U.S. Ambassador Celebrates Shared Transatlantic Values between U.S. and Armenia

On September 25, 2019, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan celebrated the completion of a project honoring shared U.S.-Armenian, transatlantic values, unveiling a 100-meter-long mural at the Embassy’s Gilmore Field.  U.S. Ambassador Lynne Tracy presided over the event, which was attended by young Armenian alumni of European and U.S. exchange programs as well as representatives of ... Read More»

U.S.-Funded Meghri Cultural Preservation Project Complete

On September 17, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy joined Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Narine Khachaturyan, representatives of the Syunik region and the Meghri community to celebrate the completion of a U.S.-funded cultural preservation project in Meghri.  The project was funded by a $510,000 grant through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural ... Read More»

U.S.-Funded Dashtadem Cultural Preservation Project Complete

On April 30, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy joined Deputy Minister of Culture Tigran Galstyan to celebrate the completion of a U.S.-funded cultural preservation project in Dashtadem.  The project, funded by a $143,175 grant through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), involved the excavation and partial restoration of the Dashtadem Fortress complex. ... Read More»

Ambassador Mills opens U.S. government-funded Areni Cave preservation project

In the hills, just down the road from the Noravank Monastery, is a cave known as Areni-1.  At first glance, it would be easy to miss.  But as archeologists worked in the cave they found some important items, such as the earliest-known human shoe and the earliest winery.  This speaks to our shared human heritage, ... Read More»
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