The Armenian National Assembly today, at a special session, discussed the candidacy of Gagik Jahangiryan as a member of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC).
Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan, at a parliamentary Q&A today, said that the number of Armenian war dead, military and civilian, will not exceed 4,000.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today, at a parliamentary Q&A session, said that 1,300 criminal cases related to the recent Artsakh war are now being investigated.
Armenian Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazyan today ridiculed recent reports by Azerbaijan that the Artsakh town of Shushi, now under its control, can be transformed into a Turkish cultural center.
Armenia’s National Assembly today unanimously approved a bill designating the last Saturday of September as “National Minorities Day”.
Armenia’s parliament today approved a package of bills calling for the creation of an anti-corruption committee that will investigate and organize major corruption cases in the country.
Armenia’s National Assembly, by a vote of 85-18, today passed a package of bills allowing for the creation of an anti-corruption court that will specialize in criminal and civil cases regarding the protection of state property and non-property intere
Armenia’s National Assembly today discussed a package of draft amendments that would pave the way for the creation of an anti-corruption court in the country.
The Armenian National Assembly today voted down two opposition bills that refer to the recent Artsakh war and the post-war period in Armenia.
Newly appointed Armenian Deputy Minister of Defense Arman Sargsyan told reporters today in Yerevan that he will do his utmost to serve the country responsibly in the post-war period. Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan appointed Sargsyan, a former police chi
Armenian Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazyan told reporters today in Yerevan that his office remains focused on facilitating the return of Armenian POWs and other war captives now held by Azerbaijan.
Armenian Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazyan and members of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Relations met today behind closed doors to discuss the results of the January 11 meeting in Moscow attended by the leaders of Russia, Armenia
Supporters of a My Step (Im Kayl) faction electoral code bill argue it will address the chronic issue of inflated voter lists and thus raise public trust in the electoral process.
Tsarukyan told reporters in Yerevan that the first step in resolving Armenia’s current situation is Pashinyan’s resignation, followed by snap parliamentary elections.
The Armenian National Assembly today, by a vote of 99-1, passed a bill designed to facilitate the registration of political parties in the country.
At a closed-door session of the Armenian National Assembly today MPs, by a vote of 103-1, elected Karen Arustamyan a member of the country’s Audit Chamber.
By a vote of 78 to 4, Armenia’s parliament today dismissed Prosperous Armenia (BHK) MP Naira Zohrabyan from the post of Chairman of the Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs.
Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) MP Naira Zohrabyan today called Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan a “traitor who is handing over parts of our homeland to his educated Turk friend Aliyev”.
During a parliamentary discussion regarding the border situation in Syunik Province, Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) parliamentary faction secretary Arman Abovyan telephoned Shournoukh community Mayor Hakob Arshakyan, asking for the latest news.
During a parliamentary working discussion today, Kapan Mayor Gevork Parsyan asked MPs to draft a bill allowing residents to be armed and thus defend the border from Azerbaijani encroachment.
Armenian Im Kayl (My Step) MPs Nazeli Baghdasaryan and Sofia Hovsepyan, at a Yerevan press conference today summing up their recent trip to Artsakh, said that they were told by Russian peacekeeper contingent Commander Rustam Muradov that the sixty-tw
Several Prosperous Armenia Party MPs want to make life imprisonment the punishment for those convicted of high treason.
Before the vote, the Bright Armenia (Lusavor) faction announced it opposed the bill. Prosperous Armenia (BHK) MPs did not attend today’s session.
Armenian Nikol Pashinyan was grilled today by MPs at today’s parliamentary Q&A session. Opposition MPs questioned him about public calls for his resignation.
Armenian Minister of Finance Atom Janjughazyan stated today that the 101 billion AMD ($195.9M) recently allocated to the Armenian government by the Hayastan All Armenian Fund has been spent for the purposes intended, namely, to cover infrastructure,
Those found smoking while driving in Armenia will be fined 7,000 drams ($13.60) and will have one demerit posted on their driver’s license according to bill passed today in parliament.
Gevorg Papoyan, who chairs the Armenian National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, told Hetq that some 50,000 hectares of Artsakh land once used to grow grain has been handed over to Azerbaijan.
There is a strange but pleasant atmosphere in the orphanage building, some are decorating the table and others are looking for a bride and groom. The bride paces excitedly, refusing to talk to us, saying that she has already talked a lot.
Following one minute of silence today in the Armenian parliament in memory of those who died 32 years ago this day in the Spitak earthquake, Bright Armenia faction head Edmon Marukyan took the podium and reiterated his party’s demand that Nikol Pashi
Ayvazyan said that the current political situation in Armenia is because the country faced disproportionate forces in the recent war.
Bright Armenia MP Harutyun Babayan says that a fact-finding commission must be set up to review how the recent war in Artsakh was conducted.
Armenian National Assembly Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan returned to work today after being attacked and beaten by members of a mob that seized the parliament on November 10.
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces Tiran Khachatryan denied reports that Azerbaijani military troops had crossed the border into Armenia from their portion of the Sotk gold mine.
Former Artsakh Minister of Defense and former Chief of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces, Colonel-General Movses Hakobyan today stated that the main reasons for Armenia's defeat in the recent Artsakh war were inadequate leadership, ignorance,
A former top Armenian military official today stated that some of the weapons purchased by the Armenian Armed forces, designed to modernize the military, were never used in the recently concluded war in Artsakh.
Opposition political parties have called for Pashinyan’s resignation following the military defeat in Karabakh. Opposition MPs were absent at today’s Q&A session.
Armenian National Assembly MPs today focused on the November 9 ceasefire agreement, with opposition representatives calling for the resignation of the country’s prime minister.
The resignation of Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan is the top priority for the country’s political opposition, even trumping any discussion of the 2021 draft state budget.
He said that the ceding of Shushi to Azerbaijan was a precondition for ending the war.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan spoke today at the National Assembly about the recent war in Artsakh and said that he is the only one responsible for the military defeat and will answer for his shortcomings before the court of public opinion.
Bright Armenia parliamentary faction head Edmon Marukyan, in a live Facebook post today, said that his party has a roadmap to extricate Armenia from what he called the “ongoing political crisis” following the November 9 Karabakh ceasefire deal.
Armenian National Assembly Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan, who was beaten by a mob on November 10 in Yerevan, has undergone surgery for his wounds and is reported in god condition.
Armenian parliamentary Bright Armenia (Lusavor Hayastan) faction leader Edmon Marukyan, referring to the failed sitting of the National Assembly Council today, published a live FB post saying that seven deputies were present at the sitting from the P
Speaking to journalists at the National Assembly, Torosyan said that 861 people infected with the virus are waiting for their turn to be hospitalized and that some 1,100 individuals are in serious condition, of which 180 are listed as extremely serio
Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Avet Adonts, at a joint sitting of the Standing Committees on Financial-Credit, Budgetary Affairs and European Integration in the parliament today, said that the number one goal of Armenian embassies around the worl
At a discussion today in the Armenian national Parliament regarding the 2021 draft budget, Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said he still cannot understand why Baku decided to recruit foreign mercenaries in its war against Artsakh, arguing that s
The Armenian National Assembly today, at the second reading, unanimously approved a bill that will toughen the laws regarding evading the draft, military training and mobilization during a state of war.
Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters in Yerevan today that he welcomes U.S. efforts to invite the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan to the same table for talks on the Karabakh conflict.
A group of women who’ve temporarily moved to Armenia from Artsakh to flee the fighting have started a zhengyalov bread business.