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Armenian President visits Teghut copper and molybdenum mine

Armenian PM: Support of business will be a top priority for us

Well-known French filmmaker Robert Gedikian shoots film about Armenian Genocide

Newspaper: Armenian Government to shortly ease tax burden on SMEs

Newspaper: Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan will shortly urge officials and parliamentarians to refuse from salary increase

David Haroutiunyan appointed as Government Chief of Staff

VTB Bank (Armenia) increases corporative crediting almost by 40% in 2013

VTB Bank (Armenia) is the leader on credit portfolio in the banking sector of Armenia

VTB Bank (Armenia) increases car loan portfolio by over 70% due to retail lending facilitation

VTB Bank (Armenia) and MasterCard launch a new card campaign

VTB Bank (Armenia) among top 3 Armenian banks in terms of retail business

"I'm Against" civic initiative refuses to start negotiations with Prime Minister

Hovik Abrahamyan promises to present an acceptable solution to the pension problem before late July

Armenia not to sign agreement to access Customs Union in 29 April in Minsk

European parliamentarian sees no obstacles to signing the political component of the Association Agreement with Armenia

European Parliament condemns attack against Kessab

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group offers discounts and free of charge cards ahead of holiday season

Republican Party of Armenia to be the only party in power in Armenia

Beeline and SPB TV launch IPTV in Armenia

VTB Bank (Armenia) launches deposit action

Expert: Democratic Nagorno-Karabakh will never become part of Sultan- ruled Azerbaijan

Upgraded offices of VTB bank (Armenia) in Gegarkunik region start working in a new format

Hovik Abrahamyan: Government of Armenia intends to form a favorable tax system for development of small and medium enterprises

On Apr 29 Armenia to sign agreement on joining Customs Union

Environmentalists launch campaign to save Lake Sevan

Political expert: "Orinats Yerkir" party will soon join the "four"

Member of the parliament: RPA may alone take responsibility

ARFD not to join ruling coalition

David Babayan: Elmar Mammadyarov's last statement about Azerbaijan's readiness to grant Nagorno-Karabakh autonomy was absurd

Press-secretary: Prosperous Armenia Party will go on watching further actions by the Orinats Yerkir Party (Law Governed Country Party)

Political expert: The statement by US ambassador to Azerbaijan is a result of Armenia's voting on the Crimea

ArmenTel's subscribers to shortly enjoy IP television

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"

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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

19/04 15:22 Armenian PM: Support of business will be a top priority for us

Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan held on Saturday a conference of heads of government agencies and members of the Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen (Employers) of Armenia.

19/04/2014 14:31

Newspaper: Armenian Government to shortly ease tax burden on SMEs

The Armenian Government will shortly appear with a legislative initiative to ease the tax burden on SMEs, reports 168 Zham newspaper.

19/04/2014 13:53

Newspaper: Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan will shortly urge officials and parliamentarians to refuse from salary increase

The new prime minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan will shortly urge high-ranking officials and parliamentarians to refuse from increase in their salaries, according to a local newspaper "168 Zham"

19/04/2014 13:38

David Haroutiunyan appointed as Government Chief of Staff

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has appointed David Haroutiunyan as Government Chief of Staff. Previously, Haroutiunyan headed the Parliament Committee for State and Legal Affairs.

18/04/2014 20:59

"I'm Against" civic initiative refuses to start negotiations with Prime Minister

The "I'm Against" civic initiative has refused to start negotiations on the mandatory accumulative pension system with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan.

18/04/2014 20:58

Hovik Abrahamyan promises to present an acceptable solution to the pension problem before late July

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has promised the members of the "I'm Against" civic initiative that he will present a mutually agreeable decision on the pension reforms before late July.

18/04/2014 16:28

Armenia not to sign agreement to access Customs Union in 29 April in Minsk

Minister of Economy Vahram Avanesyan has refuted its Thursday statement talking to journalists, Friday. To recall, Vahram Avanesyan told journalists on 17 April that during the next meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Minsk on Apr 29, Armenia would sign an agreement to access the Customs Union.

18/04/2014 13:38

European parliamentarian sees no obstacles to signing the political component of the Association Agreement with Armenia

"We will be very happy if Armenia refuses to join the Customs Union," Frank Engel, a Member of the European Parliament and of the European People's Party (EPP) in the European Parliament, told reporters, in Yerevan, Friday.

18/04/2014 13:29

European Parliament condemns attack against Kessab

European Parliament hasadopted a resolution condemning the recent attacks against religious and ethnic communities and the suffering of women and children in Syria.

18/04/2014 12:41

Republican Party of Armenia to be the only party in power in Armenia

Republican Party of Armenia will form the new government alone for the first time since 1998, Eduard Sharmazanov, RPA Spokesperson, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, said at the meeting of the RPA Executive Body.

17/04/2014 18:09

On Apr 29 Armenia to sign agreement on joining Customs Union

During the next meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Minsk on Apr 29, Armenia will sign an agreement on joining the Customs Union, Armenia's Economy Minister Vahram Avanesyan told journalists on Thursday.

17/04/2014 18:09

Hovik Abrahamyan: Government of Armenia intends to form a favorable tax system for development of small and medium enterprises

The Government of Armenia is going to form a favorable tax system to develop small and medium entrepreneurship and to attract investments, Hovik Abrahamyan, the newly appointed Prime Minister of Armenia, said at today's session of the Government.

