Monthly Archives: July 2018

OSCE Says Ready to Assist Armenian Government in Anti-Corruption Reforms

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a meeting on July 19, with Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson in Office on Combating Corruption, Paola Severino. The meeting attached importance to the further development of cooperation with the OSCE in various platforms, … Continue reading

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PM Pashinyan Says He is not Surprised that Every Day and Every Hour There is a Corruption Revelation

While investigations are going on, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said: that during the past few weeks, last days, every hour, every hour, every minute, he does not cease to be surprised by new facts about corruption. “I think that I … Continue reading

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Armenia’s Culture Minister Has Great Expectations from Her U.S Trip

The popularization of Armenian culture in any international arena is very important, Minister of Culture Lilit Makunts said while speaking about her USA visit and Armenia’s participation at the Smithsonian Folklife cultural festival in Washington, D.C. The minister assessed her … Continue reading

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Time Magazine Names Nikol Pashinyan One of Four “Crusaders of World Democracy”

NEW YORK – Time magazine has named Armenia’s prime minister one of the modern world’s four prominent crusaders “keeping the dream of democracy alive.” The publication has spoken with all the four people about their motivation to fight authoritarian regimes … Continue reading

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Henry Morgenthau III, Lifelong Supporter of US Affirmation of the Armenian Genocide, Passes Away at Age 101

WASHINGTON, D.C — The Armenian Assembly of America and Armenian National Institute, mourn the loss of a longtime friend of the Armenian people, Henry Morgenthau III, who dedicated himself to honoring the memory of his grandfather, Ambassador Henry Morgenthau, passed … Continue reading

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William Saroyan House-Museum Grand Opening Friday, August 31st

After much anticipation, the William Saroyan House-Museum will open to visitors on Friday August 31st, the 110th anniversary of the birth of the writer. To celebrate this occasion, a Grand Opening Celebration will be held at the Satellite Student Union … Continue reading

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Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan Resigned

There were rumors that the Mayor of Yerevan wanted to resign and on Monday, July 9th, Mayor Taron Margaryan resigned. During the past week, protests were being held outside of Yerevan City Hall demanding Mayor Taron Margaryan resignation. Taron Margaryan … Continue reading

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Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s Executive Director Ara Vardanyan Submits His Resignation

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s executive director Ara Vardanyan has submitted his resignation application to President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian. The Armenian National Security Services arrested him and the released him two days later. He confessed to misappropriating the organization’s funds. He … Continue reading

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Levon Sargsyan, Brother of Serzh Sarksyan

Armenia’s Special Investigative Service issued an arrest warrant for Levon Sargsyan, brother of former Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan, on charges of “illegal enrichment” and other financial irregularities. Levon Sargsyan sits on board of the Pyunik Charitable Foundation, which owes 40% … Continue reading

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Armenian President Sarkissian Expressed Readiness to Strengthen Ties with U.S

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian met with U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his working visit to Washington, D.C. During the meeting, President Sarkissian said Armenia attaches importance to the consistent development of the Armenian-American partnership and presented to the … Continue reading

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