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Slogan of La Francophonie Summit in Yerevan is “Living Together”
YEREVAN.- Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian talked on Friday about preparations for the 2018 International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) Summit, sessions of other statutory bodies and related events during the meeting in the French Embassy in Yerevan with ambassadors of member and observer states of La Francophonie accredited to Armenia, the press service of the MFA reported. Edward Nalbandian explained the choice of summit's slogan “Living Together”, talked about ...
2018-03-10 11:48:24
Garo Paylan calls to release jailed Turkish journalists
Member of the Turkish parliament of Armenian origin Garo Paylan has joined the calls to release Turkish journalists arrested and jailed for their political views. Garo Paylan called to release Ahmet Sik, Murat Sabuncu and Akin Atalay and urged to stop the shame. “Journalism is not a crime,” he tweeted. Garo Paylan participated in the protect action against the arrest of Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists.
2018-03-09 14:14:03
Georgia president says EU visa-free travel not under threat
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said visa-free regime between Georgia and the EU is not endangered, Novosti Gruziya reported. Earlier Germany internal affairs ministers Thomas de Maizière said the Georgian government is doing its outmost so that the number of asylum seekers from Georgia would not increase. At the same time he said the numbers are “alarming” and the Georgian government had been informed about it. Thomas de Maizière said they are happy to c...
2018-03-09 14:12:37
Armenia ranked 34th among 50 cheapest countries to live in
Armenia is ranked 34th on the GOBankingRates’ list of 50 countries with the cheapest cost of living. “Stunning scenery dotted with Greco-Roman and medieval ruins aren’t the only reasons you’d want to spend a lifetime exploring Armenia,” the country’s respective description reads. “It’s one of the countries with the cheapest cost of living, with rents that are 91 percent lower than NYC [New York City].” Armenia’s neighbors, Azerbaijan ...
2018-03-09 12:58:44
Congressional Armenian Caucus calls for $70 million aid for Artsakh and Armenia
WASHINGTON, DC - In a letter circulated for signatures today to their U.S. House colleagues, the Congressional Armenian Caucus is calling upon Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY) of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations to back a $70 million Fiscal Year 2019 aid package for Artsakh and Armenia, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). “We want to thank Congressman Pallone and his colleagues in the leadership of the Armenian Ca...
2018-03-09 12:57:28
US man extradited from Armenia was arrested on 3 counts of sexual abuse
A U.S. citizen fugitive, who has been extradited from Armenia to the United States, violated his pretrial release. Ben Reece, 35, was returned to Taylor County, Iowa, after allegedly skipping out on bond in 2017 and fleeing the country, kmaland.com reported. The sheriff's office says Reece was arrested in December 2016 on three counts of second-degree sexual abuse before posting bond in April 2017. Reece surfaced in December 2017 when he was arrested in Armenia. Following a lengthy process in...
2018-03-09 12:56:07
Schofer: Karabakh conflict settlement requires some very tough decisions on all ...
There is no acceptable military solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, while the current status quo is not sustainable over the long term. US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Andrew Schofer, told the aforesaid to Trend news agency of Azerbaijan. Schofer emphasized that the United States supports a negotiated settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and will continue to engage actively with Armenia and Azerbaijan, as a co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group. “The United States’ l...
2018-03-07 12:12:59
Switzerland: Armenia-Turkey normalization is key for regional stability and peace
YEREVAN. – Switzerland remains convinced that pursuing efforts towards normalization between Armenia and Turkey is key for the stability and peaceful future of the region, the Swiss foreign ministry said. “Switzerland takes note that the Zurich Protocols, signed in 2009, have not been ratified by the Armenian and Turkish parliaments and that the process, on the official level, has thus come to a halt,” Federal Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement sent in response ...
2018-03-07 12:11:44
Armenia lifts visas for Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea
YEREVAN. – Armenia approved on Monday visa-free travel for citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea. The decision was approved during the Armenian government’s meeting on Tuesday. The deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan noted that the visa-free travel will be in force from March 19, 2018. “Unilateral visa abolition for these countries will create favorable conditions for the development of bilateral economic ties as well as will increase in touris...
2018-03-07 12:10:32
Armenian PM appoints new Deputy Minister
YEREVAN.- Avag Avanesyan has been appointed Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia by the decision of Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan, the press service of the government reported. Tigran Khachatryan has been appointed First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia, relinquishing from the position of the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia by another decision of the PM. Earlier it was reported that ...
2018-03-07 12:09:17
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: The atmosphere in Arsenal is really great
Midfielder of Arsenal and Armenian team Henrikh Mkhitaryan claims the atmosphere at Arsenal is really positive
2018-03-07 12:07:58
Armenian Highland was never called “eastern Anatolia’ before …
The government of Sultan Abdul Hamid II substituted the name Armenia with such terms as Kurdistan or Anatolia, fallaciously. Starting from 1880 the name Armenia was forbidden to be used in official documents. The Sublime Porte thus wanted to make everyone believe that the Armenian Question did not exist: if there was no Armenia, then there was no Armenian Question. The process of “nationalization” of toponyms was continued by the Kemalists, who were the ideological successors of the...
2018-03-06 13:07:26
Armenia PM travels to Gyumri on board new express train
YEREVAN. – The Prime Minister of Armenia, Karen Karapetyan, headed to Gyumri on a working visit, from the capital city Yerevan Railway Station, on board the new Yerevan-Gyumri-Yerevan electric passenger train. Karapetyan got familiarized with this train and welcomed the South Caucasus Railway company’s decision to operate it in Armenia, press office of the government informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. He was informed that as of Sunday, this new train will operate from Fridays to Sunda...
2018-03-03 11:58:14
Frank Pallone: I condemn horrific attacks in Sumgait
Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone honored memory of the victims of Sumgait pogroms on the House Floor on Wednesday. “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Sumgait pogroms, one of the most horrific attacks against the Armenian people committed at the hands of Azerbaijanis,” he said. He emphasized that the senseless violence was instigated by hostile, anti-Armenian rhetoric from Azerbaijani citizens and officials against these innocent individuals....
2018-03-03 11:56:32
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