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The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:

Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun spoke today with Armenian Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazyan. Deputy Secretary Biegun welcomed Foreign Minister Ayvazyan to his new position and expressed hope for continued close U.S.-Armenia cooperation. They discussed U.S. humanitarian assistance to the region and efforts to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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