Politics

Members of Government sworn in
The swearing-in ceremony of the members of the Government took place on Friday at the RA Presidential Palace, in the presence of the President Ar...
Erdogan ready to normalize relations with Yerevan
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared his willingness to work towards normalization of relations with Armenia, saying “We can wor...
Macron to Visit Armenia
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received today the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armen...
UK Parliament to debate bill on Armenian Genocide recognition in December
The UK House of Commons will hold a debate on a bill on Armenian Genocide recognition of December 10, 2021, the Armenian National Committee of UK...
Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Reeker Arrives in Armenia
Acting Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker is on a regional trip to Tbilisi, Georgia; Baku, Azerbaijan; and Ye...
June 20 election vote and counting process to be broadcast live on Internet from polling stations
The voting and counting process of the June 20 snap parliamentary elections will be videotaped and broadcast live on the Internet from 1500 polli...
U.S. Ambassador Emphasizes U.S.-Armenia Partnerships During Trip to Syunik Region
This week, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne M. Tracy, traveled through the Syunik region to learn first-hand from local officials and U.S. Embassy p...
Pashinyan Expects To Get Power From People By “Replacing Velvet Mandate With Steel Mandate”
Caretaker Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has said that their party will gain the power of replacing the velvet mandate with a steel mandate in th...
Pashinyan Invites Ter-Petrosyan and Kocharyan to Debate
Armenian acting PM Nikol Pashinyan has invited ex-presidents Robert Kocharyan and Levon Ter-Petrosyan for debates. "These elections are a great oppor...
OSCE Minsk Group Call For the Release of All PoWs.
All 3 Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group released a statement highlighting their concern at the recent advancements made by Azerbaijan into Armeni...
Armenian-Russian Military Relations Continue To Grow
The Defense Ministers of Russia and Armenia discussed strengthening bilateral military interactions in a meeting in Moscow on Friday, while also ...
Russia’s Hidden Victory in Armenia & Azerbaijan
MoreFreedomFoundation has released a video on Russia's strengthened role in Armenia & Azerbaijan, where MFF host Rob Morris notes that Russia...
A Group of EU Ministers to Visit Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan
A group of EU Ministers will visit Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-Pres...
Senator Bob Menendez Calls on US to Respond to Azerbaijan’s Illegal incursion into Armenia’s territory
U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) issued a statement in reaction to reports of Azerbaijan’s illegal incursion ...
Macron Urges Immediate Withdrawal of Azeri Forces from Armenia
President Emmanuel Macron of France stressed the need for the immediate withdrawal of the Azerbaijani armed forces from the sovereign territory of Ar...
The OSCE’s Minsk Group: A Unipolar Artifact in a Multipolar World
For 26 years, the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) worked fruitlessly to bring the Armenian-Azerbai...
State Dept. Fails to Address Bipartisan Demands for Azerbaijan’s Release of POWs
The State Department’s response to a detailed Armenian Caucus letter was unresponsive to six specific policy priorities raised by over 100 Congress...
Threshold for Passing to the National Assembly Reduced for Parties, Increased for Blocs
The National Assembly of Armenia adopted at the second reading the package of bills on electoral code amendments. Armenpress reports the package ...
Understanding Russia’s Foreign Policy in the Age of Putin
Understanding Russia’s foreign policy concept under the era of President Vladimir Putin is not easy. Many people ignore the fact that a country’s...
BREAKING: Latvia Recognizes the Armenian Genocide
Latvia becomes the 33rd country in the world to recognize and condemn the Armenian Genocide, with the Saeima approving the resolution by 58 in fa...
How Israel Quashed Efforts to Recognize the Armenian Genocide
Decades before the U.S. president formally recognized the horrors of 1915, Israel’s Foreign Ministry sought to foil an academic conference on the s...
2021 World Press Freedom Index Released
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has released its annual ranking of countries on press freedom for the year 2021. The annual index, which evaluate...
Armenia Blocked Azerbaijan’s Participation in EEU Intergovernmental Council Session
Azerbaijan did not participate in the Eurasian Economic Union’s recent intergovernmental council meeting as a non-member of the organization becaus...
Lawmakers Set for First Round of Vote Ahead of Expected Dissolution of Parliament
The extraordinary session of parliament kicked off for the first round of voting to elect a prime minister. Lawmakers are expected to vote down caret...
Lithuanian FM Says Lithuania Recognizes the Armenian Genocide During A Press Conference in Baku
Earlier on Friday, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis, during a press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Foreign Ministe...
US Senators Reintroduce Legislation Demanding Sanctions Against Turkish Officials
Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass,), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have announced the reintroduction of the Turkey Human Rights Promo...
French Interior Ministry Calls Anadolu Agency “government propaganda, fake news”
According to a Twitter thread by the French Interior Ministry's Interministerial Committee for the Prevention of Crime and Radicalization (CIPDR)...
What Biden’s Recognition of Armenian Genocide Means to Armenian-Americans
Armenian-Americans have welcomed President Joe Biden’s historic declaration that the killing and deportation of up to 1.5 million Armenians during ...
Armenia MOD & India Ambassador Discuss Military-Technical Cooperation
Armenia’s Minister of Defense Vagharshak Harutyunyan received today the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Armenia Kishan...
107 Bipartisan Congress Reps Urge Biden to Recognize the Armenian Genocide in New Letter
Earlier yesterday, 107 bipartisan US Congress Representatives cosponsored a letter, spearheaded by Representatives Adam B. Schiff, Gus Bilirakis,...
Kurdish Lobby Australia Joins Growing Calls for Armenian Genocide Recognition
Ahead of the 106th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Kurdish Lobby Australia has amplified calls for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to acc...
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Urged to Recognize the Armenian Genocide
On the 106th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Armenian National Committee of New Zealand (ANC-NZ) have called on Prime Minister Jacinda ...
Pashinyan To Be Caretaker PM After Tendering Resignation For Triggering Early Election
"Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will become the caretaker Prime Minister after he tenders his resignation in order to trigger early election of p...
President Sarkissian Refuses to Sign into Law Judicial Reforms Bill
President Armen Sarkissian refused to sign two bills into law citing “explicit contradictions with the constitution”. His press office report...