Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Politics

Armenian, Czech FMs exchange views on EU Monitoring Mission

On November 30, in Łódź, within the framework of OSCE Ministerial Council, the Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met with the Foreign Minister of Czech Republic Jan Lipavský. During the meeting, the interlocutors discussed issues related to the development...

Armenian opposition MP steps down

Hripsime Stambulyan has stepped down as an MP of the largest opposition Hayastan faction in the Armenian parliament. Stambulyan thanked former President Robert Kocharyan, the leader of the Hayastan alliance, and her fellow MPs for joint work, wishing them success...

Armenian politician reacts to EU envoy’s Istanbul Convention remark

Armenian politician Armen Ashotyan, deputy chair of the opposition Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), has reacted to the statement of Ambassador Andrea Wiktorin, head of the European Union’s delegation to Armenia, regarding the Istanbul Convention. At a conference in Yerevan...

Azerbaijan doesn’t genuinely share Armenia’s peace agenda, MP tells OSCE

MP Eduard Aghajanyan, the head of Armenia’s parliamentary delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), addressed the autumn meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly on Friday. In his speech, the deputy called attention to the Azerbaijani...

Expert: Armenia facing both external and internal challenges

Armenia has found itself in a difficult situation, facing both external and internal challenges, according to expert on Turkey Ruben Melkonyan, head of the YSU Faculty of Oriental Studies. Speaking at the presentation of his book Ideological Constitution of the...

Erdogan again links Armenia-Turkey normalization to Azerbaijan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again linked the normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations to Azerbaijan. "Our last meeting with the Armenian leadership was held in Prague. We openly told them: if you channel your relations with Azerbaijan in a positive way, relations...

CSTO Military Committee holds virtual meeting

The Military Committee of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) held a meeting via videoconference on Thursday to discuss countering new challenges and threats, RIA Novosti reported, citing the Russian Defense Ministry. "A meeting of the CSTO Military Committee was held...

CSTO official: Risk of new escalation between Armenia and Azerbaijan remains

The risk of new escalation and confrontation between Armenia and Azerbaijan remains, CSTO Deputy Secretary General Valery Semerikov told a meeting of the secretaries of CIS Security Councils in Moscow on Thursday, TASS reported. "The events and incidents in our organization's...

Presidents of Turkey and Azerbaijan split the loot of the 2020 Artsakh war

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier While Armenia has been licking its wounds of the 2020 Artsakh War, the presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey wasted no time to get together and split with their families and cronies the loot they acquired...

Zatulin deplores decision to ban his entry into Armenia

Russian politician Konstantin Zatulin, First Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, has condemned Armenia’s “offensive” decision to impose an entry ban on him. Speaking to Yerevan.Today on Tuesday, the politician said...

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Longer power cuts imposed in Artsakh as energy crisis deepens

The authorities in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) have imposed longer daily power cuts in the country effective from Tuesday amid the deepening crisis which began after the disruption of electricity supplies from Armenia.