Erdogan urges Turks to sell foreign currency for liras
Erdogan urges Turks to sell foreign currency for liras
  • ECONOMY
  • January 20, 2022

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Turks to sell foreign currency for liras to improve the chances of success of a new bank deposit scheme linked to the dollar. Deposit holders have deposited 163 billion lira ($12.1 billion) in new accounts...

"Black January" of 1990 and what preceded it
  • SOCIETY
  • January 20, 2022

32 years ago, on January 20, after pogroms of the Armenian population in Baku, clashes between USSR military forces and Azerbaijani armed groups led to losses on both sides. According to some neutral sources, during the events of "Black January,"...

 EU’s Special Representative to visit Armenia and Azerbaijan
EU’s Special Representative to visit Armenia and Azerbaijan
  • POLITICS
  • January 20, 2022

YEREVAN, JANUARY 20, ARMENPRESS. European Union’s Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar will visit Armenia and Azerbaijan on the sidelines of a regional visit together with former French Ambassador...

Azerbaijan not yet returned about 300 sheep of Armenia villager
Azerbaijan not yet returned about 300 sheep of Armenia villager
  • POLITICS
  • January 20, 2022

The Azerbaijanis have not yet returned the sheep belonging to Surik Matevosyan, a resident of Armenia’s Tegh village, which they had made off with a week ago. "We have transferred to them facts, photos which prove that the sheep are of...

 Central Bank of Armenia: exchange rates and prices of precious metals - 20-01-22
Central Bank of Armenia: exchange rates and prices of precious metals - 20-01-22
  • ECONOMY
  • January 20, 2022

YEREVAN, 20 JANUARY, ARMENPRESS. The Central Bank of Armenia informs “Armenpress” that today, 20 January, USD exchange rate up by 0.01 drams to 481.66 drams. EUR exchange rate up by 0.40 drams to 546.54 drams. Russian Ruble exchange rate...

 Asian Stocks up - 20-01-22
Asian Stocks up - 20-01-22
  • ECONOMY
  • January 20, 2022

TOKYO, 20 JANUARY, ARMENPRESS. Asian main indexes values for 20 January: The value of Japanese NIKKEI up by 1.11% to 27772.93 points, Japanese TOPIX up by 0.98% to 1938.53 points. Chinese Shanghai Composite down by 0.09% to 3555.06 points, and HANG...

Media: Israeli President thinks about visiting Turkey
Media: Israeli President thinks about visiting Turkey
  • POLITICS
  • January 20, 2022

Responding to questions about changes in diplomatic relations with Israel, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his office is in talks with Israeli President Isaac Herzog and he may visit Turkey soon. Emphasizing the Israeli side's...

Dollar quite stable in Armenia
Dollar quite stable in Armenia
  • ECONOMY
  • January 20, 2022

YEREVAN. – The American dollar’s (USD) exchange rate against the Armenian dram (AMD) comprised AMD 481.66/$1 in Armenia on Thursday; this is up by AMD 0.01 from Wednesday, according to the official website of the Central Bank of Armenia....

Trade turnover between Ukraine and Armenia increases by 24%
Trade turnover between Ukraine and Armenia increases by 24%
  • ECONOMY
  • January 20, 2022

Commodity turnover between Ukraine and Armenia in 2021 amounted to $159.9 million and increased by 24%, AnalitikaUA.net reported. Charge d'Affaires in the Republic of Armenia Denis Avtonomov said that the Ukrainian export to Armenia amounted to...

Armenia legislature speaker meets with of International Republican Institute president, and director for Eurasia
Armenia legislature speaker meets with of International Republican Institute president, and director for Eurasia
  • POLITICS
  • January 20, 2022

YEREVAN. – The visiting Armenian delegation, led by the National Assembly (NA) President Alen Simonyan, on Wednesday met with the President of International Republican Institute, Daniel Twining, and the Regional Program Director for Eurasia,...

Kremlin does not exclude new call between Putin and Biden
Kremlin does not exclude new call between Putin and Biden
  • POLITICS
  • January 20, 2022

The Kremlin does not exclude a new telephone conversation between Russian and U.S. Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden after receiving a written response to the security guarantee proposals, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, CNN...

EU Special Representative for South Caucasus to soon visit Armenia, Azerbaijan
EU Special Representative for South Caucasus to soon visit Armenia, Azerbaijan
  • POLITICS
  • January 20, 2022

The European Union (EU) Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia will visit Armenia and Azerbaijan in the near future. “Good to be back in the region for a joint European Union-France visit together with Isabelle...