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U.S. Embassy Delivers Vehicles to Tajikistan’s Ministry of Defense for Mountain Operations

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 10, 2020 – U.S. Ambassador John Mark Pommersheim, and General-Major Mahmadzoda Suhrob Talbak, Deputy Minister for Logistics of Tajikistan’s Ministry of Defense, participated in a handover ceremony for light-utility vehicles.  The vehicles will enable the mobile forces under Tajikistan’s Ministry of Defense to conduct operations in a wide range of terrain and ...
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Transcript of Press Conference with the U.S. Department of State’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells

Opening Remarks by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells Assalom aleikum, good afternoon.    It’s a real pleasure to be back in Tajikistan.  About 28 years ago, after my husband and I helped open the first U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe.  It’s amazing to see how far Tajikistan has come.  I’m ...
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The 2020 English Teaching Mentor Program

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 7, 2020 – The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications for the 2020 English Teaching Mentor (ETM) Program.  From April to December 2020 the ETM program will provide four intensive, multi-day training workshops in Dushanbe, focusing on English-language teaching and led by American instructors.  Participants will develop a network of ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location: Tajikistan, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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U.S. Department of Defense Statement on Strikes in Baghdad

At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad by killing Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force, a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization. General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the ...
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