Monthly Archives: September 2016

Politics

“Aravot” asked Istanbul-based Armenian journalist, a member of the Union of Human Rights in Turkey, Hrant Gasparyan, whether stereotypes are broken in Turkey and the mindset is changed.  Our interlocutor told us that especially after the assassination of Agos editor-in-chief, Hrant Dink, people were able to express what they think more freely, hold street protests …

Economy

A regular Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Before proceeding to the agenda, the Prime Minister congratulated the newly appointed ministers – Healthcare Minister Levon Altunyan, Economy Minister Suren Karayan, Culture Minister Armen Amiryan, Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Hrachya Rostomyan. The Head …

Official

President Serzh Sargsyan visited today the DigiTech Expo-2016 annual technological exhibition opened at the Yerevan Expo Exhibition Complex of the Yerevan Scientific and Research Institute of Mathematical Machines, Information and Public Relations Department of the President’s Administration informs. The main goal of the Exhibition, which will be held September 30-October 2 under the title A …

World

Italy’s Basilicata Regional Council (Consiglio Regionale della Basilicata) unanimously adopted a resolution on September 27 recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The draft resolution was introduced by a independent lawmaker Aurelio Pace at the request of the local Armenian community. As the press department of the Armenian Foreign Ministry reports, the resolution stresses that the Armenian Genocide …

World

On September 28, Edward Nalbandian, the Acting Foreign Minister of Armenia, delivered a lecture entitled “Nagorno-Karabakh: Is Solution Visible” at Stanford University’s Institute for International Studies. Professors, fellows and students of the Stanford University attended the meeting. In his opening remarks Michael McFaul, the Director of the Institute, mentioned that is a profound honour to …