The Minsk Group Co-Chairs have no doubt, they clearly know which side is the aggressor and escalator, and ceasefire violator, Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan said during an interview with Armenia TV, commenting on observations what the Minsk Group and/or the international community are putting the equal sign. The president doesn’t share this view.
The president also commented on the figures which were promised by the previous governments, which performed partially. He commented about the opinions that during the parliamentary elections the ruling party didn’t perform its promises fully, and neither has the president during the presidential election – namely regarding the minimum wage, economic growth figures.
“When you say revise, than with whom do you want, in order to revise and improve? With Turkey? Or is everyone waiting with their arms open in NATO? Or should be simply become enemies with everybody, or tell everyone – you are helping Azerbaijan: and it’s just us against the world”, he said.
Perpetrators of such condemnable provocations by Baku regime should bear responsibility – Armen Ashotyan’s open letter to European structures
The masterminds and perpetrators of such condemnable provocations by the Baku regime should bear responsibility.
Fame is usually not the goal for a true artist. You can be famous for many things today. But as an artist you would like for your art and craft to be recognized all over the world, yes! And have people use what you do to their own best ability and appreciate it as much as you do. The main obstacle I would say is timing. Everything has it’s time and place and I believe that I have a place at the top of the industry.
“This is a unique opportunity for all our customers to buy their favorite model with up to 50 % sale. Our discounts occur on continuous base and our priority is to satisfy customers by offering the most trendy shoes and accessories”- says BALDI operations manager.
“I want to take this chance and thank the Armenian citizens who appreciate our work, thank you for the support. We really understand that there are many people in Armenia who believe that EU makes good job. I can say that sometimes we receive quite touching messages from citizens who generally appealed to us for assistance, but now they are showing support. This is a great impetus for me and my team. I assure you that are ready to make maximum efforts for Armenian citizens so that they will greatly benefit from our actions”, the EU Ambassador said.
The issue of visa regime liberalization of Armenia with the European Union is on the agenda, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, said at meeting with reporters on June 20, which was also attended by Ambassadors of Italy and Bulgaria to Armenia.
OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov (Russian Federation), Stephane Visconti (France) and Richard Hoagland (USA) arrived in Azerbaijan on June 19.
Almost all Armenian and pro-Armenian candidates recorded a victory in the 2nd round of French parliamentary elections.
Law enforcement agencies launched proceedings to identify the man who stole a wallet from an office in Yerevan.
Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has promoted his assistant Aram Vardevanyan to the post of senior assistant.
Armenia never terrorizes passenger airplanes, in contrast to Azerbaijan – Artsakh President’s spokesperson comments on alleged airspace violation by Istanbul-Baku plane
To the remark that Azerbaijan calls on the airlines of other countries to bypass the airspace of Artsakh for security reasons, Davit Babayan stressed that those are false and fabricated calls.”If a Turkish airplane really flew over the airspace of Artsakh, this documents that the mentioned calls are false. They are used to saying something, but doing something else. If it’s dangerous to fly over Artsakh, why do they fly over Artsakh themselves?” Artsakh President’s spokesperson said.
President Serzh Sargsyan attended today the solemn ceremony of inauguration of newly elected Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan, which was held during the special meeting of the Council of Elders of Yerevan. The President congratulated Taron Margaryan and the members of the newly elected Council of Elders on assuming responsibility for the governance of the capital city.
On Russia state holiday, president congratulates top leadership of Russian federation, visits RF embassy in Armenia
On the occasion of Russia’s State holiday – Russia Day – President Serzh Sargsyan visited today the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Armenia. Serzh Sargsyan congratulated RF Ambassador Ivan Volinkin, the embassy staff and the brotherly people of Russia, wishing them peace and prosperity.
On 8 June 2017, the National Defense Research University of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia (NDRU, MoD, RA) hosted the newly-appointed Military and Air Attaché of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the RA, Senior Colonel Zhan Fenghua.
The Stephen Hawking Medal is awarded to Neil degrasse Tyson, Jean-Michel Jarre, and the producers of the CBS Hit Show “The Big Bang Theory”
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“I consider Armenia may be accessed visa free regime, however, not in near future. Yerevan should prove that it’s capable of modernizing the country, creating firm ground for democracy, human rights and rule of law, approach governance system structure to the EU criteria.”
