Politics

Minsk Group Co-Chairs clearly know the aggressor party, says Sargsyan

Minsk Group Co-Chairs clearly know the aggressor party, says Sargsyan

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.

President Sargsyan sees opportunities for significance investment increase

President Sargsyan sees opportunities for significance investment increase

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.

I believe that I have a place at the top of the industry: Dati

I believe that I have a place at the top of the industry: Dati

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.

«BALDI» has started seasonal hot sales

«BALDI» has started seasonal hot sales

“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.

EU ready to continue assisting Armenia – Ambassador Piotr Świtalski

EU ready to continue assisting Armenia – Ambassador Piotr Świtalski

“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.

Armenia never terrorizes passenger airplanes, in contrast to Azerbaijan – Artsakh President’s spokesperson comments on alleged airspace violation by Istanbul-Baku plane

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.

Taron jan, you have no right to disappoint us: Serzh Sargsyan

Taron jan, you have no right to disappoint us: Serzh Sargsyan

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.

Armenia improves positions in Global Competitiveness Ranking

Armenia improves positions in Global Competitiveness Ranking

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.

Armenia ranked 112th in Global Peace Index

Armenia ranked 112th in Global Peace Index

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.

Nagorno-Karabakh’s gathering war clouds

Nagorno-Karabakh’s gathering war clouds

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.

The Azerbaijani agitprop must at least understand one thing very clearly: Senor Hasratyan

The Azerbaijani agitprop must at least understand one thing very clearly: Senor Hasratyan

“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.”

Turkey sentences opposition lawmaker to 2,5 years imprisonment

Turkey sentences opposition lawmaker to 2,5 years imprisonment

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.”

Hillary Clinton says Putin wants “to bring down US”

Hillary Clinton says Putin wants “to bring down US”

“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.

US Senators suggest enhancing Russia sanctions

US Senators suggest enhancing Russia sanctions

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 killed in military helicopter crash in Turkey

13 killed in military helicopter crash in Turkey

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.

New appointment

New appointment

According to Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan’s decision, Gagik Grigoryan was appointed First Deputy Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies, the Government told.

At least 90 dead in Kabul explosion: IS claims responsibility

At least 90 dead in Kabul explosion: IS claims responsibility

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.

Export brackets open up little by little

Export brackets open up little by little

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.

Armenia to lift visa requirement for Qatari citizens

Armenia to lift visa requirement for Qatari citizens

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.