Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Hogan Meets OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of European and Eurasian Affairs Dereck Hogan and National Security Council Senior Director for Europe Amanda Sloat, met on September 27 with OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Stephane Visconti of France, Andrew Schofer of the United States, and Igor Khovaev of the Russian Federation, as well as Personal Representative of the OSCE …

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U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) conducted a series of meetings and implemented a training seminar in Baku

Last week the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) conducted a series of meetings and implemented a training seminar in Baku with the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations. DTRA enables the U.S. Government and International Partners to counter and deter weapons of mass destruction and emerging threats. The Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Executive Seminar …

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Ambassador Litzenberger delivered keynote remarks at the 2021 Naval Postgraduate School Regional Energy Security Symposium.

The Symposium, held by the Center of Excellence in EU Studies at ADA University in partnership with the NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence, the Naval Postgraduate School, BP in Azerbaijan, and State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) brought together high-caliber professionals and decision-makers from ministries, foreign missions, and experts of academic …

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Joint Statement on Afghanistan Evacuation Travel Assurances

08/29/2021 10:22 AM EDT Office of the Spokesperson The text of the following statement was released initially by the Governments of the United States of America, Albania, Australia, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Canada, Central African Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El …

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Ambassador Litzenberger visited a USAID/Azerbaijan water project in Gakh

Ambassador Litzenberger visited a USAID/Azerbaijan water project in Gakh that is providing much-needed clean water to more than 400 residents of Garadolag village. The Embassy is delighted to play a role in helping improve the quality of life for Azerbaijan’s rural citizens.

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Ambassador Litzenberger visited Sheki Central Hospital and a training center established with USAID/Azerbaijan support

Ambassador Litzenberger visited Sheki Central Hospital and a training center established with USAID/Azerbaijan support. The Ambassador thanked Azerbaijani health care professionals for the crucial role they played during the global COVID pandemic and congratulated them on their commitment. The training center at Sheki Central Hospital is a part of the USAID PROACT-Training project which trained more …

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Azerbaijan State Agriculture University and Oklahoma State University signed a memorandum of understanding

It was a historic visit to Ganja as Azerbaijan State Agriculture University and Oklahoma State University signed a memorandum of understanding that will pave the way for future cooperation between the two universities, leading to new agricultural innovation. On hand to participate in the signing were Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, …

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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt met with Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov

Oklahoma’s friendship with Azerbaijan grew new roots in 2019 with the Oklahoma-Azerbaijan Agricultural Forum. Today, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt and Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur met with Azerbaijani Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov to explore new ways to help Oklahoma’s and Azerbaijan’s farmers learn from each other and work together.

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Azerbaijani Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov hosted Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt

The special friendship between Azerbaijan and Oklahoma was launched in 2002 when the Oklahoma National Guard and Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense first signed a cooperation agreement. Today, Azerbaijan Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, and head of the Oklahoma National Guard Major General Michael Thompson met at the Ministry to discuss ways …

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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt meets President Aliyev

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt and his team enjoyed a very productive meeting with President Aliyev this morning. The two discussed Oklahoma and Azerbaijan’s long-standing partnership and how they can widen it to include new fields. Thanks to the Governor’s gift of a custom-made, Oklahoma cowboy hat, President Aliyev looks like he’s ready to visit the …

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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 to Azerbaijan important information that will facilitate humanitarian demining and avoid future casualties. We are grateful to Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and the Government of Georgia for the …

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USAID, AZPROMO and the United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce Sign Partnership Agreement

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation(AZPROMO), and the United States-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC) signed a memorandum of understanding today establishing a partnership to support agricultural export and investment. The partnership willfacilitate Azerbaijani small and medium-sized agribusinesses to access foreign markets. USAID, AZPROMO and …

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Acting Assistant Secretary Philip Reeker participated in a roundtable with Azerbaijani media

Good afternoon, everyone.  It’s a real pleasure to be here in Baku on behalf of Secretary Blinken.  I had hoped to visit the region sooner – this trip was originally scheduled for March 2020 – but COVID disrupted those plans until now. My colleagues and I have held productive discussions so far, and we’re grateful …

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The Embassy is delighted to welcome 🇺🇸 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Reeker

The Embassy is delighted to welcome 🇺🇸 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Reeker to  Azerbaijan. While in Baku, Ambassador Reeker will meet with Azerbaijani officials to discuss ways to advance the relationship between our two countries, as well as talk with members of civil society and the Azerbaijani media. Welcome …

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Ambassador Litzenberger delivered remarks at the first session of a three-day “Connecting Eurasia: Smart Ports and Rail Forum”

Ports and rail networks play an important role to keep the economies running, particularly for countries like Azerbaijan and the United States. Yesterday, Ambassador Litzenberger delivered remarks at the first session of a three-day “Connecting Eurasia: Smart Ports and Rail Forum” to highlight the important role American companies can play to promote Azerbaijan as a …

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Ambassador Litzenberger attended the signing ceremony for a new MOU that will expand support for Azerbaijani children with autism

Today, Ambassador Litzenberger attended the signing ceremony for a new MOU between Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University (Azərbaycan Dövlət Pedaqoji Universiteti) and the “Together and Healthy” (Birgə və Sağlam İctimai Birliyi) Public Union (THPU) that will expand support for Azerbaijani children with autism. Supported by USAID/Azerbaijan, ASPU and THPU will partner together to provide necessary skills …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Meetings with Armenian Foreign Minister Mnatsakanyan and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Bayramov

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov separately today in Washington, D.C. Secretary Pompeo emphasized the need to end the violence and protect civilians. The Secretary also stressed the importance of the sides entering substantive negotiations under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk …

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Remarks by Ambassador Lee Litzenberger For the MTCHT Cybersecurity/IPR Workshop

  Thank you, Mr. Minister. Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to today’s Cybersecurity and Intellectual Property Rights Workshop.I would like to extend my gratitude and thanks to Minister Ramin Guluzade and to the dedicated officials in the Ministry of Transport, Communications, and High Technologies for their work to host today’s workshop.I would also like to …

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230th Anniversary of U.S. Department of State

As we celebrate the U.S. Department of State 230th and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs 100th anniversaries, we are pleased to share a video about Azerbaijani and American champions of diplomacy. Diplomats Biz bu il iki xüsusi ildönümünü qeyd edirik: Dövlət Departamentinin 230 illik yubileyi və Azərbaycan Xarici İşlər Nazirliyi/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan 100 …

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