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Haaretz: President of Israel touches upon Armenian Genocide

Francois Hollande calls on Turkey to dispel stereotypes and recognize Genocide of Armenians

Armenian armed forces rebuff a new Azeri sabotage attack on the border in Tavush region

Armenian delegation to PACE voices issue of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey

Small HPPs constructed on rivers to get green passports

Verdict on "Perincek vs. Switzerland" case will be announced within 6-8 months

Official Stepanakert thinks extradition of Dilham Askerov may not be debated

OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs voice their concern over growing tensions in Karabakh conflict zone

Eduard Sharmazanov: "OSCE MG's latest statement was unprecedented, as the mediators took Baku down a peg for the first time ever "

President of Armenia: "Artsakh's right to live in freedom is undisputable"

Artsvik Minasyan: Any integration is senseless for unreformed economy of Armenia

Armenia's Energy Ministry plans to sell part of Nairit Plant's assets

Armenian Defense Minister: Transfer of Valery Permyakov to Armenian law-enforcers was not discussed at the meeting with Arkady Bakhin

Expert: Armenian law-enforcers are not involved in Permyakov case investigation to full extent

British Film Festival 13th Love Edition to kick off in Yerevan on Feb 14

Changes in Russia-Middle East relations cannot but affect Armenian-Russian military strategic cooperation

Armenian FM: Armenia and Iran have no problems concerning their joint projects

Global Finance: In 2015 Ameriabank named the best trade finance bank of the year in Armenia

Armenian Defense Minister: Azerbaijani raider's fate must be discussed with authorities of Nagorno Karabakh only

OSCE chairperson-in-office calls on the parties to the Karabakh conflict to ensure a full ceasefire

Armenia to appear in first semifinal of Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Foreign minister of Iran: Teheran hopes to tackle issue of Russia's S300 supplies as soon as possible

Serzh Sargsyan: It might have been possible to prevent the crimes committed under veil of WWII had the crimes against humanity committed during WWI earned unequivocal international condemnation

Newspaper: Permyakov was not acquainted with Avetisyans family

India Ambassador to Armenia welcomes level of bilateral cooperation

Expert: Russia's every decision directly affects Armenia

Richard Giragosian: After aligning with EEU, Armenia faced security threats

Police: Valery Permyakov might have acted not alone

Armenian FM: Armenia's stance on Karabakh is similar to that of Russia, France and the United States

President of Armenia: We have prepared many surprises for hotheads in Azerbaijan

Expert: Defense capability of Armenian armed forces is much higher than offensive ability of Azerbaijan

Armenian FM: Armenia and Russia are unanimous that trial of the Gyumri murder case must be transparent

Political expert: Azeri provocations on the border occur following tragic events in Gyumri

Expert: Turkish president will not change his rhetoric on threshold of Centenary of Armenian Genocide

Edward Nalbandian: Doubts about Baku's reasonableness are growing with every passing day

SME representatives demand that Armenian Government should suspend Law "On Turnover Tax"

Three Azeri soldiers killed and two wounded as a result of ceasefire violation by Azerbaijan

Turcologist: No serious events in Armenia on threshold of Centenary of Armenian Genocide are observed yet

NATO plays no role in Karabakh conflict settlement but supports OSCE Minsk Group's efforts

Armenia's Defense Ministry: It was relatively calm on NKR-Azeri contact line last night

Retail gasoline prices drop again in Armenia

Over 20 members of ARFD break away from the party

Armenian MP: EBRD's forecast that Armenian economy will stagnate in 2015 was a political put-up job

Armenia's Defense Ministry: Armenian armed forces destroy a group of Azeri raiders in Tavush region

Armenia's involvement in Eurasian Economic Union does not look too promising

German Government considers Armenia's invitation to attend Apr 24 commemorations of 100th year of Armenian Genocide

29/01 10:30 President of Armenia: "Artsakh's right to live in freedom is undisputable"

"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."

27/01/2015 21:52

Armenian Defense Minister: Transfer of Valery Permyakov to Armenian law-enforcers was not discussed at the meeting with Arkady Bakhin

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.

