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A scene from the meeting (Photo: President.am)

Representatives of Diasporan Organizations Meet in Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The heads and representatives of various Armenian Diaspora organizations who were in Armenia for the 25th anniversary celebrations of the country’s re-independence met at the Presidential Palace in Yerevan on Sept. 21. A scene from the meeting (Photo: President.am) The meeting [more...]

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Armenian military demonstrates Iskander missile systems during the Sept. 21 parade in Yerevan.  (Photo: Photolure)

Armenia Displays New Missiles at Independence Day Parade

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—Armenia demonstrated Iskander tactical missiles and other advanced weapons acquired from Russia recently as it marked the 25th anniversary of its independence with a military parade held in Yerevan on Sept. 21. Hundreds of Armenian troops marched through the city’s central [more...]

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Cutting the celebratory cake (Photo: ANCA)

Members of Congress Toast to 25 Years of Armenian Independence

Armenian Embassy Celebration on Capitol Hill Draws Congressional Friends, Community Leaders WASHINGTON—House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and the bipartisan leadership of the Congressional Armenian Caucus joined the Armenian-American [more...]

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

(L to R) ARF Central Committee UN liaison Antranig Kasbarian, Ambasador Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, and ARF Eastern U.S. Central Committee Chair Hayg Oshagan.

ARF Eastern Region U.S. Representatives Meet Armenia’s Ambassador to UN

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—Representatives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region Untied States met with His Excellency Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations (UN), on Sept. 12, to discuss various issues facing Armenians in the [more...]

September 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Seat of the Andean Parliament in Bogota (Photo: Pedro Felipe)

Andean Parliament Recognizes Armenian Genocide, Condemns its Denial

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (A.W.)—The Andean Parliament, the legislative body composed of representatives of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile, approved a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide and condemning its denial on Sept. 17, reported Agencia Prensa Armenia. Seat of the Andean [more...]

September 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

Armen Rustamyan (Photo: PanArmenian Photo)

ARF Responds to New Prime Minister

YEREVAN (A.W)—Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau member and head of the party’s political affairs Armen Rustamyan criticized newly-appointed Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan’s on Sept. 15. comments regarding Armenia’s Economy Minister and ARF member Artsvik Minasyan. Armen [more...]

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

EEAS hailed the recent signature of an electoral reform agreement between Armenia’s government coalition and opposition parties.

EU Hails Armenian Electoral Code Agreement

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The European External Action Service (EEAS), the European Union’s (EU) diplomatic service, hailed the recent signature of an electoral reform agreement between Armenia’s government coalition and opposition parties. EEAS hailed the recent signature of an electoral reform [more...]

September 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bedo Demirjian

EAFJD: ‘Recognition of NKR Is a Number One Working Issue For Us’

BRUSSELS, Belgium (A.W.)—The recognition of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) will be the number one focus for the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD/Armenian National Committee of Europe) said EAFJD Communications Director Bedo Demirjian in recent interview [more...]

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Karapetyan arrives at the National Assembly on Sept. 14 (Photo: Photolure)

Armenia’s New PM Promises ‘Systemic Changes’

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The newly appointed Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan vowed to implement what he called “systemic changes” in order to improve the economic situation in the country. Karapetyan arrives at the National Assembly on Sept. 14 (Photo: Photolure) “We have to understand that [more...]

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

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