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22.03.2018 • The Inauguration of the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Armenia in Chicago

The Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Armenia in Chicago (consular district covering the States of Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota) was officially inaugurated on March 22, 2018. A ribbon cutting ceremony at the Armenia’s new consular office in downtown Chicago and the official installation of the Honorary Consul of Armenia – Mr. Oscar Tatosian, were followed by a diplomatic reception in Chicago’s historic Union League Club.

19.03.2018 • Session of Armenia-US Council on Trade and Investment in Washington

On March 19th, the US-Armenia Council on Trade and Investment (TIFA) convened its session at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), in Washington DC. Deputy Foreign Minister Robert Harutyunyan attended the meeting as part of the Armenian delegation. Since the inception of the TIFA in 2015 this was the second meeting of the sides.

05.03.2018 • The Opening Ceremony of the Francophonie Festival in Washington DC

On March 5th the Embassy of Armenia to the United States hosted the opening ceremony of the annual DC Francophonie Festival. The event was attended by Ambassadors and diplomats representing member countries of the International Organization of Francophonie, colleagues from the Department of State, representatives of Alliance Française, Smithsonian Associates and other cultural institutions.

24.10.2017 • Reception to Celebrate Armenia’s 26th Independence Day and the 25th Anniversary of US-Armenia Diplomatic Relations

On October 24 the Rayburn House Office Building hosted a reception to mark Armenia’s 26th Independence Day and the 25th anniversary of US-Armenia diplomatic relations, organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in the United States and the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, in partnership with the Armenian Assembly of America and the Armenian National Committee of America.

16.10.2017 • Vice Prime Minister Vache Gabrielyan’s meeting with California Governor Jerry Brown

On October 16 the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia, Mr. Vache Gabrielyan met in San Francisco with the Governor of California, Jerry Brown to discuss Armenia-California bilateral relations and the possibilities for expanding mutual trade and investment, and cooperation in renewable energy, science and education sectors. The two agreed to start a process of developing a framework agreement between Armenia and California, that would outline the cooperation for years to come.

27.06.2017 • Carnegie Endowment event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and the United States

On June 27, in Washington DC, a panel discussion dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and the U.S. took place at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

24.06.2017 • Ambassador Grigor Hovhannissian’s Meetings in the Silicon Valley

On June 23-24, Ambassador of Armenia to the United States Grigor Hovhannissian traveled to the Silicon Valley and the Bay area, where he held a number of meetings with the leading IT companies. Ambassador discussed the future of cooperation between the industry leaders and the Republic of Armenia in strategic areas of technology, such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing and cyber security.

06.06.2017 • Meeting with senior US State Department officials at the Embassy of Armenia

On June 6 Armenian Ambassador to the US Grigor Hovhannissian held a meeting with Deputy Assistant Secretary (Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs) Bridget Brink, Director of the Office of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts Natasha Franceschi, Armenia Desk Officer Ted Massey and Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Armenia Rafik Mansour.

31.05.2017 • Annual Briefing with the Leaders of the US East Coast Armenian-American Organizations

On May 31 Ambassador of Armenia to the United States Grigor Hovhannissian held an annual briefing with the leaders of the US East Coast Armenian-American community: Eastern Diocese and Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenian General Benevolent Union, Armenia Fund, Armenian Bar Association, Fund for Armenian Relief, Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA, Knights and Daughters of Vartan, Tekeyan Cultural Association, Children of Armenia Fund, Armenian Council of America, Armenian Democratic Liberal Party, Armenian Revolutionary Federation, Armenian Assembly of America, Armenian Missionary Association of America, Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America, and the Armenian print media.

19.05.2017 • Ambassador Hovhannissian visited the US Army War College

On May 19 Ambassador of Armenia to the United States Grigor Hovhannissian visited one of the leading military academies in the United States - the US Army War College (USAWC).

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