Nikol Pashinyan, at a campaign rally in Jermuk today, announced that his Civil Contract party will pay 500,000 drams ($1,000) for each video that captures an election bribe being offered.
Pashinyan, at a campaign rally today in Kapan, said he had received reports that ZCMC management has instructed workers not to meet with him, threatening them with dismissal if they did.
Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at a campaign rally in Goris today, said the government has allocated 2.5 billion AMD ($4.850M) to build eight checkpoints that will house border troops along the Goris-Meghri section of Armenia’s border with Azerb
Instead, Pashinyan claimed that a map showing minefields laid by the Armenian military had been handed over to Azerbaijan, but this was part of a process to create a “constructive environment.”
Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, during a campaign stop in Dilijan today, described the media in Armenia a “garbage dump” devoid of ethics and called some in the media field “akin to paid assassins”
At a campaign stop today in Odzun, a community in Armenia’s Lori province, Nikol Pashinyan, responding to criticism voiced by his opponents that he mismanaged the Karabakh negotiation process, rhetorically asked what they would have done differently.
Nikol Pashinyan, at a campaign stop in the village of Maralik, said he'd wants to raise the minimum wage in Armenia from 68,000 ($131) to 85,000 ($164) drams per month if reelected prime minister.
Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at a campaign rally in Syunik’s Metz Mantash community, reiterated his proposal to Azerbaijan that he is ready to send his son to Baku as a hostage in return for the return of all Armenian captives.
During a campaign stop at Talin today, Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan warned of sweeping staff changes within the government if he is reelected.
Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, in a campaign stump speech in the town of Abovyan today, called on residents to back his bid for reelection so that he has the authority “to turn his velvet mandate into a steel mandate”.
Armenia will spend 460 million AMD (US$884,500) to print ballots for the June 20 early parliamentary election according to Central Electoral Commission Chairman Tigran Mukuchyan.
Acting Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister Arsen Torosyan told journalists today that the government has never discussed the creation of a corridor through southern Armenia linking Nakhijevan with the rest of Azerbaijan.
While Acting Armenian Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan, at a special sitting of the National Assembly today, described the improper storage of soldiers’ remains at the Abovyan Foresnic Medical Center a “very painful and bad occurrence”, she was qu
A video recently surfaced on the internet showing body bags stacked on top of each other at the Abovyan Forensic Medical Center.
Bright Armenia parliamentary faction leader Edmon Marukyan today accused the international community of not taking forceful steps to facilitate the release of Armenian POWs held in Azerbaijan.
Acting Armenian Deputy PM Mher Grigoryan told reporters today in Yerevan that the Armenian government is discussing the opening of regional transportation routes within the recently created trilateral (Armenia-Russia-Azerbaijan) commission and that s
Acting Armenian Deputy Minister of Defense Arman Sargsyan told reporters today that the country’s armed forces are taking all necessary steps to return the six Armenian servicemen captured earlier today by Azerbaijani forces along the Armenian-Azerba
"Martial law can take place in case of a sharp aggravation of the situation. We hope that not only will it not escalate sharply, but it will get the solution we are talking about," Pashinyan said at a Q&A session in the National Assembly.
Acting Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan, a Civil Contract party board member, will not be included in the party’s list party in the upcoming snap parliamentary elections.
Bright Armenia, representing the third largest parliamentary faction, proposes to change the constitution, expanding the powers of the president and the parliament.
Pashinyan said he would sign off on the creation of a joint Russian-Azerbaijani-Armenian commission to demarcate the border, but only after all Azerbaijani troops leave Armenia territory.
Edmon Marukyan, head of the Bright Armenia faction in the Armenian National Assembly, announced today that he is calling for a special legislative session to discuss the border stand-off and demand the declassification of a document released yesterda
The Armenian National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment gave a thumbs-down to a proposal that the government should purchase all the crops grown in the country’s border com
Given that the Armenian National Assembly did not elect Nikol Pashinyan, for the second time, as prime minister today, the parliament was dissolved by force of law.
Nikol Pashinyan, at a special session of the Armenian National Assembly today defended his 2018 “Velvet Revolution”, claiming that it averted a “civil war” in 2020 during the post-war political crisis.
Armenian Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan told reporters today that one Armenian serviceman is on trial for treason during last year’s Karabakh war.
The Armenian National Assembly has decided not to publicize the findings of an ad hoc parliamentary committee formed in 2019, on the orders of PM Nikol Pashinyan, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the April 2016 war with Azerbaijan.
Colonel-General Movses Hakobyan, a former Artsakh Minister of Defense and former Chief of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces, has been charged with revealing state secrets. (Criminal Code Article 306)
Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan confirmed that the Russian military has opened two new bases in Armenia’s southern Syunik Province to ensure security along the country’s new border with Azerbaijan.
Armenia’s National Assembly today failed to elect a new prime minister, the first step in the legal process to dissolve the current legislature and hold snap parliamentary elections in June.
At a special session today of Armenia’s National Assembly, the ruling Im Kayl (My Step) faction nominated Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan for the post of prime minister.
"Obviously, we cannot say that the situation is calm and does not contain risks and challenges," he said.
Victor Yengibaryan, who head’s Armenia’s delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, told reporters today in Yerevan that delegation members focused on the Armenian POW issues last week’s online plenary session.
The Armenian Ministry of Defense has handed over the personal files of 3,039 citizens killed in last year’s Artsakh war to the Insurance Foundation for Servicemen (IFS) for compensation review.
The Armenian National Assembly today, at a second reading, passed a Bright Armenian faction bill increasing age limits for contractual military service.
According to current law, the maximum age for contractual military service is 45. In the first reading of the bill, the LHP proposed raising the threshold to 63, but after discussions with the government, it was decided to set an age scale according
Armenian National Assembly Vice Speaker Lena Nazaryan today reprimanded those MPs who left the ruling My Step (Im Kayl) faction, and other opposition deputies, for not assuming any blame for Armenia’s defeat in last year’s war in Artsakh.
Armenian Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan today said the government plans to vaccinate 600,000-700,000 people a year against Covid-19.
Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan today, at a parliamentary session focusing on the government’s 2020 performance, claimed that 7.2 billion drams ($13.8M) has already been allocated to the people of Artsakh as compensation for the losses
The question was raised by National Assembly Vice Speaker Alen Simonyan, noting that journalists have been recently asking him about Armenian-Turkish relations.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, today in the National Assembly, described the allegation of Colonel-General Moveses Hakobyan, the former head of the Military Control Service of the Ministry of Defense, that the mobilization of troops during last year’s
The Armenian National Assembly today launched a debate about the Pashinyan government's performance in 2020.
The Armenian National Assembly today, at the first reading, passed a bill calling for the full transition to the proportional electoral system.
Parents of Armenian servicemen killed or reported missing during last year’s war in Artsakh want the Armenia’s National Security Service to investigate the circumstances in which their loved ones died or went missing.
On March 9, the Armenian National Assembly’s My Step (Im Kayl) faction introduced a package of draft amendments to the laws annexed to the Electoral Code, which proposes a full transition to the proportional electoral system, excluding the current ra
Ayvazyan argued that Armenia’s diplomatic work, over the past 26 years, successful maintained the status-quo regarding Artsakh and was searching for a final negotiated settlement, but that Azerbaijan opted for a military solution.
Armenian Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazyan stated today that the Armenian government is not engaged in any official talks with Turkey.
The Armenian National Assembly today passed a bill allowing for life imprisonment for those found guilty of either “high treason” or “espionage”.
The Armenian Ministry of Health reports that, to date, some 600 people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus in the country.