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This sign welcomes visitors to Artsakh

EDITORIAL: No Other Option Except Independence for Artsakh

EDITORIAL: No Other Option Except Independence for Artsakh

A simple sentence on a sign that greets visitors entering Artsakh speaks volumes about the endurance, resilience, humility and strength of the people of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

Armenian, Azeri Presidents ‘Willing to Intensify Dialogue’

WASHINGTON (ArmRadio)—“The Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan are willing to meet more frequently,” US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick said in an interview with the Voice of America. “We have no date yet, but both Presidents have declared they would like to intensify the dialogue. We are looking for an opportunity now

Armenia's Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian

Armenian Armed Forces ‘Committed to Peace’

NOYEMBEREAN, Armenia—Speaking to troops stationed at a base near the Armenian town of Noyemberean marking the 21st anniversary of the ceasefire signed between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Armenia’s Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian asserted that the military and political leadership of Armenia are doing “everything possible to establish smart relations with the opponent and ensure the maintenance

Torch Lit in Shoushi for 6th Pan-Armenian Games

  SHOUSHI, Artsakh—On Friday, Shoushi hosted a torch lighting festival ceremony for the 6th Pan-Armenian Games, which will take place in Armenia in August. Artsakh President Bako Sahakian, speaking at the ceremony, said that it was the second time the ceremony of lighting the torch of the Pan-Armenian Games took place in Artsakh, considering it

n Artsakh Defense Army soldier on the frontline near the border with Azerbaijan

Soldier Dies in Artsakh

  STEPANAKERT (Armenpress)—On May 8, soldier of the Artsakh Defense Army Harutyun Ghambaryan, 20, received a fatal injury while fulfilling his service at the maintenance unit of one of the military units of the Defense Army in northeastern Artsakh. The Ministry of Defense of Artsakh said an investigation is underway to clarify the details of

European Parliament to Discuss Artsakh Self-Determination

YEREVAN (Armenpress)—The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy’s director Kaspar Karampetian, speaking to Armenpress, has announced that a conference will take place in the European Parliament in June to discuss the issue of free self-determination for European nations, which will include a discussion about Artsakh. “The conference will be held in two directions –

Armenian Genocide Centennial Monument Unveiled in Stepanakert

  STEPANAKERT—Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakian on Wednesday attended the unveiling and consecration of a monument dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial in Artsakh’s capital Stepanakert.   The President thanked contributors to the initiative for the implementation of the project, especially noting the help of Artsakh, Forward, an NGO operating in Artsakh.   Primate of

Artsakh Foreign Ministry Hails ‘Free and Fair’ Elections

  STEPANAKERT—“On May 3, 2015, the sixth regular parliamentary elections were held in the Nagorno Karabakh Republic with over 70 percent turnout,” Artsakh’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “The elections were held in a free and competitive atmosphere and in full compliance with the international standards, as assessed by more than 100 international observers

Voters arrive at a polling station in Artsakh to cast their vote in the Republic's parliamentary elections.

US Observers Praise Artsakh Voter Turnout

STEPANAKERT—The University of California Election Observation and Technical Assistance Team issued Tuesday a statement regarding the parliamentary elections in Artsakh on Sunday, in which the team acted as observers. The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (Artsakh) conducted its 6th Parliamentary election on May 3, 2015 with a fair and transparent system consistent with international standards according to a

Stepanakert Calls Sentencing of Citizen in Baku ‘Groundless’

STEPANAKERT—Spokesperson for the Nagorno-Karabakh Foreign Ministry Ani Sargsyan spoke Armenian News (News.am) on Tuesday about the accusations and verdict against Artsakh citizen Arsen Baghdasaryan, who has been condemned to 15 years imprisonment in Azerbaijan. “This farce of a trial against Arsen Baghdasaryan completely fits into the logic of the policy of systematic violations of international

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