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Tillerson announces when US embassy will be moved to Jerusalem
The U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that the U.S. embassy will be moved to Jerusalem not sooner than in three years, RIA Novosti reports citing The Times of Israel. Tillerson said, that it’s not a thing that is going to happen at once. According to him it will take at least three years to move the Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jer...
2017-12-13 14:51:25
Armenia to receive $40mn loan from Asian Development Bank
YEREVAN. – The National Assembly of Armenia on Wednesday passed the bill with respect to ratifying a loan agreement between Armenia and the Asian Development Bank, and within the framework of the public efficiency and financial markets program. The said proposed law was adopted by a vote of 61 for and 37 against. As reported earlier, the ma...
2017-12-13 14:49:53
French Ambassador: Signing of Armenia-EU agreement is historical event
YEREVAN.- Signing of the Armenia-EU agreement is a historical event, said Jonathan Lacôte, French Ambassador to Armenia, at a press conference on Tuesday. According to him, it is necessary to realize that the agreement is unique among its kind. "This is the only agreement for today, signed with the EAEU member state. The importance and inte...
2017-12-12 16:54:17
New France ambassador to Armenia plans to work transparently
YEREVAN. – Jonathan Lacôte, the new French Ambassador to Armenia, intends to work transparently. He noted about the aforementioned at his first press conference Tuesday in this capacity. The diplomat informed that he has opened a Twitter account, and that he is going to create a Facebook page soon. In Lacôte’s words, he p...
2017-12-12 16:53:35
Ambassador Lacôte: France-Armenia political ties are excellent
YEREVAN. – Political ties between France and Armenia are excellent, noted Jonathan Lacôte, French Ambassador to Armenia, at a press conference on Tuesday. The diplomat added that he wishes to contribute to the development of bilateral relations in several other directions. In this connection, the French ambassador stressed, first and f...
2017-12-12 16:52:55
Sargsyan: Armenia has always underscored deepening of cooperation and relations with Romania
YEREVAN. – President Serzh Sargsyan on Tuesday received Romanian Ambassador Sorin Vasile, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Armenia. First, Sargsyan thanked the ambassador for his efforts to strengthen Armenian-Romanian relations during his tenure, and wish him success in his future activities, press office of the President informe...
2017-12-12 16:52:14
ECHR rules on Karabakh-related Sargsyan v. Azerbaijan case
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights consisting of 17 judges ruled on two cases related to Nagorno Karabakh conflict. In particular, in Tuesday, December 12's Grand Chamber judgment in the case of Sargsyan v. Azerbaijan, the ECHR ruled on the question of just satisfaction. It held, unanimously, that the Azerbaijani government ha...
2017-12-12 16:51:23
Armenia participates in Christmas fair in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM. – The stand of Armenia also is among the stands of numerous other countries at the Christmas fair that is held at the Manger Square in Bethlehem. The Armenian News-NEWS.am reporter informed from Bethlehem that representatives of the Armenian community of Israel have set up the said stand with Armenia’s flag at this fair, whe...
2017-12-12 11:47:18
Armenia FM to head to Greece
YEREVAN. – At the invitation of his Greek associate Nikos Kotzias, Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian will pay an official visit to Athens, on Tuesday and Wednesday. In the Greek capital city, he will meet with the top officials of Greece, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
2017-12-12 11:45:40
Karabakh soldier accidentally shot by fellow soldier
STEPANAKERT.- A 21 year old soldier of the Karabakh military has died after being accidentally shot by a fellow soldier. The soldier, identified as Narek Adibekyan, was shot and killed in the evening of December 11 while on duty in a northern military base of Karabakh. The defense ministry of the country said an investigation has been launched in...
2017-12-12 11:42:35
Israeli opposition slams Erdogan, invokes Armenian Genocide
Leader of Israel’s opposition Yesh Atid party Yair Lapid invoked the Armenian Genocide to denounce Turkish president Erdogan, Times of Israel reported. Erdogan made critical remarks over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem. “Those who deny the murder of children in the Armenian genocide should not preach moralit...
2017-12-11 16:50:33
Dead body found in Yerevan apartment
YEREVAN. – The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia received a call, on Monday at 10։23am. It was informed that the resident of an apartment of a building in capital city Yerevan was not responding to the knocks on the door and the telephone calls, and rescuers were needed. A rescue squad was dispatched to the scene. Rescuers opened...
2017-12-11 16:49:47
Turkish Intellectuals Who Visited Artsakh Didn't Apologize to Azerbaijan
Four Turkish intellectuals who visited Artsakh in September have made a joint statement in answer to the Turkish foreign minister’s words. The writer Seit Cetinoglu, the politician Ufuk Urasi, journalists Ali Bayramoglu and Erol Katircioglu have dismissed the words of the Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu who said they had apologized...
