25 Sep 2023 14:34

U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Europe and Eurasian Affairs, USAID administrator arrive in Armenia

YEREVAN. Sept 25 (Interfax) - U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Yuri Kim and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power have arrived in Armenia, the U.S. embassy in Yerevan said.

"[USAID] Administrator Samantha Power arrived today in Armenia to affirm U.S. support for Armenia's sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity, and democracy and to help address humanitarian needs stemming from the recent violence in Nagorno-Karabakh," the embassy's press service said.

The embassy said that U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Yuri Kim is also visiting Armenia.

"The United States continues to support Armenia as it advances a dignified and durable peace in the region. The United States is deeply concerned about reports on the humanitarian conditions in Nagorno-Karabakh and calls for unimpeded access for international humanitarian organizations and commercial traffic," it said.