On October 12, S&P Global Ratings assigned its ‘B+’ long-term foreign- and local-currency sovereign credit rating to Armenia.
The Armenian government will spend 35.7 million AMD to hold the Prime Minister’s Cup cross country race and pay for the awards given to the winners.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today said that all civil servants must be vaccinated against Covid-19 and that those carrying false vaccination papers will be detained and arrested.
Azerbaijani forces occupied the entire Hadrut region during last year’s war.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at a parliamentary session today tasked with reviewing a score of questions related to the country’s 2022 budget, said that Armenian faces difficult economic, social and security challenges caused by the 2020 war and that
In Dalarik, a town in the country’s Armavir Province, the roofs of residential homes are being replaced under a subsidy program.
Armenia will announce an international tender to build the Sisian-Kajaran section of the country’s North-South Road Corridor.
26.7 million AMD ($54,896) will be allocated to the Civil Contract party, 10.4 million to the Hayastan alliance, 2.5 million to the With Honor alliance, 1.9 million to the Prosperous Armenia party, and 1.5 million to the Republic party.
Khachatryan, who served as head of the country’s Special Investigation Service, was one of the three candidates who applied for the job.
In 2019, Armenia’s Investigative Committee reported that it had uncovered evidence that Corsán-Corviam, the Spanish contractor, along with the team leader of a French company supervising the project, had embezzled 871 million drams (US$1.8 million) b
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today promised to hold “a large-scale colorful celebration” in Yerevan’s Republic Square on September 21 to mark the country’s 30th anniversary.
Armenian Minister of High-Tech Industry Vahagn Khachaturyan told reporters today in Yerevan that the government decided not to send a delegation to Artsakh to attend events marking the country’s Independence Day.
Armenia will allocate 1.2 billion AMD (US$2.4m) to finance electricity, gas and communication utility costs for Artsakh citizens.
Armenia will spend 7.6 billion AMD (US$15.4m) to repair sections of the M-9 and M-2 highways linking the country to Iran and Georgia.
There are 700 coronavirus patients in Armenia in critical condition according to Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan said the closure of roads by Azerbaijani troops in the country’s southern Syunik Province contradicts agreements reached in December 2020 to unblock regional transportation links and its an attempt by Baku to scuttle futur
Armenian Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan announced that the government is shooting for 9% economic growth and hopes to benefit from the possible reopening of regional transportation links.
The Armenian government will reimburse former Constitutional Court Judge Alvina Gyulumyan 16.9 million AMD ($34,400) in back wages.
Armenian Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan today announced that teachers, restaurant workers and local government officials who refuse to get the Covid-19 vaccination must undergo a PCR test twice monthly.
Armenian Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Gnel Sanosyan today told reporters in Yerevan that any agreement to reopen regional transportation links applies to both Armenia and Azerbaijan.
he Armenian government will spend the equivalent of US$900,000 to acquire professional legal services to represent and defend its interests in international courts and arbitration tribunals.
The Russian military has set up a checkpoint in the Voskepar border community in Armenia’s Tavush Province.
Acting Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan told reporters today in Yerevan that many in the country prefer to receive state benefits rather than seek work.
Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today announced a 8.9 billion AMD ($18.4M) project to completely repair some 51 kilometers of roadways in the country, the bulk of which are interstate highways.
Geghamsar community Mayor Hakob Avetyan reported to Hetq that Azerbaijani troops fired on the Sotk and Kut villages, in Armenia’s Gegharkunik Province, yesterday evening.
Given the large number of Iranian citizens travelling to Armenia to receive Covid-19 vaccines, Acting Armenian Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan today announced that foreign citizens must stay in Armenia for a minimum of ten days to get vaccinated.
Acting Armenian Minster of Health Anahit Avanesyan today denied rumors that the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine being used in Armenia is not recognized as valid by some EU countries.
The Armenian government will spend 335 million AMD (US$676,3250) to send the children of killed/disabled servicemen, orphans, and children of large socio-economically vulnerable families to summer health camps.
According to the results of the June 20 snap parliamentary election in Armenia, the Civil Contract Party will get 71 seats, the Armenia Bloc - 29, and the I Have Honor Bloc – 7 in the new National Assembly.
Ambardaryan said they will launch a hunger strike if the government fails to take immediate steps to free the detainees.
Acting Armenian Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan told reporters today in Yerevan that the number of coronavirus cases in the country is expected to rise because of the recent parliamentary election campaign.
Acting Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan today said that the total volume of imports from Turkey has decreased by about 70% since then.
Armenian Acting PM Nikol Pashinyan, at a government cabinet session today, expressed the hope that the country “has finally and irreversibly turned the page of falsifying election results.”
Nairi Sargsyan, an aide to Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, told reporters today that in November 2020, after the war in Karabakh ended, there were mre than 1,000 individuals officially registered as “missing.”
"Documents are on the table, documents are expected, in which case, especially given Nikol's reelection, we will lose Armenia piece by piece," Manukyan said.
Armenian National Congress (HAK) Deputy Chairman Levon Zurabyan, at a campaign stop in Kotayk’s Kaghs community, claimed that growing numbers of Armenian voters are looking to HAK as an alternative to voting for incumbent PM Nikol Pashinyan or his ma
I Have Honor (Pativ Unem) alliance candidate Khachik Galstyan thinks that Armenia “needs a strong fist” and that former Armenian National Security Director Artur Vanetsyan, who heads the alliance slate, can “establish order” in the country.
At a Yerevan press conference today, a Hetq reporter asked Ter-Petrosyan to comment on Pashinyan’s statement that his position on the Artsakh issue was that the region should be handed over to Azerbaijan and thus resolved.
Ex-Armenian President Levon Ter-Petrosyan today said he rejected an invitation to debate Nikol Pashinyan out of a sense of pity for the current prime minister.
Acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, at today’s government cabinet session, said that all attempts to DNA identify the remains of fifty individuals killed in last year’s Karabakh war had failed, and that the government would have to call i
Robert Kocharyan says that if elected prime minister of Armenia on June 20, one of his priorities will be to restore the combat capabilities of the country’s armed forces.
Describing today’s capture of a reported six Armenian soldiers by Azerbaijani forces in Armenia’s Gegharkunik province as “unacceptable”, Acting Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan said that Azerbaijan wants to provoke a military confrontation along the bord
The Armenian government today approved the allocation of 51.4 million drams ($98,709) to build ten nursery-kindergartens.
He added that Baku may have ordered its troops into Armenia to influence internal political processes in Armenia and the results of the June snap parliamentary election.
"The operative situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in Syunik and Gegharkunik has not changed in the sense that, of course, the situation remains tense,” Pashinyan said, adding that Armenian troops are taking “tactical” countermeasures.
The Armenian government today announced it will purchase tularemia vaccines from the Russian Microgen company this year for use in the army.
Five 0.5-hectare plots of land in the Syunik towns of Kapan and Goris will be allocated to the National Security Service in a deal to strengthen Armenia’s southeastern borders.
Armenian Acting PM Nikol Pashinyan, at today’s government cabinet session, said that steps are underway to remove Azerbaijani troops around Lake Sev in Armenia’s Syunik Province.
The Armenian government says it will spend an additional 2.942 billion AMD (US$5.661M) to build new schools and preschools in the country.