Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sargsyan Expressed Serious Concerns Over Russia’s Arms Sale of Azerbaijan

In an interview with Argentina’s leading newspaper La Nacion, Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan pointed out to Russia’s strategic alliance with Armenia as a major concern against the backdrop of the deal. The interview took place while President Sargsyan was visiting … Continue reading

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Amb. Tigran Sarkisian Presents Credentials to President Obama

WASHINGTON, D.C — Tigran Sarkisian, who was appointed Armenia’s ambassador to the United States late last month, handed his credentials to President Barack Obama in a ceremony on July 14. Ambassador Sarkisian noted the “high level and efficient cooperation” that … Continue reading

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Priests Attacked at Armenian Church in Tblisi

TBLISI — On Saturday July 19, 2014, a pre-planned attack was perpetuated on the representatives of the Armenian Church of Sourp Etchmiadzin located in Tblisi, which was motivated by ethnic and religious hatred, reported the Armenian Church Diocese in Tblisi, … Continue reading

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Obama Picks Richard M. Mills Jr. as US Ambassador to Armenia

President Barack Obama nominated Richard M. Mills Jr. as his pick to become the US Ambassador to Armenia, the White House announced on July 10. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has to consider the nomination as the next US Ambassador … Continue reading

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We Do Not Have Much to Discuss with Turkey, Says Armenian President

“We do have much to discuss with Turkey today,” Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview with Argentine Media. “We have long discussed the two protocols, but the Turkish Parliament has not yet ratified them. So, what should we … Continue reading

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Armenia President to Turkey Leadership: We Cannot Accept such a “Just Memory”

YEREVAN — Next year will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. April 24 is undoubtedly a symbolic day, but it is clear that the genocide did not start and did not end in one day. Moreover, the genocide … Continue reading

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$947,277 Bequeathed to AGBU by Centenerian Gladys Ashjian

NEW YORK – Gladys Ashjian, left $947,277 to the Armenian General Benevolent Union (ABGU) in her will, as she was a devout member of the AGBU for years and she believed in the organization’s work and trusted it. She died … Continue reading

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World Bank Approves $120 Million Loans for Armenia for Three Projects

YEREVAN –The World Bank has disbursed more than $120 Million in three new loans to Armenia that are designed to boost Armenia that are designed to boost Armenia export, upgrade the domestic energy infrastructure and support thousands of livestock farmers … Continue reading

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President Sarkisian Meets with US Ambassador John Heffern.

On July 4th, President Serzh Sargsyan visited the U.S embassy, met Ambassador John Heffern and hailed the new level of the U.S Armenian relations and increase of American investments in the Armenian economy. A few days earlier, Ambassador Heffern told … Continue reading

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Turkey Lashes Out at Congress Over Christian Churches US Bill

By Julian Pecquet Legislation requiring the State Department to report on the status of “stolen, confiscated or otherwise unreturned”, churches and other Christian properties in Turkey and northern Cyprus sailed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee on a voice vote … Continue reading

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