The World Economic Forum published the Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, reports Armenpress. Armenia is ranked 79th in the list of 138 countries. Compared to last year, Armenia improved positions by three points. Last year the country was ranked 82nd.
According to the published data, 93 countries improved their positions while 68 deteriorated. The GPI is being published in the past 11 years. This year for already 9th times Iceland is leading as the most peaceful country in the world.
Russia has been the dominant international player in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict for the last ten years. It has been the only global power publicly presenting proposals to the Armenian and Azerbaijan leaderships and reacting instantly to changes in the conflict zone.
It’s impossible to continue living under constant ceasefire violation and mutual offence: Jean¬-Francois Charpentier
“Mission of the Minsk Group is undertaking measure ensuring the opportunity to find a solution, however, those finding solutions aren’t the Co-Chairs, but the two sides,” the Ambassador said. Touching upon position of France on the issue, Jean-Francois Charpentier said,
“Making this kind of loud statements after false accusations is the typical style of the Azerbaijani agitprop. The number one task of our army is ensuring the complete security of our people, and we are ready for this at any moment in any event, especially that the Armenian Army has not only professional soldiers, but also opportunities surpassing the adversary’s armaments and strategictechnical characteristics.”
“In this sense I attach importance to the recent visit of OSCE Secretary General to Armenia. He met with the country’s highranking leadership, a number of issues were discussed which will allow to continue the cooperation in future as well,” the French Ambassador said.
The couple is expecting their first child in autumn of 2017. Williams’ pregnancy was revealed when she posted a bikini photo, showing a baby bump. Ohanian had proposed to Serena in December of 2016.
12.000 participants, including ministers from 39 countries and 870 heads of companies arrived in St. Petersburg to take part in the Forum. More than 100 events will be held on the sidelines of the Forum.
Besime Konca, opposition lawmaker of Turkey’s HDP – People’s Democratic Party, who was once again detained, has been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months imprisonment, Diken news agency reported. The MP was sentenced on charges of ‘being a member of an armed group” and “propaganda for terrorist organization.”
“I think it’s important to learn the real lessons from this last campaign,” she said. “The forces aren’t just interested in influencing elections and politics. They’re going after the economy and our unity as a nation,” she said.
Bipartisan leaders of the US Senate Banking Committee announced a plan on Wednesday to enhance sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine and Syria, as well as alleged internet intrusions in the U.S, according to Bloomberg.
13 military personnel, including one General were killed in a crash of a Cougartype military helicopter in Turkey’s southern province of Sirnak, Anadolu reports. The crash occurred after hitting a highvoltage power line three minutes after take off.
According to Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan’s decision, Gagik Grigoryan was appointed First Deputy Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies, the Government told.
“Finally, I also consider the very April 2 parliamentary elections and their nature give a very bad message to say: do we have a European vision? I record with regret, that at the moment Armenia hints through indirect signals that it doesn’t set such ambitions, such a benchmark.”
Georgian journalists demand explanation from government on kidnapping of Azerbaijani opposition reporter from Tbilisi
The protestors urged everyone who is concerned to join them, saying “ Join us and express your protest regarding the disappearance of our Azerbaijani colleague who has been living in Georgia for the past two years. Join us and express your support to him by demanding explanations from the Georgian government.”
Medical personnel say the death toll might rise, many of the wounded are in critical condition, including women and children. The Islamic State terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the attack. The bomb exploded at 08:30 local time on May 31 in the Vazir Akbar Khan district, near the German embassy.
“Afghan called and said that he is in the central department of the state border guard service. I am currently on my way there,” the reporter’s attorney told Turan news agency, branding the kidnapping and secret transportation of his client as violation of international norms.
Promises given in the action plan of the government, then in RPA pre-election program, as formerly stated, mostly didn’t contain target. Only several promises contained concreteness among which was reaching export volume to 40-45% of GDP.
Reports say the buildings of IRNA – Iran’s state news agency, and Iran’s radio and TV have been damaged. According to latest data, the death toll reached 90, with more than 350 people wounded. Preliminary reports of Afghan authorities state a truck bomb was used in the attack.
Armenia will lift visa requirements for citizens of Qatar, with the relevant bill included in the Cabinet meeting’s June 1 agenda. The decision comes as the multilateral cooperation and ties between Armenia and Qatar are progressing yearly.
“Azerbaijan runs cunning policy, it always deploys various divisions, artillery near the settlements firing shots towards our posts. The Armenian side never targets any civilian object.”