“We went through battles, persecution, oppressions and genocide. Our people never lost their dignity in all difficulties, never refused the dream of having an independent Armenia. Our current difficulties are incomparable with the difficulties which our ancestors went through. As a result, we are here, we have our independent state. This is a highest value”, he said.
In addition, the two officials also discussed Turkey’s S-400 air defense system deal with Russia which is negatively reacted by NATO.
Co-founder and chief executive Eugene Kaspersky has repeatedly denounced the allegations against his company as false and lacking credible or public evidence.
The state revenue committee said the current system is being automated starting June of 2017. The process of license provision for imports of radio-electronic and (or) high-frequency devices for civilian use will be automated – it will substitute the earlier process whereby hardcopy documents had to be applied and presented.
The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions after North Korea’s sixth and largest nuclear test this month, and the United States called on countries to sever diplomatic and financial ties with it.
“I am fundamentally optimistic about our country, but I am not naive, and I don’t think we can change things unless we take it seriously,” Clinton says.
The agreement with the EU is planned to be signed during the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels in November.
According to FM Nalbandian, the Armenian side has announced many times that it supports the proposals of the Co-chair countries as basis for negotiations, while Azerbaijan constantly refuses them. “It’s clear that there can be no settlement unless Azerbaijan is committed to the principles of the international right. Instead, Baku prefers to fabricate some fictitious scenarios and attribute to the Co-chairs some imaginary proposals”, Edward Nalbandian said.
The Defense Minister also referred to Armenia-Russia military cooperation and the official visits paid by him. “I paid my first visit to Russia as a Defense Minister, and despite the existing rumors Russia was and remains our reliable ally”, he said.
No one in Artsakh sees an alternative to peaceful settlement of NK conflict – Foreign Minister of Artsakh
“Our principled position is that the settlement should be based on the respect of the right to peace, equality and self-determination. For a final settlement of the conflict it’s necessary to consolidate all the efforts to develop relevant mechanisms and conditions for a peaceful co-existence of the two independent states – Artsakh and Azerbaijan”, Karen Mirzoyan said.
Diyarbakir’s St. Giragos Armenian Church continues to be looted – Armenian community expects measures from authorities
Vartkes Ergun Ayik, the chairman of the executive board of Saint Giragos Armenian Church Charitable Foundation in Diyarbakir has announced that the largest Armenian Church in the Middle East, St. Giragos Church, has been looted, ARMENPRESS reports Turkish T24 informs.
Arms sales can only aggravate the conflict – Artsakh’s FM comments on Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan
Arms sales in a conflict zone can only aggravate the conflict and escalate the situation, Foreign Minister of Artsakh Karen Mirzoyan said during the topical discussion “Foreign policy agenda” in the sidelines of the 6th Armenia-Diaspora conference, answering a question about the Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan.
A group of nationalists attacked with stones Armenian believers coming out of St. Hovhannes Armenian Church, ARMENPRESS reports, citing artigercek.com, Istanbul-Armenian public figure Yervand Ozuzun informed.
The ruling regime of Turkey, refusing to bring into life the Zurich protocols signed in 2009, once again proved that establishing peace in the region does not stem from its interests, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan said in his speech at the Armenia-Diaspora 6th conference.
Azerbaijan has great influence in EU – MEP urges to investigate into entire network of corrupted supporters
The recent scandalous revelations linked with Azerbaijan prove that there can be no normal interaction with Aerbaijan as a state, and above all no EU agreements with it, MEP from Luxemburg Frank Engel told ARMENPRESS commenting on the recent loud developments over Azerbaijan, particularly the “Azerbaijani Laundromat” corruption scandal which the European Parliament will investigate.
He added that Azerbaijan does everything to leave Artsakh out of negotiations. “They understand very well that the full participation of Artsakh in the negotiations will shake the false ideas that they have raised for years”, Artsakh’s Foreign Minister said.
“The next Armenia-Diaspora Forum will come as a pan-Armenian discussion of the “4 million Armenia” program and the real start of its implementation. This is what we should agree upon here and right now”, President Sargsyan said.
Azerbaijan’s xenophobic policy against Armenia makes our society harden its position on mutual concessions – Armenian President
Serzh Sargsyan added that there can be no peace unless the leadership of Azerbaijan puts up with the existence of the principles put forward by the international community. “We are convinced that for the preservation of the international peace and prevention of conflicts it’s important to implement the human rights, including the one about the equality of people and right to self-determination, sine almost in all the cases the limitation of that right creates political crisis”, the Armenian President said.
Paylan is in Armenia to participate in the Armenia-Diaspora 6th conference.
Pavlo Klimkin said the meeting will also focus on the US assistance to implementing reforms in Ukraine.
