“I should start by reminding that the observatory mechanism on the contact line is not completely shut down. It’s still in effect, the common objective that the two parties (Yerevan and Baku) accept common procedures of planned monitoring and observation of the Line of Contact. Baku proposed to use a surveillance aerostat, on the area to be observed (west of Seysulan and Martakert district).”
The EU passes to the government 30 million euros every year and we want them not to land in private pockets: Piotr Switalski
The Ambassador said anti-corruption activities may serve a very good example for Armenian institutions, “The rest will be decided by independent courts. The EU is serious about fight against corruption, not only in words, but on the level of activities as well. We follow corruption as a policy of zero tolerance.”
“We greatly support the activities of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs and their latest statement. We believe that there is no military solution for this conflict, and that the status-quo is no longer maintainable. We believe that the ceasefire agreement should be respected, we believe there is no military solution to this conflict and we believe that investigative mechanisms, also confidence building mechanisms should be implemented.”
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Iran’s leader Hassan Rouhani, greeted him with the new presidential term and discussed the situation in Syria, the Kremlin’s press service said on Saturday, TASS reports.
Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement, Reuters reports. The fall of the city would effectively mark the end of Iraqi half of the “caliphate” declared nearly three years ago by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi, which also covers parts of Syria.
“We believe that great potential exists here, since we are just beginning to remember the taste of these products, and both Armenian production and jointly produced goods have great potential,” she said.
“Armenia” airline will launch regular flights en route Barcelona from July 12. “Flights will be operated on Wednesdays. Flight duration – 5 hours. Have a nice flight and soft landing”,,Gevorg Khachatryan, deputy director of Armenia airline said on Facebook.
“We got a 12-month calendar from them about the studies they made. We will make a study on this calendar with the Foreign Ministry and the EU Ministry,” the president said.
“This is a significant jubilee in the context of the Armenia-Artsakh-Diaspora trinity. The Fund continues to implement its exclusive mission. Through productive and targeted activities, the Fund also continues to enjoy our people’s trust and sympathy,”the President said.
“Do we even have a foreign policy right now?” The “inquisitive and innovative” son of a Polish diplomat, Mr Brzezinski was a “natural choice” as national security adviser, Mr Carter said in his tribute.
“Archbishop Aram Ateshian has announced about his readiness to give the lead of the Patriarchate to Garegin Bekchyan. On March 15, when the results of the election of the locum tenens were known, we expected that Ateshian would do that, but he stated that the State does not recognize the election of the locum tenens, remaining on the post,” he said.
Colonel Armen Harutyunyan appointed Chief of Department of Rocket Forces and Artillery of Armenia’s Armed Forces
President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan has issued a decree on appointing Colonel Armen Harutyunyan Chief of Department of Rocket Forces and Artillery of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia, 168.am was informed from the press service of the Armenian President’s Office.
Expel Turkey’s Ambassador, ban Erdogan from visiting USA: American Congressmen furious over Washington protest attack by Turkish security
“We don’t want to speak with a man who is trying to create Islamic fascism in his own country, and become the main fascist. He is the enemy of everything that we stand for, moreover, he is the enemy of his own people,” Dana Rohrabacher said
This covers the Moscow-Minsk-Moscow &ight, three-day stay in three-star hotel, transfer from airport to hotel and vice versa, as well as the main tour service. Minsk is followed by Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. The tour in Yerevan with stay and various services will cost 22.8 thousand Rubles in summer.
The Armenian Embassy organized the special screening of ‘The Promise’ movie in ‘Pasaka” cinema of Vilnius on May 25, with participation of Ambassadors accredited in Lithuania, numerous diplomats, representatives of legislative and executive authorities, journalists, cultural figures, Armenian community representatives.
“Agreement was reached to increase the number of international observers up to 7. Both sides support this. However, there are still some disagreements over certain details, including placing observers, financing their activities and other technical issues.”
Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt on Friday, killing at least 23 and injuring 25, RT reported. The attack happened as the victims traveled from Beni Suef province to the Anba Samuel monastery near the southern city of Minya, according to local security sources, cited by Haaretz.
The investigation on the case of Russian-Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin, who is arrested in Azerbaijan, is over, his attorney Eduard Chernin told Trend. Eduard Chernin said on May 30 Lapshin will be presented with materials of the case, and then they will be submitted to the court.
