West Virginia became the 44th state to recognize the Armenian Genocide with April 2016 as “Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month,” reported the Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA-ER).
An Armenian law-enforcement agency launched criminal proceedings against Mihran Poghosyan, Armenia’s former Chief compulsory enforcement officer, who resigned two weeks ago after being accused of having secret offshore accounts exposed by the Panama Papers.
The Surp Giragos Church won the 2015 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award for its restoration, but cannot receive it because of the curfew in Sur.
As Azerbaijan continues buildup and redeployment of forces, the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army remains alert while no action of Azerbaijan goes unnoticed.
“No one should have doubts that if Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is officially recognized by Armenia, President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will be the first to announce that,” says Armenian President’s spokesperson Vladimir Hakobyan
The draft law on recognition of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic is on the agenda of the forthcoming government sitting.
Members of Turkey’s ruling AKP party attacked Turkish-Armenian parliament member Garo Paylan, who said he was targeted because he is Armenian.
Shavarsh Kocharyan, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia, relays the steps Armenians would approach the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement.
The president and general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7 said the station regrets “the inclusion in our story of a short bite from the interview denying the existence of the Genocide.
Surp Giragos Armenian Church Foundation filed an annulment action against the expropriation in Sur province of Diyarbakir.