There are those trying to deceive the world by leading them to believe that Turkey "committed genocide in 1915." - Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek said, as Trend reported.
Armenia's Defense Ministry actions, namely the recovery of the bodies of the downed Karabakh helicopter pilots were brilliant, unlike the steps of the Foreign Ministry that were certainly imperfect says Alexander Arzumanyan, the former foreign minister of Armenia, MP.
Ahead of the Supreme Assembly of the ARF Dashnaktsutyun Party, ARFD has faced serious infighting over the candidature of the ARFD Bureau representative, a Yerevan-based "Hraparak" newspaper writes.
The Government of Armenia is determined to conduct a policy of constructive engagement with the opposition, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told reporters.
Pre-Parliament told ArmInfo the burnt cars belonged to Shahen Petrosyan, Vardan Hakobyan, Varuzhan Avetisyan, and Susanna Melkonyan. An attempt to burn the car of another member of the Pre-Parliament, Karo Yeghnukyan, was prevented.
Armenia has been negotiating with Russia on simplification of cargo traffic, the head of the Trade and Market Management Department under Armenia's Economy Ministry, Gagik Kocharyan, said over today's discussions dedicated to Armenia's joining Eurasian Economic Union.
By the provocations and inhuman actions, Baku makes the day of reckoning closer, as every rash and short-sighted act of the Azerbaijani party gets an adequate response, Armenia's Defense Minister, Seyran Ohanyan, told journalists.
Baku took the chance of sabotage and shot down the Karabakh helicopter, as it is sure that the Armenian parties do not want to start the battle actions in the Karabakh conflict zone, a Karabakh war hero, a member of the "Preparliament" NGO, Jirayr Sefilyan, said at today's press-conference.
The Armenian Parliament Commission for Economic Affairs endorsed the agreement of Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with 5 votes 'for' and 2 votes 'against.' The document will be put on agenda of the upcoming meeting of the National Assembly.
"The pilots that showed courage and risked to fly over Nagorny Karabakh and adjacent territories despite the danger of being targeted by Azeri snipers are heroes," Larisa Alaverdyan, first Ombudswoman of Armenia, Executive Director of the Fund Against Legal Outrage, member of the State Committee for POWs and Captives, told reporters, Wednesday, when commenting on the statements suggesting that the actions of the killed Armenian pilots were the mistake of their leadership.
Yerevan, November 26. ArmInfo. Tatevik Shahunyan. The more efforts the international community exerts towards peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict, the more Baku intensifies its militarist rhertoric, Armenophobia policy and persecutions against the respresentatives of Azerbaijan's civil society, who advocate creation of atmosphere of confidence between the Karabakh conflict parties, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said in his speech delivered at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). He recalled that Armenia totally supports the OSCE Minsk Group's efforts towards peaceful resolution of the problem.
No one will allow Azerbaijan to resume military actions in the Karabakh conflict zone, Larisa Alaverdyan, first Ombudswoman of Armenia, Executive Director of the Fund Against Legal Outrage, member of the State Committee for POWs and Captives, told reporters, Wednesday.
The Russian-Abkhazian treaty has shot down the project of the railway to Armenia via Abkhazia and Georgia, Andrei Yepifantsev, head of the analytical bureau Alte Et Certe, told ArmInfo when commenting on the latest Russian-Akhazia strategic treaty.
The new cold war is already developing. But everybody keep up appearances. However, the existing platforms for removal of disagreements do not work, Russian political expert, deputy director of PIR - Centre for International Studies, Dmitriy Polikanov, said at today's Internet press-conference.
"I see no discrepancies between the signing of the Russian-Abkhazian Treaty on Alliance and Strategic Partnership and the Russian President's statement on the need to rehabilitate the railway communication with Armenia via launching the Abkhaz railway section, Dmitry Polikanov, Vice President of the Russia-based PIR Center for International Studies, said at today's online press conference when replying to ArmInfo's question.
The format of military-political and economic union with Russia is convenient for ensuring the multi-level security of Armenia given the current regional and global threats, Dmitry Polikanov, Vice President of the Russia-based PIR Center for International Studies, said at an online press conference when replying to ArmInfo's question.
At present, the opening of the Abkhazian sector of the railway towards Armenia is doubtful, although Russia resolved the most complicated problem - it had got the consent of the Abkhazian party, Russian political expert, Vladimir Evseev, told ArmInfo correspondent when commenting on yesterday's statement by Putin about the necessity of opening of the railway.
The railway communication with Armenia should be rehabilitated via opening the Abkhaz railway section, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference with President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba, the Kremlin's press service reports.
"Modern Turkey is constructed on top of denial," renowned Turkish scholar Taner Akcam said at a recent lecture at Boston College, according to Asbarez.
Turkey may ratify one of the Zurich Protocols in April 2015, the head of the "Modus Vivendi" centre, Ara Papyan, said at today's press-conference.
The Association Agreement with EU would open more opportunities for Armenia, Ambassador of Poland to Armenia, Zdzislaw Raczynski, said at today's press-conference.
It is very important to understand that Armenia is not yet a garrison state of Russia, Richard Giragosian, Director of the Regional Studies Center, said at the Second South Caucasus Security Forum in Tbilisi.
Armenia has confirmed that it will participate in Baku 2015 First European Games, President of the European Olympic Committee Patrick Hickey said on Nov 22. Trend reports that he made the remarks at a press conference in Baku.
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.
"I think, xenophobic and migrant-phobic slogans are now used by all the major political forces, starting from government officials to opposition," Sergei Abashin, Doctor of Science in History, Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Named Professor of Migration Studies (British Petroleum Professorship), told ArmInfo in an online press-conference.
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.