2017-12-11 16:48:02
Eat Your Potatoes and Shut Up
The mass media and social networks reacted strongly to the answers of two notorious Republican members of parliament Khosrov Harutiunyan and Hakob Hakobyan on poverty and rise in prices. In an effort to prove that the situation is not that bad, Khosrov Harutiunyan said: “Imagine a family that has only potatoes. Now meat being expensive or ch...
2017-12-11 16:46:53
Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants talks with Jose Mourinho over Man Utd future
Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants showdown talks with Jose Mourinho over his Manchester United future, Daily Star reported.Mkhitaryan has been bombed out of the United side recently. The Armenian hasn’t started a game since the 1-0 defeat at Chelsea in early November with his only appearance since being a substitute appearance against Brighton late l...
2017-12-11 12:07:29
Eyesight of soldier wounded in Karabakh landmine explosion is partially restored
YEREVAN. – The vision on one eye of military serviceman Narek Hoveyan—who was wounded in a landmine explosion in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR)—is partially restored. His mother, Seda Ghukasyan, informed about the aforesaid to Armenian News-NEWS.am. “He will be discharged [from the Ministry of Defe...
2017-12-11 12:06:04
Ambassador Kiesler: Armenia and Germany cannot place hopes on natural resources
Dilijan town of Armenia surprises not only by its nature, but with its educational activity. German Ambassador Matthias Kiesler on Friday noted the aforesaid at the presentation of the results of the Dilijan Intercultural Exchange Program, and of the concept for creating the Dilijan Digital Community Archive. In the ambassador’s words, Arme...
2017-12-09 14:01:54
Soldier wounded in Karabakh landmine explosion to be transferred to ophthalmology center
YEREVAN. – The condition of military serviceman Narek Hoveyan, who was wounded in a landmine explosion in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), has stabilized. The Ministry of Defense Central Clinical Military Hospital in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, told the aforementioned to Armenian News-NEWS.am. They added th...
2017-12-09 14:00:51
Newspaper: Fight within Armenia ruling party to remain at helm of power in 2018 enters new phase
YEREVAN. – Even though 2018 has not started yet, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has given 14-point instructions to the provincial governors for the coming year, according to Zhamanak (Time) newspaper of Armenia. “He has ordered to develop and submit to the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development, by the end of the year,...
2017-12-09 14:00:09
Karabakh President: New Basic Law is objective testimony of strengthening in our republic
President of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), Bako Sahakyan, on Saturday sent a congratulatory address in connection with the NKR State Independence Referendum and Constitution Day. “Dear Artsakh people, “On behalf of the republic’s authorities and personally myself, I extend my cordial congratulations in...
2017-12-09 13:59:28
US congressman says they respect Armenia for giving shelter to Christians from Middle East
The founding fathers of the United States have built this country based, first of all, on biblical values, and today, the US must assume responsibility for protecting Christians. Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs (House Foreign Affairs Committee) of the US House of Representatives, stated about the aforesaid, reported th...
2017-12-09 13:58:40
Karabakh MOD: Defense army did not fire at Azerbaijan village
STEPANAKERT. – The Baku propaganda machine’s messages about ceasefire violation by the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army (DA), as well as Friday’s information that, allegedly, the Artsakh army had fired at Orta Karvend village in the Aghdam region of Azerbaijan, do not correspond to reality. The NKR...
2017-12-09 13:57:36
Armenia, Malta FMs discuss bilateral collaboration
YEREVAN. – Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian met with Carmelo Abela, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion of Malta, within the framework of the 24th meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Ministerial Council, in Vienna. At the beginning of the talk, Nalbandian congratulated Abel...
2017-12-08 15:30:55
Armenia, Iceland FMs confer on economic relations
YEREVAN. – Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian, who is in Vienna on a working visit, met with his Icelandic counterpart, Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson. The interlocutors recorded that the current level of relations between the two countries does not correspond to the existing potential and joint steps ne...
2017-12-08 15:30:15
Armenia PM considers prospects for development of Sevan Startup Summit
YEREVAN. – The prospects and opportunities for the development of Sevan Startup Summit tent camp business forum were presented to Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan during a consultation at the government building of Armenia. It was noted that Sevan Startup Summit 2017 hosted around 4,000 participants and guests from 23 countries, press office ...
2017-12-08 15:29:33
Russia’s Kazan city to launch flights to Armenia
Lenar Safin, the Minister of Transport and Roads of Tatarstan—a federal subject of Russia, told Tatar-Inform news agency that flights are scheduled to be launched next year between Kazan—the capital and largest city of Tatarstan—and Belarus, Armenia, and Georgia. “We aim to expand the geographical scope of flights [to and f...
