U.S., Turkey Suspend Visa Services amid Growing Tensions

ISTANBUL (A.W.)—Tensions between the United States and Turkey continue to grow as both countries officially declared on Monday that they will stop processing each other’s nonimmigrant visas. A woman waits in front of the visa application office entrance of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, on [more...]

October 9, 2017 // 3 Comments

Minsk Group Co-Chairs Meet with Sarkisian, Nalbandian in Yerevan

Discussions about Organizing a Meeting between Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents Take Place YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian President Serge Sarkisian received Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Stéphane Visconti (France), and Andrew [more...]

October 6, 2017 // 1 Comment

Newly Appointed Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair Visits Artsakh, Armenia

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group’s newly appointed United States Co-Chair Andrew Schofer visited Stepanakert on Oct. 4. There, he met with Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan and Artsakh Armed Forces Commander Levon Mnatsakanyan. A [more...]

October 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Parliament Approves New Defense Agreement with Russia

  YEREVAN—Armenia’s National Assembly ratified a new Russian-Armenian agreement on a joint military force on Oct. 5. Under the agreement signed late last year, “the united group of troops” is tasked with “ensuring military security in the region” and thwarting or repelling possible [more...]

October 5, 2017 // 40 Comments

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