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United States and Israel Join Efforts to Transform Village House into Showcase for Mountain Jew Culture

U.S. Ambassador Earle (Lee) Litzenberger and Israeli Ambassador George Deek visited Red Village in Quba region to launch a joint project with the Mountain Jews Heritage Union and Heydar Aliyev Foundation.  This project will support cultural tourism in the historic center of the Mountain Jew community.  The new initiative will entail the restoration and equipping ...
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U.S. Ambassador Celebrates the Graduation of English Language Students from Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense Foreign Languages and Partnerships Centers

United States Ambassador Lee Litzenberger joined Lieutenant General Haydar Piriyev  to celebrate the graduation of military officers from an English language training course. The MoD’s English language training program includes an intensive four-month course taught by American instructors from the U.S. Defense Language Institute English Language Center, funded by the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Military ...
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$100 Million in Additional U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine

For nearly 12 weeks, Russia has waged its unprovoked and brutal war against Ukraine, its sovereignty, its territorial integrity, and its people.  Beaten back from its failed attempt to seize Kyiv, Russia continues a grinding offensive across Ukraine’s south and east.  Ukraine’s courageous defense forces remain firmly in the fight.  The United States, as well as more than ...
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U.S. Companies Showcase Their Products and Services at Caspian Agro 2022

The U.S. Embassy in Baku brought together eight U.S. companies and institutions under the U.S. pavilion at the Caspian Agro 2022 agricultural exhibition in Baku. The U.S. pavilion enables farmers and agribusiness owners to meet in person with representatives from eight American manufacturers and suppliers of fertilizers, pest control and management, drip irrigation, mobile cooling, ...
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On the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphopbia, Interphobia, and Transphobia

The United States affirms today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), that the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) persons are the same human rights to which all persons are entitled. As enshrined in Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “[a]ll human beings are born ...
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