I think the Armenian ministry of foreign affairs will answer the statements by the U.S. Department of State, Minister of Defense Tonoyan told reporters, commenting on the U.S. position on the Armenian humanitarian mission to Syria. Earlier the U.S. Embassy in Armenia stated that the Department of State reacted negatively to the Armenian humanitarian mission
The U.S. Embassy in Armenia, answering the query of Aysor.am, shared the position of the U.S. Department of State on sending a group of Armenian specialists to Syria. “We recognize the desire of other nations to respond to the humanitarian situation in Syria, and we share the concerns about protecting religious minorities in the Middle East.
Interview with Member of Parliament Mikayel Zolyan of My Step Alliance What are your thoughts on the foreign policy section of the government program? It has been criticized by many already, particularly its superficial statements relating to the EU-Armenia relations. There is a popular expression that politics is the art of the possible. This is
Converse Bank is conducting two campaigns on the occasion of the Valentine’s Day, offering cardholders to buy gifts for their beloved persons, as well as order payment cards online on privileged conditions. Namely, by February 28, 2019, inclusive, you can order Visa Classic cards online, via www.conversebank.am website, without paying the service fee throughout the
The minister of communication and transport Hakob Arshakyan met with the Bulgarian ambassador Maria Tsotsorkova-Kaymaktchiyeva on February 11. Arshakyan said there are excellent preconditions for bilateral cooperation in the spheres of communication, transport, as well as technology. The ambassador mentioned the necessity to include the proposals of the Armenian side in the upcoming meeting of
During the discussion of the program of government Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan commented on the negotiations over Artsakh. Pashinyan recalled that he had stated on May 9 he will negotiate on behalf of Armenia but cannot negotiate on behalf of Artsakh because he does not have the status of president or prime minister of Artsakh
Vitaly Balasanyan, the secretary of the Security Council of Artsakh Republic, Hero of Artsakh, has announced about starting political consultations to run in the presidential election in 2020, he told Artsakhpress, Armenpress informed. “I intend to start meetings with the parliamentary and other political forces, public organizations, activists, as well as visit the communities and
Ameriabank enters into EUR 16.8M long-term subordinated loan agreements with several funds managed by responsAbility Investments including the Global Climate Partnership Fund (GCPF) as well as funds focusing on micro- and SME finance. The new long-term facilities enable Ameriabank to strengthen its capital, therefore making sufficient buffer to finance Armenian businesses and green energy projects.
Summing up his visit to Iran, Ambassador Arman Navasardyan said during the discussions the Iranians wondered that Armenia is discussing the issue of handing over territories. The interest of Iranians is understood. A 100 km section of the border with Iran that used to be controlled by the Caspian Turks is currently under the control
The Russian minister of defense Sergey Shoygu left for Turkey on February 11 for a working visit to discuss issues relating to Syria. Shoygu’s visit is interesting in the context of his meeting with the Armenian minister of defense Davit Tonoyan in Moscow ahead of his visit to Turkey. Tonoyan had a full visit to
February 11, Yerevan– For the second consecutive year Converse Bank is awarded with the “Euro STP Excellence Award”. This prominent recognition has been presented to Converse Bank by KBC Bank N.V., one of the top European banks, for “adherence to highest standards of quality and exceptional growth of international payments”. The prize evidences that the
One of the essential directions of the National Assembly is parliamentary diplomacy, and one of the key points on the foreign policy agenda of Armenia at various parliamentary platforms is the Artsakh issue, said the Speaker of the Armenian parliament Ararat Mirzoyan in Artsakh on February 9, Artsakhpress reports. Speaker Mirzoyan said the Armenian parliamentarians
Interview with Suren Sargsyan, political scientist The Armenian group of 83 specialists have left for Syria. What are your thoughts on this fact? Are concerns that such a mission in Syria under the Armenian flag may endanger our interests substantial? Firstly, there is anxiety about the security of our military rather than the reaction of
The European Union will continue to implement various projects in Armenia, the projects are mainly implemented in the three northern regions of Armenia Shirak, Lori and Tavush. They cover tourism, information, agriculture and several other sectors. The EU will support the Armenian government in implementing anti-corruption projects as well, the head of the EU delegation
Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan is visiting Artsakh where he has scheduled meetings with President Bako Sahakyan, the speaker, heads of parliamentary groups and members of Artsakh parliament on February 8-10. Ararat Mirzoyan’s visit happens against interesting developments. The point is about the statement of the former minister of defense of Artsakh Samvel Babayan which is his