Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan joined with members of the Congress on Capitol Hill to mark the 25th anniversary of Artsakh’s independence
The LA City Council on Tuesday approved $45,000 in grant funds for the Armenian Relief Society of Western U.S.A. This effort was led by Councilmember Paul Krekorian.
Comments made by the United States’ Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, who lamented that denial of the Armenian Genocide contributed to continued injustices around the world, has renewed the debate over the Obama Administration’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide—a campaign promise that he did not keep as president.
Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament representing the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) on Monday took issue with recent comments by Turkey’s deputy prime minister, who used a derogatory term to describe non-Muslims living in Turkey as a hindrance to independence, reported Agos.
Armenia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan on Monday once again urged the international community to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in light of comments made over the weekend by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev who said that Azerbaijan will one day claim its “historic lands,” referring to Yerevan and Meghri.
Eleven organizations in Artsakh released a statement expressing their concern about the latest interview of the press secretary of Armenian President, Vladimir Hakobyan who claimed that “the issue of returning any territories could realize only upon the adjudication of Nagorno-Karabakh status.”
Justin Trudeau wiped away tears during a roundtable with Syrian refugees and sponsors, as one newcomer recalled being greeted by the prime minister when he arrived in Canada one year ago.
During his statement at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions on Dec. 5, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian stated that Azerbaijan and Turkey continue to spread false accusations about Armenia as propaganda and political gain in the region.
Iran and Armenia plan to boost the current capacity of electricity exchange between the two countries by fourfold in the near future.
Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia announced on Monday that the Cilician Catholicosate will be submitting the legal case for the return of the Sis Catholicosate to the European Court of Human Rights on December 6.