Monthly Archives: June 2018

$1.22 Million Raised at AGBU 110 Anniversary in New England

With an overarching theme of Excellence in Action, an inspiring celebration of the 110th anniversary of the AGU New England District was held in Greater Boston from June 1st to the 2nd. The weekend brought together over 300 guests, including … Continue reading

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Ergogan Re-elected President

Markar Esayan and Garo Paylan Re-elected Parliament Members ISTANBUL — Two Turkish-Armenian Members of Parliament have been re-elected to Turkey’s parliament in the June 24 general elections. Garo Paylan from Diyarbakir (HDP) and Markar Esayan from Istanbul (AKP) have been … Continue reading

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Landmark Turkish Divestment Bill Clears First Senate Hearing 4-0

SACRAMENTO – Monday, June 25, AB 1597, the Divestment from Turkish Bonds Act, passed the Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee by a vote of 4-0, with one abstention, continuing a historic movement to hold Turkey accountable for their continued … Continue reading

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Foreing Ministers of Armenia and Russia Discuss International Issues and NKR Conflict Settlement

On June 7th Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Foreign Minister of Armenia, who is in Moscow on a working visit, met with Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia, Welcoming Minister Mnatsakanyan, Rusian Foreign Minister Lavrov said: “I am glad Minister Lavrov said: “I … Continue reading

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U.S Embassy and American Chamber of Commerce Focus Supporting U.S Investment in Armenia

On June 1st, the U.S Embassy in Yerevan, in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce of Armenia (AmCham) and the Oversea’s Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.s Governemnt’s development finance institution, organized a discussion focused on attracting U.S investments … Continue reading

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Assembly Welcomes Members to Armenian Caucus

WASHINGTON,D.C- Working vigorously through the month of April, the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) held 50 meetings with congressional offices discussing key issues of concern, including reaffirmation of the Armenian Genocide, U.S assistance to Armenian and Artsakh, as well as … Continue reading

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Russian Deputy FM Says Pashinyan’s Position on Karabakh as “Possibly Unconstructive”

MOSCOW – Artem Kozhin, a deputy head of the Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, described the position of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on the Karabakh conflict settlement as “possibly nonconstructive.” Speaking at a … Continue reading

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Head of State Water Committee Denies Stealing $13 Million

The head of Armenia’s State Water Committee Arse Harutyunyan, who tendered a resignation application, denied a report in the local “Zhamanak” (Time) daily claiming that together with former prime minister Karen Karapetyan he stole $13 million. “In my department there … Continue reading

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Netenyahu Shelves Legislation on Armenian Genocide

Isreal’s Prime Minister Netanyahu has ordered the Ministerial Committee on Legislation to remove from its agenda two bills calling to recognize the Armenian genocide, Hadahot TV reported. The Knesset recently approved a motion submitted by Meretz chairwoman MK Tamar Zandberg … Continue reading

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