Հինգշաբթի, մայիսի 05, 2016 Ժամանակը Երեւանում 01:08

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    Russia -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks with his French counterpart during their meeting in Moscow on April 19, 2016.

    Russia Plans Peace Talks On Karabakh

    Russia is trying to organize renewed Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations in an effort to prevent another escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.

    Nagorno Karabakh - Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian and his Karabakh counterpart Bako Sahakian, chair a meeting in Stepanakert,19Apr2016

    Armenia Again Warns Of Karabakh Recognition

    Armenia has again threatened to formally recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent state if Azerbaijan attempts to reconquer the territory by force.

    Armenia - Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian (L) meets with Iranian Ambassador Seyyed Kazem Sajjad (R) in Yerevan, 4May2016.

    Iranian Envoy Briefed On Karabakh Escalation

    Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Iran’s ambassador to Armenia on Wednesday one week after holding talks with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehqan in Moscow.

    Armenia -- The Nubarashen Prison in Yerevan, undated.

    Armenian Prison Chief Suspended

    Justice Minister Arpine Hovannisian has suspended the head of Armenia’s largest prison pending investigation into possible abuse of power alleged by law-enforcement authorities, it was announced on Wednesday.

    Press Review

    Interviewed by “Aravot,” a former senior Armenian Foreign Ministry official, Marta Ayvazian, strongly criticizes President Serzh Sarkisian’s preconditions for restarting peace talks with Azerbaijan following the April 2-5 fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.


    Ex-Official Under Investigation Over Panama Leaks

    An Armenian law-enforcement agency has launched criminal proceedings against a powerful official who resigned two weeks ago after being accused of having secret offshore accounts exposed by the Panama Papers.

    Armenia Claims Azeri Troop Buildup Near Karabakh

    Azerbaijan has deployed more troops near “the line of contact” around Nagorno-Karabakh one month after the outbreak of heavy fighting with Karabakh Armenian forces, Armenia’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

    Ter-Petrosian Praises Armenian Response To Karabakh Fighting

    Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian commended Armenia’s and Nagorno-Karabakh’s leaderships for their response to the escalation of the conflict with Azerbaijan as he wrapped up a visit to Stepanakert on Tuesday.

    Armenian Exports To Russia Soar

    After falling sharply in 2015, Armenia’s exports to Russia more than doubled in the first quarter of this year as the Russian ruble gained back some of the value it lost since 2014, according to government data.


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    Վիդեո Thousands join Torchlight Procession in Yerevan Honoring Victims of the Armenian Genocide

    The march kicked off in Yerevan's Freedom square with burning of Turkish and Azerbaijani flags. The procession went through downtown Yerevan and concluded at the eternal fire of Tsitsernakabert, the Armenian Genocide Memorial.


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    Turkish Denialist Helps Publicize Truth about the Armenian Genocide

    Ergun Kirlikovali, a resident of Orange County, California, and former president of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations, has carried out a life-long Don Quixotic battle against recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Unfortunately for him, the more he denies the Genocide, the more he helps publicize it.
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