2017-12-08 15:28:48
Patriarchate: Jerusalem Armenian community in no danger
The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem informed Armenian News-NEWS.am that even though the situation in the city is calm at present, there is tension because Muslims will come to Jerusalem today for their Friday prayer, and therefore police forces have been assembled in the city to prevent clashes. “That district of the city is geographicall...
2017-12-08 15:28:06
Armenia official: Military operations are alternative to negotiations
YEREVAN.- The frequent meetings of the Armenian and Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers are conditioned by a certain reduction of tensions on the line of contact, Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters after government session. According to him, any negotiations are preferable, since military actions are an alternative to this. Deput...
2017-12-08 11:57:40
Armenia Parliament approves 2018 State Budget draft
YEREVAN. – The National Assembly on Friday approved—with 64 votes in favor and 35 against—the final version of Armenia’s draft state budget for 2018. Presenting the report on this draft at parliament, Finance Minister Vardan Aramyan had informed that six “pillars” were put on the basis of the 2018 State Budget. ...
2017-12-08 11:56:48
Newspaper: Armenia joint presidential candidate?
YEREVAN. – The reformed constitution specifies that at least … of the total number of MPs has the right to nominate a presidential candidate; and solely the ruling Republican Party of Armenia as well as the “Tsarukyan” Faction have this number of deputies at the National Assembly, wrote Zhamanak (Time) newspaper. “[B...
2017-12-08 11:56:09
FMs: Armenia-Finland relations have continuously deepened
YEREVAN. – Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian on Thursday met with his Finnish colleague Timo Soini, within the framework of the 24th meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Ministerial Council, in Vienna. First, Nalbandian congratulated his associate on the centennial of the independence of Finl...
2017-12-08 11:55:31
Armenian FM’s meeting with OSCE MG Co-chairs ends in Vienna
The meeting of the Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian with the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the US has ended in Vienna, the press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry reported. The interlocutors discussed the steps aimed at implementing the agreemen...
2017-12-07 14:01:10
Armenia remembers victims of 1988 earthquake
Armenia was shocked by the devastating earthquake that struck the country on December 7, 1988, at 11:41am local time; that is, 29 years ago on this day. The strong underground shaking destroyed Armenia’s northern portion, with a population of one million, in a matter of thirty seconds. At Spitak town, the epicenter of this tremor, the quake...
2017-12-07 14:00:03
Armenia, Azerbaijan FMs discuss agreements reached in Vienna, Saint Petersburg, Geneva
YEREVAN. – Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian, who is in Vienna on a working visit, on Wednesday met with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Elmar Mammadyarov. The talk kicked off with the presence of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, then continued in the format of a t&eci...
2017-12-07 13:59:12
Armenia MFA: Matter of Jerusalem’s status can be solved through negotiations
After US President Donald Trump’s recognizing Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian made a comment with respect to the status of Jerusalem. “The status of Jerusalem is one of the most important issues on the international agenda and it could be solved through the negotiations within the co...
2017-12-07 13:58:26
Newspaper: Major competition has begun between Armenia oligarchs
YEREVAN. – There is a serious competition between Armenia’s oligarchs Samvel Karapetyan and Gagik Tsarukyan, in terms of investments, according to Hraparak (Square) newspaper. “Aside from constructing a new ropeway in Tsaghkadzor [town], roads, a military unit in Artsakh [Nagorno-Karabakh], Tsarukyan is going to build a health re...
2017-12-07 13:57:41
US citizen found dead in Yerevan
YEREVAN. – The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia received a call, on Wednesday at 7:36pm. It was informed that the resident of an apartment of a building in capital city Yerevan was not responding to the knocks on the door and the telephone calls, and rescuers were needed. A rescue squad was dispatched to the scene. Rescuers open...
2017-12-07 13:56:57
Karabakh President visits Stepanakert Memorial on 29th anniversary of devastating earthquake that hit Armenia
STEPANAKERT. – In connection with the 29th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit Armenia, Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) President Bako Sahakyan on Thursday visited the NKR capital city Stepanakert Memorial, and laid a wreath at the monument to the innocent victims of this natural disaster. Sahakyan was acco...
2017-12-07 13:56:14
Bilirakis: It is time again to raise matter of Armenian Genocide resolution at US Congress
US Congressman Gus Bilirakis told the Voice of America Armenian Service that it is time again to raise the matter of Armenian Genocide resolution at the Congress. The American lawmaker once again stressed the importance of this tragedy’s recognition by the US Congress. Bilirakis noted that he is going to discuss this matter with fellow cong...
2017-12-07 13:55:11
Armenia Parliament resumes regular session
YEREVAN. – The regular four-day session of the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia has resumed on Wednesday. The bill on prevention of domestic violence is on the agenda. The law proposals on ratification of the Eurasian Economic Union Customs Code Agreement and on ratification of the agreement with respect to Russia providing a national expo...
2017-12-06 14:03:34
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