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Iran Rejects Turkish Role In Nuclear Talks

Iran rejected a Turkish role in its nuclear impasse with Western countries on Tuesday and said there would be no need for third-party mediation in the nuclear dispute.

Controversy Surrounds Plans for Uranium Mine in Armenia

A protest movement against a planned Russian-Armenian uranium mine in southern Armenia appears to be picking up steam, with
discussions underway with three political parties about a partnership.

Premier Outlines Global Crisis Risks for Armenian Economy

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–Armenia’s prime minister spoke of the risks that the country faces in view of the continuing global economic crisis as he visited parliament for a state budget debate Wednesday. Addressing lawmakers from the parliament tribune Tigran Sargsyan said Armenia is ready to face up to the challenge and make sure the crisis has a

New Projects a Stab at Independence from Moscow?

YEREVAN (Eurasianet.org)–The Armenian government has confirmed plans to build an Iran-Armenia railway and a new nuclear power plant as part of a series of new, "large-scale" initiatives. In an October 2 speech to parliament, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan declared that the "time has come for Armenia to implement ambitious economic projects, super-projects." Aside from the

Medvedev to Visit Armenia

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Russia’s President will travel to Yerevan on Monday for a two day official visit with the country’s top leadership Medvedev’s trip will coincide with the disbursement of $10 million from Russia to implement a series of security projects on Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant at Metzamor. According to the Director of Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant,