Armenia's Defense Ministry actions, namely the recovery of the bodies of the downed Karabakh helicopter pilots were brilliant, unlike the steps of the Foreign Ministry that were certainly imperfect says Alexander Arzumanyan, the former foreign minister of Armenia, MP.
An "open sky" policy was imposed on Armenia by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, the former head of Armenia's General Department for Civil Aviation (GDCA), Shahen Petrosyan, said at today's press-conference.
Local producers in Armenia face problems as purchasing power in Russia falls and the Russian ruble depreciates, Arsen Ghazaryan, Head of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) of Armenia, said at the discussions on Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) on 26 November.
As of 10:00am on 26 November, the Sotk-Karvachar road was blocked, while the Goris-Shinuayr and Dilijan-Vanadzor roads are partially covered with glazed ice, the Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia told ArmInfo.
The latest sudden devaluation of the Armenian dram will have an adverse effect on people's well-being, but will have a positive effect on exporters, Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan told reporters, on 27 November. He explained that the given situation will enable exporters maintain the production volumes and sales process, and create new jobs.
The national currency rate correction bears no serious inflation risks. Neither it threatens to the financial stability, Armenak Darbinyan, a member of the Armenian Central Bank Council, said in a statement, Tuesday. He explained the national currency rate correction with external factors such as slackening of the economic growth and devaluation of the national currencies of the partner-states as well as commodity market trends in a range of countries.
The special operation of retrieval of the bodies of the Nagorno-Karabakh Mi-24 helicopter pilots has demonstrated that the Armenian army can take specific steps and many countries can envy them, Gagik Minasyan, MP from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said at today's press conference in Yerevan.
VivaCell-MTS continues the draw for its "Personal" and the "City Talks" tariff plans subscribers, who are users of the “Special” package in active status. To remind, the "365" draw is based on a-smartphone-a-day-within-a-year principle.
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front has again revealed violations at the small hydro power plants (HPP) "Khachaghbyur-1" and "Khachaghbyur-2," the Organization says in a statement provided to ArmInfo. Activists who have visited Tavush region lately found out that the fish passes at both the HPPs were dry. In addition, the activists alarm that Megaenergy LLC that is exploiting "Khachaghbyur-2" HPP has again cut off the flow of the River of Paghjur.
Pan-Armenian Environmental Front has expressed its concern over the condition of forests in Tavush marz, Armenia.
The activists say in a statement that on November 13 Pan-Armenian Environmental Front and the Armenian Extreme Club visited the forests of Tavush. They revealed numerous felled trees and trucks without number plates. Most of the drivers lacked permits for felling. The activists think that the current situation is the result of the lack of proper control in the field of forest protection and management.