U.S. requests Armenian PM to delay visit over shutdown

U.S. requests Armenian PM to delay visit over shutdown

October 4, 2013 - 12:56 AMT  08:56 GMT
The Prime Minister was supposed to participate in the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings.
Parliament adopts President-proposed amnesty bill

Parliament adopts President-proposed amnesty bill

October 3, 2013 - 15:18 AMT  11:18 GMT
According to Justice Minister Hrayr Tovmasyan, the bill will cover 1200-1300 prisoners, with amnesty to last through December 25.
Gevorg Kostanyan appointed new Prosecutor General

Gevorg Kostanyan appointed new Prosecutor General

October 1, 2013 - 16:20 AMT  12:20 GMT
President Serzh Sagsyan, along with 103 MPs out of 108, voted in favor of appointing Military Prosecutor Gevorg Kostanyan to the post.
Armenia appoints new representative of armed forces at CSTO

Armenia appoints new representative of armed forces at CSTO

September 30, 2013 - 20:07 AMT  16:07 GMT
“In case of a military strike against Armenia CSTO norms will come into force,” Caspian Cooperation Institute director said.
British envoy expects more specific EU cooperation offer from Armenia

British envoy expects more specific EU cooperation offer from Armenia

September 30, 2013 - 19:47 AMT  15:47 GMT
The envoy encouraged Armenian authorities to present clear proposals on possible sectors of cooperation with the EU.
Armenia to get CSTO support if attacked

Armenia to get CSTO support if attacked

September 30, 2013 - 18:04 AMT  14:04 GMT
“The CSTO membership and the Organization’s balancing role in the South Caucasus are of great value for Armenia,” Kazantsev said.
President to meet French leader, deliver speech at PACE fall session

President to meet French leader, deliver speech at PACE fall session

September 30, 2013 - 16:28 AMT  12:28 GMT
The Armenian leader will also meet PACE President Jean-Claude Mignon, Council of Europe Secretary Thorbjorn Jagland among others.
U.S. ambassador says Armenia takes decisions on its own

U.S. ambassador says Armenia takes decisions on its own

September 27, 2013 - 12:40 AMT  08:40 GMT
U.S. ambassador to Armenia John Heffern commented on the statement by former RA Interior Minister Ashot Manucharyan.
Armenia lifts visa requirements for Montenegrin diplomats

Armenia lifts visa requirements for Montenegrin diplomats

September 26, 2013 - 15:08 AMT  11:08 GMT
The government approved a decision to sign an agreement with Montenegro, abolishing visa requirements for Montenegrin diplomats.
PM to personally coordinate Customs Union accession talks

PM to personally coordinate Customs Union accession talks

September 25, 2013 - 19:36 AMT  15:36 GMT
President Serzh Sargsyan instructed to form a group of economy experts and businessmen to assess economic risks for Armenia.
Yerevan in hurry to join Customs Union, Europe remains undecided

Yerevan in hurry to join Customs Union, Europe remains undecided

September 25, 2013 - 13:33 AMT  09:33 GMT
UK ambassador Jonathan Aves said that he can’t imagine the future agenda of cooperation without Armenia-EU cooperation.
Yerevan, Moscow to ink direct weaponry purchase deal?

Yerevan, Moscow to ink direct weaponry purchase deal?

September 24, 2013 - 14:20 AMT  10:20 GMT
“There’s a similar agreement with Belarus, yet it contains some reservations, which the deal with Armenia does not,” Hraparak said.
Former presidential candidate jailed for 14 years over murder attempt

Former presidential candidate jailed for 14 years over murder attempt

September 23, 2013 - 14:11 AMT  10:11 GMT
Khachatur Poghosyan and Samvel Hartyunyan who were ordered to assassinate ex-candidate Hayrikyan were given 14 and 12 years behind bars.
From queens to presidents: Armenia receives congratulations

From queens to presidents: Armenia receives congratulations

September 21, 2013 - 15:01 AMT  11:01 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a congratulatory message, hailing Armenia’s successes in scientific, technological and cultural sectors.
DCFTA: EU demanded introducing customs border with Karabakh?

DCFTA: EU demanded introducing customs border with Karabakh?

September 19, 2013 - 18:45 AMT  14:45 GMT
The Armenia-EU ties have cooled down following President Sargsyan’s voicing Armenia’s readiness to join Customs Union.
Government approves Customs Union accession project

Government approves Customs Union accession project

September 19, 2013 - 13:27 AMT  09:27 GMT
Deputy Economy Minister: a negotiation package has been formed, with seven working groups involved in the activities.