Monthly Archives: July 2017

UN: Return to Negotiations’ Table is the Only Way to Resolve the Karabakh Conflict

The United Nations is concerned over the recent escalation of tensions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, told a briefing in New York. “As the UN Secretary General underlined on June … Continue reading

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Turkish Lawmakers Could Face Punishment Over Armenian Genocide Remarks

ANKARA — Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), a far right political party that adheres to Turkish ultranationalism, have drafter new Rules of Procedure for the country’s Parliament. The 18 point document, in part … Continue reading

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U.S House May Vote to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey

WASHINGTON, D.C — Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s amendment would prohibit the transfer of U.S defense articles to Turkey and, instead make them available to Kurdish Peshmerga forces, who have played an instrumental role in the battle against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). … Continue reading

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$500,000 Funding Restored for Los angeles Lark Musical Society

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian has successfully restored $500,000 to the Lark Musical Society from the California government. The allocation was initially included in the California State Budget of 2016-2017 by Assemblymember Nazarian. Unfortunately, Governor Brown’s 2018-2018 Budget draft eliminated … Continue reading

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Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Dave Trott Spearheads Bi-Partisan Letter to Secretary Tillerson: No Guns to Turkey

WASHINGTON, D.C — On June 29, 36 members of congress, sent a bi-partisan letter, spearheaded by Armenian Caucus Co-chair Representative Dave Trott (R-MI), to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, opposing an anticipated gun sale to Turkey in light of the … Continue reading

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American Independece Day Celebrated in Armenia

YEREVAN – On June 30th, the U.S Embassy celebrated the 241th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States at the US embassy in Yerevan, with a summer evening of food, jazz, and fireworks. During the event, U.S … Continue reading

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