Armenian National Congress (ANC) calls on the citizens of Armenia to join the march against rising energy costs on May 27, Levon Zurabyan, the head of ANC Faction in the Parliament, said at the weekly parliamentary briefings.
It is for Armenia to decide how and in what direction to develop its security vector, Jasper Wieck, the head of the political department of permanent representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in NATO, said at a press conference in Yerevan on May 22
Islamic State terrorist organization is to be destroyed until it has impaired the whole world, believes American congressman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Dana Rohrabacher.
The final declaration of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit in Riga should be a consensus document that would refer to the opinions of Armenia and Belarus, a diplomatic source told TASS on May 22.
The "No to Robbery" movement that protests against the growth in the electric power tariffs, will hold a motor rally in Yerevan on May 23. The movement will start the motor rally at 5 pm from the Victory Bridge.
Genocide of Armenians did happen and no one in Belgium has different opinion about it, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told La Libre newspaper when commenting on the refusal of Belgia's Turk parliamentarians to participate in the Armenian Genocide Centennial events.
In case of desire and fulfillment of the necessary requirements, Armenia and Azerbaijan can claim visa liberalization with EU, Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics told Kommersant newspaper
NATO's cooperation with partners is not directed against the interests of Russia, Jasper Wieck, the head of the political department of permanent representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in NATO, said during the May 22 press conference in Yerevan. He said this when asked to explain why Moscow was blamed for bringing about the Nagorno- Karabakh conflict and non-willingness to settle it during the NATO PA Plenary Session.
Tigran Karapetyan, the CEO of "Goris Gamma" OJSC, and Artak Budaghyan, the brother of Avetik Budaghyan killed in the incident near Suren Khachatryan's house, have also been interrogated. Tigran Karapetyan has told ArmInfo that specialists have taken his specimen for examination.
Genocide of Armenians, Pontics and Assyrians is one of the most disgraceful and tragic pages of human history, said RA NA Deputy Speaker Edward Sharmazanov in Athens.
On May 20 the official opening of the Armenian- German forum took place at Bundestag. The Armenian MFA press-office informs ArmInfo that the forum pursues an aim of extending and developing the Armenian-German political, economic, cultural and scientific cooperation.
Former candidate for Goris governor, CEO of "Goris Gamma" OJSC Tigran Karapetyan will bring suit against Volodya Hovhannisyan, the adviser to Syunik governor Suren Khachatryan, for slandering him and his family, Karapetyan told ArmInfo journalist.
Head of the Armenian Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) Koryun Nahapetyan has said that Azerbaijan is trying to hinder the NATO Rose Roth seminar in Yerevan.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the parliament on the eve of her departure to Riga for the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit saying among the six countries in the eastern partnership, there are "vastly different expectations from the various countries."
Armenian Ambassador to Poland Edgar Ghazaryan and Polish Senator Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz discussed the Armenian-Polish cooperation, the Armenian Foreign Ministry press-office told ArmInfo.
Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan is personally responsible for concealing the crimes committed by Syunik Govenror Surik Khachatryan, MP Nikol Pashinyan said in the Parliament after Kostanyan reported on the activity of the Prosecutor General's Office.
Armenia's delegation led by the head of the Armed Forces General Staff, Major General Yuri Khachaturov attended the meeting of the NATO Committee in Brussels on May 20.
Armenia and Belarus refused to sign up to any statement that called "Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula illegal" and EU diplomats said a compromise text would be put to them, reports Reuters, citing its diplomatic sources.
The first Eastern Partnership (EaP) Media Conference started in Riga on May 20. The principle of serving the truth is the biggest problem in the media, said the participants of the Conference. President of the Club of Madrid, former President of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga pointed out that this problem is more clearly seen in the countries that are controlled by oligarchs.
ArmInfo's reliable source has informed that on May 21 president of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will lead the Armenian delegation to Latvia for the participation in the Riga Summit of the Eastern Partnership.
Minister of Education and Science of Armenia Armen Ashotyan will be appointed as Secretary of the National Security Council shortly, according to a local newspaper "Irates de facto."
Reunification of the four parliamentary opposition parties is unlikely, as the opposition lack a single agenda, Artsvik Minasyan, parliamentarian from ARFD Party, told reporters, on May 16.
Tigran Urikhanyan has been elected as the leader of the Alliance Progressive Centrist Party of Armenia. The founding congress of the political party was held today, on May 16.
A person who commits a crime must be punished to the fullest extent of the law and no matter who he is and whose relative he is, Eduard Sharmazanov, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, Spokesperson for the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said on the heels of the RPA Executive Board meeting when commenting on beating of a Goris resident.
As many as 27 public organizations of Armenia demand the Prosecutor General's Office to being responsible the police officers who used violence against the women rallying outside the president's residence after non-combat deaths of their sons in army.
Head of the Armenian National Congress Faction in the Parliament Levon Zurabyan has suspicions that the authorities and profile organizations in Armenia have embezzled the funds provided for the construction of the north-South Transport Corridor.
The parliamentary group of the Armenian National Congress Party (ANC) has initiated collection of signatures to set up a parliamentary commission to study the electric power tariffs. 44 MPs' signatures are need.
In an interview with ArmInfo, Ilgar Velizade, a famous Azerbaijani expert and the head of the "South Caucasus" Club of Political Scientists tells about the upcoming Eastern Partnership (EaP) Riga Summit, some nuances in the relations of Azerbaijan with Russia and U.S., the agenda of the Russian –Turkish relations, the prospects of the Islamic factor in Azerbaijan, and Iran’s role in the global and regional processes.
Results of forensic medical examination and DNA testing have shown that only one person fired shots in Avetisyans' house in Gyumri. Lawyer of Avetisyan family's legal successors Lusine Sahakyan has said at a press conference in Yerevan that having matched the disposition of the rooms, direction of shots, DNA analysis on the clothes it becomes clear that there was one person only to fire all the shots - Russian soldier Valery Permyakov.
Commenting on journalists' question regarding the involvement of Syunik governor Suren Khachatryan's son in an incident, minister of Justice RA Hovhannes Manukyan said that impunity is bad in all terms.
On May 13 the Spanish Senate held a discussion on the Armenian Genocide.