Ankara officially announced that Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu had not plans to visit the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex while visiting Yerevan on Thursday, reported Hurriyet Daily News.
The Syrian Armenian Relief Fund Executive Committee wishes the greater community of the Western United States a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, with one wish: To collectively open up our hearts and lighten up our Christmas by helping the Armenians struggling to survive day-by-day, facing dangers and an uncertain future in Syria.
Earlier this year, I wrote a column describing the Turkish government’s bullying tactics to reclaim antique objects from European and American museums. It is ironic that Turkey, one of the greatest looters and pilferers of other nations’ cultural heritage, would so aggressively demand the return of these antiquities.
The collection of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute has been completed with the addition of new cartographic materials. Armenpress reported from the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute that these American, German, and British cartographic materials are of great interest, as the borders of Turkey already declared Republican exist there. Accordingly, the eastern boundary of Turkey runs along the border which was laid out by the arbitral resolution of the USA’s 28th President, Woodrow Wilson.
Every Armenian on the planet remembers the moment they heard the news.
On December 7, 1988 at exactly 11:41 AM the ground beneath our homeland shifted. When the earth stopped moving, 25,000 people were dead, tens of thousands were injured, and hundreds of thousands were left homeless as villages, towns and cities were devastated by an earthquake that was felt around the world.
The Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC Australia) completed its most successful Advocacy Week to date by raising $85,000 at its Annual Banquet. This completed a week which included high profile meetings and events featuring international guest of honor, the former United States Ambassador to Armenia, John Evans.
On September 19, Armenia completed its first issuing of Eurobonds. The volume of the issue was $700 million, with a maturity period of 7 years, and yield of 6 percent. The main underwriters of the issue were Deutsche Bank, London Branch, HSBC Bank and J.P.Morgan Securities. According to the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Armenia, the demand for Armenia’s first US dollar-denominated Eurobonds crossed $3 billion during the very first days of their issuing. In his interview with Arka News Agency, Investment Banking Director at Ameriabank Arno Mosikyan talked about the Armenia’s pioneering Eurobonds.