Monthly Archives: December 2013

United States Highlights the Expanding Cooperation with Armenia in Defense

YEREVAN – For the United States it is important to develop cooperation with Armenia in the area of defense, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia, Dr. Evelyn Farkas said during a meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward … Continue reading

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Forbes Named Russian-Armenian Galitsky “Businessman of the Year”

A Russia based Armenian businessman, who owns the country’s biggest trading chain, has been named the businessmen of the year by Forbes Russian. Magnit, the supermarket chain belonging to Sergei Galitsky, has increased its money circulation by 28% to $12 … Continue reading

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FM Davutoglu Meets with Armenian Patriarchal Vicar Abp. Aram Ateshyan

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with Archbishop Aram Ateshyan, General Vicar of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople. The Davutoglu-Ateshyan talk was held at the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the start of the meeting, Archbishop Ateshyan presented a … Continue reading

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Turkish FM Davutoglu: 1915 Armenian Deportation Wrong and Inhumane

Staging a landmark visit to Yerevan, Davutoglu declares the Ottoman deportation of Armenians in 1915 to have been “wrong” and “inhumane”. By Cansu Camlibel Hurriyet Daily YEREVAN – The “deportation” of Armenians in 1915 was inhumane, and Turkey has never … Continue reading

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The 29th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the BSEC Took Place in Yerevan

YEREVAN – On December 12, the 29th Meeting of the Council of Minister of Foreign affairs of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Member States took place in Yerevan under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister of Armenia … Continue reading

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Mr. Putin, Please Visit Gyumri Again!

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent visit to Gyumri was very productive not necessarily politically speaking, rather socially, economically and otherwise. Because of the Russian President’s visit, about $1.3 million was spent to rebuild and renovated Gyumri streets, the ones from … Continue reading

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Armenia Again Excluded From U.S Millenium Aid

by Astghik Bedevian The United States has again refused to resume multimillion dollar economic assistance to Armenia under its Millenium Challenge Account (MCA) program designed to foster reforms in developing nations. Armenia is not on the newly updated list of … Continue reading

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Lark Musical Society Raises Over $435,000 at Honors Night in LA

Drs. Nazareth and Ani Darakjian Donate $100,000 LOS ANGELES — Lark Musical Society Honor Night, which took place in Sunday November 24, 2013 at the historic Downtown Los Angeles Landmark, The Jonathan Club, honored Drs. Nazareth and Ani Darakjian who … Continue reading

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Turkish FM Davutoglu to Attend BSEC Meeting in Armenia

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has accepted an official Armenian invitation to attend the international Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSCE) grouping, ministerial conference, this week. Invitations have been extended to other Caucasian countries as well, including Azerbaijan. The meeting is … Continue reading

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Armen Tamzarian Named Judge

SACRAMENTO – Armen Tamzarian, 47, of South Pasadena, has served as a senior appellate court attorney at the California Court of Appeal, Second District since 2008. He was a partner at Case Knowlson Jordan and Wright LLP from 2002 to … Continue reading

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