Monthly Archives: March 2017

Elections Will Change Armenia

Armenia will hold its first general elections on April 2nd, 2017, after adopting amendments to the Constitution following a public referendum The country’s political structure will change politically, because it will give up the Presidential system and actually adopt a … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi Investors to Put Up $100 Million in Construction of Solar Power Plant

Investors from Abu Dhabi will put up $100 million in construction of a slar power plaint in Armenia, Viktor Akulyan, KPMG partner in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, told journalists a week earlier. In his words, an appropriate … Continue reading

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Armenia, WB Sign $1.8 million Grant to Develop Agriculture

Armenia and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (a member of the World Bank Group) signed Thursday a $1.8 million grant agreement as part of the Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation Program. From the Armenian side the agreement was … Continue reading

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U.S Mediator Richard Hoagland Hopes for Renewed Armenian-Azeri Talks

YEREVAN — International mediators hope that Armenia and Azerbaijan will resume soon their high-level negotiations on a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, a senior diplomat said. “We hope that in the near future–not months away but in the near … Continue reading

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US Secretary of State Tillerson to Visit Turkey on March 30

U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey on March 30, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Tillerson’s visit will be the highest level talks with a senior office from the new U.S Administration since President Donald Trump took … Continue reading

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Armenian Assembly Urges Investigation of Azerbaijan’s Ties and Compromising Materials on U.S Officials

WASHINGTON, D.C — the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) sent letter to the Senate and House Select Committees on Intelligence expressing concern regarding the undue influence of Azerbaijan on America’s democratic institutions. In their letter to the Senate Intelligence Chairman … Continue reading

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$120 Million to be Implemented in Armenia’s Agriculture Sector in 2017

Investment programs in agriculture sector were discussed at a meeting convened by Ignati Araqelyan, Armenian agriculture minister, the ministry’s press reported. The minister said that programs worth $120 million will be implemented in 2017. Of this amount $60 million is … Continue reading

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Dink Murder Case Continues with More Witnesses

ISTANBUL (Agos) —Trials of public officials, including former police chiefs Celalettin Cerrah, Engin Dinc, Ramazan Akuyrek, Ali Fuat Yilmazer, Ahmet Ilhan Guler, continued in Istanbul today. During the previous round, arrested suspect, Ali Funt Yilmazer, former chief of Office C … Continue reading

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Preparations for the 20th Anniversary of ARPA International Film Festival Underway – November 3-5, 2017

ARPA International Film Festival in one of the oldest independent film festivals in Los Angeles. On November 3-5, 2017 the festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the historic Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, followed by a special awards banquet at … Continue reading

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Greek Foreign Minister Visits Armenian Genocide Memorial

Foreign Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Nikolaos Kotzias, visited the Tsitsenakaberd Memorial the week prior while visiting Armenia. The Minister laid a wreath at the memorial to Armenian Genocide victims and paid tribute to their memory with a minute of … Continue reading

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