The U.S. Embassy to Armenia welcomes Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried to Yerevan

YEREVAN – The U.S. Embassy to Armenia welcomes Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried to Yerevan. During her visit on June 18, Assistant Secretary Donfried will meet with government officials, including Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Assistant Secretary Donfried will discuss U.S. support for the diplomatic efforts between Armenia and Azerbaijan ...
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Assistant Secretary Donfried’s Travel to Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  MEDIA NOTE June 10, 2022 Assistant Secretary Donfried’s Travel to Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Dr. Karen Donfried will travel to Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia June 14 to 19 to emphasize the U.S. commitment to ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Kara McDonald Visit to Armenia

Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Kara C. McDonald, will travel to Armenia June 8-9 for meetings with government officials, and democracy, free speech, and human rights advocatess.  The United States is committed to working with Armenia to strengthen our bilateral partnership based on shared democratic values, including respect ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT May 24, 2022 Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.  The Secretary and the Prime Minister discussed the positive momentum ...
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Kansas National Guard Leadership visits Armenia

Yerevan, Armenia – The U.S. Embassy to Armenia is pleased to welcome Major General David Weishaar on his first visit to Yerevan since he was appointed The Adjutant General (TAG) of the State of Kansas. Major General Weishaar, along with other leaders from the Kansas National Guard, will meet with senior officials from the Ministry ...
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Kansas National Guard Leadership visits Armenia

Yerevan, Armenia – The U.S. Embassy to Armenia is pleased to welcome Major General David Weishaar on his first visit to Yerevan since he was appointed The Adjutant General (TAG) of the State of Kansas. Major General Weishaar, along with other leaders from the Kansas National Guard, will meet with senior officials from the Ministry ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan at a Signing Ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ROOM WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 2, 2022 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good afternoon, everyone.  It is a great pleasure to welcome the foreign minister from Armenia here to the State Department, to the United States.  Ararat, it’s very good to be with you today, to be with your entire ...
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The United States of America and the Republic of Armenia Sign a Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Strategic Civil Nuclear Cooperation

U.S. Department of State OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 2, 2022 Today, the United States and Armenia signed a Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Strategic Civil Nuclear Cooperation (NCMOU), enabling us to deepen our strategic cooperation following on the gains made in connection with the U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue. This MOU improves our cooperation on energy security ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Mirzoyan

U.S. Department of State OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 2, 2022 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ararat Mirzoyan in Washington, D.C. to launch the U.S.-Armenia Strategic Dialogue.  The Secretary committed to further strengthening bilateral relations in line with ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 5, 2022 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today. The Secretary condemned the Kremlin’s heinous war crimes in Ukraine and highlighted the continued commitment of the U.S. and its partners to hold the Russian Federation and its enablers ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release READOUT March 14, 2022 Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary Antony J. Blinken spoke with Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today.  The Secretary underscored the continuing importance of the U.S. – Armenia bilateral ...
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Statement by Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State on Armenian Independence Day

On behalf of the United States of America, I send best wishes to the people of Armenia as you celebrate the 30th anniversary of your independence. In the three decades since Armenia rejected oppressive communist rule and declared independence from the Soviet Union, the United States and Armenia have developed a strong partnership based on ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Acting Prime Minister Pashinyan

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 14, 2021 Secretary Antony J. Blinken spoke yesterday with Armenian acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia. The Secretary offered hearty congratulations to the people of Armenia following the June 20 elections, in which the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights found that voters’ fundamental rights and freedoms ...
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The United States Welcomes Azerbaijan’s Release of Armenian Detainees and Armenia’s Actions to Facilitate Demining

The United States welcomes the July 3 release by Azerbaijan of 15 Armenian detainees and their return to Armenia.  We also welcome Armenia’s decision to share information with Azerbaijan that will facilitate humanitarian demining. These actions follow Azerbaijan’s June 12 release of Armenian detainees and Armenia’s decision to provide Azerbaijan information to facilitate humanitarian demining.  ...
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Armenia’s Parliamentary Elections, Statement by Ned Price, Spokesperson

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON June 21, 2021 Armenia’s Parliamentary Elections The United States congratulates the people of Armenia on their June 20 parliamentary elections. We welcome the overall positive assessment by the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission. We are pleased that ODIHR’s preliminary conclusions noted voters’ human rights ...
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Statement on behalf of international community partners providing electoral technical assistance in Armenia

As the people of Armenia head to the polls to elect a new parliament this Sunday, we in the international community encourage all participants to ensure that the high overall standard set in the previous elections of 2018 is met or exceeded. Towards this end, we have continued to provide technical support to the Central ...
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United States Welcomes Actions by Armenia and Azerbaijan

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN June 12, 2021 United States Welcomes Actions by Armenia and Azerbaijan The United States welcomes the release by Azerbaijan of 15 Armenian detainees and their return to their families in Armenia. We also welcome Armenia’s decision to provide ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary Reeker’s Travel to Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia

Acting Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker will travel to Tbilisi, Georgia; Baku, Azerbaijan; and Yerevan, Armenia June 6-13 to advance bilateral and regional priorities and to express U.S. support for democratic and economic development across the region. Acting Assistant Secretary Reeker will meet in Georgia with government, opposition, and civil ...
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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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U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy met with the President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan

U.S. Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy met with the President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan on November 19 to discuss the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and the current political situation in Armenia.  The Ambassador stressed the importance of democratic norms and values, condemned political violence, and encouraged all stakeholders to abide by the rule of law.  The Ambassador emphasized that the United States ...
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U.S. Election Day 2020

Today, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, U.S. citizens 18 years and older not only cast their votes for the office of the President of the United States, but they are voting for representatives for the U.S. Congress, as well as state and local officials.  All 435 seats of the House of Representatives and 30 of the ...
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Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo on Armenian Independence Day

Armenian Independence Day September 21, 2020 On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Armenia as you celebrate Independence Day, in commemoration of your declaration of independence from the Soviet Union. The United States is committed to continuing to build our bilateral partnership as we strengthen the ties between our ...
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Armenia National Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo  Secretary of State Washington, DC September 20, 2018 On behalf of the government of the United States, it is my pleasure to congratulate the people of Armenia on the 27th anniversary of your historic vote to reclaim and restore your national independence. This year is especially important because it also ...
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