New York Times reveals Turkish president’s security detail’s involvement in Washington demonstration attack
While sitting in the car, Mr. Erdogan conferred with Muhsin Kose, his head of security, who leaned into the car’s rear door. After speaking with Mr. Erdogan, Mr. Kose talked into his earpiece, and three security personnel who were guarding the president’s car hurried toward the protest.
And in case of Georgia WB has taken the number of visitors. To be clear how these figures differ, exact data should be brought. In 2016 total 2.9 million visits to Armenia have been recorded (source: volumes of RA border crossing per RA border checkpoint), from which 1.26 million comprised tourist visits. In 2016 Georgia recorded 6.3 million visits, from which tourist visits comprised 2.7 million.
The respondents of the national poll were asked to label a list of countries as either an ally or an enemy. According to the research, North Korea (93%), Iran (80%) and Syria (76%) are viewed as America’s top three enemies, reports TASS.
Harrowing security footage shows a woman fighting off car thieves by jumping on the hood of her car.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defense and warned of more attacks like this week’s Manchester bombing unless the alliance did more to stop militants, Reuters reports.
British police arrested a man on Friday in the of suburb of Moss Side, the tenth person to be taken into custody in connection with Monday night’s Manchester attack, reports Reuters.
Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, also known as the Queen of Cashmere, died in a hospital in Rome. According to reports, she suffered a heart attack.
In addition, the Resolution noted that the Washington Metropolitan Police Department and other reports conrm that “the demonstrators did not instigate the violence,” and that this is the third instance of violence perpetrated in the U.S. by members of Turkish President Erdogan’s security detail.
“Here parliament’s role should be strengthened by another context, which is called establishment of trust atmosphere, e.g. if our parliament members could meet members of Azerbaijani parliament, discuss some issues and etc. However, the parliament can’t assume the role of an executive body. As the PM is a person elected by the majority, he should hold negotiations a year later, if they exist.”
“I will make it very clear to the Turkish president during our talks that it is indispensable for our soldiers to be able to be visited by members of the German Bundestag, as ours is a parliamentary military,” Merkel said as quoted by Deustche Welle.
US President Donald Trump will attend the 43rd G7 summit with leaders of the world’s major economies in Sicily, Italy, on the last leg of his rst foreign trip, BBC reports. A tough debate is expected on issues including trade and climate change.
The US House Foreign Affairs Committee has unanimously adopted H.Res.354, introduced by Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Ranking Democrat Eliot Engel (D-NY), condemning the May 16th attacks on peaceful protesters by Turkish President Erdogan’s bodyguards, calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future.
The Resolution calls for “any Turkish security officials who directed, oversaw, or participated in efforts by Turkish security forces to illegally suppress peaceful protests on May 16, 2017, should be charged and prosecuted under United States law.”
The president will continue to meet with European leaders to discuss a variety of issues. But President Trump’s priorities will be combatting Islamist terrorism and securing NATO’s official commitment to become a much more active partner in that effort.
“We are systematically beefing up our defense capabilities. I can say that over the past few years, the IRGC has built a third missile plant,” Hajiaadeh said in the city of Dezful, which had been the scene of violent clashes during the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-1988, TASS reports.
The cuts are likely to be shared again by a dozen non-members led by top oil producer Russia, which reduced output in tandem with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries from January.
Astana-Yerevan rst direct ight will operate on May 31, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Armenia H.E. Timur Urazayev said at the meeting with the teaching staff of the Institutes of the National Academy of Sciences.
The meeting was closed for the press. Later Erdogan also had a meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission JeanClaude Juncker.
The operation of new flight became possible thanks to the meeting between Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Armenia H.E Timur Urazayev and Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Vahan Martirosyan. At the meeting the sides announced opening Astana-Yerevan direct flights.
From the opposite side of the Line of Contact, the monitoring was conducted by Field Assistant to the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Ofce Ghenadie Petrica (Moldova) and staff member of the Ofce of the OSCE CiO Personal Representative Martin Schuster (Germany).
“Serzh Sargsyan succeeded to eliminate talks on return of territories from the agenda through various means”
“Unfortunately, escalation is possible at any moment. The point is that inside Azerbaijani elite sharp struggle is ongoing for existence under current serious economic crisis. Many realize Azerbaijan needs no Karabakh.”