The head of the Armenian National Airlines says that despite problems the company faces they will continue working and realizing flights on schedule.
Armenian Nationl Airline Air Armenia executive director Arsen Avetisyan on Friday told reporters that the company had problems concerning payments which was mainly caused by EU and US sanctions over Russia.
During the first week of the four day Parliament sitting period opposition MPs criticized the parliament process, explaining that the government does not allow them to properly study the law while trying to urgent pass bills.
Activation in Armenia’s internal political life in the wake of the meeting earlier this week of two leaders of non-governing parties Levon Ter-Petrosyan and Gagik Tsarukyan continued as the latter gave an interview to a local news website in which he, among other things, sought to emphasize again the political weight of his party.
The process of Armenia’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is taking place in accordance with the schedule, and on October 10, in all probability, the country will sign an agreement on joining the Russian-led bloc, Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan said this week. The official also said that the EEU member countries have agreed that duties in Armenia will not go up after its entry into the union.
While news about the atrocities committed against ethnic Armenians in Ottoman Turkey in the dying years of the Empire still reached societies living to the West of the Bosporus in the form of various scattered reports, it took more time for the world to see a more integral picture of what many governments and historians would later call the first genocide of the 20th century.
Armenia is by and large immune to the kind of mass bankruptcies of travel agencies that Russia has seen in the past several months and weeks.
More than a dozen tour operators involved in providing mainly outgoing tourism services have been shutting down in Russia in August and September defaulting on their financial obligations, which has left tens of thousands of holidaymakers stranded on foreign resorts.
A new “multifunctional” residential building was opened in Yerevan’s Kentron district on Wednesday, with Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan performing the ribbon-cutting ceremony. According to the Municipality’s press office, in line with the proposals of a special interdepartmental committee set up by President Serzh Sargsyan, some of the evictee families who suffered from a private developer’s construction project in downtown Yerevan have also been provided with apartments in the new building.