The representatives of AYF’s “With Our Soldiers” campaign and the Armenian Relief Society of Artsakh met the families of the 9 servicemen from Hadrut, who were killed in early April, at the ARS office in Stepanakert, delivering $13,750 in assistance.
The Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Ministry’s statement on Tuesday reads that Azerbaijan has “fired several non-targeted shots from small arms along some areas of the Line of Contact.”
The French Government has presented the text of the bill criminalizing the denial of the Armenian Genocide.
Holding talks with Georgia and Armenia is among top priorities of the Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) to increase exports of the country’s oil products, an official in the company told Shana news agency on Monday.
The National Assembly approved on Wednesday major amendments to Armenia’s new Electoral Code that stem from a compromise agreement reached by the government and the parliamentary opposition earlier this month.
Before his visit to the South Caucus, including Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said “The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict risks to re-escalate at any time.”
Armenia is increasingly gaining strategic significance in the context of construction of the North-South energy corridor with Iran, Georgia, and Russia.
The Moscow City Court on Tuesday upheld a 4-year prison sentence given to prominent Armenian businessman, Levon Hayrapetyan, for embezzlement of $700,000.
Direct flights between Armenia and the US should be based on economic and business factors, said Bridget Brink, U.S. State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.
The formation of the Armenia-Russia joint air defense system does not deprive Armenia the independence to manage its own measures of air defense, said Deputy Defense Minister, Ara Nazaryan.