Nagorno-Karabakh’s armed forces on Friday claimed to have killed seven Azerbaijani soldiers in two overnight commando raids which they said were aimed at thwarting fresh Azerbaijani ceasefire violations along “the line of contact.”
Bowing to strong pressure from President Serzh Sarkisian, Gagik Tsarukian resigned as chairman of Armenia’s largest opposition party and announced his retirement from “active politics” on Thursday.
President Serzh Sarkisian is pressing ahead with a controversial constitutional reform that would transform Armenia into a parliamentary republic, parliament speaker Galust Sahakian said on Thursday.
After years of growth, production of Armenian brandy and wine, major export items mostly sold in Russia, has decreased considerably in recent months due to the sharp depreciation of the Russian currency, the ruble.
Former Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian on Thursday confirmed his decision to quit the Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK), pointing to its failure to achieve regime change in the country.
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