Armenia Declares Protocols with Turkey Null and Void

YEREVAN—Armenian President Serge Sarkisian has officially annulled the 2009 Armenia-Turkey Protocols. The announcement came at a sitting of the National Security Council earlier today. On Oct. 10, 2009, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian (L) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu [more...]

March 1, 2018 // 9 Comments

From Cafés in Yerevan to Congressional Seats in Illinois

Inside a modestly-sized café on Amiryan Street in downtown Yerevan, Westerners tinker away on tiny laptops. Workers from a local non-profit hash out the morning gossip. Young people from the city’s bearded creative class dash in and out, reveling in the morning rush. The bitter aroma of coffee [more...]

February 28, 2018 // 4 Comments

ANCA Engages U.S. Treasury Secretary on U.S.-Armenia Tax Treaty

LOS ANGELES—United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, during a World Affairs Council event in Los Angeles this past Monday, had a constructive exchange with ANCA Chairman Raffi Hamparian about the mutual benefits of a U.S.-Armenia Double Tax Treaty. United States Treasury Secretary Steven [more...]

February 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

‘The Pain is Still Just as Sharp’: Remembering Sumgait 30 Years Later

Special to the Armenian Weekly Feb. 27 marks the 30th anniversary of the Sumgait pogrom—the targeted attacks on the Armenian population of the seaside town in Azerbaijan, during which widespread looting, rape, and murders ravaged the Armenian community and left up to 200 dead. An Azerbaijani mob [more...]

February 27, 2018 // 1 Comment

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