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ARF Delegation Meets with President Sarkisian in Washington

ARF Delegation Meets with President Sarkisian in Washington

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—An Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) delegation headed by ARF Bureau member Khatchig Mouradian met with Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian, the Armenian Weekly reports. ARF Eastern Region Central Committee Chair Hayg Oshagan and member Hovsep Avakian were part of the delegation that engaged in an hour-long discussion of issues surrounding Armenia’s domestic concerns and foreign

Rustamian Explains ARF Strategy to Derail Protocols on Six City Tour

The East Coast tour of Armenia National Assembly member Armen Rustamyan concluded on Sunday, December 13, after a guest appearance at the New York ARF’s commemoration of the Federation’s 119th anniversary. During his December 9-13 visit, Rustamyan met with Congressional and other US government representatives and visited east coast communities.

Sarkisian to IAGS President: No to Commission of Historians, Yes to Eliminating Consequences of Genocide

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has responded to an October 13 open letter from the President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, William Schabas. In the letter, addressed to both Sarkisian and Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Schabas, said: “Acknowledgement of the Armenian Genocide must be the starting point of any ‘impartial historical commission,’ not one of its possible conclusions.”

Sarkisian Discusses Military Priorities With US Defense Official

A high-level official from the US Department of Defense was in Yerevan Thursday meeting with Armenia’s top leadership for talks on military cooperation, reported the Armenian Presidential press service.

Nalbandian, Davutoglu Discuss Protocols Ratification in Athens

Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian met with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu Tuesday on the sidelines of an OSCE Ministerial meeting in Athens, reported CNNTurk.

Protocols Hunger Strike Enters Second Day

Hundreds of people gathered together across from the Armenian Consulate in Glendale Tuesday evening, joined in solidarity with 34 young Armenians holding a hunger strike against the Turkey-Armenia protocols set to be signed on Friday.

What Armenian Americans Think about Obama

On May 12, I wrote an article titled “Obama Alienates Armenian Americans,” in which I presented the reaction of Armenian leaders and commentators to what the community views as the continuous stream of blows from the Obama Administration in recent weeks. In the two days following the posting of the article on the Armenian Weekly website, many readers posted their views on Obama’s “betrayals” and their suggestions about the road ahead.

Sarkisian Visits Rubber Plant After Deadly Blasts

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian visited the Nairit chemical factory in Yerevan on Thursday as the death toll from at least two explosions that ripped through it the previous evening rose to four.

Sarkisian Briefs National Security Council on Brussels Meetings

YEREVAN (ArmRadio)–President Serzh Sarkisian met with his National Security Council and members of government on Thursday, briefing them on the outcome of his visits in Brussels last week with high-ranking officials from the European Union and NATO. Sarkisian was in Brussles for high level talks with NATO’s secretary-general, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, the EU Foreign

Turkey Says No Plans for Trilateral Summit

ANKARA–A Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman on Friday denied media reports that Turkish President Abdullah Gul was planning to host a new round of trilateral talks between his Armenian and Azeri counterparts in Istanbul, reported the Anatolia News Agency. Burak Ozugergin said Friday that Turkey had no efforts to organize a tripartite summit with the presidents

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