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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.

IMF Signals Additional Funds for Armenia if Needed

YEREVAN–The Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Murilo Portugal, on Saturday said that the IMF would be willing, if the need arises, to provide “additional funds” to Armenia alongside a multi-million dollar loan recently approved by the IMF’s Executive Board, reported Armenpress. The statement, made by Portugal, follows the approval last week of

High Level Talks in Washington Signal Possible Shift in US Attitude Toward Armenia

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Following a string of high-level meetings between Armenian and US leaders in Washington that began late last week and carried over to tuesday, a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday called for the normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations and stressed the need for a quick resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after talks with Armenia’s leaders

In Talks with Cheney, Armenian Premier Condemns Calls for Azeri Rule Over Karabakh

WASHINGTON (Combined Sources)–During a rare meeting with US Vice President Dick Cheney on Friday, Armenia’s Prime Minister, Tigran Sargsyan, condemned as "dangerous" and "a cause for concern" recent statemen’s by US Deputy Secretary of State Matthew Bryza and Turkish President Abdullah Gul linking a normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations to a resolution of the Karabakh conflict

Sargsyan Meets with Cheney in Washington DC

WASHINGTON–Armenia’s Prime Minister, Tigran Sargsyan, was in Washington DC on Friday where he met with US Vice President Dick Cheney and Millennium Challenge Corporation President, Ambassador John Danilovich, reported Armenpress. The Prime Minister arrived in Washington on Thursday and is set to depart back for Yerevan on Wednesday. He is in the US capital attending