Author Archives: Ara Khachatourian

Looking Ahead to the Next 100 Years

Today marks the 101st anniversary of Asbarez. As such, we conclude our year-long celebration/observance of our centennial. In the course of producing special issues and special events, the challenges that we and our predecessors have overcome to ensure the longevity of our newspaper have been at the forefront of our every-day internal discussions of our 100th anniversary.

Nalbandian Further Alienates

Armenia’s Foreign Minister, Eduard Nalabandian, chose a joint press briefing with his Swedish counterpart Carl Bildt to fire back at calls for his resignation. Last week the Armenian Revolutionary Federation called for Nalbandian to step down, saying “Armenia’s foreign policy has deviated from the main provisions of the national security strategy.”