Authors Posts by SATENIK TOVMASYAN
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will soon pay a visit to Armenia. The president himself announced it while receiving visiting Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian on June 5, the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.
The resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide that was adopted in the German Bundestag on June 2 is important for Armenia in part because it addresses Armenian-Turkish relations, Giro Manoyan, a chief foreign policy spokesman for the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF, Dashnaktsutyun), told reporters in Yerevan on Friday, adding that the German government is now committed to pursuing steps in this direction.
The latest victories in friendly games by Armenia’s national soccer team have raised expectations and hopes among local fans for significant progress in upcoming official matches, but a specialist says it is too early to jump to conclusions given the strength of the Havakakan’s latest competitors.
The German Bundestag’s resolution on the Armenian Genocide may become a straitjacket to restrict Turkey’s political ambitions in relation with the issue of Syrian refugees, Turkish study expert Ruben Melkonyan told media in Yerevan on Wednesday.
The concept of antismoking packaging of cigarettes is one of the most effective means of fighting against smoking both in Armenia and around the world, Alexander Bazarchyan, the head of the National Institute of Health of Armenia, told media Tuesday, which is World No Tobacco Day.
In case of a ban on imports of agricultural products from Turkey, the Armenian market will hardly be able to meet domestic demand, said Hrach Berberyan, the head of the Agriculture Union of Armenia, told media.
Two communities in the province of Gegharkunik may become a real discovery through the first ecotourism festival in Armenia, organizers of the event told media Thursday.
As authorities in Yerevan and elsewhere in Armenia are estimating the damage caused by strong winds, the country’s meteorological services forecast more “unstable” weather for the coming days, though ruling out the repetition of the kind of squall that played havoc with populated areas in the country on May 23.
The Silk Road project undertaken within the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) could be a good opportunity for Armenia to cooperate with China and for access to an inexhaustible market of that country, economist Tatul Manaseryan told media Monday.
On May 18, an International Conference called “Conquering Cancer with a Smile”, was held in Yerevan with participation of experts from leading cancer centers in Armenia and other countries.