President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian issued a decree today, appointing Edward Nalbandian Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia on the basis of the proposal of the Prime Minister.
President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian issued a decree today, appointing Vigen Sargsyan Minister of Defense of Armenia on the basis of the proposal of the Prime Minister.
Situation on Armenia-Azerbaijan border and Artsakh-Azerbaijan contact line quiet – MoD press secretary
The situation on Armenia-Azerbaijan border and Artsakh-Azerbaijan contact line is quiet as for 17:00, April 18, press secretary of the Defense Ministry of Armenia Artsrun Hovhannisyan reported.
President Armen Sarkissian appointed Vardan Makaryan to serve as acting Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration, the President’s Office reported.
President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian appointed Vache Gabrielyan and Armen Gevorgyan as Deputy Prime Ministers on April 18, the President’s Office reported.
President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian on April 18 signed a decree on appointing Karen Karapetyan as First Deputy Prime Minister based on the proposal of the Prime Minister
As part of fighting cybercrimes, the National Security Service of Armenia eliminated a criminal syndicate comprising Armenian citizens who were engaged in bank account fraud, the National Security Service reported.
The Azerbaijani defense ministry’s report alleging that the Artsakh military opened gunfire and wounded a 27-year old resident of Giyamedin village (Azerbaijan) is a disinformation.
Former President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan ( in office 1998-2008) had a phone conversation on April 18 with Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan and congratulated him on being elected, Kocharyan’s Office reported.
The military investigative committee is investigating the death of Junior Sergeant Ruslan Manukyan, the committee reported.
The US State Department has reacted to the latest developments in Armenia, mentioning that the State Department is closely following the ongoing demonstrations in downtown Yerevan and other cities of Armenia,
A 20 year old soldier of Artsakh has been killed in a landmine explosion April 17. The incident happened at a military position stationed in the northern direction of the Defense Army of Artsakh.
79 year-old woman died of heavy bodily injuries; charge pressed against fellow villager – 59 year-old man
In the framework of the criminal case investigated in Syunik Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee charge was pressed against 59 year-old man for inflicting bodily injuries incompatible with life to his fellow villager – 79 year-old woman during the argument.
In the result of investigatory and operative-intelligence measures taken together with National Security Service in the framework of the criminal case investigated in the proceeding of Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of General Military Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee Lieutenant Colonel of the RA Armed Forces was arrested on suspicion of committing crime envisaged by the Point 1 of the Part 3 of the Article 178 of RA Criminal Code.
The opinion of every citizen of Armenia is important for the country, however violence, illegal actions and the restriction of rights of others should be ruled out during freedom of expression,
President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian signed an order April 17 on appointing Serzh Sargsyan as Prime Minister.
Third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan has been elected by Members of Parliament to serve as Prime Minister, a historic vote marking the first time that a Prime Minister is being elected by lawmakers.
The number of detained protesters in Yerevan has reached 80. The protesters have been detained in suspicion of misdemeanors, Yerevan Police Department said.
Candidate for Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan says the first lesson from the war unleashed by Azerbaijan in April of 2016 is that for a lengthy time hopes shouldn’t be pinned that the leadership of Azerbaijan will leave its treacherous policy and desire to solve the Nagorno Karabakh conflict by force.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan’s crowd is outside the Prosecutor General’s Office in Yerevan.
‘I have the support of parliamentary majority and I’m ready to serve it for ultimate goal of our country’s dynamic development’ – Serzh Sargsyan
The parliamentary system in Armenia rules out the contradiction between the government and the parliamentary majority, Serzh Sargsyan, ruling Republican Party’s candidate for the Prime Minister, said in his remarks at the special session of the Parliament.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan announced to his supporters in France Square of Yerevan that their struggle will continue being “a struggle of open hands”.
The new Constitution of Armenia served basis to radically change the political system, the content of fight of political forces and the actions of the players in the public administration, Serzh Sargsyan, ruling Republican Party’s candidate for the Prime Minister, said in his remarks at the special session of the Parliament.
Two suspects have been arrested as part of the ongoing investigation by the special investigative committee on the April 14 incident when opposition protesters illegally breached into the headquarters of the Public Radio of Armenia.
Yerevan police released a footage showing opposition protesters attacking police officers in Baghramyan Avenue.
Opposition MPs from the Yelk faction are arriving in the Parliament of Armenia as lawmakers are set to vote for electing a Prime Minister.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan and his followers have once again blocked several streets in downtown Yerevan Tuesday morning.
In accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic), the OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the north-east direction of the Hadrut region, the foreign ministry of Artsakh reported.
Yerevan Police Department (YPD) is entitled and authorized to disperse the rally using special measures in accordance to the law, police said in a new statement as protesters continue the illegal rallies in the city.
Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan relieved Aram Araratyan from the post of spokesperson of the Prime Minster.
12 people are still hospitalized after the April 16 rally in Yerevan. One of them is a police officer who underwent surgery and is currently in a stable condition, the healthcare ministry said.
Police Chief of Armenia Vladimir Gasparyan has arrived at Baghramyan Avenue. Gasparyan is walking in the avenue watching the developments.
The details of the death of conscript Alek Karapetyan have been revealed. A criminal case has been initiated charged with murder. The suspect is identified and arrested.
18 people have been hospitalized in Yerevan’s St. Gregory The Illuminator Medical Center as a result of clashes between police forces and opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan’s crowd in Baghramyan Avenue earlier in the day.
The healthcare ministry of Armenia said 46 citizens, including 6 police officers, sought medical attention in various hospitals across Yerevan as of 16:30. The majority of citizens were discharged after receiving outpatient care.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan has left the Nairi Medical Center after being treated for minor injuries. The lawmaker headed to Baghramyan Avenue
The Prosecution of Armenia released a statement saying that criminal cases have been initiated on organizing rallies with violation of rules and public disturbances since April 13 in Yerevan.
Three police officers have been injured in the brief clash with opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan’s crowd in Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan. The officers have been hospitalized in the Nairi Medical Center.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan did not suffer serious injuries and he is in a normal condition, the lawmaker’s wife – Anna Hakobyan – told reporters in Baghramyan Avenue.
Armenia discusses the country’s 2030 development strategy program: it will be approved in coming months, 3rd President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, the ruling Republican Party’s candidate for Prime Minister, said in an interview to the Russian Izvestiya news agency, in response to questions relating to demographic issues.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan has been transported to the Nairi Medical Center of Yerevan after suffering minor injuries as result of passing through a barbed wire.
Transition to parliamentary system won’t change Armenia’s relations with outside world, says Serzh Sargsyan
Armenia’s transitioning to a parliamentary system will not change Armenia’s relations with the outside world, third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, the ruling party’s candidate for next Prime Minister, said in an interview to the Russian Izvestia news agency.
The Defense Army of Artsakh reported that on April 15, as of 19:15, Defense Army soldier Alek Karapetyan, born in 1998, received fatal gunshot wound as a result of an emergency incident in one of the military units.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan has left the scene in Baghramyan Avenue in a police car.
Armenia makes maximum efforts to restore railway communication with the Russian Federation, 3rd President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, the ruling Republican Party’s candidate for Prime Minister, said in an interview to the Russian Izvestiya news agency, asked when and in what timeframes it would be possible to solve this issue.
Yerevan police issued a statement demanding opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan to cease the rally in the city. In case of failure to comply within a reasonable period of time, police said they will disperse the rally with special measures and force.
3rd President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan is convinced that the Russian Federation must be in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) as that country is part of Europe.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan and his crowd of supporters escalated the situation in Baghramyan Avenue in Yerevan.
3rd President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan considers right Armenia’s decision to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).