Ankara is trying to exert pressure on Berlin in the run-up to the Bundestag debates on the Armenian Genocide resolution, scheduled for June 2.
The April aggression has brought Baku to a military and political deadlock, ex-defense minister of Armenia, Lt.-Gen. Vagharshak Harutyunyan said at the Caucasus-2015 international conference in Yerevan.
Over the 18 months since the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) was launched we have done a great deal to promote this major integration project", Russian President Vladimir Putin stated at the Session of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, the press service of Kremlin reports.
"During the June 2 session of the Government, we will sum up the first results of the fight against corruption, bribery and monopolies," Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told reporters on May 31.
The meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers, Edward Nalbandian and Elmar Mammadyarov, which was previously scheduled for June, will not take place, Armenian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Tigran Balayan says.
General Mels Chilingaryan and Colonels Armen Margaryan and Mher Papyan were arrested on May 30 late night, Spokesperson of the Investigative Committee of Armenia Sona Truzyan wrote in her Facebook page.
The Armenian government attaches importance to involvement of civil society in implementation of projects implemented within EU initiatives and in the process of reforms in various fields conducted by the both sides, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Karen Nazaryan stated at the "Current Stage of Armenia-EU Relations and Mechanisms for Civil Society's Participation", held today in Yerevan, the press-service of the ministry informs.
The European Union closely follows the investigation process on swindle of EU funds, provided for implementation of a grant project, Head of EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Switalski told journalists on May 30.
The Karabakh conflict will be discussed in a more dynamic form and will find a solution, says Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani President's aide for Public and Political Affairs.
Actually, being a political structure, the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) has little in common with economy or a union, Director of the Caucasus Institute Alexander Iskandaryan said at the Caucasus-2015 international conference in Yerevan on May 30.
Nothing endangers the stably warm Armenian-Georgian relations, Giorgi Kanashvili, Executive Director of the Tbilisi-based Caucasian House Center, said at Caucasus-2015 international conference in Yerevan on May 30.
Yerevan hosts a two-day international conference "Caucasus-2015". Giorgi Kanashvili, Executive Director of the Caucasian House, Alexander Iskandaryan, Director of the Caucasus Institute, Russian analyst Sergey Markedonov delivered reports on the situation in the three recognized states of the South Caucasus: Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The Presidents of Armenia and Russia will hold no bilateral meeting during the Eurasian Economic Union Summit in Astana. The official website of the Russian President reports that on May 31 Russian President Vladimir Putin will leave for Astana to attend the meeting of the presidents of the EEU member states.
The work on expanding the Office of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office (CiO) is well advanced, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, OSCE CiO Personal Representative, told APA on May 29. He hopes to present the final outcome in the coming days for approval by the participating states of the OSCE in Vienna, including an updated budget.
Stepanakert should return to the negotiating table, former US Ambassador to Armenia John Evans said in Washington, during a discussion on the Karabakh conflict, the Armenian service of Voice of America reports.
German Bundestag will discuss the resolution on Armenian Genocide next week and finally will call a spade a spade, Claudia Kade writes in her article published in German Die Welt.
Campaigning for military actions and militaristic calls of Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Russia Polad Bul-Bul oghli are not part of diplomats' duties, the statement of Armenia's Embassy to Russia reads. The Embassy spread the statement in response to Azerbaijan's ambassador statement made upon Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian's note that Bul-Bul oghli goes beyond the diplomatic ethics.
Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan sent congratulatory message on the Day of the First Armenian Republic.
Russian Embassy to Armenia has responded to the statement made by the director of "Analitik.am". The statement of the Embassy particularly reads:
Today, at the Battle of Sardarapat compound President Serzh Sargsyan accompanied by His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II, the highest leadership of the Republic and guests participated in the festivities dedicated to the Day of First Armenian Republic.
Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament says Baku's statements that Armenia produces nuclear weapons are insanity. "Probably, it is a bit tactless to say such things about a president, but I can qualify such statements only as insanity," Sharmazanov told reporters, when commenting on the remarks of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, who said during the UN summit in Istanbul that Armenia produces nuclear weapons.
The new Electoral Code not only fails to enhance public confidence in electoral processes, but also disappoints the citizens even more, Heritage Party says in a statement.
Any citizen has the right to return to the Motherland, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov told reporters, when commenting on the return of ex-defense minister of Artsakh Samvel Babayan to Armenia and his latest interview.
No one has forgotten the deeds of the ex-head of the NKR Defense Army Samvel Babayan, Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told reporters on May 27, when commenting on the return of the NKR national hero to Armenia and his statement "I am back with a special mission".
During a meeting with CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks on May 26, Armenian Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan informed the Commissioner of the atrocities committed by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces against the Karabakh people during the April escalation along the line of contact. He stressed that these events were the result of Baku's policy of Armenophobia.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan met with President of Russian Railways OJSC Oleg Belozerov on May 26. During the meeting the President of Russian Railways CJSC told President Sargsyan about the process of work on improvement of railway network of Armenia within the concession agreement.
Activities on reduction of the car fleet in state agencies are underway; we have reduced the car fleet by 30 cars this week, David Haroutiunyan, Minister - Head of the Government Staff, stated at the government session on May 25.
"I disagree with the statement by Piotr Switalski, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, saying that there are difficulties in the talks for the new legal document between Armenia and the European Union," Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said in the Parliament on May 26.
The situation in the Karabakh conflict zone triggers concerns today, ex-defense minister of Artsakh Samvel Babayan says in an interview with 7.or.am portal.
The operative situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani state border was relatively calm on the night to May 26, according to the Defense Ministry of Armenia.
The Military Prosecutor's Office of Armenia is investigating the information about the sale of tinned food in Poland, while the products were meant for the Armenian Armed Forces, Armenia's Ambassador to Poland Edgar Ghazaryan says on his Facebook page.