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Bodies of 3 Artsakh Pilots Retrieved in Special Military Operation

Bodies of 3 Artsakh Pilots Retrieved in Special Military Operation

STEPANAKERT—The bodies of the three Artsakh pilots were retrieved from the Mi-24 helicopter crash site in a special military operation late on Nov. 21.
“As a result of the special operation, the remains of the crew were retrieved, as well as specific parts of the helicopter,” read a statement by the Artsakh Defense Ministry, which also [...]

November 22nd, 2014

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Russian Government Approves Armenia’s Entry to EEU

Russian Government Approves Armenia’s Entry to EEU

The Russian government has approved the treaty on Armenia’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). The agreement was approved at a cabinet meeting on Nov. 20. The document will now be forwarded to the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin.

November 21st, 2014

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Artsakh Forces Take Control of Helicopter Crash Site

Artsakh Forces Take Control of Helicopter Crash Site

The crash site of an unarmed Mi-24 helicopter downed by Azerbaijan last week, which resulted in the death of three Armenian servicemen, is under the permanent control of Armenian troops, Artsakh’s Ministry of Defense reported Friday.

November 21st, 2014

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Armenia Fund: Security, Trade, and Jobs: An Update on the Vardenis-Martakert Highway

Armenia Fund: Security, Trade, and Jobs: An Update on the Vardenis-Martakert Highway

Last year, Armenia Fund hosted its Annual Telethon to benefit the construction of the Vardenis-Martakert Highway. A year later, there has been a great deal of progress. This year, the goal is to raise the needed money to get the job done.

November 21st, 2014

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New Book on Genocide To be Sent to Turkish Leaders

New Book on Genocide To be Sent to Turkish Leaders

On October 17, the Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum, Dr. Hayk Demoyan hosted a presentation of his book “Armenian Genocide: Front Page Coverage in the World Press.”

November 21st, 2014

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Artsakh Foreign Ministry Responds to Baku’s Statements

Artsakh Foreign Ministry Responds to Baku’s Statements

“It is regrettable that, ignoring calls from the international community to allow for the safe recovery of the bodies of the crew onboard Artsakh’s downed helicopter, and to refrain from ceasefire violations, Azerbaijan continues to make aggressive statements, where it distorts the truth of the incident and manipulates facts,” Artsakh’s Foreign Ministry said in a question and answer with News.am.

November 21st, 2014

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OSCE Co-Chairs Urge Azerbaijan to Allow Recovery of Bodies

OSCE Co-Chairs Urge Azerbaijan to Allow Recovery of Bodies

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group say they remain deeply concerned that there has been no humanitarian access to the crash site of the Artsakh military helicopter downed by Azerbaijani forces on Nov. 12.

November 20th, 2014

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National Hero Gen. Sebouh Reinterred at Yerablur

National Hero Gen. Sebouh Reinterred at Yerablur

The remains of General Sebouh, a prominent leader of the Armenian liberation movement in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, were ceremonially buried in Yerevan’s military cemetery at Yerablur on Thursday.

November 20th, 2014

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ARF Issues Statement on Telethon, Artsakh

ARF Issues Statement on Telethon, Artsakh

The Bureau of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) issued a statement on Wednesday urging Armenians to participate in the Nov. 27 Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Telethon, which will support the construction of the Vardenis-Martakert Highway between Armenia and Artsakh.

November 20th, 2014

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Armenia Refuses Exchange of Azeri Saboteurs for Slain Pilots

Armenia Refuses Exchange of Azeri Saboteurs for Slain Pilots

Armenia’s Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian assured reporters Thursday that Armenia would not exchange the two Azeri commandos in custody for the bodies of the three pilots killed in last week’s downing of an Artsakh helicopter Azeris. The minister said the raiders are criminals and must be punished according to the law.

November 20th, 2014

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Artsakh’s Askeran, France’s Bouc-Bel-Air Sign Friendship Accord

Artsakh’s Askeran, France’s Bouc-Bel-Air Sign Friendship Accord

On Wednesday, during a visit of the Minister of Culture and Youth Affairs of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Narine Aghabalian to France, a Friendship Declaration between the town of Askeran, Artsakhs, and France’s Bouc-Bel-Air was signed at the city hall of Bouc-Bel-Air.

November 20th, 2014

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Cypriot Leader Condemns Helicopter Downing

Cypriot Leader Condemns Helicopter Downing

President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus, Yiannakis Omirou, on Thursday condemned the downing of the Armenian helicopter and Azerbaijan’s blocking of access to the site of the crash.

November 20th, 2014

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Cypriot Leader Calls for Cooperation Against Turkish Policy

Cypriot Leader Calls for Cooperation Against Turkish Policy

In a speech given at the Armenian Parliament on Wednesday, the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, Yiannakis Omirou, called for cooperation between Armenia and Cyprus to confront and oppose Turkish policies aimed at harming both countries.

November 19th, 2014

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Artsakh Again Applies to Red Cross for Info on Helicopter Crew

Artsakh Again Applies to Red Cross for Info on Helicopter Crew

Due to Baku’s destructive activities and bellicose stance, it has already been a week since the Armenian side has no information about the fate of the crew of the Mi-24 helicopter of the Artsakh Air Force downed by Azerbaijani armed forces during a training flight.

November 19th, 2014

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