December 16, 2010
Though Armenia is a CSTO member, it successfully cooperates also with NATO. Armenia, represented by the Foreign Minister and Defense Minister, participated in the Lisbon NATO summit in November 2010, as part of which opinions were exchanged with respect to the bilateral relations. Newly appointed NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai commented toPanARMENIAN.Net on the current level of NATO-Armenia relations, outlooks for boosting the relations within the framework of IPAP, as well as the organization’s position on the Karabakh conflict settlement and the Armenian-Turkish normalization.
December 15, 2010
After the OSCE summit in Astana, the Nagorno Karabakh conflict is one of the most debated topics among experts and political analysts. They speak of possibility of Azerbaijan’s aggression, on the one hand, and of the deadlock the talks reached, on the other. Executive director of UK-based LINKS NGO Dennis Sammut commented to PanARMENIAN.Net on his vision for the future of the conflict settlement process.
November 24, 2010
During the recent midterm elections in the U.S. Congress, the Armenian community of California strongly supported Congressman Adam Schiff. Schiff, the author of the Resolution 252 calling for proper recognition of the Armenian Genocide by Washington, the politician seeking increase in aid to Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh and maintenance of military aid parity between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Rep. Adam Schiff at U.S. House of Representatives comments to PanARMENIAN.Net on the election campaign and his position of the issues vital for the Armenian community.
November 2, 2010
Currently, public attention, not excluding that of the American Armenian community has been focused on mid-term elections in the U.S. Berdj Karapetian, Chairman of California Armenians for Jerry Brown gave his comments on the situation in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
November 1, 2010
The possible war in Iran, unsettlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, ambitions of Turkey and Russia in the South Caucasus made the region highly explosive. With Georgia and Azerbaijan's continuous threats to “restore the territorial integrity”, the situation does not improve. Director of the Institute of Political and Social Studies of the Black Sea and Caspian Region, professor Vladimir Zakharov comments on the latest developments to PanARMENIAN.Net.
October 30, 2010
The Armenian community of California in the upcoming midterm elections in the U.S. Congress strongly supports a faithful friend of American Armenians, Congressman Adam Schiff. Schiff is the author of the Resolution 252 about the Armenian Genocide leading a multi-year struggle for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the Washington, for the increase in aid to Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh, to maintain military aid parity between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Maureen Shanahan, Communications Director for Rep. Adam Schiff at U.S. House of Representatives has told PanARMENIAN.Net on the election campaign, on the eve of the elections.
October 21, 2010
The OSCE Minsk Group has accomplished its Field Assessment Mission in the territories surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh. A year has passed since signature of the Protocols on normalization of the Armenian-Turkish relations. What can Armenia expect in the future and how can the latest developments in the region tell on the most delicate issues: resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and Armenian-Turkish reconciliation. Head of the Modus Vivendi Center, historian Ara Papian comments on the situation in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
September 16, 2010
Leszek Balcerowiczis, Polish economist, former chairman of the National Bank of Poland and Deputy Prime Minister in Tadeusz Mazowiecki's government, who is famous for implementing the Polish economic transformation program, commonly known as shock therapy in the 1990s, visited Armenia lately to attend “Armenia after crisis: challenges and perspectives” conference. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, Mr. Balcerowiczis commented on crisis-prevention tools and prospects of Armenian-Polish relations.
September 2, 2010
The situation around Iran’s nuclear remains tense. The recently adopted UN Security Council resolution inflicted new sanctions against the country. For Armenia, which enjoys neighborly relations with Iran and implements a number of joint programs, establishment of dialogue between Tehran and the West is extremely important. Iranian Foreign Minister, Dr. Manouchehr Mottaki commented to PanARMENIAN.Net on the prospects of Armenian-Iranian relations and Tehran’s approaches to regional problems, including the Karabakh conflict.
June 30, 2010
Nagorno Karabakh issue has again become a subject of hot debates among politicians and experts. The recent statement by Presidents of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chair countries originated a chain of opinions and comments. Head of RIA Novosti’s CIS and Baltic States Department Alan Kasayev elaborated on the current situation in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.