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At the Four-Day Sittings of the National Assembly20.03.2012

At the Four-Day Sittings of the National Assembly

On March 20 the RA National Assembly continued the work of the next four-day sittings. The NA deputies debated the bill “Disciplinary Rules of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia” submitted for the second reading, which the RA Deputy Defense Minister Ara Nazaryan presented. Then the deputies by voting passed the package of bills “On Amending the RA Law on Examination of the Influence on Environment” and “On Amending the RA Law on State Duty, which... more →

President of Armenia continues meetings within the framework of EurAsEC20.03.2012

President of Armenia continues meetings within the framework of EurAsEC

Russian Prime Minister, President-elect Vladimir Putin participated in the non-official meeting of the heads of the EurAsEC member states. Press service of the Russian PM told Armenpress that during the meeting the parties discussed the results of the summit held in Kremlin, in particular, integration processes and economic cooperation issues. Incumbent President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, leaders of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova... more →

Tigran Sargsyan Receives Head of French Competitive Agency20.03.2012

Tigran Sargsyan Receives Head of French Competitive Agency

Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan received French competition authority chairman Bruno Laser. Welcoming the guest Tigran Sargsyan said: “Today, the streamlining and control of economic competition is a top priority in Armenia. In recent years, we significantly strengthened the State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition adopting laws that expanded the powers of this body. In this respect, your experience and knowledge will be extremely useful for us.” The chairman... more →

Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev was compared to a mafia crime boss19.03.2012

Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev was compared to a mafia crime boss

A 2009 U.S. embassy political dispatch compared Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to a mafia crime boss. An apt comparison given that Aliyev and the Azeri political elite have been living under the protection of the Capo Crimini – Israel, reports Armenpress citing Global Research. Capo Crimini’s protection is noteworthy. Aliyev, a corrupt dictator who came to power through election fraud in 2003, managed to make his rounds in Washington in 2006, including a private meeting with... more →

President of Armenia participates in EurAsEC sitting19.03.2012

President of Armenia participates in EurAsEC sitting

The sitting of the EurAsEC inter-state council is ongoing in the capital of Russia, Moscow. Citing RIA Novosti, Armenpress reports that President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, applying to the present, offered to discuss the issue of reformation of EurAsEC, stressing that the process must be of a civilized nature. "The main point of our agenda refers to the implementation of the arrangements reached at the 2011 December 19 sitting relating to the reformation of EurAsEC," Medvedev... more →

Armenian President leaves for working visit to Moscow17.03.2012

Armenian President leaves for working visit to Moscow

 President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will leave for a working visit to Russia on March 19. President Sargsyan will attend the meeting of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) Interstate Council held in Moscow. The leaders of the states – members of the organization, or having an observer status - will attend the meeting. www.president.am   more →