Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian on Wednesday defended the Armenian government’s track record and dismissed opposition claims about a political crisis necessitating “regime change” in the country.
Opposition leaders Levon Ter-Petrosian, Gagik Tsarukian and Raffi Hovannisian met again late on Wednesday to discuss preparations for the next anti-government rally that will held by their political parties in Yerevan on Friday.
France’s President Francois Hollande will try to revive the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process when he hosts fresh talks between his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts in Paris early next week, the French ambassador in Yerevan said on Wednesday.
Health authorities in Armenia have installed fever detectors at the national border crossings, trained medical personnel and provided them with protective equipment in an effort to contain a possible spread of Ebola into the country.
“Haykakan Zhamanak” claims that many goods imported to Armenia will become more expensive from January 2015 because of the country’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Armenian Service, Ken Hachikian, the chairman of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), said that Nagorno-Karabakh’s independence based on self-determination is very high on the agenda of the organization.
RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian talked to RFE/RL Senior Editor Brian Whitmore on the rediscovered role of NATO in the wake of the Alliance’s summit in Newport, Wales, UK.
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