News MFA statement
17:01 | February 25, 2017
In defiance to the calls of the international community, the demands of the OSCE Minsk Group Co- Chair countries to strictly adhere to the 1994-1995 ceasefire agreements and to refrain from the use of force and threat of use of force, last night the incursion attempt by the Azerbaijani side on the Line of Contact between Azerbaijan and Artsakh, is Baku’s another blow to the efforts by Armenia and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries exerted towards the peaceful settlement.
17:57 | February 24, 2017
A statement released by Etchmiadzin says that within ten days of the election for locum tenens, elections for a local initiative body will be conducted, and that within the following six months, an election for a new patriarch will take place.
16:31 | February 24, 2017
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan flies to Belgium on February 26 for a two-day working visit, during which he will meet with leaders of various European Union leaders, including President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.
13:29 | February 24, 2017
It was part of the international Panama Papers expose; an investigation encompassing hundreds of reporters and scores of news sites delving into the unprecedented leak of 11.5 million files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonesca.
21:08 | February 23, 2017
Sándor Farkas, a member of the Hungarian parliament from the governing Fidesz party, omitted €4.8 million of state subsidies from his wealth declarations in the past five years, OCCRP partner Direkt36 reported Thursday.
13:58 | February 23, 2017
At a meeting today in Yerevan, Mr. Shankar Shinde, Vice Chairman of the Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India (FFFAI), told Armenian Minister of Transport, Communications and IT Vahan Martirosyan that his organization wants to use Armenia as a conduit for trade between India and Iran and that he would like the ministry’s help in the matter.
13:27 | February 23, 2017
Armenia’s Minister of Economic Development and Investment Souren Karanian was all smiles today telling reporters after a government cabinet session that several economic indices have seen positive change.
12:29 | February 23, 2017
The Armenian government today approved a draft decree proposed by Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan whereby cigarettes and matches will not be included in the food provisions to contractual military personnel during peacetime as of July1.
09:47 | February 23, 2017
The Artsakh Ministry of Defense reports that due to steps taken by the Artsakh Defense Army to suppress intensified Azerbaijani rocket and artillery fire, at least one Azerbaijani soldier was killed yesterday.
14:11 | February 22, 2017
On February 22, by laying a wreath at the Eternal Flame of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and paying tribute to the victims of the Great Patriotic War, Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian began his official visit to Russia.
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