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.”
Shant Sahakian on Tuesday announced that all five members of the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees have endorsed his campaign for Glendale School Board District D.
The U.S. Embassy is ready to assist the Armenian government in the issue of fighting against corruption, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills stated during a press conference.
The Armenian National Committee of France hails the appointment of senior Socialist lawmaker Bruno Le Roux as new Interior Minister of France, a devoted advocate to the Armenian cause.
Iran’s Minister of Industries, Mines and Trade Mohammad-Reza Nematzadeh said on Monday that Iran will contribute to construction and operation of Meghri Free Zone in Armenia.