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Nikol Pashinyan Formally Elected Prime Minister of Armenia

He Received 59 votes for, and 42 Against The Armenian Parliament elected opposition party leader Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister of Armenia on May 8, 2018, thus bringing peace to the country. Pashinyan received 59 votes for and 42 against … Continue reading

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EU Looks Forward to Working with Pashinyan

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Vice-President of the Commission Frederica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn issued a joint statement on the election of Nikol Pashinyan as the Prime Minister of Armenia, the EEAS … Continue reading

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40,000 March for Justice in Los Angeles to the Turkish Consulate, Wilshire Boulevard

Congressman Adam Schiff, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Delivered Speeches, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Calls for Turkey Divestment. LOS ANGELES — Tens of thousands of activists, community members and allies turned out on April 24 for the March for Justice for … Continue reading

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Armenian Parliament Fails to Elect Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister

The Armenian Parliament failed to elect opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan Prime Minister on Tuesday May 1st 2018, despite his warnings about continued unrest in the country. Pashinyan was backed by only 45 members of the 105 seat National Assembly following … Continue reading

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Glendale City Approves Armenian-American Museum

The Glendale City Council directed city staff to negotiate the final Ground Lease Agreement for the Armenian American Museum’s Downtown Glendale site with a lease term of up to 95 years at $1 per year and approved the Museums’s Stage … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Legislature Establishes Sardarapat Section Armenian Memorial Highway

DENVER, CO — On April 24-25, 2018, during the annual legislative commemorations of the Armenian Genocide, the Colorado House of Representatives and the State Senate unanimously passed House Joint Resolution 18-1019 that designates a major state highway in the Centennial … Continue reading

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Armenian PM Serzh Sargsyan Resigns After 11 Days of Street Protests by Some 200,000 Demonstrators

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan said on April 23, he was resigning to help safeguard civic peace following almost two weeks of mass street protests that have plunged the impoverished Armenia into political crisis. Sargsyan, a close ally of Russian … Continue reading

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Councilman Paul Krekorian Led the LA City Council to Commemorate Armenian Martyrs Day

LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday, April 18, Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krikorian led the City Council’s official commemoration of the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. During the year’s remembrance, Los Angeles honored prominent Armenian American educators to highlight … Continue reading

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United States Department of State About Serzh Sagsyan

The US State Department issued the following statement on April 23, 2018. “We thank Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan for his many years of service and his contributions to the strong U.S-Armenia partnership. We expect the democratic process to determine his … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Consecrated the Bronze Statue of Grigor Narekatsi in the Vatican

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis consecrated the bronze statue of St. Gregory of Narek (Grigor Narekatsi), a 10th century poet and monk famed hero of the Armenian culture and Doctor of the Universal Church. The historic event was attended by … Continue reading

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