At a Yerevan press conference today, Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan announced that he is ready to hold discussions with the three former presidents of the country on the Karabakh issue if the need arises.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan cautioned that the government might reinstate lockdown measures in the country given the recent uptick in confirmed Covid-19 cases and the fact that people are not adhering to social distancing guidelines.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced today that the government is considering reopening all commercial activities in the next ten days.
Pashinyan said that all outdoor construction and tobacco plants would be allowed full operation as of April 13, followed by textile manufacturing and scientific research on April 20.
Arayik Harutyunyan and Masis Mayilyan will face off for the post of Artsakh president in a second round of balloting scheduled for April 14 since none of the thirteen candidates in yesterday election garnered more than 50% of the vote.
Armenian Deputy PM Tigran Avinyan said it’s likely that the government will require people who leave their homes to go to work to carry a document to that effect signed by their employer.
“As we proceed with this process, we will increase the number of tests, and our goal is to reduce restrictions gradually in line with this process,” Avinyan said at a Yerevan press conference today.
Pashinyan announced the ban in a live Facebook post late on March 23, in which he also reported that 41 new COVID-19 cases had been confirmed.
Twelve of the 22 new cases are said to be linked to a betrothal ceremony in the Armavir town of Etchmiadzin, the seat of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
Seeking to allay public fears in Armenia after the first coronavirus case was recorded in the country earlier today, Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan stated at a Yerevan press conference that there was no basis for panic.
Hetq continues to present the state of Yerevan’s Circular Park land, divided amongst former officials and their affiliates for years.
Lori Football Club owner Tovmas Grigoryan received seven votes.
“To those people who keep asking when they will see changes in their lives, I can only say that their lives will only get worse.
Nazaryan suggested that the principle of securing gender representation in the formation of party leadership may be in either of two ways: either by law imposing gender representation in the governing body or by forcing the law to incorporate the pri
In his third approach, Simon Martirosyan lifted the 199kg weight for the world record.
Armenian weightlifter Hakob Mkrtchyanbecame world champion at the International Weightlifting Championships in Pattaya, Thailand, with a combined result of 375 kg (167 + 208) in the 89kg class.
Swedish citizen Cecilia Clark told Hetq about an incident, involving her sons, at the Energy Night Club, located on St Gregory the Illuminator Street in Yerevan.
According to his 2018 financial disclosure, Acting Chief of Police of the Republic of Armenia Arman Sargsyan purchased an apartment worth 50.7 million drams and a garage worth 3.3 million drams last year.
Pashinyan noted that his approach to Amulsar has remained the same as in his previous Facebook feed, that is, at least for now, there is no legal justification for banning the Amulsar mine’s operation. At the same time, Pashinyan emphasized that the
The Ministry of Emergency Situations reports that crews are on the scene to extinguish the fire. No cause for the fire was given.
Armenia’s National Assembly, by a vote of 85-16, passed a bill that will obligate importers of cement to pay a 14,000-dram tariff for each ton.
The Yerevan State University (YSU) Board of Trustees today appointed Gegham Gevorgyan as the school’s temporary rector.
Armenia’s National Assembly, by a vote of 79 to 41, passed a bill today calling for the following twelve government ministries:
Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan was today crowned European Champion at the European Weightlifting Federation’s European Championship in Batumi, Georgia.
Armenia’s 19-year-old Arsen Harutyunyan has won a gold medal in the 61kg freestyle division at the United World Wrestling’s European Championship in Bucharest, Romania.
Arriving on the scene today, Mnatsakanyan said that demolition work would be halted for thirty minutes to review the situation and answer questions posed by the scores of irate café employees and others gathered near Liberty Square.
Yerevan police today detained 16 individuals who had blocked traffic at the intersection of Mashtots Avenue and Tumanyan Street to protest a municipal order to demolish a number of cafes adjacent to the Opera House and turn the area into a park.
Tensions flared today near Yerevan’s Opera Building when municipal employees attempted to haul out furnishings from the cafes slated for demolition.
The vote was 82 in favor, 37 opposed.
Tunyan said that those criticizing the government’s economic agenda should come back in five years and then evaluate what has been accomplished.
In his government’s 60 page “program”, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan states that Mountainous Karabakh, as a main party to the conflict, must be included and have a decisive voice in all settlement talks.
Gevorgyan said that she met the officials on several occasions, telling them she was a citizen of Armenia and would only cease her dealings with Mahan Air if the Armenian government instructed her to do so.
The United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) has charged Flight Travel LLC, a company based in Yerevan, Armenia, with providing services to Mahan Air, an Iranian airline that the OFAC claims “plays an integral role
Pashinyan also argued that the extra bonuses were needed to attract qualified professionals to work in the government, claiming that some turned down such jobs because of the relatively low salaries.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, in a Facebook video posted today, said that yesterday’s meeting between himself and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Davos doesn’t signal the start of a new round of official negotiations on the Karabakh
Tuition fees for the 649 ex-army students and the 112 students in the second category will have 20% of their college fees paid under the program.
Marukyan made the statement at a Yerevan press conference today where he outlined his party’s campaign strategy, noting that the party will be running under the slogan “Brighten Armenia”.
Acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says that the economic situation in the country will do a 180 degree about face for the better once a number of investment projects, totaling $500 million, now being negotiated are signed and implemented
Armenia’s Gor Minasyan has taken second place in the men’s +109 kg category at the 2018 World Weightlifting Championship in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Simon Martirosyan, from Armenia,has been crowned world champion in the 109 kg category at the 2018 World Weightlifting Championship being held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
The CSTO official website informs that the process of early recall of Yuri Khachaturov from his CSTO Secretary General position has been completed and he has been relieved of his duties.
Mikayelyan, a member of the Civil Contract party, won 66% of the 10,681votes cast in today’s election.
Voters in Hrazdan, the administrative capital of Armenia’s Kotayk Province, go to the polls today to elect a new mayor.
None of the reasons given by Pashinyan, who visited the Syunik provincial capital of Kapan to campaign for his candidate in the October 21 mayoral election, had anything to do with Poghosyan’s skills as an administrator or public servant.
Thousands of demonstrators earlier this evening gathered outside the National Assembly, at the urging of Pashinyan, to protest today’s parliamentary approval of a controversial bill seen by Pashinyan as an attempt by the Republican Party of Armenia to regain power.
Describing them as “counter-revolutionaries”, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told demonstrators outside the National Assembly that he has signed orders calling on Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP)and ARF ministers in his government to resign.
Director of Armenia’s National Security Service Artur Vanetsyan was today elected President of the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA).
Following today’s meeting in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated that he hoped that relations between the two countries would be built on their shared interests and on the principle of non-interference in the other’s domestic affairs.
Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, who’s been charged with “usurping state power” during the March1-2, 2008 public protests in Yerevan that claimed the lives of ten individuals, has said that the newly launched court case delving into those events would be “a curse hanging over the head of the Armenian people if prosecuted in such a manner.”