Monthly Archives: February 2017

Secretary Tillerson: The Nagorno-Karabakh Issue in on your Desk

During his confirmation hearings, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson clearly and plainly said that he would support a full accounting of the atrocities of 1915 committed against Armenians by the Ottoman government. “Naturally” the word Genocide was not used. The … Continue reading

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Over $1.5 Billion to be Invested in Armenia’s Energy Sector Between 2017 and 2019

YEREVAN — More than $1.5 Billion will be invested in Armenia’s energy sector over a period between 2017 and 2019. Artur Baghdasaryan, CEO of High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC, speaking Tuesday at a session of the Armenian energy infrastructure and … Continue reading

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U.S to Provide Extra $61.1 Million to Armenia as Assistance for Diversifying Private Sector

The total amount of the assistance the United States is providing to Armenia in accordance with the agreement signed to make the private sector more competitive and diversified will reach $61.1 million. Suren Karayan, Armenian economic development and Investments minister … Continue reading

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Five Parties and Four Groups to Race for Seats in Armenian National Assembly

Five parties and four blocs have already applied for running in Armenia’s parliamentary elections. The ruling Republican Party of Armenia will run with the following candidates: Vigen Sargsyan, defense minister, Taron Margasyan, Yerevan mayor, and Arpine Hovhannisyan, Justice Minister, are … Continue reading

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Catholic and Oriental Orthodox Clergy Meet in Rome

VATICAN – The International Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic and Oriental Orthodox Churches has released its report for the group’s 14th annual meeting, which took place in Rome, January 22-27 2017. The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Promoting … Continue reading

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Major Crisis in the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul: Head of Clerical Assembly Resigns

Head of Clerical Assembly of the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul Bishop Sahak Mashalian has announced his resignation, informing that General Vicar Aram Ateshian is to blame for his decision, “Agos” daily reports. Mashalian stated that he decided to resign because … Continue reading

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Anthony Portantino Endorses Zareh Sinanyan for Glendale City Council

GLENDALE, CA — Zareh Sinanyan announced that State Senator Anthony Portantino has endorsed his candidacy for City Council. “I am happy to endorse my friend Zareh for re-election. He has exhibited strong and impartial leadership, tackling financial and political issues … Continue reading

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Will There Be a Change in U.S Stand on the Armenian Genocide

The Donald Trump Administration is already moving quickly on issues which are important for the country; according to the view of the new administration leaders, especially President Trump. Many wonder what would the relationship between the United States and Armenia … Continue reading

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Two U.S Firms to Invest More than $500 Million in Armenia

Investment from U.S firm CountourGlobal and Lydian International will amount to about half a billion dollars over the next few years, U.S ambassador to Armenia Richard M. Mills said in his remarks to American Chamber of Commerce of Armenia on … Continue reading

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Armenian Lawyer Wins Prize for Defending an American Girl

Member of the Chamber of Advocates in Marseille, Ashkhen Harutyunyan, received the first prize of the International competition of speeches for the defense of human rights, Le Parisien reported. The competition was organized by the Memorial de Caen, a museum … Continue reading

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