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Armenia Facing 40 Years Under Heavy Foreign Debt, Says Minister

Amidst predictions that Armenia’s economy may shrink by as much as 20 percent, Yerevan has received an $80 million pledge of assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). With the loan, Armenia will have received $790 million in economic support from international donors since the onset of the global economic crisis last year, the government announced on Tuesday.

Genocide Awareness Act Clears CA State Assembly Education Committee

The California State Assembly Education Committee unanimously passed SB 234, the Genocide Awareness Act this afternoon, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The legislation, authored by CA Senator Mark Wyland (R-northern San Diego County), calls on the CA State Curriculum Commission to consider the inclusion of an oral history component to its already mandatory genocide education curriculum.

ARF Pan-Armenian Summit to Address Karabakh Negotiations, Armenian-Turkey Relations

Over 120 political scientists, historians, professors, and Armenian community leaders from Armenia and some twenty countries throughout the Diaspora will be in Stepanakert on July 10-11 for a special summit organized by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) to address the current impasse in Armenia’s rapprochement with Turkey and the uncertainties surrounding the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process.