None of the parties received an outright majority.
“Azerbaijan must provide internationally verifiable assurances of respect for their rights and their ability to remain in their homes and live without fear,” Kim said at the hearing.
Pashinyan announced that the city will be built on the premises of the Institute for Physical Research and Institute of Radiophysics and Elecronics of the National Academy of Sciences and adjacent areas.
Erdoğan, responding to a reporter’s question, said the 2020 Karabakh war ceasefire agreement signed by Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan stipulates a five-year mandate for the peacekeepers.
The factions, in a statement issued today, ridiculed Pashinyan’s announcement that he might testify tomorrow, arguing that whatever he says will remain a state secret.
The visit of the delegation to Armenia was initiated by the president of Philos Project Robert Nicholson with the support of the James Tufenkian Foundation.
Pashinyan and Putin last met on the sidelines of the Eurasian Economic Union summit held in Moscow on May 25.
Grigoryan has voiced criticism of CSTO’s inaction to reopen the Lachin Corridor, arguing that Russia is responsible for the Lachin Corridor based on the November 9, 2020 tripartite statement that ended the 2020 Artsakh war.
Oskanian labelled Pashinyan’s visit to Ankara as “undignified” given Erdoğan’s assistance to Azerbaijan and the Turkish president’s insults targeting Armenians.
The United States this week is hosting normalization negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
This is the first time since independence that Armenia’s permanent population has dropped below 3 million according to official data.
The Council of Europe (CoE) issued the following statement today noting that Armenia has made some progress to comply with its recommendations on preventing corruption among parliamentarians, judges, and prosecutors.
Essentially, the Fund failed to answer my main question – how is that aid reaching Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh)? The Fund says it merely hands over the aid to the Artsakh Permanent Representation in Yerevan.
The court ruled that the confiscation of the foundations’ property violated the right of property guaranteed in the country’s constitution.
All the Arab countries, including those that have “normalized relations” with Israel, voted in favor of the resolution, along with China and Russia.
Many of the PGO’s targets include past and present Armenian officials.
Any government decision to close Surmalu Market, if and when it comes, will be too late for the sixteen who died on August 14.
Please Mr. Pashinyan, let the so-called forensic experts investigate the matter.
The NSS also says many applicants “do not carry out pro-Armenian activities” in their country of origin.
Yesterday’s statement by Michel’s office ruled out any possibility.
It appears Pashinyan now believes that if the security and rights of Artsakh Armenians are guaranteed, where Karabakh ends up on the global map is of secondary import.
The Armenian media was all over the story when the courts awarded the money. It was “big news”. Today, there is a baffling silence.
Kharrazi, according to the IRNA, made the remark in a statement calling on Azerbaijan not to rely on “foreigners” to ensure its security.
Tonoyan and Galstyan have faced allegations of wrongdoing in the past. The press allegations centered around a $3.5 million loan the Armenian Defense Ministry gave to a private company headed by someone who supposedly is Tonoyan’s friend.
The court dropped charges against several other people involved, as the statute of limitation had expired.
Hundreds marched on NYC’s George Washington Bridge in solidarity with Artsakh.
That opportunity to rally the United States to Armenia’s side vanished just a few hours later when President Trump announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Hetq posed the following questions to David Leupold, author of Embattled Dreamlands; The politics of Contesting Armenian, Kurdish and Turkish Memory, published this year by Routledge.
It’s assumed that these “awards” were given to frontline medical workers and others involved in Covid-19 programs.
Armenia’s Ministry of Health today released a statement defending the use of Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) to treat the symptoms of Covid-19 in some cases.
“The free flow of independent news is more essential than ever, both for informing the public on vital measures to contain the virus as well as in maintaining public scrutiny and debate on the adequacy of those measures.
At a press conference today with the international news outlets, anti-government protest leader Nikol Pashinyan said the “Velvet Revolution” in Armenia isn’t over.
These were the words uttered by Nikol Pashinyan, the firebrand protest leader at a mass rally in Yerevan’s Republic Square just an hour or so after the resignation of Serzh Sargsyan as the country’s prime minister
Taking the podium this evening at a mass anti-government rally in Yerevan’s Republic Square, Yelk Alliance MP Nikol Pashinyan reiterated the demand that any negotiations with the ruling regime are conditioned on the immediate resignation of Serzh Sargsyan as prime minister.
“The women of Armenia – our mothers, sisters and daughters – are the driving force behind this movement and have a crucial role to play in building the new Armenia.” – Nikol Pashinyan
Ending a two-week anti-Serzh Sargsyan march that kicked off in Gyumri that wound its way throughout various towns in Armenia, Civil Contract political party head Nikol Pashinyan and supporters reached Yerevan on April 13.
Rita Mahdessian, a lawyer who was alleged to have siphoned over $355,00 in money received from the settlement of pre-Genocide insurance claims held by New York Life Insurance Company and the French multinational insurance company AXA for personal gain, has been disbarred by the California State Bar.
The media in Armenia should be asking what caused the fire now raging in the Khosrov Forest State Reserve. For me, that’s the real story to be investigated here.
Follow Artur’s example, and express your humanity, your indignation, in ways so striking and unique that others will take notice in turn.
Sargsyan suggested that those in the party who believe that their potential isn’t being effectively utilized should find another more suitable venue.
Two lawyers who were intimately involved in suing insurance companies to settle policies held by Armenian Genocide survivors have denied allegations brought by the California State Bar’s Disciplinary Department that they misappropriated hundreds of thousands of dollars received in court settlements in the suits for personal benefit and that they misrepresented facts to a U.S. District Court.
Arguing that the 2015 changes to Armenia’s Constitution were a necessary step to usher in long-term and substantive reforms to the country’s political environment and economic development, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, during his speech yesterday to the ruling Republican Party Council meeting, also announced that his party needs new leadership on all levels.
Karen Karapetyan, the man nominated to be the next prime minister of Armenia, addressed the council of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia yesterday and said that he would do his utmost to justify the party’s faith in him.
Saying that Armenia is a country in transition and replete with unresolved issues of a corresponding nature, today, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan declared that he would be resigning.
Maybe Sargsyan just doesn’t care what people think of him. It could also be that he and his cronies live in a world so far removed from the trials and tribulations of the common-folk, that they really can’t see beyond their villas and the walls of the presidential palace.
The four-day war presented a host of challenges for local reporters – accessibility to the frontlines being at the top.
Perhaps, just perhaps, the death of 20 Armenian soldiers on the Artsakh frontline will finally engender some substantive public debate regarding the entire “Karabakh conflict”.
And, in this jumble of fact and fiction, we are trying to conduct a rational national discourse.
Sitting in an AUA classroom this evening, listening to a lecture on the proposed changes to the RoA Constitution and their possible impact on human rights in Armenia and international treaty obligations, my poor head was about to explode from all the legal mumbo-jumbo being tossed hither and yon.