Monthly Archives: September 2018

Nikol Pashinyan and Emmanuel Macron in Paris Discussed Armenian-French Cooperation

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan paid a working visit to France, Friday September 14, and met with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris. After the welcoming ceremony, handshake and protocol photo session, the leaders of the two … Continue reading

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Texas Republican Congressman Ted Poe Urges U.S to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

Republican Congressman Ted Poe from Texas has condemned in his September 13 speech, the Armenian Genocide and urged the U.S Government to recognize it. In his speech he said: “More than a century ago, when the attention of the world … Continue reading

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ANC-Led Legislative Delegation Visits Armenia and Artsakh

YEREVAN — On September 11, the Armenian National Committee – Western Region’s California Legislative and Trade Trip Delegation met with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The delegation consisting of senators, assembly members, and representatives of IT companies expressed their gratitude … Continue reading

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Improvements Are Taking Place in Armenia, Slowly, but Surely

The Velvet Revolution in Armenia definitely brought changes and improvements tot he country and the people’s everyday life, thanks to Nikol Pashinyan’s courageous leadership. Naturally, improvements cannot take place overnight. It will take some time, and the changes have started … Continue reading

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Putin-Pashinyan Meeting: There Are No Problems in Our Relations in Any Direction

Russia President Vladimir Putin and Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met at the Kremlin Saturday September 8th. Key issues of the development of the allied Armenian-Russian relations, as well s cooperation on the Eurasian space, including within the framework of … Continue reading

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Dr. Ara and Alice Apkarian Donate Another $100,000 for Armenian Studies Program at UC Irvine

Dr. Ara and Alice Apkarian of Orange County, California, established a $100,000 endowment fund to support graduate students research awards in the Armenian Studies Program at University of California at Irvine. Three years ago, the Apkarians had made another $100,000 … Continue reading

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21st ARPA International Film Festival November 2nd to 4th

The 21st Annual Arpa International Film Festival will take place on Friday, November 2nd until Sunday November 4th, 2018 at the Historic Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood California. The Festival’s mission is to cultivate cultural understanding and global empathy … Continue reading

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William Saroyan House Museum Opened in Fresno August 31st

FRESNO, CA — The William Saroyan Museum officially opened Friday, August 31st, in Fresno, on the 110th birthday anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize winner, in the presence of the Mayor of City of Fresno Lee Brand, Fresno City Councilwoman Esmeralda … Continue reading

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Japan and Armenia to Expand Cooperation

Armenia and Japan will expand cooperation in innovative sectors, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said during a joint press briefing with his visiting Japanese counterpart Taro Kano. “We agreed to jointly continue to explore more specific areas for cooperation,” he … Continue reading

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Landmark Turkish Government Divestment Bill Passes Assembly and Heads to Governor’s Desk for Approval

SACRAMENTO, CA — On Friday, August 31st, AB 1597m the Divestment from Turkish Bonds Act, passed the California State Assembly. “I am humbled and grateful for my colleagues in the Legislature for joining with me to fight for justice for … Continue reading

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