July 16
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U.S. Under Secretary of State for Management and Resources Richard Verma will travel to the Armenian capital, Yerevan, on June 17-19 to participate in the U.S.-Armenia Local Government Forum on Democracy, as well as to meet with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan. The press service of the US State Department reported.

"This visit reflects our intention to further strengthen bilateral ties with the Armenian people.

Deputy Secretary Verma will lead a delegation of state and local officials representing California, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, and Pennsylvania. He will be accompanied by Special Representative for City and State Diplomacy Nina Khachigian, who heads the State Department's new Subnational Diplomacy Team, and Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Sarah Morgenthau.

The delegation will engage with representatives of the public and private sectors, as well as civil society organizations," the US State Department said in a statement.  

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