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21 / August / 2019

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OSCE to conduct monitoring on Karabakh-Azerbaijan line of contact
STEPANAKERT. – In accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Mission on Tuesday will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the northwest from Seysulan village of the NKR Martakert Region. From the positions of the Defense Army of the Republic of Artsakh, the monito...
2018-02-05 12:48:13
Belarus analyst: Polonez rocket system deal with Azerbaijan did not take place b...
Belarusian military analyst Alexander Alesin has told Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper of Russia that his country’s Polonez multiple launch rocket system purchase deal with Azerbaijan was not brought to fruition due to Armenia. “We [Belarus] wanted to sell Polonezes to Azerbaijan,” Alesin explained. “But our CSTO partner Armenia was against it; [so] the deal did not take place. “Azerbaijan is one of the largest customers to whom we sell air defense systems. (&hellip...
2018-02-05 12:47:34
Don’t Regret, Do
BY GAREN YEGPARIAN How does one avoid regret? If the person is a psychopath, it’s easy, regret may not even arise no matter how vile the behavior. But for most human beings, the path to no regrets is paved with the gleaming white marble stones of doing the right thing. Other than the natural human aversion to admitting errors, it’s fairly easy to express regret for actions taken or not, long after the time when that choice would have made a difference is past. So it is with some ...
2018-02-03 12:20:56
US President to meet North Korean defectors
US President Donald Trump will meet North Korean defectors, The Washington Post reported. Trump is expected to meet with eight defectors, including Ji Seong-ho, a defector from North Korea, who also had been invited to watch Donald Trump’s address. “No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship in North Korea,” Trump said Tuesday night during the annual address to Congress. “North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear missil...
2018-02-02 14:54:13
Sharmazanov: Armen Sarkissian to make decision after final meeting with Armenia ...
Armenian Ambassador to the UK, a possible presidential candidate from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia Armen Sarkissian has not finished meetings with representatives of political forces yet, and there is no certain term when he will meet the current president Serzh Sargsyan, Vice President of the National Assembly of Armenia Eduard Sharmazanov told the reporters after the Executive Body meeting of the party. According to him, Armen Sarkissian's meetings with representatives of political ...
2018-02-02 12:26:14
Newspaper: Armenia President, ambassador to UK have joint businesses
After all, why Armenia’s ambassador to Great Britain, Armen Sarkissian? The question on this presidential candidate nominee of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) has become a subject for discussion among broad public circles, according to Chorrord Ishkhanutyun (CI; Fourth Power) newspaper. “According to CI’s information, [Armenia incumbent President and RPA Chairman] Serzh Sargsyan’s ‘bet’ on Armen Sarkissian [becoming the next President] has deep r...
2018-02-02 12:23:27
Plane returning to Syria from Russia undergoes missile attack, Armenian MP on bo...
The airplane returning from Sochi, Russia, on Friday was under a missile attack at the Syrian capital city Damascus airport by the militants of terrorist groups, said Jirair Reisian, an Armenian member of the Syrian parliament, speaking to Armenian News-NEWS.am. He noted that the passengers on board this plane were returning from the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi. “The missile which the terrorists launched fell a few meters away from the aircraft,” said Reisian. &ldquo...
2018-02-02 12:22:48
Armen Sarkissian Continues Meeting as he Mulls Presidential Candidacy
YEREVAN—Dr. Armen Sarkissian, the ruling Republican Party of Armenia’s candidate for president, had a busy day Wednesday visiting among other places Armenia’s Constitutional Court, Yerevan State University and Tumo Center for Creative Technologies in a bid to fulfill his pledge of meeting with a cross section of Armenia society prior to accepting the nomination. Sarkissian opted to explain his decision to not immediately accept the nomination by outlining his desire to meet wi...
2018-02-01 11:43:20
Armenia police clarifies why Italian officers tried to arrest Armenian MP in Rome
YEREVAN. – Armenian police clarified on Tuesday an incident involving Nikol Pashinyan, head of opposition Yelq faction in the Armenian parliament. Earlier Armenian MP Nikol Pashinyan wrote on Facebook that the Italian police besieged his hotel room in Rome to arrest him. In a statement published later on Tuesday, Armenia police said their Italian colleagues were guided by an Interpol application dating back to 2008. “On July 1, 2009, after Nikol Pashinyan's visit to the law enforc...
2018-01-30 17:26:06
Supporters Gather to Promote Tarkanian’s Bid for U.S. Senate
LOS ANGELES—The California Club played host on Wednesday to 150 guests who had turned out to support Danny Tarkanian in his bid for the US Senate from Nevada in the 2018 mid-term elections. Approximately $200,000 was raised prior to the event, which was attended by community leaders and state and local officials. “I am heartfelt for your support, generosity and taking part in my campaign. I look forward to representing the great state of Nevada, our wonderful country and being your ...
2018-01-30 14:05:34
Teghood Tailings Travesty; Glendale Gas Grift; More Mining Mania
BY GAREN YEGPARIAN Surprise, surprise, surprise… not! I was shocked, shocked, to learn from a very brief news item a few days ago of a breach in the Teghood (Teghout/Teghut) copper and molybdenum mine’s tailings* pond resulting in the toxic liquids retained therein flowing into the Teghood River, thence to the Shnogh, and on to the Tepet /Debed rivers. I’m still hoping this is not true since it has not been widely reported as of this writing, but my guts tell me it is all to...
2018-01-30 14:04:42
ANCA San Gabriel Valley Hosts Community Gathering with Wide Political Support
MONTEBELLO, Calif.—On Thursday, January 11, the Armenian National Committee of America – San Gabriel Valley Chapter hosted its annual Armenian Christmas Dinner at the Montebello Armenian Center. More than 100 hundred community leaders and 40 elected officials including state senate and assembly representatives, mayors, and council members of 12 cities within the San Gabriel Valley took part in the celebration that has become a cherished tradition throughout the years. Speakers incl...
2018-01-30 14:04:00
Nalbandian Discusses Karabakh, Protocols, EU Agreement
YEREVAN—During a press conference Monday, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian discussed his meeting earlier this month with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov; the pledge by President Serzh Sarkisian to declare the Turkey-Armenia Protocols null-and-void, as well as the Armenian’s new comprehensive agreement with the European Union. During his meeting with Mammadyarov earlier this month, the two agreed to expand the role of the permanent representative of th...
2018-01-30 14:02:22
Armenian presidential candidate pays tribute to memory of fallen heroes in Yerab...
YEREVAN.- Candidate for the President of Armenia, Armenia’s Ambassador to the UK, former prime minister, Armen Sargsyan visited the Yerablur Military Pantheon to pay tribute to the memory of Armenian heroes fallen for the independence of the Homeland on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the establishment of the Armenian Army, Armenpress reported. Armen Sargsyan laid flowers at the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier, the graves of Commander (Sparapet) Vazgen Sargsyan, Commander Andranik...
2018-01-29 11:32:58
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