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Ambassador’s Remarks at Ombudsman Andreasian’s “Media Forum 1”

Media freedom is one of the cornerstones of liberty. Without freedom of the press, countries simply cannot achieve their full economic and democratic potential.  Indeed, freedom of media, and its corollary, the freedom of expression, underlie many other freedoms essential to democracy: the freedoms of conscience, of assembly, of religion, and of choosing one’s government. ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at Counterpart International’s CIVICUS Presentation

Honorable guests, ladies and gentlemen: Good Morning. I congratulate Counterpart International and all Civicus’ implementing partners for developing the Armenia case study of the 2010 Civil Society Index. The cooperation undertaken for its production was exemplary, involving civil society organizations, representatives of the international community, numerous government agencies, academia, media and the business community – ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Yovanovitch | 2010 Armenian-American Diaspora Tour

Good evening. Thank you very much for coming this evening. Tonight, I’m seeing some old friends, and I hope that I’ll have the opportunity to meet more of you later tonight. This evening, I’d like to update you on our work to strengthen the U.S.-Armenia partnership.  I also want to talk about some of the ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at 9/11 Commemoration Event

Governor, Mayor Babayan, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you. And thank you all for gathering together at this lovely memorial to honor the lives of those who were taken from us on September 11, 2001 in New York City, Washington, DC and Pennsylvania. Nine years ago, in the wake of devastating acts of terrorism, brave firefighters, ...
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