Monthly Archives: August 2017

Iowa Becomes the 47th State to Officially Recognize the Armenian Genocide

DES MOINES, IOWA — On Thursday, August 24, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation memorializing the Armenian Genocide and declaring October 2017 as “Armenia Awareness Month” in the Hawkeye State, announced the ANC. Iowa is now the 47th U.S … Continue reading

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Pasadena City Delegation Set to Begin Second Official Sister Cities Visit ot Vanadzor Armenia

PASADENA- CA After over a year of planning, an official California delegation from the City of Pasadena, led by members of the Pasadena Chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America, City of Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek, Pasadena City Councilmember … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan Blacklists Portuguese Lawmaker for Visiting Artsakh

Azerbaijan will put Portuguese MP Rubina Berardo on its black list for visiting Artsakh, foreign ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev said, according to APA. Also, the foreign ministry has summoned Portugal’s charge d’affaires over Berardo’s visit. The MP took the trip … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi Joins Growing Armenia Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C — the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) announced that Freshman Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) joined the Congressional Caucus on Armenian issues, supporting United States Armenia relations. Congressman Krishnamoorthi of Illinois’ 8th District currently serves on the House Committee … Continue reading

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A Positive Step Forward?

There was an interesting news from Armenia last week, unfortunately a negative one, but nevertheless it is an important news and I hope it will not stop there. A former bank executive had embezzled large amounts of money, and finally … Continue reading

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Iranian Official Abkar Torkan Says Armenia Is Bridge to Eurasia and EU Markets

MOSCOW — Armenia as a part of North-South Transport Corridor is a bridge for Iranian businessmen to access Eurasia and Europe markets, an Iranian senior officials said on Friday. “Armenia is a country with a bright prospect and its economic … Continue reading

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Google Voice is Now Available in Armenian

Google has announced that it has added 30 new languages to its voice recognition system. Armenian is among them, Armenia Sputnik reports. It is already possible to make a voice search in Armenian. The company has added 30 new languages … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan Building Up Forces in Nakhichevan

Azerbaijan is carrying out a substantial military buildup in the exclave of Nakhichevan,as the territory’s strategic significance increases for both Baku and its foe, Armenia. Nakhichevan is separated from the rest of Azerbaijan by a slice of southern Armenia, and … Continue reading

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Daylin Leach, Advocate of Armenian Rights, Running for Congress for the Pennsylvania 7th Congressional District

Daylin Leach, a staunch advocate of Armenian rights, is running for Congress for Pennsylvania’s 7th District. He is the son-in-law of Dr. Robert Mirak, well known community leader, author of Armenian studies and philanthropist. Educated at Temple University and the … Continue reading

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Armenia is Studying Possible Impact of U.S Sanctions Against Russia on its Economy

Asked to comment on the possible impact of a new round of U.S sanctions against the Russian Federation on Armenia’s economy, economic development and investments minister Suren Karayan said a relevant study was being conducted now. “I would not like … Continue reading

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