Armenia

On March 14 the President of Artsakh will have a meeting in the U.S. Congress. The event has been announced already, and most probably the members of the Armenian caucus of the Congress will attend it. This visit has caused a stir in Baku. The Azerbaijani foreign ministry has invited the U.S. ambassador and sent
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The head of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Georgy Tsereteli has mentioned in high-level meetings with the Azerbaijani leadership the need to double efforts towards settlement of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. The OSCE informed Armenpress that during his meeting with the Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev Georgy Tsereteli expressed concerns about cases of violence at the line
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Russian officials claim that the U.S. sanctions against the Russian defense industry are an attempt to push Russia out of the global market of arms and to lobby the American ammunition business. Note that the United States has informed the governments of all countries that they may apply sanctions against the countries that will sign
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On Monday 12 March 2018, the new institutional set-up of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) initiative will be launched in Brussels in the presence of senior officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and the EU Member States. The new structure was officially adopted at the Eastern Partnership Summit in November last
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In the midst of the Cold War, in the most dramatic moments of mid-60s, thinking society of USSR was not only deeply touched, but was also given  food for thought by the talented filmmaker Mikhail Romm’s documentary film called “Ordinary Fascism”  which according to impartial experts is a genius film about fascism origin and development and, most importantly
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The statistical services of Armenia and Georgia have published economic data of 2017. Last year, the volume of manufacturing totaled 3,455,000 USD in Armenia and 4,251,000 USD in Georgia. The volume of mining was 702.6 million dollars in Armenia and 270.5 million dollars in Georgia. The volume of production of the processing industry was 2.162
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On March 12-17 the Azerbaijani armed forces will hold a military exercise. The press release by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense states that the troops will simulate resistance to enemy’s attacks, as well as perform tasks of restoring the line of defense through counteractions and further large-scale counterattacks. This is the first time such wording
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euneighbours.eu – Thanks to the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), six modern dried fruit and herb-production facilities have been established in the communities of Arevshat, Aragatsavan, Katnaghbyur, Byurakan, Dprabak and Geghard. The facilities use a closed drying cycle and maintain food safety norms. They are now competitive in the market,
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The city of Sevan in Armenia has received a grant through the EU-funded ‘Mayors for Economic Growth’ (M4EG) initiative to implement a project to improve the business environment, boost economic development and create new jobs in the city.Sevan, in Gegharkunik marz (region), joined the EU’s M4EG initiative in 2017. It has now received a grant
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The U.S. Ambassador in Armenia Richard Mills has told the Zhamanak Newspaper about systemic corruption in Armenia which puts American investments off. He noted that the American investors are put off by the type of corruption which results in closed markets and unfair competition, when influential people with economic and political connections use their possibilities
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EU supports programmes in Armenia, such as Social Innovations for Vocational Education and Employability of Young People with Disabilities (SIVEE) dedicated to equipping youth with disabilities with marketable skills that significantly increase the chances to find fulfilling employment. The objectives of the programmes are – promote social innovation in the technical vocational education sector in
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All New Zealand governments have avoided recognition of the biggest crime against humanity in the 20th century, the Armenian Genocide, the author of newshub.co.nz Tony Wright writes. “While the purges and mass-death events were front page news in New Zealand at the time, and even witnessed by Kiwi soldiers who were captured by Ottoman forces
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