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U.S. Embassy Donates Trees in Honor of Local Staff

The U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan is pleased to announce a project to honor our Azerbaijani staff as part of Foreign Service National Recognition Day.  To recognize our more than 335 local staff, American Embassy staff donated a tree for each local staff member. 2021 had been an especially difficult year, but we have joined ...
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Statement in Response to the Minsk Group Co-Chairs

As delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Courtney Austrian to the Permanent Council, Vienna Thank you, Madam Chair. The United States joins our colleagues in welcoming Andrew Schofer, Ambassador Igor Khovaev, and Ambassador Brice Roquefeuil, Co-Chairs of the Minsk Group, together with the Chairpersonship’s Personal Representative, Ambassador Kasprzyk, to the Permanent Council today. The United States attaches ...
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Statement by Secretary Blinken on Fighting Between Armenia and Azerbaijan

The United States is deeply concerned about reports of intensive fighting today between Armenia and Azerbaijan. We urge both sides to take immediate concrete steps to reduce tensions and avoid further escalation.  We also call on the sides to engage directly and constructively to resolve all outstanding issues, including border demarcation. As noted in the Minsk Group ...
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Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Andrew Schofer of the United States of America, Igor Khovaev of the Russian Federation, and Brice Roquefeuil of France) released the following statement today: The Co-Chairs view with deep concern recent incidents in the region, including those along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border. The Co-Chairs call on the sides to ...
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Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group

PARIS, 11 November 2021 The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Andrew Schofer of the United States of America, Igor Khovaev of the Russian Federation, and Brice Roquefeuil of France) released the following statement today: The Co-Chairs met separately in Paris with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan on November ...
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