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Vahe Hakobyan: Investments must create jobs

Politician: "Republican Party of Armenia deporting Armenians from their motherland"

In corporate strategy for 2014 Araratbank gives special priority to activities of businesswomen

Rostelecom provides a number of educational establishments in Abovyan with free superhigh- speed Internet services starting from March 1

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group to provide customers with free non-chip MasterCards under a campaign for motorists

MasterCard holders among VTB Group's Armenian customers can withdraw cash from VTB Group's ATM network at the same tariffs as at VTB Bank (Armenia)

Orange offers an innovative solution for internet and fixed phone services

Lyova Khachatryan: Prosperous Armenia Party will not demand resignation of Armenian President

Political expert rules out an external factor in Tigran Sargsyan's resignation

Edward Nalbandian and Seyran Ohanyan reappointed

Armenian political expert skeptical about viability of "the union of the four"

Moscow: Fulfillment of "road map" will allow Armenia to join Customs Union and Eurasian Economic Union

Gagik Makaryan: Appointment of Hovik Abrahamyan as Prime Minister is intended to ease political and social tension in Armenia rather than deepen reforms

Tatul Manaseryan: Hovik Abrahamyan is able to find a common language even with the opposition

Naira Zohrabyan: The new premier of Armenia should not continue the programme of his predecessor

Deputy Head of Heritage Party: Appointment of Hovik Abrahamyan as prime minister aims to tie Prosperous Armenia Party's hand and foot

Member of the parliament: Hovik Abrahamyan is a compromising man at the position of Armenia's prime minister

Boris Navasardyan: Appointment of Hovik Abrahamyan as prime minister meets oligarchs' aspirations

Hovik Abrahamyan starts forming the new Cabinet

Stepan Safaryan: Conflict of business-interests of Tsarukyan and Kocharyan is not ruled out in the near future

Moscow: One should draw no parallels between Crimea and Nagorno-Karabakh

Tigran Urikhanyan: Prosperous Armenia Party does not consider joining ruling coalition

Serzh Sargsyan: State budget is inviolable and bribery is forbidden

Sources: Along with prime minister’s post, RPA determined to make some other staff reshuffles – Sharmazanov taking parliament speaker’s position, Haroutiunyan going back to the justice ministry, while Sargsyan to engage in diplomacy

Ruling Party entrusts Hovik Abrahamyan with power of prime minister

Yerevan Brandy Company is number one brandy producer in Armenia and number one exporter, Henri Reynaud says

Sargsyan-Abrahamyan-Tsarukyan meeting underway at Armenian President's palace

Activist of "I'm Against" initiative calls on citizens to make no utility payments until the mechanism automatically transferring pension interest to funds is cancelled

"I'm Against" civic initiative intends to apply to court against State Revenue Committee

Ivan Volynkin: Annual Conference of Russian Compatriots makes an invaluable contribution to development of relations between Armenia and Russia

CJSC "South Caucasus Railway" to participate in the Caucasus Tourism Fair - 2014

Turkish FM: The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has acted beyond its competence by adopting a hastily and ineptly prepared draft resolution

Converse Bank goes on upgrading its offices

Orange continues making smartphones more available

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Vice-Speaker of Israeli Knesset to Deliver in Tbilisi Lecture on Israeli-Arabic Relations

German Chancellor Invites Garibashvili to Visit her Country

Georgian Foreign Minister to Visit Germany

Georgian Foreign Minister Attends International Conference in Vilnius

President to Have Exclusive Right to Grant Georgian Citizenship

NATO Week in Georgia Starts Today

Discussion of the Azerbaijani-Iranian relations on Culture and Tourism

Chief of General Staff of the RF to visit Baku

Ilham Aliyev will visit NAR

Georgian Premier Starts his Regional Tour

Georgian President to Hold Talks in Poland

Georgian Prime Minister Meets with EU Special Adviser

Erdogan is arriving in Baku

Simplification of the visa regime between the EU and Azerbaijan may occur in the summer

U.S. Embassy: Any allegations that US government representatives are trying to foment a revolution in Azerbaijan are absolutely absurd

Foreign Minister of Afghanistan to Pay Official Visit to Georgia

Georgian Foreign Ministry Makes Strict Statement, Concerning Referendum in the Crimea

President Margvelashvili Meets Georgian Troops, Deployed in Afghanistan

Georgian Premier and Afghan Foreign Minister Discuss Two Countries' Relations

Georgian Premier Holds Official Dinner in Honor of Romanian Prime Minister

Analyst: The USA invested $5 billion to directly support Maidan

Georgian Ambassador to Japan Hands over Credentials to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan.

