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Statement by the Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry of Armenia on the centennial of pogroms of Armenians in Agulis 24 December, 2019 – Today we commemorate the centennial of massacres of Armenians in Agulis. A century ago, on the night of December 24 to 25, 1919, the peaceful Armenian population of Agulis was massacred, while
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Armenia was not successful in modifying the format of negotiations, and it was Baku’s diplomatic success, Ilham Aliyev said, noting that there has been no progress towards negotiations. As Aliyev hails Azerbaijan’s diplomatic success, he points at Azerbaijan’s diplomatic retreat. In fact, throughout 2019 Baku has pushed back Yerevan’s attempt to return Artsakh to negotiations.
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International Crisis Group Report. A narrow opening to breathe life into the moribund peace process between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the breakaway territory of Nagorno-Karabakh risks closing. If it does, Baku and Yerevan may not only lose the gains they have recently made but also bury the peace process for some time Yerevan and Baku
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The Investigative Committee Department for Trafficking in Humans, Sex Crimes against Minors and Trafficking in Drugs has revealed a case of illegal adoption of children by foreigners. The director and deputy director of Republican Institute of Reproductive Health, Perinatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology Razmik Abrahamyan and Arshak Jerjeryan, as well as the director of Yerevan Children’s
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While crippling transport strikes keep parts of France in a state of gridlock, residents of the charming town of Pau, on the northern edge of the Pyrénées Mountains, are being treated to a free ride on the world’s first hydrogen-powered transit buses, RFI reports. Hailed as a technological revolution, the sophisticated Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
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On December 17, Aparan branch of Ardshinbank welcomed its customers in a newly renovated and fully upgraded environment. The branch is modernized and meets all modern banking requirements. Aparan is the 12th branch, that has been modernized by the Bank this year as part of a large program for the renovation of the branch network,
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In response to a U.S. State Department statement issued today regarding S.Res.150, the Armenian Genocide resolution, Armenian Assembly of America Co-Chairs Anthony Barsamian and Van Krikorian stated that “while it is evident that the Administration did not lobby against the House resolution nor sustain efforts against the Senate bill, the Administration’s policy needs to be
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Converse Bank intends to completely abandon the usage of plastic in the near future, becoming the first financial institution in Armenia to undertake such an initiative. Recently this initiative has been launched in the Bank Headquarters and Customer Service Office, where plastic cups were replaced by paper cups, and waste sorting has also been introduced.
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The passing of resolutions recognizing the Armenian genocide in the U.S. House and Senate in the past 6 weeks will have a deep impact not only on the US-Turkish but also the Russian-Turkish, US-Russian relations or, in general, the bigger Caucasian circle of geopolitics. The passage of the Congress resolutions as a political step and
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The head of RT, the Russian state news agency, one of the personalities of the Russian propaganda Margarita Simonyan posted that in her impression Putin will not be the next president. Simonyan says he will choose his successor, announce about him or her, recommend voting for him or her, and people will elect. This is
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On December 11th, 2019, one postage stamp dedicated to the theme “Prominent Armenians. 100th anniversary of Hrachya Hovhannissian” has been cancelled and put into circulation by “HayPost” CJSC in the premises of the Union of Writers of Armenia. The postage stamp with nominal value of 120 AMD is printed in “Cartor” printing house in France
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