Author Archives: Asbarez Staff

ARF Bureau Sets Course for Future

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Bureau Wednesday reported that the party has set a course for its future activities following a recently convened plenary session focused on the party’s responsibilities since emerging as an opposition force after pulling out of Armenia’s governing coalition.

French Parties Urge Turkey to Recognize Genocide

PARIS (Combined Sources)—Several political party leaders in France urged Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide, reported the France-2 television channel. Motivated by their inherent opposition to Turkey’s membership in the European Union, the mainly right-leaning political parties are attempting to use the Genocide recognition issue to create further obstacles for Turkey. Meanwhile, the left-leaning parties are hoping for reforms in Turkey, especially on the treatment of minorities and the Armenian issue.