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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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“Democracy is Precious” by Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia

On January 20, 2021 just before 12:00pm in Washington, D.C., President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. took the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States.  His Vice President, Kamala Harris, was also sworn in, becoming not only the first woman, but also the first Black and Indian American to hold the ...
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Inaugural Address by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

The United States Capitol 11:52 AM EST THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope. Of renewal and resolve. Through a crucible for the ages America ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and documentation ...
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