Tbilisi Hosts Annual PDP Conference

NATO May Accelerate Georgia's Integration and Grant it MAP because of the Crimea Problem

Georgian Ambassador to Lithuania Addresses Seimas

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister in Baku

Gerhard Schroeder will make a speech in Baku

Putin is unable to persuade the leader of the Crimean Tatars

Georgian Defence Minister Attends NATO Defence Ministerial

Saakashvili is Offered High Post in Kiev

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Vahe Hakobyan: Investments must create jobs

Sergey Markedonov: People living in Crimea and Karabakh saw no future for the countries they were attached to

Vahram Avanesyan: It is impossible to achieve serious results by means of standard and framework reforms

Wayne Merry: Situation around Ukraine is a serious alarm that the South Caucasus political nucleus must be seriously revised

Dariusz Prasek: EBRD demands absolute transparency from companies

Sargis Hatspanyan: When it comes to the change of regime in Armenia, the West washes hands of it

Andrey Yepivantsev: Only time may show if we have opened Pandora's box in the Crimea or not

Giorgi Tarkhan-Mouravi: Confrontation around the Crimea will speed up Ukraine's European integration

Ivan Kukhta: Ukraine has received a chance to be totally reset

Vaidotas Verba: Eastern Partnership project is not directed against anybody, it is simply for open opportunities

Vladimir Yevseev: The only way out of the situation in Ukraine for the West is through negotiations with Russia

Edward Sharmazanov: The principle of peoples’ right to self-determination tends to dominate in the world

Gevorg Poghosyan: Armenia is on an explosive-timing device and may explode at any moment

Sergey Grinyayev: Armenia has just to realize its status of an essential partner for Russia

Grigory Tishchenko: Strengthening of Russia’s positions in the South Caucasus will contribute to peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Artak Shakaryan: Armenia and Diaspora should be ready for Turkey’s imitative policy in the matter of Armenian Genocide recognition

Hovhannes Igityan: Only reason why they 'invited' Armenia into the Customs Union was to show Europe who wears the pants in the post-Soviet area

Alexander Voronin: ANELIK has almost 20% of all money transfers in the CIS

08/04 15:14 Russian General Staff chief rules out military solution in Nagorno-Karabakh

The Chairman of the Russian Army General Staff, Colonel-General Valery Gerasimov called for a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, ITAR-TASS reported.

05/04/2014 11:03

Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan discuss Karabakh peace process

Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Edward Nalbandian and Elmar Mammadyarov, met in Moscow on 4 April. The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs, Igor Popov of Russia, Jacques Faure of France, and James Warlick of USA as well as OSCE CiO PR Andrzej Kasprzyk were also present at the meeting of the two ministers, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said.

01/04/2014 12:48

Azerbaijani MP: If Azerbaijan had not supported Ukraine at the UN, its policy on Nagorno-Karabakh would have ended in a fiasco

If Azerbaijan had failed to recognize the territorial integrity of Ukraine during the UN debates on the relevant resolution, Baku's policy on Nagorno-Karabakh would have ended in a fiasco, Azeri MP Fazil Mustafa has told SalamNews when commenting on Azerbaijan's stand on Ukraine's resolution at the UN General Assembly.

29/03/2014 16:54

Tatiana Valovaya: Nagorno-Karabakh problem not discussed during negotiations for Armenia's accession to Customs Union

The Nagorno-Karabakh problem is not being discussed during the negotiations for Armenia's accession to the Customs Union, Integration and Macroeconomics Minister of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tatiana Valovaya told journalists on Saturday.

