During the four-day war Azerbaijan’s adventure also stemmed from Turkey’s support, said expert Levon Hovsepyan.
In a move expected to boost bilateral ties the Armenian government on Thursday endorsed the signing of an agreement with Iran on abolishing visas. The Islamic Republic is expected to do the same soon to clear the way for the deal that experts say will promote mutual visits.
Hrazdan’s mayor Aram Danielyan representing the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) has been reelected in a Sunday vote that opposition members and observers claim was held in condition of numerous violations.
Garo Paylan, a Turkish-Armenian legislator from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), says he was targeted in a brawl in the Turkish Parliament on Monday for being Armenian.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Friday received Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev who arrived in Armenia the previous night to attend a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Union’s (EEU) Intergovernmental Council in Yerevan to be also attended by the heads of government of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
The young widow of Hrach Galstyan, a 25-year-old senior lieutenant of Nagorno-Karabakh’s Defense Army who was killed in action a month ago, gave birth to a baby girl in her native city of Gyumri on Friday morning.
The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) and its allies that dominate the Armenian National Assembly on Thursday ensured a first-reading passage of a new electoral bill that had earlier become a subject of heated discussions in and outside the legislature.
Armenia’s Prosecutor-General’s Office has rejected a terrorist act theory in last night’s bus explosion that left two people killed and seven injured in capital Yerevan.
Armenia is not taking any practical steps to become a more reliable economic partner for Iran, due to which it seems to be getting bypassed by another major regional project, says economist Vahagn Khachatryan.
As the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Inspector General (OIG), citing corrupt practices, has suspended 14 entities and individuals involved with humanitarian aid programs for Syria operating from Turkey, the Armenian Assembly of America (AAA) has urged U.S. Congress to aid Armenia that has given refugee to thousands fleeing Syria in recent years.