"For Armenia, the army is more than just a public body. Literally every day and every night the Armenian army protects our lives, very often becoming engaged with bandits who seek to encroach upon our motherland. Today, they are trying to impose on us a new type of war, because they have lost all the previous types, including the so called "war of diversions."
The issue of the transfer of Valery Permyakov to the Armenian law-enforcers was not discussed during the meeting with First Deputy Defense Minister of Russia, Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan said at today's press conference. He said that the meeting with Arkady Bakhin covered the course of investigation of the family murder in Gyumri.
"I am not sure that Armenian law enforcers are involved in the Permyakov case investigation to the full extent", Stepan Grigoryan, Head of the Council of the Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation, said at today's press conference.
Changes in Russia-Middle East relations cannot but affect the Armenian-Russian military strategic cooperation, Sergey Minasyan, Deputy Head of the Caucasus Institute, told reporters, Tuesday.
Armenia and Iran have no problems concerning their joint projects to build a railway, to lay a gas pipeline and to finish the Meghri Water Power Plant on Arax River, Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan said during a joint press-conference with his Iranian counterpart.
Teheran hopes to tackle issue of Russia's S300 supplies as soon as possible, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Yerevan today during the joint press-conference with his Armenian counterpart.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has issued a statement on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The press service of the Armenian President quotes Serzh Sargsyan as saying,
India will continue implementing projects in Armenia, particularly in the fields of science, health, and education. Indian Ambassador to Armenia Suresh Babu told ArmInfo at the official reception timed to the 66th Republic Day in January 26.
Armenia has faced security threats after accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), RSC Director Richard Giragosian told reporters, Monday, when addressing the current upsurge in tensions in the Karabakh conflict zone.
Azerbaijan will pay a high price for the lives of the Armenian soldiers killed in raids, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan said at the Defense Ministry Board meeting, on Monday.
By its raids Azerbaijan is trying to help Turkey in view of the fact that 2015 is a special year for the Armenian Cause, MP from Heritage Party Tevan Poghosyan told journalists on Monday.
Armenia and Russia are unanimous that the trial of the Gyumri murder case must be transparent and that all those guilty must be punished most severely, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told journalists on Monday.
He said that following the murder of the Avetisyans' family in Gyumri, Azerbaijan has tried to aggravate the tension in the Armenian society by escalating the tension on the border. Meanwhile, the developments in August 2014 demonstrated that Azerbaijan's policy of breaching the ceasefire has a reverse effect.
Turkish President Recep Erdogan will not change his rhetoric on the threshold of the Centenary of Armenian Genocide. He will keep throwing dust into the international community's eyes, turcologist Artak Shakaryan said at today's press conference in Yerevan. He said that in June 2015 Turkey will hold parliamentary elections and Erdogan will do its best to ensure the victory of his Justice and Development Party.
Sending hundreds of soldiers to death, Baku demonstrates that it considers them as virtual puppets, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at today's press conference when commenting on the tension on the Line of Contact of the Artsakh and Azeri troops and on the Armenian-Azeri border.
No plans to hold serious events in Armenia on the threshold of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide are observed yet, turcologist Artak Shakaryan said at today's press conference in Yerevan.
It was relatively calm on the NKR-Azeri contact line and the Armenian-Azeri border last night.
Over 20 members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktsuyun from Lori region have broken away from the party.
The German Government is considering Armenia's invitation to attend the Apr 24 commemorations of the 100th year of the Armenian Genocide.
Each country is free to choose what event to participate in, Germany's Ambassador to Armenia Reiner Morell said at today's press conference when asked which of the two events Germany will attend on 24 April 2015 - the Armenian event dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide or the Turkish one marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli.
A large project on construction of an Armenia-Georgia electric power transmission line will be launched in Armenia in 2015. The project will be funded by the Government of Germany, Reiner Morell, German Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia, has told ArmInfo's correspondent.
Now that Moody's has downgraded Armenia's sovereign rating, its big foreign debt will get even bigger, former President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan said in an interview to 2rd.am.
Armenia's retaliatory measures to the Azeri provocation will be tougher, Armenian Defense Ministry Spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan says on his Facebook page.
The situation in the Karabakh conflict zone is fully controlled by the Armenian Armed Forces and the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army, Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan said on Jan 22.
Two Armenian soldiers have been killed as a result of a new Azeri sabotage attack on the Armenian-Azeri border. On Jan 23 morning, the special forces of the Azeri armed forces mounted several attacks on some defensive posts of Berd, Tavush region of Armenia.
Russian State Duma member Boris Reznik told journalists in Gyumri today that he did not rule out that serviceman of the Russian military base accused of killing Avetisyan family maybe handed over to the Armenian justice.
Traditionally, Baku distorts both the reality and the negotiating process. This is a bright example of Baku's official policy, vice-speaker of the Armenian parliament, press-secretary of the Republican Party of Armenia, Edward Sharmazanov, told Arminfo correspondent when commenting on disinformation of Azerbaijani mass media regarding German Chancellor Angela Merkel's statement on Karabakh settlement.
At the moment it is the West rather than Russia that can be considered Armenia's ally restraining Azerbaijan and Turkey, Igor Muradyan, well-known analyst, one of the initiators and leaders of the Karabakh movement, has told ArmInfo.
Today's parliamentary hearings on the murder of the Avetisyans' family in Gyumri have given no answers to the public's questions. Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan has not given any direct answers to the specific questions.
As press-service of Armenian Investigation Committee reported, a lawsuit has been filed on the Gyumri incident according to the point 1 of part 2 of the 104th clause of the Armenian Criminal Code (murder of two and more people). The investigation group set up by the Investigation Committee has examined the crime site, examined more than 30 witnesses and is going to perform more than 10 expert examinations.
"We appreciate the EU for its continued support and assistance provided to our country over the years which have been instrumental for the effective implementation and sustainability of the reform process and institutional capacity building in Armenia", Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, said at a press-conference after 15th meeting of Armenia-EU Cooperation Council (Brussels) on Tuesday.