28/03/2014 14:06

EU recommends ensuring unimpeded access for representatives of the EU to Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions

The stalemate in the Minsk Process aiming at settling the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict continued for most of 2013, says ENP Country Progress Report 2013 on Azerbaijan.

28/03/2014 13:58

Azerbaijan fires at Armenian villages again

The Azerbaijani armed forces intensively fired at the village of Aygepar, Tavush region, Armenia, for two hours overnight. No victims or casualties are reported, Head of Aygepar Village Administrtion Andranik Aldinyan told ArmInfo.

27/03/2014 14:24

Raffi Hovannisian: Artsakh can be compared with Crimea only if Russia annexes it

Serzh Sargsyan's stance on Crimea is a display of political shortsightedness, Raffi Hovannisian, Leader of Heritage Party, said at a Roundtable on Ukraine organized by the Armenian Center of National and International Studies (ACNIS).

27/03/2014 13:33

James Warlick: Are the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan really committed to finding a way to NK peace?

The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan spoke together in The Hague at NSS2014 (Nuclear Security Summit), James Warlick, the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair of the USA, twitted, Thursday.

26/03/2014 16:04

Political expert: It is not in favor of Armenia to hold a summit on the Karabakh issue

The Armenian authorities should have refrained from comments on the referendum in Crimea and its joining Russia, Stepan Safaryan, a political scientist, Secretary General of Heritage Party, told reporters, Wednesday.

25/03/2014 18:21

James Warlick: Sargsyan and Aliyev agreed to meet and discuss Karabakh conflict

The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs on March 24 met the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in The Hague, the Netherlands. An agreement was made to hold a meeting at the level of the Presidents.

20/03/2014 18:04

Ilham Aliyev again wants to flutter Azerbaijan's flag in Shushi and Stepanakert

The military budget, readiness will play a main role in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, said when addressing at festivities on occasion of Novruz holiday of Azerbaijani people, APA reported.

20/03/2014 17:50

Artur Bagdasaryan: Unlike Azerbaijan Armenia prepares its society for peace

Unlike Azerbaijan Armenia prepares its society for peace, Secretary of the National Security Council Artur Bagdasaryan said during a conference on NATO partnership in the South Caucasus on Thursday.

20/03/2014 17:13

NKR Prime Minister: Nagorno-Karabakh is in a more favorable situation than Crimea, Kosovo, Abkhazia or South Ossetia are

The Nagorno-Karabakh authorities continue holding political consultations for attaining the international recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and sooner or later NKR will be recognized, NKR Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan said in the village of Nor Getashen on Thursday.

17/03/2014 14:59

Expert: Recent wave of settling inter-ethnic conflicts on the basis of the people's right to self-determination will pass by Nagorno Karabakh

After the Crimea referendum, new borders and new disorders will start in the Association Agreement countries, says Ashot Manucharyan, a member of the Karabakh Committee.

17/03/2014 12:00

James Warlick: We should consider what is to be learned from events in Ukraine for conflict in Armenia and Azerbaijan.

"While the US cannot accept Russia's actions in Ukraine, there are areas where can continue to work together - peace in Nagorno-Karabakh," James Warlick, US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group for settlement of the Karabakh conflict, posted on Twitter.

15/03/2014 11:42

Romanian Secretary of State says situation in Crimea will attract more attention to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Currently, the situation in the Crimea is very tense, and therefore the international community is discussing this issue, Deputy Foreign Minister, State Secretary for Strategic Affairs of Romania, Bogdan Aurescu, told journalists on March 14 during his visit to Baku, APA reported.

14/03/2014 15:50

Edward Sharmazanov about Zhirinovsky's statement: Karabakh has already chosen its way of independence

The stance of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia remains steadfast - the people of Karabakh have determined their own destiny through referendum and voted for independence, vice-speaker of the Armenian parliament, press-secretary of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, Edward Sharmazanov, told journalists today when commenting of the statement by the leader of the Russian Liberal and Democratic Party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky.

13/03/2014 17:05

Vladimir Zhirinovsky: It is necessary to make the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic a part of Russia

It is necessary to make the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic a part of the Russian Federation, Russian politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky said in his interview with the Russian News Service.

