Monthly Archives: September 2017

Do Azeris Buy Justice with Money?

Finally, news is revealing and spreading around the world as to how much the government of Azerbaijan is spending on lobbying to influence people. Azerbaijan has hired many lobbying firms in different countries by paying large sums of money to … Continue reading

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6th Armenia-Diaspora Pan-Armenian Conference Took Place in Yerevan

On September 16th, the 6th Armenian-Diaspora Pan-Armenian Conference kicked off at Karen Demirtchyan Sport and Concert Complex. During the plenary session, RA Minister of Diaspora, Hranush Hakobyan delivered her opening remarks, His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians gave … Continue reading

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Head of Council of Europe Jagland Calls for Investigation into “Azerbaijan Laundromat”

The head of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, called for unprecedented legal action against Azerbaijan over its refusal to release a political prisoner in defiance of the European court on human rights. Jagland’s intervention centers on opposition leader Ilgar … Continue reading

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Aroyan Company to Invest $11 Million in Jewelry Industry Within Eight Years

Aroyan Company will invest $11 million in Armenia’s jewelry industry with eight years, Suren Karayan, Armenian economic development and investments ministers said. The government gave the company its permission to do business in Meridian Free Economic Zone as resident. “The … Continue reading

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Senate Appropriations Committee Ensures Continued Funding to Artsakh

WASHINGTON, D.C – The Senate Appropriations Committee adopted the Fiscal Year (2018) State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) appropriations bill, which ensures continued funding to Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly). The “Committee recommends assistance for … Continue reading

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Armenian Assembly Intensifies Advocacy on Hill Prompted by Security Concerns in Armenia

The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) has intensified its advocacy on Capitol Hill, prompted by security concerns as a result of Azerbaijan’s increased aggression along the borders of Armenia and Artsakh, which has included the targeting of and substantial damage … Continue reading

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China to Provide 10 Million Yuan in Aid to Armenia

Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan had a meeting with his Chinese Counterpart Chang Wanquan. The parties discussed a wide range of issues on bilateral and global agenda. They pointed to the training of military personnel and humanitarian cooperation as promising … Continue reading

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Hurricane and Fire Victims Need Help

Natural disasters take place very often in the United States and in other countries around the world. And it is predictable sometimes, but at times, it takes place all of a sudden. And, it seems it is very difficult to … Continue reading

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Bako Sahakyan: The Civilized World Will Sooner or Later Recognize the Existence of the Artsakh Republic

STEPANAKERT — On September 2nd, in his address on the 26th anniversary of the Artsakh, President Bako Sahakyan said: On behalf of the Artsakh authorities and myself personally, I extend to all of us the warmest of congratulations on September … Continue reading

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Turkey-Owned Bank Implicated in Money Laundering Case Hires Trump-Connected Lobbying Firm

By Chuck Ross A bank controlled by the Turkish government that has been implicated in a massive money laundering scheme has hired a Florida based lobbying firm with close ties to the Trump White House. The lobbying firm, Ballard Partners, … Continue reading

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