ARFD's coalition with the authorities depends on whether the authorities will fulfill its 7 proposals on how to rehabilitate the situation in the country. Armen Rustamyan, a member of the ARFD Bureau, briefed in the Parliaments.
Heritage Party is negotiating with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan over the constitution reform, as the Party is concerned over the country's fate, Tevan Poghosyan, MP from Heritage Party briefed in the Parliament, Friday.
The parliamentary forces of Armenia, regardless of their political views, do not support the Founding Parliament movement's steps and statements aimed at shifting the power in Armenia starting from April 24, 2015.
The tension on the Armenian-Azeri border still exists, however, it should not cause panic, Samvel Saghoyan, Head of Chinari rural community, told journalists on March 27.
At the Parliament's meeting on March 26 National Assembly deputy Nikol Pashinyan subjected to harsh criticism the activities of the State commission for the protection of the economic competition led by Artak Shaboyan. In his rather harsh statement the oppositionist-deputy said that Shaboyan's led Commission's functions were not to provide economic competition in Armenia, but to protect the interests of monopolists and "the business-quota set by Serzh Sargsyan".
Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) Executive Director Bryan Ardouny testified before the House Appropriations Committee in the U.S. Capitol building where he outlined nine key policy priorities for the Armenian American community in fiscal year (FY) 2016. The Assembly submits appropriations testimony to Congress annually and has done so for over a decade, the press office of the Assembly has told ArmInfo.
At a March 26 press conference Zhirair Sefilian, the leader of the "Founding Parliament" (FP), said that starting from April 24 the Parliament would be demonstrating 24/7.
To refuse from military cooperation with Russia means not to think of Armenia's future, Seyran Ohanyan, Defense Minister of Armenia, told reporters, Thursday.
Armenian parliamentarian Tigran Urikhanyan has left the Prosperous Armenia Party. The parliamentarian has disseminated a statement wherein he points at the February events that "changed much in the country, shattered the people's faith in quality reforms in the country."
The Azerbaijani leadership has decided to 'revenge' the foreign journalists that have recently attended the 5th International Media Forum "At the Foot of Mount Ararat" in Yerevan, Armenia.
The reasons why the Armenian soldier crossed the border into Azerbaijan must be sought in his family, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told reporters, Wednesday.
On March 25 Head of the EU delegation to Armenia Traian Hristea presented the report "Armenia's Implementation of the EU "Eastern Partnership" Programme": the 2014 recorded progress and Activity Suggestions". The Head of the delegation said that Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant's prescheduled shot- down was still a number one priority for the EU. According to the diplomat, the APS does not meet the modern standards of atomic security and Metsamor is to be decommissioned.
Defence Minister Seyran Ohanyan told the journalists that the situation on the front line was under the control of the Armenian Armed Forces and there would be no need for reserve officers and "Yerkrapah" union volunteers' backup.
The Armenian State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition keeps an eye on the large companies in the market, Chairman of the Commission Artak Shaboyan said in Parliament on March 25 when replying to Prosperous Armenia Party Faction Head Naira Zohrabyan.
Leader of the Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian believes the meeting of Armen Martirosyan, vice chair of the Party Board, and Ruibik Hakobyan, head of Heritage Party parliamentary factions, with President Serzh Sargsyan does not run contrary to Party's policy.
On March 23, the UK House of Commons held an adjournment debate on the Armenian Genocide centennial. The discussion was led by Labour Member of Parliament Stephen Pound, according to Asbarez.
Parliament Vice-Speaker and Republican Party press-secretary Edward Sharmazanov has harshly criticized Levon Ter-Petrosyan's speech concerning the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
Leader of the Armenian National Congress, the first president of Armenia, Levon Ter-Petrosyan has published his own draft of Armenia's address to the world community ahead of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Yet in February Ter-Petrosyan slammed the All-Armenian Declaration adopted in January and offered President Serzh Sargsyan to meet and discuss his own option of the document. The meeting did not take place.
The fundamental forecast that followed the analysis of the parliamentary elections in Ukraine in autumn 2014 is becoming a reality, Alexander Kolomiets, President of the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, told ArmInfo.
Today, on March 24, the National Assembly of Armenia passed a draft resolution condemning the genocide against Greeks and Assyrians in the Ottoman Empire in 1915-23. The document was passed with 117 votes "for," no votes "against" or "abstention."
The Cyprus Parliament in collaboration with all the political forces represented in the parliament has drafted a bill criminalizing the Armenian Genocide denial, Hurriyet reports.
Tension on the Line of Contact of the Artsakh and Azerbaijani armed forces will continue till April 24. Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan (Commandos), the head of the Shushi liberation operation, Artsakh war hero, told reporters, Tuesday.
Unfortunately, Ukraine has remained almost alone against Russia, Alexander Kolomiets, the president of the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, told ArmInfo.
The stage of uncertainty in the Armenia-EU relations is overcome, Karen Bekaryan, Head of the European Integration NGO, told reporters, Tuesday.
Belarus does not sell arms to Azerbaijan, Tamara Dolgosha, member of Belarus Parliament, said at the National Assembly of Armenia, on March 24.
Czech Republic will be represented at the Armenian Genocide Centennial events in Yerevan at the level of the parliament vice speaker, Czech Ambassador to Armenia Petr Mikyska told ArmInfo.
At today's session of the Armenian Parliament, MP and ex-Prime Minister of Armenia Hrant Bagratyan said that Yerevan should recognize and condemn the genocides in Rwanda, Cambodia, and Darfur. To note, the session discussed the draft statement on condemnation of the genocides against Pontic Greeks and Assyrians in the Ottoman Empire. The draft statement was presented by Vice Speaker of Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov.
A large delegation of Swiss parliamentarians will attend the Armenian Genocide centennial events in Yerevan on April 24, 2015, Swiss Ambassador to Armenia Lukas Gasser said at today's press conference.
CSTO will face the same fate as the EEU - sooner demise, Aydos Sarim, Kazakh political expert, said in response to ArmInfo's question in an online press conference.
Armenia and EU may sign a document of cooperation at the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, Sergey Minasyan, Deputy Head of the Caucasus Institute, said in response to ArmInfo's question in a press conference in Yerevan.
Delegation of French President Francois Hollande to the Armenian Genocide Centennial commemorations in Yerevan will comprise 100-120 people, French Ambassador to Armenia Jean-Francois Charpentier told reporters on March 23.