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Meeting with delegation led by RA minister of education and science Armen Ashotyan17.03.2012

Meeting with delegation led by RA minister of education and science Armen Ashotyan

 On 17 March Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan met delegation led by minister of education and science of the Republic of Armenia Armen Ashotyan. Issues related to the development of education and science in Artsakh, the course of reforms being carried out in this sphere, as well as deepening cooperation between universities of the two Armenian republics were discussed during the meeting. Artsakh Republic minister of education and science Vladik Khachatryan, writer and... more →

NATO is not going to interfere into Karabakh conflict settlement process16.03.2012

NATO is not going to interfere into Karabakh conflict settlement process

NATO is not going to interfere into the process of settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, James Appathurai, Special Representative of the NATO Secretary General for South Caucasus, said through the official Youtube channel of the Alliance. "NATO hopes that peaceful settlement will be found to the conflict, but I want to once again state that the alliance is not engaged in the negotiation process. Nevertheless, we are ready to assist the OSCE Minsk Group in the settlement of the... more →

PACE Co-Rapporteurs Urged Election participants not to Shatter the Public Trust16.03.2012

PACE Co-Rapporteurs Urged Election participants not to Shatter the Public Trust

John Prescott, Co-Rapporteur of the Monitoring Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) (United Kingdom, socialist) and Axel Fisher (Germany, European People's Party) announced that the parliamentary elections due in May "will be decisive in terms of strenghthening democracy in Armenia". As the PACE press service told "Armenpress", in their reports made as a result of their visit to Armenia, January 16-17 they urged participants of... more →

Foreign Minister of Armenia blames Azerbaijan in failing the creation of investigation mechanism16.03.2012

Foreign Minister of Armenia blames Azerbaijan in failing the creation of investigation mechanism

At the recent meeting of the presidents of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan in Sochi an arrangement has been reached over working out a mechanism of investigation of incidents on the line of contact. Azerbaijan did everything not to create such mechanism, Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian said at the joint news conference with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle. "At the previous meeting in Sochi, a year ago, the presidents referred to a number of points but these... more →

President of Armenia to attend sitting of EurAsEC inter-state council15.03.2012

President of Armenia to attend sitting of EurAsEC inter-state council

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will participate on March 19 in the sitting of the EurAsEC inter-state council. Citing Kremlin press service, Armenpress reports that heads of the EurAsEC member-states President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev and President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon will participate in the sitting. Heads of countries having status of... more →

First group of OSCE/ODIHR observers to arrive in Armenia next week15.03.2012

First group of OSCE/ODIHR observers to arrive in Armenia next week

The first group of the observers of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will arrive in Armenia in the forthcoming week. It is intended that from OSCE/ODIHR 24 short-term and 250 long-term observers will survey the parliamentary elections in Armenia, OSCE Yerevan Office told Armenpress. An invitation of implementing observation mission during the elections was issued by the government of Armenia. Observers from the European Parliament are also expected to... more →