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Military parade to be held in Nagorno-Karabakh capital on May 927.03.2012

Military parade to be held in Nagorno-Karabakh capital on May 9

 A military parade marking the 20th anniversary of liberation of Shuhsi and formation of the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army is to take place in Stepanakert, capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), on May 9. “We are going to hold a grand military parade, with the participation of the Defense Army and different military equipment,” Senor Hasratyan, Head of the Information Department, NKR Defense Army, told Tert.am. The Public Relations Department, Ministry of... more →

Russian FM to depart for Baku from Yerevan26.03.2012

Russian FM to depart for Baku from Yerevan

Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov will arrive in Armenia April 2 and then depart for Baku. Citing Azerbaijani sources, Armenpress reports that Lavrov''s visit to Azerbaijan is expected on April 3. In Baku Russian minister will meet with Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov. The main topics of negotiations will be Karabakh conflict, Russia''s activities within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group. Diplomatic sources of... more →

“From promises to actions”: Summit in Seoul highlights necessity of joint fighting against nuclear terrorism26.03.2012

“From promises to actions”: Summit in Seoul highlights necessity of joint fighting against nuclear terrorism

The heads of states and international organizations that gathered in Seoul to participate in the nuclear security summit discussed March 26 at a working dinner the progress registered after the 2010 Washington Summit, press service of the summit said. The importance of the summit on nuclear issues has been highlighted in respect of coordination of steps, uniting efforts in fighting against nuclear terrorism. "From promises to actions: during the past two years a noticeable work has... more →

Armenia’s parliamentary delegation departs for Almaty26.03.2012

Armenia’s parliamentary delegation departs for Almaty

The parliamentary delegation led by the RA National Assembly Speaker Samvel Nikoyan departed today for Almaty to take part in the Jubilee Session of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (IPA) of the CIS Council to be held on March 27. NA press service told Armenpress that within the framework of the visit a number of bilateral meetings will take place, including with chairperson of the Russian Federal Council Valentina Matviyenko, chairman of the Kazakhstan Mejlis Nurlan Nigmatulin, and... more →

The Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Edward Nalbandian on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Minsk process25.03.2012

The Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Edward Nalbandian on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Minsk process

20 years ago this day by the decision of the Foreign Ministerial Council of the Conference for Security and Cooperation in Europe the Minsk process of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement was launched. As a result the Minsk Group and its Co-Chairmanship were formed with the goal to reach a peaceful settlement through negotiations, based on the basic principles of international law. The Minsk Group Co-Chairmanship of Russia, the United States and France, is the only mediation structure... more →

Tribute to the Memory in Pantheon25.03.2012

Tribute to the Memory in Pantheon

Five years ago today died Andranik Markaryan who left such an inerasable trace in Armenian politics and governance that will long serve as paragon both for present and future generations. Today Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, accompanied by the country's highest- ranking officials and RPA activists, visited Yerevan Pantheon and laid flowers and wreaths at Andranik Margaryan’s tomb to pay tribute to the memory of the deceased former RA Prime Minister, outstanding statesman... more →