Monthly Archives: May 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Said He Will Review the Armenian Genocide Issue

WASHINGTON – during the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the State Department’s Budget, Operations, and Policy Priorities with U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Congressmen David Cicilline (D-RI), and Brad Sherman (D-CA) both raised the subject of the Armenian … Continue reading

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Israeli Knesset Speaker Pulls Armenian Genocide Recognition from Agenda

By Lahav Harkov Jerusalem Post – May 28, 2018 The vote on recognizing the Armenian Genocide, in 1.5 million Armenians were murdered by the Ottoman Empire during World War I, was originally set for Tuesday May 29. The expected vote … Continue reading

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Gift of Hearing: Sir Elton John and President Sarkissian Kick Off Charity Mission in Yerevan

Renowned English singer Sir Elton John arrived in Armenia as part of Starkey Hearing Foundation, visited the Haig and Elza Didizian Children’s Rehabilitation Center in Yerevan with the Armenian President and Starkey Founder and CEO William Austin. 100 hearing aids … Continue reading

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Pashinyan to Use Diaspora’s Potential for Development of State Institutions

LOS ANGELES – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that the peaceful change of government in Armenia is pan-Armnenian awakening. His remarks were delivered via Skype at the University of Southern California Institute of Armenian Studies program. “Armenia Tomorrow:” Citizen … Continue reading

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Gavin Newsom Endorsed by ANCA-WR for California Governor

GLENDALE — The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region announced this week its endorsement of Lieutnant Governor Gavin Newsom for the position of Governor of the State of California. “I think the ANCA-WR for its confidence in me … Continue reading

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Ruben Vardanyan to Build $32 Million Health Resort in Dilijan

The government of newly-elected Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has approved a multi-million dollar project to build a health spa/center in Dilijan and to improve the resort town’s infrastructure. The five-year project will be undertaken by the IDeA (Initiatives for Development … Continue reading

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Pashinyan and Putin Discuss Russian Armenian Relations Positively in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met on the sidelines of the Eurasian Economic Union summit in Sochi. Putin first congratulated Pashinyan on taking office and wished him success as head of government and voiced hope … Continue reading

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Governor George Deukmejian: An Icon of the American and Armenian Community

California Governor George C. Deukmejian passed away on May 8, 2018, and saddened thousands of people. We extend our prayers to his wife Gloria and three children – George, Leslie, and Andrea, plus their children and relatives. Deukmejian was born … Continue reading

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Economist Daron Acemoglu to Advise Armenian Government

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan reported Sunday May 13, that world renowned economist Daron Acemoglu has accepted his invitation to come to Armenia and assist in drafting a policy designed to lift Armenia out of its economic doldrums. Pashinyan, in … Continue reading

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UN Secretary General to Assist Armenia in Various Ways

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gutierres issued a congratulatory message to Nikol Pashinyan on being elected Prime Minister of Armenia. Gutierres noted that during this significant period of peaceful changes in Armenia, he hopes that the Armenian government under Pashinyan’s … Continue reading

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