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De-Escalation In and Around Nagorno-Karabakh

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 3, 2022 The United States is deeply concerned by and closely following reports of intensive fighting around Nagorno-Karabakh, including casualties and the loss of life. We urge immediate steps to reduce tensions and avoid further escalation. The recent increase in tensions underscores the need for a negotiated, comprehensive, and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution (August 3, 2022)

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the  masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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Security Alert from Yerevan

Location: Zvartnots airport, all metro stations, City Hall, and the National Assembly According to local authorities, emergency services are currently investigating bomb threats at Zvartnots airport, all metro stations, City Hall, and the National Assembly. Please avoid affected locations and monitor the news for further developments. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Location: France Square Event: Social media indicates that demonstrations are expected to take place near France Square today, July 29, starting at approximately 19:30, possibly followed by a march. Demonstrations can be unpredictable, and participants could change direction at any moment, creating new traffic and movement blockages.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational ...
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