and a half million ...
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U.S. Ambassador Emphasizes U.S.-Armenia Partnerships During Trip to Syunik Region

This week, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne M. Tracy, traveled through the Syunik region to learn first-hand from local officials and U.S. Embassy program partners how the region has been affected by the twin crises of the pandemic and conflict this past year. She also met with the recipients of several U.S. government grant projects ...
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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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