Wednesday, June 19

Today, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Richard R. Verma is in Yerevan, Armenia.

State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller said the deputy secretry is there to “participate in the U.S.-Armenia Local Government Forum on Democracy and to meet with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan. This visit reflects our intention to further strengthen bilateral ties with the Armenian people.“

Deputy Secretary Verma is leading lead a delegation of state and local officials representing California, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, and Pennsylvania as well as other diplomats. Spokesperson Miller stated, “The delegation will engage across the public and private sector and with civil society organizations.“

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Deputy Secretary Verma to be discerning as he heads the delegation to Armenia.
  • For wisdom for the U.S. ambassadors and state and local officials as they participate in the forum on democracy.
  • For the Lord to work out His purposes through the president’s administration and State Department diplomats.

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