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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 ...

Ruling Party Warns Diaspora Critics

(RFE/RL)- President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party (HHK) on scoffed at plans by a group of prominent Diaspora Armenians critical of the authorities in Yerevan to monitor Armenia’s upcoming parliamentary elections. Rock musician Serj ...

Diaspora Celebrities To Monitor Armenian Elections

  Rock musician Serj Tankian and several other prominent Diaspora Armenian artists said on Monday that they will monitor Armenia’s forthcoming parliamentary elections in a bid to help ensure that they meet democratic standards. Tankian, ...

250,000+ Trees Provide Local Benefits and Support Global Climate Fight

ATP hired temporary workers and partnered with volunteers young and old to plant more than a quarter of a million trees this year, bringing the total to 5,216,500 since 1994. BY KRISTINE HOVSEPYAN YEREVAN—While last month’s Marrakech ...