Tag Archives: Iran

ARF Reps Meet with Iranian Ambassador

YEREVAN — Armenian Revolutionary Federation Executive Council members Rouben Hakopian and Vartan Petrossian met with the Iranian ambassador to Armenia–Hamid Rezah Nikkar Esfahani–and vice-consul Majid Razavi on Thursday at the Iranian Embassy. The ARF representatives were invited to the Embassy to discuss Armenia-Iran relations. Esfahani said that the current state of bilateral relations were unsatisfactory

Martirossian Leaves for Iran

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan) — A delegation of the Armenian Energy Ministry led by Energy Minister Gagik Martirossian left yesterday for Iran–Deputy Energy Minister Karen Galoustian reported. Martirossian is expected to meet with his Iranian counterpart and other top officials during the seven-day visit. The negotiations are expected to focus on the following four problems. 1.

Iranian Ambassador Visits Center for Iranian Studies

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan) — Iran’s Ambassador to Armenia Hamid Reza Nikkar Esfahani visited the Caucasian Center for Iranian Studies in Yerevan on Tuesday to learn more about its work. Esfahani presented samples of Persian literature to the center’s library on behalf of the vice-president of Iran. A seminar dedicated to the 18th anniversary of the

Manoukian Visits Iran

TEHRAN (Noyan Tapan)National Democratic Union chairman and former presidential candidate Vazgen Manoukian arrived in Tehran Sunday and took part in the 18th anniversary celebrations of the Islamic Revolution the next day. Manoukian is was also scheduled to meet with Iranian officials and representatives of the Armenian community in Iran. He plans to visit the city

Iran Sees Armenia as Link to Europe

DUBAI (Reuter)-Armenia could offer neighboring Iran a link to Europe–the speaker of the Iranian parliament told his visiting Armenian counterpart–Iran’s official news agency IRNA reported Sunday. Speaker Ali Akbar Nateq-Nouri told Babken Ararktsian Saturday that Iran was willing to further broaden relations with Armenia and offer it a communication bridge with the Gulf–IRNA said. Armenia–too–could

Iran Offers Mediation in Karabakh Conflict

TEHRAN (Xinhua)-Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Velayati said Monday that his country is ready to be a mediator between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Karabakh dispute. Velayati made the remarks while meeting with the visiting Armenian National Assembly speaker–Babken Ararktsian–who arrived in Tehran Saturday. Velayati was quoted by the official Iranian news agency– IRNA–as saying