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Armenia Seeks Another Major Loan from Russian-Led Group

The Armenian government moved on Thursday to obtain yet another large-scale foreign loan which it hopes will help the country overcome the ongoing economic crisis.

Armenian Government Approves 2010 Budget

The Armenian government approved on Thursday the final version of next year’s budget and is set to submit it to parliament for consideration and approval, Finance Minister Tigran Davtian told reporters.

Russia to Own 50 Percent of New Armenian Nuclear Plant

Armenia’s government unveiled on Thursday plans to create a Russian-Armenian joint venture tasked with building a nuclear power station in place of the aging soviet-era facility at Metsamor by 2017.

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.

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.

American University in Armenia Opens New Hall

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenian government officials alongside Catholicos Karekin II Monday presided over the inaugural opening of the Paramaz Avetisian lecture at the American University in Armenia. The new building, dedicated to the memory of the famous philanthropist, is part of a series of programs aimed at enhancing the university’s educational activities in the Republic. Prime Minister

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