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Remarks by Ambassador Litzenberger For the BakuTel Reception

Ladies and Gentlemen: good evening, and welcome. I’m so glad to have you all here tonight to recognize our second annual U.S. Pavilion at BakuTel.  Earlier today, I toured the U.S. Pavilion at the BakuTel Expo and had the pleasure to meet the representatives of our participating American companies.  I’m glad to see many of ...
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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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U.S. Embassy Statement on October 19 Protest

The United States Embassy in Azerbaijan joins the European Union in strongly condemning the violence used by police to disperse and arrest participants and bystanders during the peaceful October 19 protest in Baku. We call on the government to credibly investigate reports of police violence, hold accountable those responsible, and release expeditiously those who remain ...
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Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stéphane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America) met separately and jointly with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on the margins of the UN General Assembly. The Co-Chairs were joined in ...
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Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s letter on the 25th anniversary of the signing of the “Contract of the Century

Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the United States of America, I would like to extend greetings and congratulations to you and to the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the 25th anniversary of the signing of the “Contract of the Century.” This year’s 25th anniversary commemoration comes at a time when Azerbaijan continues ...
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