27/01/2015 21:51

Expert: Armenian law-enforcers are not involved in Permyakov case investigation to full extent

"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.

27/01/2015 21:49

Changes in Russia-Middle East relations cannot but affect Armenian-Russian military strategic cooperation

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.

27/01/2015 21:42

Armenian FM: Armenia and Iran have no problems concerning their joint projects

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.

27/01/2015 20:39

Foreign minister of Iran: Teheran hopes to tackle issue of Russia's S300 supplies as soon as possible

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.

27/01/2015 12:28

Serzh Sargsyan: It might have been possible to prevent the crimes committed under veil of WWII had the crimes against humanity committed during WWI earned unequivocal international condemnation

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,

27/01/2015 10:45

India Ambassador to Armenia welcomes level of bilateral cooperation

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.

26/01/2015 17:32

Richard Giragosian: After aligning with EEU, Armenia faced security threats

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.

26/01/2015 17:19

President of Armenia: We have prepared many surprises for hotheads in Azerbaijan

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.

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26/01/2015 15:56

Expert: Defense capability of Armenian armed forces is much higher than offensive ability of Azerbaijan

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.

26/01/2015 15:54

Armenian FM: Armenia and Russia are unanimous that trial of the Gyumri murder case must be transparent

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.

26/01/2015 15:52

Political expert: Azeri provocations on the border occur following tragic events in Gyumri

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.

26/01/2015 15:51

Expert: Turkish president will not change his rhetoric on threshold of Centenary of Armenian Genocide

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.

26/01/2015 15:49

Edward Nalbandian: Doubts about Baku's reasonableness are growing with every passing day

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.

26/01/2015 12:22

Turcologist: No serious events in Armenia on threshold of Centenary of Armenian Genocide are observed yet

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.

26/01/2015 10:56

Armenia's Defense Ministry: It was relatively calm on NKR-Azeri contact line last night

It was relatively calm on the NKR-Azeri contact line and the Armenian-Azeri border last night.

26/01/2015 10:47

Over 20 members of ARFD break away from the party

Over 20 members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktsuyun from Lori region have broken away from the party.

24/01/2015 15:24

German Government considers Armenia's invitation to attend Apr 24 commemorations of 100th year of Armenian Genocide

The German Government is considering Armenia's invitation to attend the Apr 24 commemorations of the 100th year of the Armenian Genocide.

23/01/2015 17:26

Each country is free to choose what event to attend, German Ambassador says on Erdogan's invitation

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.

23/01/2015 16:28

Germany to continue its policy aimed at strengthening cooperation with Armenia

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.

23/01/2015 14:56

Robert Kocharyan: Armenia needs drastic changes but not a constitutional reform

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.

23/01/2015 14:49

Armenian Defense Ministry: Armenia's retaliatory measures to Azeri provocation will be tougher

Armenia's retaliatory measures to the Azeri provocation will be tougher, Armenian Defense Ministry Spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan says on his Facebook page.

23/01/2015 14:44

Seyran Ohanyan considers full-scale military operations in Karabakh conflict zone to be low probable

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.

23/01/2015 14:43

Two Armenian servicemen killed as a result of a new Azeri sabotage attack

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.

23/01/2015 11:27

Member of Russian parliament does not rule out handing over of Permyakov to the Armenian party

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.

23/01/2015 08:33

Edward Sharmazanov: Traditionally, Baku distorts both the reality and the negotiating process

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.

22/01/2015 17:27

Analyst: It is the West rather than Russia that can be considered Armenia's ally restraining Azerbaijan and Turkey

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.

22/01/2015 17:15

Parliamentary hearings on the Avetisyans' murder case fail to give answers to the public's questions

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.

21/01/2015 21:00

Investigation Committee: Valeriy Permyakov has accepted charges brought against him

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.

21/01/2015 16:48

Armenian FM: We are looking forward to launching a next phase of Visa Dialogue with the EU

"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.