12/03/2014 09:50

Azerbaijani FM reiterates Azerbaijan's readiness to sign comprehensive peace agreement

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov discussed the current status of the negotiation process around the settlement of conflict at the meeting with the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs in Paris.

10/03/2014 15:58

Russian expert: Why does not Karabakh hold a referendum similar to that in Crimea? And why does not Armenia take Karabakh within itself?

One can have different attitude towards the events in Ukraine, but one thing is clear: what is happening there, has already changed the reality. And if Russia finally attaches at least the Crimea to itself, this reality will change even more, Russian political expert, Andrey Epifantsev, wrote at his Facebook page.

10/03/2014 14:50

David Shakhnazaryan: Parallels between Crimea and Nagorno Karabakh offensive for the latter

Parallels between Crimea and Nagorno Karabakh are offensive for the latter, says David Shakhnazaryan, the Head of the Concord Research Center.

05/03/2014 16:51

Azerbaijani expert: One can get an impression that the world community is a bit afraid of Armenia

"The Karabakh problem could be resolved with mediation of the neighbor countries in 1991-92, but we missed that opportunity. At the current situation, the Azerbaijani Government has neither forces nor conditions to make such step," he said. According to Mehdiyev, the OSCE Minsk Group does not even remember about Karabakh.

05/03/2014 10:59

British Ambassador to Azerbaijan for handing over territories around Artsakh to Azerbaijan

British Ambassador to Azerbaijan Irfan Siddiq has come out for handing over the territories around Artsakh to Azerbaijan. The ambassador made such statement delivering a report on UK's foreign policy at Khazar University, on March 3, Trend said.

04/03/2014 12:11

Political expert: Crimea and Karabakh have nothing in common

The situation in the Crimea and the situation we have around Nagorno Karabakh have nothing in common, said Alexander Iskandaryan, Head of the Caucasus Institute, commenting reporters on the parallels often drawn between possible independence of the Crimea and international recognition of the NKR.

01/03/2014 14:49

US Congressman on Sumgait pogroms: If we hope to stop future massacres, we must acknowledge these horrific events and ensure they do not happen again

U.S. Congressmen commemorated the 26th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against the Armenian population of the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait, and condemned the ongoing violence and intimidation fostered by the government of President Ilham Aliyev, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

28/02/2014 17:17

Sumgait massacre victims remembered in Moscow and Brussels

Within the framework of his visit to Belgium, Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan on Wednesday laid a wreath to the cross-stone, which is placed in Brussels and in memory of the Armenian Genocide victims.

28/02/2014 16:31

"Investigation" in Sumgait incidents by Azerbaijani prosecutor general's office ushers a new wave of fake data on mass killings of Armenians

"Investigation" in the Sumgait incidents of February 1988 by the Azerbaijani prosecutor general's office has ushered a new wave of fake data on the mass killings of Armenians in Sumgait. This time, First Deputy Prosecutor General Rustam Usubov replenished the list of Azerbaijani liars.

28/02/2014 16:28

Spokesperson for US Department of State: There can't be a military solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

"The tragic loss of life in the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia reminds us that there can't be a military solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict," spokesperson for the United States Department of State Jen Psaki said at a briefing, APA reports.

28/02/2014 12:36

James Warlick: We also remember Somgait

"We also remember Somgait," US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick said on Twitter. "Both Armenia and Azerbaijan should support people-to-people programs to develop tolerance and trust," he continued.

26/02/2014 22:28

An international court verdict on Armenian massacres in Sumgait may pave the way for Nagorno-Karabakh settlement

An international court verdict on the Armenian massacres in Sumgait may pave the way for a Nagorno-Karabakh settlement, the co-author of the Sumgait: Genocide: Openness? Book Hrayr Ulubabyan told journalists on Wednesday.

26/02/2014 18:53

Bakur Karapetyan: The world must be informed about the tragic events in Sumgait

The world must be informed about the tragic events that took place in the Azeri cities of Sumgait, Baku, Kirovabad and Maraga in the late 1980s as they were a follow-up on the Armenian Genocide committed by Turkey in 1915-1923, Chairman of the Shushi Charity Foundation Baku Karapetyan told journalists on Wednesday.