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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Baku (January 4, 2020)

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed to minimize nonessential travel. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. ...
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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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