Politics

Politics

During a questions and answers session of parliament, in response to Naira Zohrabyan’s question, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said, “Prior to the war and liberation, the population of Shushi consisted of over 90 percent Azerbaijanis. In other words, you want to say that Shushi would remain an Armenian city with a population of 90 percent …

Artsakh

Asbarez. In an in-depth interview with Asbarez Editor Ara Khachatourian on Thursday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said the Congress should recognize Artsakh’s independence and the OSCE Minsk Group should re-engage in Karabakh settlement talks. He also discussed measures to curb Turkey’s role in the region. Schiff also reflected on the events that rocked the United …

Politics

MassisPost. YEREVAN (Arka) — Armenian Defense Minister Vagharshak Harutyunyan held a telephone conversation with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, the press service of the Armenian Defense Ministry reported. It said the defense ministers discussed urgent issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of defense, the operational situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, the return of Armenian …

Artsakh

The Armenian Weekly. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated this week that the status of Artsakh is not an immediate priority in the aftermath of the 2020 Artsakh War. Lavrov addressed several questions about the Artsakh conflict during an annual review press conference on January 18. In response to a question from Azerbaijani media about their protests of …

Politics

— Commits to U.S. Reengagement in the OSCE Minsk Group Peace Process to Help Protect the “Security of Nagorno-Karabakh” WASHINGTON, DC – President Biden’s nominee to serve as Secretary of State, Antony Blinken – in written responses submitted following his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – expressed support for U.S. funding to meet …

Military

The first Human Rights Defender of Armenia, Larisa Alaverdyan, provided her opinion on why the current administration is hiding the true number of Armenian prisoners of war in Azerbaijan. “When the heinous trilateral agreement was signed on November 9th, severe battles continued and many battalions were in different places that were handed over to Azerbaijan …

Politics

A regular Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The meeting first discussed the draft decision “On Approval of Special Procedure for Prosthetics of Persons Injured in Hostilities Unleashed against the Artsakh Republic.” Prosthetics for people with disabilities, among other supportive measures, shall be implemented through state budget funding on the …