Georgia has thanked Armenia for helping it to restore electricity supplies in the country disrupted on Sunday night due to accidents in the distribution network.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani plans to pay an official visit to Armenia later this year “to discuss the latest developments on the regional and international scenes, and explore new avenues for the further promotion of Tehran-Yerevan ties”, an Iranian diplomat said.
| 25.07.14 | 15:31
Joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will somewhat increase grape production in Armenia, as well as wine and brandy production volumes, however, because grape cultivating resources are limited in the country existence of markets might result in falsifications of products, winemaker Avag Harutyunyan told reporters on Friday.
| 25.07.14 | 10:37
Armenia’s energy sector is facing a crucial choice. At its July 24 sitting the Armenian government considered, but not yet approved several major deals concerning the sphere. As it turned out, the ArmRosgazprom company, which owns almost the entire domestic gas distribution network in Armenia and earlier this year was renamed Gazprom-Armenia, has considerable debts. In particular, the company owes to Vorotan HPP Cascade CJSC, which is to be sold to an American company, Contour Global, although the deal is not completed yet.
Arts and Culture
| 25.07.14 | 10:24
The State Youth Orchestra of Armenia (SYOA) has been invited to perform at an international competition held in Asia. It says this is the first time an Armenian orchestra will take part in an international competition in Asia.