Monthly Archives: May 2017

H. Res. 354 Unanimously Passes House Foreign Affairs Committee

Resolution Condemns Turkish Violence Against Peaceful Protesters Republicans and Democrats Joined in the Effort WASHINGTON, D.C — Thursday, May 25th, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously adopted House Resolution 354, reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly), H. Res. 354 … Continue reading

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State Senate Budget Committee Approves $3 Million for the Armenian Museum

Portantino Makes Pitch for Glendale Museum Project SACRAMENTO, CA — Senator Anthony J. Portantino invited representatives of the Armenian Museum Project in Glendale to Sacramento to make the case for additional state funding to support the Armenian Museum. The museum … Continue reading

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Dr. Professor Ardem Patapoutian San Diego Researcher Elected to National Academy of Sciences

LA JOLLA, CA — A research scientist from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in San Diego, Ardem Patapoulian, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences for his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research,” the academy announced … Continue reading

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Audiovisual Analysis Points to Erdogan Ordering Washington, D.C Attack

WASHINGTON — Audio and video analysis of recorded footage of the May 16 attack on peaceful demonstrators in Washington, has found that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have ordered members of his security detail to carry out the violence. … Continue reading

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Carolyn Rafaelian, the Richest Armenian Woman in the US

Carolyn Rafaelian, Founder of Alex and Ani, is on the cover of Forbes’ third annual American’s Richest Self Made Women issue. She is the first Armenian American woman to make a Forbes list. The issue which comes out June 13th, … Continue reading

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Dr. Armine Hacopian Unanimously Voted as Glendale Community Voted as Glendale Community College Board President

In April, Dr. Hacopian was re-elected to the Glendale Community College (GCC) Board of Trustees for a fifth term. During the May 16th televised board meeting, her colleagues unanimously voted to appoint her as president of the board for the … Continue reading

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Armenian President Discusses Many Issues, Including Artsakh, with Emir of Qatar

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who is in the State of Qatar on an official visit, had a private meeting with Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani. Before that, the official ceremony of welcoming the President of Armenia … Continue reading

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China Donates 200 More Ambulances to Armenia Worth $15 Million

China will donate 200 new ambulances to Armenia as soon as part of its continuing economic assistance to the country, the Armenian government said. The government announced the impending donation as it approved a draft Chinese-Armenian agreement on “technical-economic cooperation” … Continue reading

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Russia, U.S Closely Cooperating on Karabakh Issue, says Hoagland

WASHINGTON — Russia and the United States are closely cooperating on the Karabakh issue despite the difference existing between the two countries, U.S Co-Chair of the OSCE Minks Group Richard Hoagland said in an interview with Voice of America. “Sure, … Continue reading

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Tillerson: Washington Will Carry on With Its Support for Armenia’s Security

U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian have exchanged letters in connection with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between their countries. In his letter to Tillerson cited by the Armenian Foreign … Continue reading

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