The mayors of Movses and Chinari villages in the province of Tavush, 300-500 meters away from the restive Armenian-Azerbaijani border think that the last two laws adopted by the National Assembly will alleviate the villagers’ burden and will allow entrepreneurs to think of investing in their villages.
The statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Armenia on the Karabakh helicopter shot down by Azerbaijani armed forces was circulated as an official document at the UN General Assembly and the UN Security Council.
The incident with the downed Armenian helicopter once again underlines the need for a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, U.S. Department of State spokesman Jeff Rathke said at a recent press briefing in Washington referring to the November 12 occurrence that increased tensions in the conflict zone.
The gradual fall and then abrupt decline of the Armenian dram during the last few weeks has been acknowledged by the Central Bank (CB) as well, and the government and some experts consider this a positive impact on production with export potential, however, these developments also imply risks of inflation.
The South Caucasus region is preparing for a major transformation, and the future of Armenia will depend on the direction in which the changes occur.
Russia and Abkhazia signed an agreement on military and political cooperation, under which the armies of the two countries were united, and Russia has become, in fact, the guarantor of the security of Abkhazia. It is noteworthy that after the signing of the agreement Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that now the Abkhazian railway can be put into use.
2014 has been abundant in emergency situations, according to the data provided to reporters today. Thus, since January, 9,525 accidents have been registered. The biggest accident occurred in the Province of Shirak earlier this month claiming seven human lives in a minibus-truck collision. The majority of accidents were registered in Yerevan.
A rare combination of feelings of deep grief and utter pride was in the air over the Yerablur Military Cemetery in Yerevan Tuesday afternoon as three Armenian pilots killed on board a military helicopter shot down by Azerbaijani forces near Nagorno-Karabakh’s Line of Contact on November 12 were laid to rest with full military honors.