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Media: White House announces Biden’s intention to recognize Armenian Genocide

Τhe US administration under President Joe Biden believes it is important to acknowledge history in respect to the issue of the Armenian Genocide, a White House spokesperson has told Kathimerini. Replying to a request for reaction to a letter initiator by Senator Bob Menendez and co-signed by 36 other Senators of both parties, the spokesperson said …

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Tert.am: Artur Vanetsyan says his opposition Homeland Party will run in snap parliamentary elections

In an interview with Tert.am, leader of the opposition Homeland Party, former director of the National Security Service of Armenia Artur Vanetsyan said his party will be running in the snap parliamentary elections, but didn’t mention the format. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan reported on his Facebook page that he had had a meeting with leader …

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Ahval: There are a number of reasons to believe that Biden will recognize the Armenian Genocide

The powerful chairman of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez started to collect signatures on a bipartisan letter urging President Joe Biden to fully and formally recognise the Armenian Genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) this week. There are a number of reasons to believe that this may be …

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Armenian analyst says it is important to expand military and political presence of Russia in Armenia

In the context of the new realities, it is important to expand the military and political presence of Russia in Armenia in the near future. This is what leader of Integration and Development NGO, coordinator of the Eurasian Expert Club Aram Safaryan said during today’s discussion entitled “Current Issues of the Armenian-Russian Strategic Union Amid …

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Armenian analyst: Russia’s and Turkey’s interests are at opposite poles

There are major subtexts in the relations between Armenia and Russia since Russia is pursuing its interests in the region that aren’t compatible with the interests of Turkey and Azerbaijan, and this is clear to see. This is what Dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Yerevan State University, Professor and Turkologist Ruben Melkonyan …

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Statement by the Foreign Ministry of Armenia regarding the consistent violations of international humanitarian and human rights law by Azerbaijan in the occupied territories of the Republic of Artsakh

Recently, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the occupied territories of the Republic of Artsakh, in particular, the Hadrut region and the city of Shushi, which fell under the Azerbaijani control as a result of the aggression carried out with the direct participation of Turkey and the latter’s affiliated foreign terrorists fighters. Throughout the …

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Reuters: EU halts sanctions on Turkey oil executives as ties improve

The European Union has halted its plans to blacklist higher-level executives of Turkey’s state-owned Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), Reuters reported, citing four diplomats. EU leaders in December proposed an asset freeze

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UK hopes to sign comprehensive agreement with Turkey

The UK hopes to sign a comprehensive agreement with Turkey to ensure a bright future for bilateral trade relations and joint investments. The statement came from UK Ambassador to Ankara Dominick Chilcott, MEM reports. The British diplomat lauded

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European Parliament condemns Turkey’s use of Syrian mercenaries in Karabakh conflict

The European Parliament has strongly condemned the use of Syrian mercenaries in conflicts in Libya and Nagorno-Karabakh, in violation of international law. In a resolution on the Syrian conflict the European Parliament also calls on Turkey to withdraw its troops from Northern Syria which it is illegally occupying outside of any UN mandate.

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Russian MFA indicates major role of Russia-Turkey cooperation ahead of centennial of Treaty of Moscow

The cooperation between Russia and Turkey is deeply informed and is hinged on friendly-neighborliness and mutual respect. This is stated in the statement by Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova in regard to the centennial of the signing of the Treaty of Friendship and Brotherhood between the Government …

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Stanislav Tarassov: «Ne serait-il pas temps de denoncer les traites de Moscou et de Kars?» La turquie pourrait devenir une autre Yougoslavie.

Le président de l’Organisation turque des officiers de réserve, le général-lieutenant en retraite Erdogan Karakoush, a affirmé que « l’indépendance du Kurdistan  n’est pas dans les intérêts de l’Arménie ». Selon ses dires « L’Arménie n’a jamais abandonné son rêve de recréer une mythique « Grande Arménie ».

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Armenia Government needs to return $107,000,000 to Hayastan All-Armenian Fund

During today’s session, the Board of Trustees of Hayastan All-Armenian Fund, the Government of Armenia needs to take a decision to ensure the return of $107,000,000 to the Fund. This is what former executive director of Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Ara Vardanyan told reporters today.

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Statement of the International Center for Reparations on the preparation of an expert opinion on claims to the ECHR on damages in the 44-day war in Artsakh

Statement by the International Center for Reparations and Restitutions on the preparation of an expert conclusion for the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against the Republic of Azerbaijan for the damage caused to the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) during the 44-day war of 2020. PRESS RELEASE On reparation of

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Armenia President decides to not sign draft decree on dismissing army’s general staff chief

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian has issued the following statement on the President’s decision on the recommendation to relieve Onik Gasparyan of the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia: “The President of Armenia attaches importance to the urgent solution to the political crisis with respect to the dismissal …

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Armenia Armed Forces’ leadership issues statement

The leadership of the Armed Forces of Armenia has issued the following statement: “The leadership of the Armed Forces of Armenia reaffirms its assessment on the current situation and stresses that it remains unwavering, prudent and persistent, regardless of the attempts to entangle the Armed Forces in political processes.

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Armenia President does not represent interests of any political force

The President Armen Sarkissian has issued a statement on his decision regarding PM Nikol Pashinyan’s proposal to dismiss Onik Gasparyan from the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia (RA). “The fact that the President returned—with objections—the draft decree submitted

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Armenia Security Council calls on to President

The Security Council of the Republic of Armenia (RA) strongly condemns all attempts to involve the Armed Forces in the political process; the council noted this in a statement. “The RA Constitution clearly defines the inadmissibility of the Armed Forces to be involved in political processes, the fact of being under civilian oversight.

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Turkey condemns ‘coup attempt’ in Armenia

Turkey views the events in Armenia as ‘a coup attempt’ and strongly condemns them, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said this on Thursday, RIA Novosti reported. “Wherever there is a coup in the world, we [Turkey] condemn it. We also strongly condemn this [coup] attempt [in Armenia].

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev comments on situation in Armenia

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev commented on the situation in Armenia, RIA Novosti reports. “Armenia has never been in such a deplorable situation. It was their leaders who put them in this position. And the leaders of the junta that ruled Armenia for 20 years – the Kocharyan-Sargsyan junta, and the government that came after it

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Turkish President Erdogan notes “military coup” in Armenia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan commented on the current situation in Armenia, saying that “Turkey is against any attempt at a coup d’etat.” “We are against all kinds of coups. We simply cannot accept coup attempts,” Erdogan told reporters after

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