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.
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,
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 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.
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.
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.
There will be great losses, casualties, but the situation will not change in any case – Serzh Sargsyan
Karabakh is a small country, but it doesn’t serve a basis to say that it doesn’t have a right to live freely. People lived here for thousands of years and will continue living, 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.
The Azerbaijani military opened gunfire at the Armenian border town of Baghanis in the Tavush province on April 15 at 14:00.
RPA Board makes decision: RPA faction of Parliament to officially nominate Serzh Sargsyan’s candidacy for Prime Minister
The session of the Republican Party’s Executive Body and Board was held in Tsakhkadzor on April 14.
Azerbaijani forces open gunfire at civilians in Armenian border town, countermeasures used to suppress attack
The Azerbaijani military opened gunfire at a civilian cargo vehicle in the town of Baghanis (close to the Azerbaijani border) in Armenia’s Tavush province late in the evening of April 12.
Karen Karapetyan one of active initiators of discussions on RPA’s candidate for PM, says acting minister of justice
Each big party cannot have only one candidate for the prime minister, therefore, the Republican Party cannot be an exception. All possible candidates for the PM have been discussed also taking into account the current challenges, acting minister of justice Davit Harutyunyan told reporters after today’s Cabinet meeting, Armenpress reports.
Acting PM Karen Karapetyan is convinced that joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) was a correct decision for the country. Karapetyan assures that joining the EEU did not limit Armenia’s entry to other markets.
Armenia has assurances that EU will maintain common principles of NK conflict settlement in agreement with Azerbaijan, says deputy FM
Armenia has assurances that the EU will maintain the common stance over the NK conflict settlement issue in the framework agreement with Azerbaijan, which is under negotiations, Armenia’s deputy FM Karen Nazaryan said during parliamentary debates on ratifying the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement in response to a question from the opposition Yelk bloc.
Russia plays a key role in the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, new President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian said in an interview to TASS.
Defense Army conscript Narek Harutyunyan born in 1998 was killed by Azerbaijani shooting on April 9 at about 14:20 in the southern section of the contact line. spokesperson of the Defense Ministry of Armenia Artsrun Hovhannisyan mentioned that investigation is underway to reveal details.
Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan spoke about his Saturday meeting with President Serzh Sargsyan, answered the question referring the next Prime Minister and presented his visions, the press service of the Government of Armenia informed.
Under Article 212 of the Armenian Constitution, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan submitted the Government’s resignation to President Armen Sarkissian. The President accepted the resignation, the President’s Office reported.
Armen Sarkissian took the Oath of Office of President of Armenia midday April 9 at a special session of the Armenian Parliament.
New chapter in Armenian politics: Historic transitioning to parliamentary system, Armen Sarkissian’s inauguration as President to mark new era
Armenia transitions to a parliamentary system from April 9. On this day, the term in office of President Serzh Sargsyan ends, and on the same day President-elect Armen Sarkissian will be sworn into office.
Azerbaijani Armed Forces opened gunfire at Armenian troops on April 7 and overnight April 7 – April 8 in the Nakhijevan section. The Armenian Armed Forces suppressed the attack with countermeasures.
Armenia’s domestic market is no longer 3 million people – it’s a shared market of 170 million in the Eurasian Economic Union, President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview for a special edition on Armenia of Gulf News and Global FDI Reports.
The Embassy of Germany has released a statement saying that VisaMetric, a visa service provider, cannot accept applications from April 3rd due to technical reasons.
During today’s Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan announced that under the requirements of the Constitution the Government will soon resign.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has launched proceedings over Grigor Narayan and others vs. Azerbaijan, a case concerning the killings of three Armenian soldiers in December of 2016 committed by Azerbaijani troops during an incursion in Chinari, Tavush province, Armenia.
No matter how tragic the April events were, no army in the world has found an alternative way to protect the country so far- Defense Minister Sargsyan
Defense Minister of Armenia Vigen Sargsyan assesses army building a nonstop process. After paying tribute at Yerablur Military Pantheon to the memory of the soldiers killed protecting the Motherland during the April war, the Minister told the reporters that the Armenian army building process has an exclusive history, a history of the victorious army formation – it was established from nothing becoming a solid state body.
Minister of territorial administration and development Davit Lokyan says incumbent President Serzh Sargsyan is the best candidate for the future Prime Minister.
Key obstacle for peaceful settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict is Azerbaijan’s extremist position – President Bako Sahakyan
The key obstacle for peaceful settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict is Azerbaijan’s non-constructive, extremist and bellicose position, President of Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan announced in an interview with Armenian Mirror Spectator.
The budget agreement recently signed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump includes funding for foreign assistance programs, including those in Armenia. Recent reports that the funding plan eliminates all foreign assistance to Armenia are wrong and based on a misunderstanding of the U.S. budget process.
Russia to view any military threat against Armenia as threat to itself, says senior State Duma MP Konstantin Zatulin
Russia intends to fulfill its allied commitments for Armenia in the security and defense sector, Konstantin Zatulin, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots of the Russian parliament told a press conference in the Armenian parliament.
Deputy FM Kocharyan considers unlikely hindering ratification of Armenia-EU agreement by any member state
Deputy foreign minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan considers almost unlikely hindering the ratification of the Armenia-EU agreement by any EU member state.
The Armenian government approved the bill on ratifying the ‘Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia, on the one hand, and the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their member states, on the other hand’.
Minister Manukyan considers inappropriate the construction of new energy unit of Armenia’s NPP at the moment
Minister of energy infrastructures and natural resources Ashot Manukyan doesn’t consider appropriate the construction of new energy unit of the nuclear power plant at the moment․
The Armenian Parliament elected Hrayr Tovmasyan President of the Constitutional Court․
President Sargsyan always ranked low his personal ambitions from state’s interest – Vice Speaker Sharmazanov
Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov says President Serzh Sargsyan is the figure who always ranked low his personal ambitions from the state’s interest.
The Armed Forces of Artsakh downed an Azerbaijani unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) around 18:30, March 19, in the north-eastern (Talish) section of the line of contact.
President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan talked to Tert.am, commenting on his announcement made in 2014, according to which he would never be nominated for the leader of the country.
‘If necessary we will again show the adversary that settling NK conflict through military means has no prospect’, says President Sargsyan
The peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict is the priority issue of the security of Armenia and the Republic of Artsakh, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said at the meeting with the participants of the operative meeting of the leadership of the Armed Forces on March 19, adding that Armenia’s position will remain unchanged.
A 19 year old serviceman of the Artsakh military died in a car crash during trainings at a military base stationed in the northern direction.