Ambassador Litzenberger held a reception for U.S. Embassy Interns

Several years ago the U.S. Embassy launched an expanded internship program for local students and recent graduates. Ambassador Litzenberger held a reception for these interns, both current and alumni, and told them just how valuable they all are for our embassy community. https://www.facebook.com/baku.usembassy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2826423377375555
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US Embassy participated in the 8th Annual International Festival at ADA University

The US Embassy participated in the 8th Annual International Festival at ADA University. Over 40 countries participated in the fair this year, sharing information about the culture, history, food, traditions and national symbols of each country. Our  Baku American Center  and  EducationUSA  friends talked extensively with attendees about the Embassy’s events and educational programs.
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Remarks for the AmCham March Member’s Luncheon by Ambassador Lee Litzenberger

Baku, Azerbaijan – Boulevard Hotel Friday, March 29, 12:00 p.m. Thank you, Nuran, for that very kind introduction.  And thank you very much for the opportunity to speak to so many of Azerbaijan’s business leaders gathered in one place. AmCham has long been a key partner of the U.S. Embassy, serving as the voice of ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the Occasion of Nowruz

I would like to wish a Happy Nowruz to the people of Iran, and to everyone who celebrates this ancient tradition that marks the arrival of spring and a New Year, including people in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, India, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Russia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, the Kurdish people, and their ...
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U.S. Embassy’s staff celebrating the Novruz holiday

U.S. Embassy’s American staff and their Azerbaijani colleagues celebrating the Novruz holiday here at the Embassy and jumping over a bonfire! We wish you all a happy Novruz holiday! Novruz celebration Əziz Dostlar,Biz Amerikalı işçilərimizin azərbaycanlı həmkarları ilə birgə tongalın üzərindən tullanaraq bayramı qeyd etməyinə aid videonu sizinlə bölüşmək istəyirik. Novruz bayramınız mübarək!****************************************************Dear friends,Here’s a video featuring ...
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Office of Defense Cooperation organized a workshop on water security issues

The U.S. Embassy’s Office of Defense Cooperation organized a workshop on water security issues earlier this week. Experts from the Oklahoma State Partnership Program, the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and the U.S. Institute for Defense Analysis shared ideas and experiences with counterparts from a range of Azerbaijani ministries and other entities dealing with water ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Robert F. Cekuta at Fourth of July Reception

Mr. Minister, Excellencies, dear friends – welcome to our Fourth of July celebration.  Thank you for joining us this evening. This year, as well as celebrating 241 years of U.S. independence, we celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations with Azerbaijan.  It is also 99 years since Azerbaijan became an independent state in 1918, inaugurating a ...
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U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center

U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center, together with hundreds of American Center staff, volunteers, and patrons. During the event, Ambassador Cekuta talked about the successes of the American Center and our continued engagement with Azerbaijan. Over the past decade, more than a quarter of a million visitors have attended events ...
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Ambassador Robert F. Cekuta’s Remarks during the celebration of Independence Day

Mr. Minister, Excellencies, dear friends – welcome to our annual Fourth of July celebration. Thank you for joining us. This year, we mark two important anniversaries: 240 years of American and 25 years of Azerbaijani independence. It’s a perfect time for our two countries to reflect on what binds us, on how far we’ve come, ...
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