President Sargsyan was invited to take part in the ceremony by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov during his official visit to Armenia on August 24, 2017.
“Security sources say they have identified a suspect involved in the subway bombing with the help of cameras”, London deputy police chief said.
The ministry warns that high risk of fire is predicted for the coming 5 days.
The Defense Army forces fully control the situation in the frontline and continue carefully conducting the military service.
“Although the Baku authorities fanatically deny the impact of growing Shiite radical Islam in the country, I want to state that the Azerbaijani prisons are full of radical Islamists. And there are also more Islamists in freedom, they are even representatives of law enforcement agencies. I have seen all this with my own eyes and I personally followed the Islamists. They were everywhere in the prison and were able to freely move”, Lapshin said.
“For us it is important to have a neighbor committed to certain principles, but unfortunately, we do not see any positive development on this path”, the Artsakh Ombudsman said.
The delegation includes congressman Frank Pallone who brought assistance to Armenia after the Spitak earthquake, ethnic Armenian congresswoman Anna Eshoo, congressman David Valadao, congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and congressman Jim Sensenbrenner.
Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan had a luncheon on September 15 with representatives of the Union of Information Technology Enterprises, Union of IT Employers, as well as other companies, the government’s press service said.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan visited the National Gallery of Armenia on September 15 to view the “Hovhannes Aivazovsky: Creation” exhibition, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the famous painter’s birthday.
On the sidelines of the small and medium reservoir construction strategy, the governor presented construction programs for 10 reservoirs with a total worth of 8,5 billion drams.
States are competing with each other for attracting investments, and it is possible to bring much more European investments to Armenia only through very active participation and policy, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski – Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, told reporters.
Economic experts of the Tsarukyan opposition faction of the Armenian parliament are studying the initiative of Yelk faction, another opposition faction, on withdrawing Armenia from the Eurasian Economic Union, spokeswoman of the Tsarukyan faction Iveta Tonoyan told a press briefing.
Reuters reported armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a packed rush-hour commuter train.
During the parliamentary briefings, Baghdasaryan said Yelk bloc representatives are also convinced that it is a rejected initiative
“The ministry of defense of the Republic of Artsakh declares that no incidents have occurred during the recent days within the Armed Forces”, the ministry said, urging the media to use official press releases for information.
The work of de-escalation zones in Syria is being discussed in Astana. One of the zones has been created in Syria’s south with the involvement of US and Jordan.
Just prior to the launch, Pyongyang warned that it was time to “annihilate” the US, to “sink” Japan and to “wipe out”South Korea following the adoption of a new UN Security Council sanctions resolution this week, in response to the regime’s recent nuclear test.
Commenting on the forum works, he informed that during the recent session the Armenian-Israeli cooperation, a number of issues relating to joint projects were discussed. The next meeting of the forum members is scheduled in spring.
The screening of The Last Inhabitant by Artsakhi director Jivan Avetisyan at the Venice Film Festival created a massive hysteria in Azerbaijan.
The suspected gunmen are three men – Rafik Khachatryan, 60, Albert Blbulyan, 35 and Armen Karadavidov, 33.
September 14 Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan hosted a group of participants of the “Modern Aspects of Rehabilitation in Medicine” 8th international conference.
An assault rifle and a handgun were used in the gunfire which occurred earlier today in central Yerevan.
“I represent the European Union in this country. Hence, my main responsibility is to think about our relations and cooperation. I am very glad we are approaching the moment when an agreement will be signed between Armenia and the EU՛՛.
The Armenian PM congratulated his Russian counterpart on birthday, wishing him good health, welfare and new achievements in his career.
President sends message to the session of the conference on “Small Transition Economies: Local Answers to Global Challenges”
In all these areas we have accumulated robust experience and we are ready to share our achievements and lessons. Currently we are in a qualitatively new transition period in terms of the Constitution as we are entering a more progressive, parliamentary system of governance, which, I trust, will ensure irreversible democratic development of the Republic of Armenia.
Heavy police presence can be seen at the scene.
During today’s Cabinet meeting, the Armenian government approved the subsidizing program for interest rates of loans for the agricultural sector.
Requests for 6 thousand people from 15 thousand were granted. Sanctions for another 22 thousand people, whose violations were very insignificant and who were hesitating to leave the country, were abolished.
‘We succeeded in laying solid foundations of principles of democratic governance’ – President Sargsyan
President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan sent a message on the joint session on “Small Transition Economies: Local Answers to Global Challenges” organized by the Boris Minz Institute and the Russian-Armenian University, wishing them fruitful work and efficacious discussions.
US State Department includes Armenia in list of countries meeting minimum requirements of fiscal transparency
Armenia is included in the report as a country meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency for 2017.