Author Archives: Asbarez Staff

Erdogan Prioritizes Turkey’s Expanding Foreign Policy in State of the Union Address

On May 30 Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered his State of the Union address, focusing on Turkey’s enhanced profile in regional diplomacy. Erdogan provided details relating to his trips to Azerbaijan, Russia and Poland, and discussed recent foreign policy initiatives, including Turkey’s role in energy security.

Guevrekians Establish $100,000 Endowment Fund for Armenian Relief Society

On the eve of the Armenian Relief Society’s centennial, Mr. and Mrs. Jacky and Seta Guevrekian of Egypt established an endowment fund of $100,000 to be part of the ARS Endowment Funds. The annual proceeds of this fund will be used by the ARS, Inc. Central Executive Board to pursue the implementation of its humanitarian projects in Armenia.

European Armenian Federation Issue Five-Year Report Card of European Parliament

The European Armenian Federation has published its five-year report on the European Parliament’s last legislative session, highlighting the positions adopted by various European political groups on issues relating to foreign affairs, such as Turkey’s EU membership, the European Neighborhood Policy, relations between the European Union and Armenia or the destruction of Armenian monuments in Azerbaijan.

LA’s First Dual-Citizen Receives Her Armenian Passport

Despite her age, Zoya Baghramyan says she feels like she’s 18 years old, because just as one receives a passport at 18 in Armenia, she realized her life-long dream by receiving her Armenian citizenship and her official Armenian passport at a ceremony Monday at the Armenian Consulate General of Los Angeles.