Weightlifting champ Yuri Vardanyan appointed ambassador to Georgia

Weightlifting champ Yuri Vardanyan appointed ambassador to Georgia

June 24, 2014 - 19:09 AMT  15:09 GMT
In 2009, Vardanyan became a presidential adviser and was appointed Minister of Sport in May 2013.
Russia FM talks Karabakh, Turkey, trade turnover in Yerevan

Russia FM talks Karabakh, Turkey, trade turnover in Yerevan

June 23, 2014 - 18:20 AMT  14:20 GMT
“Russia favors the dialogue between the Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents,” Russia’s Foreign Minister said.
Official refuses comment on Eurasian Economic Union accession delay

Official refuses comment on Eurasian Economic Union accession delay

June 19, 2014 - 18:00 AMT  14:00 GMT
“We are working to prevent a rise in the prices of sensitive products after accession to the Eurasian Economic Union,” Karen Chshmarityan said.
Armenia to attend NATO seminar as Baku pledges to guarantee safety

Armenia to attend NATO seminar as Baku pledges to guarantee safety

June 14, 2014 - 17:57 AMT  13:57 GMT
The seminar agenda includes numerous issues of interest to Armenia, in particular the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement.
French envoy calls to ease Karabakh border tensions

French envoy calls to ease Karabakh border tensions

June 12, 2014 - 15:42 AMT  11:42 GMT
French ambassador to Armenia Henri Reynaud stressed a peaceful, negotiated settlement as the only solution to the Karabakh conflict.
Non-coalition forces issue demands to government

Non-coalition forces issue demands to government

June 10, 2014 - 18:41 AMT  14:41 GMT
The four forces held a signing ceremony and stated their intention to hold a “republican rally” to sum up the work.
Armenia may attend NATO PA seminar in Baku if safety guaranteed

Armenia may attend NATO PA seminar in Baku if safety guaranteed

June 9, 2014 - 19:20 AMT  15:20 GMT
"We have also proposed holding the next Rose Roth seminar in 2015 in Yerevan,” Koryun Nahapetyan said.
Armenian Deputy FM says Baku trying to scuttle Karabakh talks

Armenian Deputy FM says Baku trying to scuttle Karabakh talks

June 7, 2014 - 16:00 AMT  12:00 GMT
According to Kocharyan, the recent statement by the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Swiss President Didier Burkhalter was not accidental.
President, OSCE CiO talk Genocide, Karabakh, Ankara blockade

President, OSCE CiO talk Genocide, Karabakh, Ankara blockade

June 4, 2014 - 17:02 AMT  13:02 GMT
Burkhalter stressed that Switzerland supports the OSCE Minsk Group efforts aimed at the peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict.
EU to allocate € 950,000 for democracy assistance in Armenia

EU to allocate € 950,000 for democracy assistance in Armenia

June 3, 2014 - 17:52 AMT  13:52 GMT
Traian Hristea announced the official start of the Assistance to Armenia’s Democratic Governance 18-month project.
Economy Minister refutes Armenia-Karabakh customs point rumors

Economy Minister refutes Armenia-Karabakh customs point rumors

June 2, 2014 - 18:32 AMT  14:32 GMT
Chshmarityan also noted that Armenia won’t be joining the Eurasian Economic Union together with Karabakh, as was the case with the UN or CIS.
Defense Minister on Baku arms race: weapons alone don’t make army

Defense Minister on Baku arms race: weapons alone don’t make army

May 27, 2014 - 14:58 AMT  10:58 GMT
“Frequent border incidents don’t suggest Azerbaijan’s military advantage over Armenia,” Seyran Ohanyan said.
Ex-minister Hrayr Tovmasyan named parliament Chief of Staff

Ex-minister Hrayr Tovmasyan named parliament Chief of Staff

May 26, 2014 - 16:59 AMT  12:59 GMT
Before Hrayr Tovmasyan’s appointment, Erik Minasyan occupied the post of the acting Chief of Staff.
President talks politics, economic growth and Karabakh

President talks politics, economic growth and Karabakh

May 24, 2014 - 16:21 AMT  12:21 GMT
“There will be positive changes in promotion of economic management and enlargement of consumer markets,” Sargsyan said.
OSCE encourages stronger ties between police, media, civil society

OSCE encourages stronger ties between police, media, civil society

May 23, 2014 - 15:01 AMT  11:01 GMT
“Today’s discussion will contribute to better understanding between the police and public,” ambassador Andrey Sorokin said.
Only RPA members vote as parliament passes govt. program

Only RPA members vote as parliament passes govt. program

May 22, 2014 - 19:01 AMT  15:01 GMT
The parliamentary minority represented by ARFD, ANC, Prosperous Armenia and Heritage parties did not participate in the voting.