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Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Begins Construction of Greenhouses for 59 More Families

With support from Argentinean-Armenian donors, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund has launched the third phase of its increasingly popular greenhouse program in Armenia’s Tavush Region. Greenhouses, each with a total area of 100 square meters, are ...

More Homes Built In Armenian Earthquake Zone

Armenia -- Newly constructed apartment buildings in Akhurian, 20Dec2016 More than a hundred families living in a small town in northwestern Armenia moved into newly built apartments 28 years after a catastrophic earthquake that destroyed their ...

Armenian, Iranian Leaders Agree On Closer Ties

Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian (R) greets his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at Yerevan airport, 21Dec2016.   Iran will increase exports of natural gas to Armenia and deepen broader economic ties with its Christian neighbor, ...

Armenia-Iran Business Forum Spotlights Trade, North-South Corridor

Armenia’s First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments Garegin Melkonyan speaking at the forum in Yerevan (Photo: mineconomy.am) (Arka)—The fourth Armenian-Iranian business forum in the last 12 months organized as part of ...

Former Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan to Return to Politics 

(A.W.)—Former Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan announced on Dec. 20 that he will “actively” participate in Armenia’s upcoming parliamentary elections. His announcement came just days after Unity Party leader Vartan Oskanian expressed hope ...

New Armenian Opposition Bloc Formed

Armenia - Leaders of the opposition Civil Contract, Bright Armenia and Hanrapetutyun parties announce the creation of an electoral alliance in Yerevan, 12Dec2016. (RFE/RL)- Three Armenian opposition parties critical of Russia formally agreed on ...

Ter-Petrosian Vows To Back Government On Karabakh Peace

Armenia - Former President Levon Ter-Petrosian addresses a convention of his Armenian National Congress (HAK) in Yerevan, 17Dec2016. (RFE/RL)-  Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian has expressed readiness to help President Serzh Sarkisian ...

Armenia Needs Syrian Migrants, Says Prime Minister Karapetyan

Armenia’ government will do its best to ensure that the thousands of ethnic Armenian refugees from Syria stay in their ancestral homeland for good, Prime Minister Karen Karapetian said on Thursday. “We will provide every support to all those ...

Armenian Parliament Allows Party Switching

(RFE/RL)- The Armenian parliament voted on December 16 to allow its members to formally defect from political parties that helped them win parliament seats. The National Assembly also empowered parliamentary factions to expel dissident deputies ...