Armenia

On October 22 breaching the recent agreement reached between the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan at a meeting in Geneva mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs, the Azerbaijani armed forces used artillery in the northeastern direction of the line of contact between the conflicting forces (Martakert-Mataghis), firing 5 mortar projectiles and 1 Spike anti-tank
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In an October 17 interview with Radio Liberty on the meeting between Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev in Switzerland the political scientist Manvel Sargsyan said everyone was waiting for the issue of investigation mechanisms. Azerbaijan was in a complicated political situation for over a year. In Vienna, the mediators had called on the sides to
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Address By Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian At the Fourth European Armenian ConventionYour Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia,Honorable Members of Parliaments,Ladies and Gentlemen,Dear Friends,I would like to welcome the participants of the fourth European Armenian Convention. Speaking in the premises of the European Parliament, first of all I would like to recall
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Armenia will have a new NPP if it is cost effective, the minister of justice Davit Harutiunyan told Armenpress. “We have two approaches in the energy sector. First, we will try to reduce the price of carbohydrates in out country, second, we will try to reduce the price of electricity. We plan the development of
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The sides to the Karabakh conflict are now farther from an agreement than ever, said the former co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Kerry Cavano during a discussion on October 18 at the Helsinki Committee. The ex-co-chair said the types of weapons brought to the region make the situation more complicated. According to him, the
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On 18 October Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the Flemish Parliament in Brussels, met with a group of its members and attended the solemn ceremony of establishing the Flanders-Artsakh Friendship Group. President Sahakyan extended gratitude to all those who spared no efforts to establish the Friendship Group, noting that as a symbol of sincere friendship
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Yesterday the businessman and philanthropist Levon Hairapetyan died in the Russian prison. He was sentenced to 4 years in prison for the Bashneft case by the Russian Zamoskvaretskiy Court last year in April, a days after the military action in Artsakh. The proceedings on Levon Hairapetyan’s case were led by the Russian investigative committee which
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The U.S. Department of State announces the opening of the registration period for the 2019 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery, also known as the “Green Card Lottery.” The new registration period for DV-2019 opens for electronic entries at noon, Eastern Daylight Time, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and closes at noon, Eastern Standard Time, Wednesday, November 22,
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Thanks to the Eurasian Economic Union the EU-Armenia agreement is fully cleared of the economic component and is “crystal” political. On the contrary, the EAEU considers itself an economic union, insisting on forming a common market of employment, labor and services. The EAEU member states avoid politicization of the union. The political scientists have never
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Russia-based Armenian entrepreneur and philanthropist Levon Hairapetyan died in the Moscow prison. Levon Hairapetyan was arrested and remanded in custody in 2014. He was suspected of financial fraud during the sale of Bashneft. Hairapetyan graduated from the Department of Philosophy of Moscow State University. He was a journalist in the Komsomolskaya Pravda, Ogonyok. Was the
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The Austrian OSCE Chairmanship closely followed the meeting of the President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, organized under the auspices of the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group in Geneva on 16 October.“We are pleased to see the fresh impetus and commitment by
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