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Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian speaks at the Washington National Cathedral during a ceremony commemorating the Armenian Genocide centenary. May 7, 2015. (Photo: official publication)

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated at Washington National Cathedral

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated at Washington National Cathedral

    WASHINGTON—A prayer service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday evening.   The service remembered those lost in the genocide and showed gratitude for the regeneration of life that the survivors worked so hard to create.   United States Vice President Joseph Biden

A scene from the meeting

ARF Delegation Meets with President Sarkisian in Washington

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—An Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) delegation headed by ARF Bureau member Khatchig Mouradian met with Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian, the Armenian Weekly reports. ARF Eastern Region Central Committee Chair Hayg Oshagan and member Hovsep Avakian were part of the delegation that engaged in an hour-long discussion of issues surrounding Armenia’s domestic concerns and foreign

Armenian Genocide Postage Stamps Unveiled in Washington

YEREVAN (Armenpress)—On Wednesday, Armenia’s National Post unveiled a two stamps commemorating the Armenian Genocide at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The first commemorates American Ambassador Henry Morgenthau who served in Turkey during the Armenian Genocide and documented the atrocities that occurred starting in 1915. The second stamp commemorates America’s Near East Relief program,

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

US, Armenia to sign trade agreement

US And Armenia To Sign Trade And Investment Framework Agreement

ANCA Welcomes Signing to Take Place During Armenian President’s Visit to Washington WASHINGTON–U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills on Tuesday confirmed reports that a U.S.-Armenia Trade and Investment Treaty will be signed during President Sarkisian’s working visit this week to Washington, DC, the final step in the negotiation of a bilateral economic accord long sought

USAID Nominee Fails To Explain $25 Million Shortfall In Aid To Karabakh

Written responses by a senior United States Agency for International Development nominee to a series of questions posed by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) offer insight into the details of U.S. assistance programs in Nagorno Karabakh, but fail to explain the roughly $25 million shortfall between the level of aid intended by Congress and the amount that has actually been spent since this program was launched some 12-year ago, reported the Armenian National Committee of America