17/04/2014 18:07

Political expert: "Orinats Yerkir" party will soon join the "four"

The decision of the Orinats Yerkir Party to leave the coalition with the ruling Republican Party of Armenia is evidence of panic in the power circles of Armenia, political expert, Ervand Bozoyan, said at today's press-conference.

17/04/2014 18:06

Member of the parliament: RPA may alone take responsibility

The Orinats Yerkir Party (OYP) should explain what it means saying about the created new political situation, they should explain why the party left the coalition, secretary of the RPA parliamentary faction, Hovanes Sahakyan, told Arminfo correspondent and added that only after that the RPA will value the decision of the OYP.

17/04/2014 18:03

ARFD not to join ruling coalition

ARF Dashnaktsutyun Party will not join the coalition with the ruling Republican Party of Armenia and will continue acting in the opposition field, ARFD said in a statement.

17/04/2014 17:54

Press-secretary: Prosperous Armenia Party will go on watching further actions by the Orinats Yerkir Party (Law Governed Country Party)

Prosperous Armenia Party will go on watching further actions by the Orinats Yerkir Party (Law Governed Country Party), and only after that value the adopted decisions, a member of the parliament from the PAP, press-secretary of the party, Tigran Urikhanyan, told ArmInfo correspondent. "We still have nothing to say on the matter. We shall go on tracing further development of events", - he said when replying to the question if the PAP will cooperate with the Orinats Yerkir Party if the later joins the opposition.

16/04/2014 20:38

Vahe Hakobyan: Investments must create jobs

ArmInfo’s Interview with Vahe Hakobyan, Governor of Syunik region of Armenia

16/04/2014 14:17

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

Hovik Abrahamyan's appointment as prime minister means that the Republican Party of Armenia has no intention to change its manner of government, says Ashot Manucharyan, a member of the Karabakh Committee.

15/04/2014 16:52

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

The Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) is not going to impeach Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, PAP member Lyova Khachatryan told journalists on Tuesday.

15/04/2014 16:50

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

Tigran Sargsyan's resignation from the position of Armenia's prime minister was not conditioned by any external factors, deputy director of the Caucasus Institute, political expert, Sergey Minasyan, said at today's press-conference. "The rumors being actively spread do not always reflect reality. I think that Tigran Sargsyan could not have problems with foreign partners", - Minasyan said.

15/04/2014 16:49

Edward Nalbandian and Seyran Ohanyan reappointed

Guided by the 4th point of the 55th clause of Armenia's Constitution, on 15 April President Serzh Sargsyan appointed Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Edward Nalbandian as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia.

15/04/2014 13:06

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

Maybe the four oppositional parties are able to settle some problems, but their union will hardly last long, says Sergey Minasyan, Deputy Head of the Caucasus Institute, told reporters, Tuesday.

14/04/2014 15:58

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

The appointment of Hovik Abrahamyan as Prime Minister of Armenia is intended to ease the political and social tension in the country rather than deepen the reforms, Gagik Makaryan, Head of the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia, told ArmInfo.

14/04/2014 15:57

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

The newly appointed Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan is able to unite political forces and find a common language even with the opposition, economist and former member of the parliament, Tatul Manaseryan, told Arminfo correspondent.

14/04/2014 15:56

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

The new premier of Armenia should not continue the programme of his predecessor, secretary of the Prosperous Armenia parliamentary faction, Naira Zohrabyan, told ArmInfo correspondent.

14/04/2014 15:54

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

The appointment of Hovik Abrahamyan as prime minister aims to tie Prosperous Armenia Party's (PAP) hand and foot, Deputy Head of Heritage Party Armen Martirosyan said at today's press conference.

14/04/2014 15:52

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

Hovik Abrahamyan's candidacy at the position of Armenia's prime minister is compromising and acceptable for many political forces, a member of the parliament from the Heritage faction, former foreign minister of Armenia, Aleksandr Arzumanyan, said at today's press-conference.

14/04/2014 15:51

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

The appointment of Hovik Abrahamyan as prime minister meets the Armenian oligarchs' aspirations, Head of the Yerevan Press Club Boris Navasardyan said at a press conference on Monday.

14/04/2014 15:50

Hovik Abrahamyan starts forming the new Cabinet

Abrahamyan has told the journalists that he calls on all political forces, civic and public organizations to start cooperation. "At the moment we are negotiating and I do not want to specify the details before the talks are over", says Abrahamyan. He assures the media that he will continue working transparently.

14/04/2014 15:48

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

The men which could be compromising for Serzh Sargsyan and Robert Kocharyan were discussed as candidates for prime minister, Secretary of the Heritage party, political expert, Stepan Safaryan, has written at his Facebook page. Among these men, Safaryan mentioned Seyran Ohanyan, Armen Gevorkyan, Vigen Sargsyan, Karen Karapetyan and Hovik Abrahamyan.

14/04/2014 14:37

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

One should draw no parallels between the developments in Crimea and the situations in Transnistria or Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily Nebenzya says in his interview with Interfax when asked if one should expect new developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh and Transnistrian peace processes following the Crimean events.