Vahe Hakobyan has been dismissed from the position of the Head of Armenia's Water Management Committee, press-secretary of the Armenian government, Gohar Poghosyan, told Arminfo correspondent.
The non-power parliamentary forces should be guided by the statements of Heritage Faction Head Ruben Hakobyan rather than Heritage Party Leader Raffi Hovannisian, Lyudmila Sargsyan, MP from the opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC), said when commenting on Hovannisian's Nov 21 decision to hold a "civic assembly" in Liberty Square on December 5 without the other non-power forces.
Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union will not increase the number of Armenian citizens migrating to Russia, Sergei Abashin, Named Professor of Migration Studies (British Petroleum Professorship) said during an online press conference.
The developments in the domestic political life of Armenia by no means comply with the geopolitical processes in the world, Ashot Manucharyan, member of the Karabakh Committee, ex-advisor to the first president of Armenia for national security, said at a press conference in Yerevan, Friday.
For the first time in Armenia the activation of the domestic political situation is not connected with electoral processes, political expert Yervand Bozoyan said at a press conference in Yerevan on Friday.
Vahe Hakobyan still performs his duties as head of the Water Management Committee and is currently in his office, The Committee told ArmInfo.
Even if Iran makes a breakthrough in its nuclear talks with the West, it will hardly review its relations with the South Caucasus nations, Deputy Director of the Caucasus Institute Sergey Minasyan told ArmInfo on Thursday.
The latest geopolitical shifts have given Iran a good ground for active moves in its foreign policy, Deputy Director of the Caucasus Institute Sergey Minasyan told ArmInfo on Thursday
As Parliament Commission for Foreign Affairs again kills bill submitted by MP Zaruhi Postanjyan, the opposition Heritage Party of which Postanjyan is a member disseminates a statement.
The Armenian MPs have been rumoring of late that the second President of Armenia and a group of oligarchs may repay Armenia's foreign debt.
The Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has condemned the use by Azerbaijan of a Council of Europe prisoner transfer treaty to justify the immediate release of an Azerbaijani soldier, convicted of murdering an Armenian soldier in Hungary in 2004, once he had returned to his home country, the official website of PACE reports.
The parliamentary opposition (Armenian National Congress, Prosperous Armenia and Heritage) has refused to negotiate with the Government on its 12 proposals to improve the social-economic situation in Armenia, the head of the parliamentary group of Armenian National Congress Levon Zurabyan told journalists on Wednesday.
While speaking in the Armenian Parliament on Wednesday Speaker of the Cypriot Parliament Yiannakis Omirou criticized Turkey's neo-Ottoman policy. He said that for 40 years already Turkey has occupied part of Cyprus despite the international law. Omirou thanked Armenia for its support for Cyprus's struggle for its reunification. "We are aware of the high price you are paying for this support," he said.
Three parliamentary opposition parties, Armenian National Congress (ANC), Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) and Heritage Party, are set to rally on 10 December in the Liberty Square. The rally that will start at 1:00pm local time will grow into a march timed to the World Human Rights Day.
The crisis in Ukraine, Russia's relations with the EU and EuroAtlantic Alliance and the influence on the regional security in the South Caucasus are in the focus of attention of the 2nd South Caucasus Security Forum that kicked off in Tbilisi today, on 18 November.
The parliamentary opposition's proposal to carry out electoral reforms in Armenia may be implemented only after constitutional referendum, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharamzanov said on Tuesday.
ArmInfo’s interview with Director of the History Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia Ashot Melkonyan
After the rally of the opposition factions of the parliament on 10 October, some uncertainly has been left in the society, and I don't think that it fully disappeared after the next rally on 24 October, the head of the ARFD parliamentary faction, Armen Rustamyan, told journalists today.
The Agreement on Armenia's Accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) limits Armenia's sovereignty, Ruben Mehrabyan, expert at the Armenian Center for Political and International Studies, said at today's press conference.
What we see in Ukraine is a result of inadequate relations of Russia and the West, Marat Terterov, Principal Director of the European Geopolitical Forum (Brussels) said in response to ArmInfo's question in an online press conference.
Ukraine hopes Armenia will not receive direct flights from the territory of the Crimea, Director of the Information Policy Department of Ukraine's Foreign Ministry, Evgeniy Perebeinis, told Armenian First TV channel when commenting on the information about Simferopol-Yerevan direct flight.
"But for the EU's Eastern Partnership Project (EaP) that Russia has perceived as a threat from the very beginning, there would be no Eurasian Economic Union (EEU),", Marat Terterov, Principal Director of the European Geopolitical Forum (Brussels) said in response to ArmInfo's question in an online press conference.
Armenia's opposition Heritage Party Spokesperson Davit Sanasaryan, commenced a hunger strike today. Sanasaryan informed about the aforesaid in his Facebook account.
The leader of the People's Party, Tigran Karapetyan, said at today's press-conference that he has taken pity on the opposition three and decided to help them gain confidence of the people.
In its statement on Monday the European Choice Initiative called unconstitutional the agreement for Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union.
The Armenian Parliament approved on Monday the second and final reading of draft amendments to the law on the structure of the government. As many as 70 MPs voted pro, 6 contra, 31 abstained.
The leadership of Azerbaijan bears responsibility for the established new reality in the Karabakh conflict zone, Armenia's Deputy Defense Minister, David Tonoyan, said.
Artak Apitonyan, newly appointed Ambassador of Armenia to Finland (residence in Stockholm), has handed over his credentials to President of Finland Sauli Niinisto, the Foreign Ministry of Armenia told ArmInfo.
Levon Zurabyan, Head of the opposition Armenian National Congress Faction, has told journalists some details of yesterday's quarrel with Samvel Farmanyan, member of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia.
Dozens of civic activists have gathered outside the building of the Constitutional Court of Armenia since early morning today, on 14 November, protesting against the country's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).
Head of Armenian National Congress Faction in the Parliament Levon Zurabyan and Parliamentarian Samvel Farmanyan, who is a member of the ruling Republican Party, had a dispute that degenerated into a quarrel in the parliament, Thursday. Speaking to a Yerevan-based newspaper "Hraparak", Samvel Farmanyan disclosed some details of the incident.