Armenia

The Armenian and Georgian defense ministers signed the bilateral defense cooperation agreement for 2019. According to the agreement, Armenia and Georgia will cooperate on exchange, training, modern leadership, anti-corruption. Yerevan and Tbilisi have signed similar agreements since 2010 but the agreement for 2019 is he first one since the velvet revolution, in the new domestic
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A few months ago the State Committee for Protection of Economic Competition submitted a report to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, which stated that the majority of mines in Armenia are owned by offshore companies. During the meeting of government Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said the letter has been addressed to the ministry of energy infrastructures
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The Russian President Putin made his annual address to the Council of Federations of the Russian Duma. Putin’s address had a domestic focus though he did not bypass the possibility of shaking new and modern weapons. However, while last year the address focused on this, while experts were trying to figure out whether the videos
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The Prosecutor General’s Office has studied and finalized damage to the treasury caused by crimes revealed in 2018 and the status of compensation. A study revealed that total damage caused by crimes revealed in 2018 was 84,869,951,060 AMD. Of the mentioned cases, damage totaling 19,788,780,504 AMD was revealed by the investigative department of the State
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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs Igor Popoff (Russia), Andrew Schofer (the United States of America) and Stéphane Visconti (France) and the personal representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk. Nikol Pashinyan welcomed the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs to Armenia and underscored their role as the format which has international
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The opening ceremony of the small stage – Black Box – took place at G. Sundukyan National Academic Theatre on February 20. It’s the first Black Box stage in Armenia built at a professional theater, which will serve as an innovative theatrical platform for young artists. “The initiative was launched with Converse Bank’s support, which
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The National Security Service informed today that investigation found cases of tax avoidance and money laundering, involving Sedrak Kocharyan, the son of the second president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan. Sedrak Kocharyan, through one of his limited liability companies, organized and led the process of putting obviously false data in tax calculations to hide the source
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Converse Bank has introduced “Gyumri” and “Gyumri Agro” loan types for development of SMEs and the agricultural sector in Shirak region. The new SME funding product “Gyumri” is intended for financing of investment projects implemented in the region in the sectors of tourism (including tourism infrastructure), trade, and service, including start-ups. Lending is provided in
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On February 18th, 2019, a souvenir sheet with one stamp dedicated to the theme “Prominent Armenians. 150th anniversary of Hovhannes Toumanian” has been cancelled and put into circulation by “HayPost” CJSC in the premises of Hovhannes Toumanian museum. The souvenir sheet with nominal value of 1100 AMD is printed in “Lowe Martin Group” printing house
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With the support of Business Armenia, the factory of Elmasta, a handbags producing company in Russia, and Armenian companies, will cooperate in producing leather bags in our country. Outsourced models of our companies, produced with “Made in Armenia” modeling, will be exported to the European Union, Asian countries, and Russia. The first batch to Russia
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The president of Belarus Lukashenko stated after negotiations with the Russian president Putin lasting for three days that they did not discuss the sovereignty of the two countries because sovereignty is “sacred” for both. We proceed from the existence of two states. The issue appeared in focus during the past weeks and months, especially when
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President Armen Sarkissian has left for Germany to attend the annual security summit in Munich. During this high-level meeting the heads of states and high-ranking officials discuss issues of international security. The Armenian president Armen Sarkissian will also address Munich 2019. Armenia is represented by the president and foreign minister, Prime Minister Pashinyan did not
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