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John Mark Pommersheim Appointed as U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 27, 2019 – John Mark Pommersheim was appointed as the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan on January 7, 2019. Ambassador Pommersheim is expected to arrive to Tajikistan soon. John Mark Pommersheim was nominated by President Trump on September 12, 2018 to be the U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan. Most recently, ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (December 29, 2018) Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to exercise special vigilance during the New Year holiday.  As a reminder, on July 29, terrorists targeted a group of Western tourists traveling in Tajikistan, killing four people including two American ...
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The U.S. Government Supports National Demographic and Health Survey in Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, December 14, 2018 – Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Embassy Kevin Covert congratulated the Government of Tajikistan on conducting the second Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) at an event today in Dushanbe.  Chargé Covert was joined at the presentation of the 2017 DHS results by Gulnora Hasanzoda, Director of the Agency of Statistics, ...
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International Community Expresses Concern over Blockage of Internet Sites in Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, December 10, 2018 – Today in in honor of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the international community and the Tajik government discussed the importance of protecting these universal human rights in Tajikistan, including press freedom. The Embassies of the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the United States, and the ...
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Routine Message – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Location:  U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe Event:  President Trump has issued an Executive Order to close Federal offices on Wednesday, December 5 in honor of America’s 41st President, George H. W. Bush. The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe will be closed to commemorate the National Day of Mourning for President Bush and will reopen on December 6. ...
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