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Sarkisian Blasts Baku on Distorting Facts Surrounding Khojaly Events
During a questions and answer session following his remarks at the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe on Wednesday, President Serzh Sarkisian blasted a member of the Azerbaijani delegation for distorting the truth surrounding events in Khojaly at the height of the Karabakh war in the 1990’s. For decades, Azerbaijan has mounted a campaign to bill the events at Khojaly as “genocide,” blaming Armenians of committing that act. On Wednesday, during the PACE session, Samad...
2018-01-26 11:36:26
Valadao and Sherman Lead Call to Stop Double Taxation of U.S.-Armenia Profits
Bipartisan Letter Requests that Secretary Mnuchin Negotiate Double Tax Treaty with Armenia WASHINGTON—Representatives David Valadao (R-CA) and Brad Sherman (D-CA) are collecting signatures on a bipartisan letter urging their Congressional colleagues to request that Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin renegotiate the existing, outdated Double Tax Treaty with Armenia, an obsolete Cold War-era accord, recognized today by the U.S. but not Armenia, that was negotiated with the now defunct...
2018-01-26 11:35:42
Karabakh Conflict Resolution, End to Turkey Protocols Focus of Sarkisian’s PACE ...
Addressing the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe on Wednesday, President Serzh Sarkisian called for a resolution to the Karabakh conflict and reiterated his promise to withdraw from the dangerous Turkey-Armenia protocols. “The time is ripe for the resolution for the Karaabkh conflict,” said Sarkisian who added that a resolution “requires strict respect for the established ceasefire regime and honoring all the agreements reached in the past.&rdqu...
2018-01-26 11:34:44
OSCE Chairman-in-Office Rep. Meet with Artsakh Leaders
The permanent representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, was in Stepanakert on Wednesday and met with Artsakh president Bako Sahakian and foreign minister, Masis Mayilian. This meeting comes a week after the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, meeting in Krakow, Poland, decided to expand Kasprzyk’s role. While meeting Sahakian, the two discussed the latest developments in the Karabakh conflict resolution process. Mayilian described the situation...
2018-01-26 11:33:58
Sarkisian, Macron Discuss Karabakh Peace, EU Relations
PARIS—President Serzh Sarkisian, who is on an official visit to France, met with President Emanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on Tuesday. The two leaders discussed the ongoing negotiations for the resolution of the Karabakh conflict as well as Armenia’s relations with the European Union. Following the meeting, the two leaders held a press conference, during which Macron accepted Sarkisain’s invitation to visit Armenia and attend the upcoming Francophonie Summit scheduled to t...
2018-01-24 11:36:18
Artsakh President Prioritizes Strengthening of National Army
STEPANAKERT—At a meeting with the National Military Council on Tuesday, Artsakh President Bako Sahakian prioritized the strengthening of the national Armed Forces in the coming year. The meeting was an opportunity for the military council to assess the activities of the past year and to present an action plan for the current year. In his speech the Head of the State touched upon the activities carried out in the field of army-building in 2017, gave instructions for the actualization of p...
2018-01-24 11:35:35
Women’s Group Puts Forth Paylan’s Name for Nobel Peace Prize
ISTANBUL—A non-governmental organization fighting for the rights of women of Hamshen has put forth the name of Garo Paylan for consideration for the Nobel Peace Prize, Ermenihaber.am, a Turkish Armenian news site reported. Saida Ohanyan, president of the International Association of “Hamshanuhi,” the organization that advocates for the rights of Hamshen women, announced the nomination of Paylan, an Armenian member of Turkey’s Parliament representing the People’s De...
2018-01-24 11:34:55
World Renowned Composers to be Featured in Lark’s Dilijan Concert
How do we face the inescapable reality of awaiting death? The four composers highlighted in this program, each confront this haunting question through music; each, in his own way, coming face to face with this most ungraspable fact of life: that it must end. These immense works of composers Vahram Sargsyan, Artashes Kartalyan, Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, and György Ligeti give us an opportunity to gauge ourselves, the myriad ways in which we, humans, confront this reality. The “Con...
2018-01-24 11:34:10
Human Rights Watch Reports on Violations In Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey
BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN Human Rights Watch, a respectable and prominent non-governmental organization, issued last week its annual report that documented human rights violations during 2017 in more than 90 countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey. ArmeniaBelow is the summary of what Human Rights Watch reported on violations in Armenia during 2017:“Parliamentary elections, the first since the 2015 constitutional amendments moving the country from a presidential to a parliamentary s...
2018-01-24 11:33:14
Mkhitaryan to Donate Man United Jersey to Children Fighting Cancer in Armenia
His Arsenal Number is 7International soccer star Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal on Monday, said he wants to donate his Manchester United jersey to charity in Armenia that deals with children with cancer. “To thank the #mufc fans and on behalf of all those who contributed to the ‘Micki’ documentary, I’ll donate a ManUtd jersey signed by all the players to help cancer affected kids in Armenia,” Mkhitaryan said on his official Fa...
2018-01-24 11:32:23
41 Join ARF Ranks in Western US
ENCINO—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US welcomed 41 new members to its ranks during an officiating ceremony Saturday at the Ferrahian Armenian School’s “Dickranian Hall,” where 35 novices, having completed a 10-week educational program, took their oath to join the 128-year-old party. Joining the 35 will be four novices from Fresno, one from Las Vegas and another who could not attend the ceremony on Saturday. The ceremony began with remarks from Harut Mgr...
2018-01-23 11:26:33
Arsenal Welcomes ‘Wold Class Player’ Mkhitaryan
LONDON—By signing a contract, Armenian captain and midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan made his transfer from Manchester United to Arsenal official on Monday, with Arsenal Manage Arsene Wenger calling him a “a world class player.” After months of speculation, Mkhitaryan’s agreed on Saturday to join Arsenal in a player swap that saw Chilean Alexis Sanchez move to Manchester United. In addition to celebrating his 29th birthday over the weekend, Mkhitaryan completed the necessar...
2018-01-23 11:25:52
Azerbaijani Drone Fires ‘In-Glass Grenade’ at Artsakh Positions
STEPANAKERT—An Azerbaijani drone fired on Artsakh positions in the northeaster direction of the border with Azerbaijan at around 2:50 p.m. local time on Saturday. No casualties were reported. The Artsakh defense ministry explained that instead of using the usual mortal shell, Azerbaijani forces used a primitive—more deadly—method whereby a hand grenade is place in drinking glass, which on impact disperses the glass shards on its target. “Ignoring the commitments reached...
2018-01-23 11:25:11
Fuel Prices In Armenia Rise Further
YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—The prices of gasoline and diesel fuel in Armenia have risen further despite President Serzh Sarkisian’s calls for possible “drastic measures” against a handful of companies importing fuel. One liter of gasoline cost at least 440 drams (90 U.S. cents) at filling stations across Yerevan on Monday, up by 10 drams from the end of last week. The price stood at 390 drams per liter in early December. Fuel companies have raised it for three times since then. T...
2018-01-23 11:24:15
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