On June 20, the meeting of Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Elmar Mamadyarov was held in Washington D.C., with the participation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov of Russia, Stefan Visconti of France, Andrew Shoffer of the United States and Andrzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office.
Arevik Petrosyan, member of the Constitutional Court, told reporters today that the newly elected judge of the Constitutional Court Vahe Grigoryan went to work today, attended the beginning of the working session but did not want to attend the session and left. “One judge was absent, and naturally we attended, we held our session by
The Belorussian service of Sputnik Agency informed that Putin will not attend the opening ceremony of the second European games which will take place in Minsk. This is the so-called European Olympics which was first held four years ago in Baku. Interestingly, Putin attended the opening of the games in Baku. Moreover, Erdogan was also
The air defense subdivisions of the Armed Forces of Armenia are ready to counteract any attempt to trespass the air borders of Republics of Armenia and Artsakh, Vice Colonel Sevak Torozyan told reporters, Armenpress informed. The military unit of Vice Colonel Sevak Torozyan was one of the participants of the combat fire drills with full
The press statement of the Minsk Group co-chairs following the meeting of the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Washington lacks any mentioning of the agreement on investigative mechanisms at the border. In the case of this meeting the problem is that the Armenian side, answering Azerbaijan’s provocations at the line of contact, stated
WASHINGTON, DC, 20 June 2019 – The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stéphane Visconti of France and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America) hosted consultations between Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on 20 June in Washington. The Co-Chairs met separately
Member of Parliament Nikolay Baghdasaryan of My Step parliamentary group has commented on the statement of Vahe Grigoryan who was elected judge of the Constitutional Court by the National Assembly about taking on the duties of chair of the Constitutional Court. The member of parliament explained the situation in a Facebook live. Before the amendments
The court hearing on the case of the ex-president Robert Kocharyan was adjourned unexpectedly today because the judge left for the consultation room. Judge Armen Danielyan said he was going to make a decision on judicial acts, considering that the counsel for the defense is protracting hence, proceeding from the interests of justice, he leaves
Vahe Grigoryan who was elected judge of the Constitutional Court yesterday stated during his inauguration that he is going to be the second judge of the Constitutional Court. “You are not mistaken to hear what I am saying. After I take his oath, I will be the second judge,” he said, noting that the others
The First Instance Court adopted an unlawful and groundless judicial act, releasing Robert Kocharyan from custody on an individual’s recommendation, Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan stated during the hearing of the appeal on the case of Kocharyan and others in the Court of Appeal. “We think that such a measure of prevention is subject to overturning
The parliament voted 99 to 23 for the affirmation of Vahe Grigoryan for judge of the Constitutional Court, ending the legal and political odyssey of election of judge of the Constitutional Court. Interestingly, the saga began with the nomination of Vahe Grigoryan by President Armen Sarkissian a year ago and rejection of his nomination by
The former director of Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Ara Vardanyan has responded to President Armen Sarkissian’s statement that Ara Vardanyan’s page must be flipped over. “You didn’t open Ara Vardanyan’s page and you cannot flip it over. Ara Vardanyan has achieved everything in his life with work. The fact that I was appointed president of the
The Azerbaijani minister of defense Hasanov has commented on several blunders his compatriots are blaming him for. For example, during a recent military drill the projectile fell on a house in Ganca. Hasanov confirmed this information. “It was a training projectile.” Had it been a combat projectile, casualties would be inevitable. The minister states that
Speaker of Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan commented on MP Gagik Tsarukyan’s behavior who tore to pieces the summons of the Special Investigative Service and did not show up for the interrogation following his statement on the arson of the car and apartment door of the head of one of the electoral offices of the Civil Contract
The leader of the parliamentary group of Prosperous Armenia Party Gagik Tsarukyan was asked by reporters to explain why he tore to pieces the summons from the Investigative Committee and did not show up for interrogation. Gagik Tsarukyan was summoned for his statement on an incident reported during the recent mayoral election in Abovyan town.