Monthly Archives: September 2017

President Trump Congratulates Armenia’s Independence and Praises Armenia-NATO Ties

Trump congratulated Armenia on the 26th anniversary of its declaration of independence from the Soviet Union by delivering to President Serzh Sargsyan in New York. President Trump also praised Armenia for participating in NATO-led peacekeeping operations and military exercises. In … Continue reading

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U.S Congressmen Meet with Armenian President

YEREVAN – Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan received U.S Congressmen Frank Pallone, Jim Sensenbrenner, congresswomen Jackie Spier, Anna Eschoo, Tulsi Gabbard, last week. The Armenian President considered symbolic that the congressmen visited Armenian on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of … Continue reading

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Schiff, Colleagues, Urge California Textbook Publishers Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education

LOS ANGELES – Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that, along with seven of his California delegation colleagues, he wrote to major publishers of social studies textbooks in California urging them to include additional information and context about the Armenian Genocide. … Continue reading

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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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