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Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian (L) meets with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili, Yerevan, 22Aug2014.

Georgian-Armenian Ties ‘At Historic High’

Relations between Georgia and Armenia are now better than at any other point in their long history, President Serzh Sarkisian said as met with the visiting Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili on Friday.

Armenia - Energy Minister Yervand Zakharian and a representative of the Anaklia IEP Holding company sign a preliminary agreement on the construction of a power plant, Yerevan, 22Aug2014.

New Armenian Plant To Supply Energy To Georgia

A new and large thermal power plant to be built in Armenia by a little-known company will supply electricity to neighboring Georgia, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharian said on Friday.

Azerbaijan - Azerbaijan soldiers escort Karen Petrosian, an Armenian man arrested after crossing into Azerbaijan, 7Aug2014

France Also Deplores Armenian Captive’s Death In Azerbaijan

France has joined the United States in deploring the suspicious death of an Armenian man in Azerbaijani custody and urging Azerbaijan to investigate its cause. (UPDATED)

Armenia - Agriculture Minister Sergo Karapetian holds a news conference, Yerevan, 22Aug2014.

Minister Still Upbeat On Food Exports To Russia

Agriculture Minister Sergo Karapetian on Friday stood by his claims that exports of Armenian agricultural products to Russia should double this year because of the Russian ban on food imports from the West.

Press Review

“Aravot” carries an interview with political analyst Armen Grigorian dedicated to the 24th anniversary of a historic declaration by Armenia’s first post-Communist parliament which reaffirmed its intention to seek independence from the Soviet Union.


Russia Encourages More Food Imports From Armenia

The Russian government has offered to help Armenia increase exports of agricultural products to Russia after its ban on food imports from the West, a senior official in Yerevan revealed on Thursday.

Armenia, Georgia To Build New Border Bridge

Armenia and Georgia will build a new bridge at their main crossing to facilitate bilateral commerce and travel, the prime ministers of the two states announced after talks in Yerevan on Thursday.

Yerevan Moves To Facilitate Iraqi Armenian Immigration

The government approved on Thursday measures designed to make it easier for Iraqi Armenians to take refuge in Armenia or become its dual citizens following the rise of Islamist insurgency in Iraq.

Key Yerevan Arena Renationalized

Armenia’s largest sports and concert arena was formally renationalized on Thursday in payment for its Russian-based owner’s debts to the Armenian government exceeding 10.4 billion drams ($25 million).


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Վիդեո Exclusive Interview With Senior U.S. District Judge

The Honorable John C. Coughenour, Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, was in Armenia to participate in a seminar for Armenian judges and a seminar for law students and recent graduates.

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Once Leading Supporter of Armenian Genocide Recognition, Now Genocide Denialist

Washington has long-suffered from unethical politicians, but the prize for the top hypocrite on an Armenian issue goes to former Cong. Richard Gephardt who served as House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003.
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