President of the National Assembly Alen Simonyan Meets with Speaker Nancy Pelosi
President of the National Assembly Alen Simonyan Meets with Speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • January 20, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC — On January 19, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Alen Simonyan met with the Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.At the meeting Alen Simonyan presented the consistent...

Yerevan Sets Terms for Armenian-Azeri Border Demarcation
Yerevan Sets Terms for Armenian-Azeri Border Demarcation
  • January 20, 2022

YEREVAN — Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan confirmed on Wednesday that Armenia has set a number of conditions for starting the demarcation of its long border with Azerbaijan sought by Russia.Emphasizing that Armenia rejects any...

Russia Insists on OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Renewed Visits to Karabakh
Russia Insists on OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Renewed Visits to Karabakh
  • January 19, 2022

MOSCOW — Russia has reiterated that the U.S., Russian and French mediators co-heading the OSCE Minsk Group should be able to resume their visits to Nagorno-Karabakh as part of their peace efforts.“We are concerned by the fact that the...

Armenia Calls on the OSCE to Stop Azerbaijani Provocations
Armenia Calls on the OSCE to Stop Azerbaijani Provocations
  • January 15, 2022

YEREVAN — Armenia called on the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, the Minsk Group Co-Chairs to take effective measures to stop the provocations of Azerbaijan and to resume the peace process. The head of the Armenian mission to the OSCE Armen Papikyan...

Armenian Peacekeepers Return Home from Kazakhstan
Armenian Peacekeepers Return Home from Kazakhstan
  • January 15, 2022

YEREVAN — Armenian servicemen sent to Kazakhstan as part of a CSTO peacekeeping force have returned to Armenia.The troops were part of a 2,500-strong military contingent deployed by Russia and four other former Soviet republics making up the...

First Round of Armenia-Turkey Normalization Talks Held in Moscow
First Round of Armenia-Turkey Normalization Talks Held in Moscow
  • January 14, 2022

MOSCOW — Special envoys of Turkey and Armenia held in Moscow on Friday the first round of negotiations on normalizing relations between the two neighboring states.Turkey’s special envoy Serdar Kiliç, a former ambassador to the U.S., and...

Armenia’s UN Envoy Elected Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
Armenia’s UN Envoy Elected Vice-President of the Human Rights Council
  • January 13, 2022

GENEVA — The Human Rights Council has elected Ambassador Andranik Hovhannisyan, Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, to serve as a vice-president for 2022.Mr. Hovhannisyan was elected from the Eastern...

Putin and Pashinyan Discuss Kazakhstan, Nagorno-Karabakh
Putin and Pashinyan Discuss Kazakhstan, Nagorno-Karabakh
  • January 13, 2022

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Wednesday, the Kremlin press service reported.The Kremlin said the two men discussed “the current situation around...

Sevan Nishanyan: For the First Time, I Felt That a State Was Standing Behind Me
Sevan Nishanyan: For the First Time, I Felt That a State Was Standing Behind Me
  • January 11, 2022

ATHENS — A Greek court has ordered the release of Istanbul-Armenian writer Sevan Nishanyan on the condition that he will leave the country within two weeks, the Armenian Embassy in Athens said Friday.Nishanyan, who escaped from a Turkish prison in...

Armenian, Russian Defense Ministers Discuss CSTO Mission in Kazakhstan
Armenian, Russian Defense Ministers Discuss CSTO Mission in Kazakhstan
  • January 11, 2022

YEREVAN — Armenia’s Defense Minister Suren Papikyan, who is also Secretary of the Collective Security Treaty Organization’s (CSTO) Defense Ministers Council (for the period of Armenia’s rotating chairmanship in the CSTO) had a telephone...

Turkey Angered by Display of a Historical Map of Armenia in a Netflix Documentary
Turkey Angered by Display of a Historical Map of Armenia in a Netflix Documentary
  • January 10, 2022

In a multi-part film about the events of World War II, Armenia was shown in its historical borders, including the territory of modern Turkey, Ermenihaber reports.The first to draw attention to this fact was the Turkish Maritime and Global Strategy...

Greek Court Decides to Release Sevan Nishanyan, Must Leave the Country Within 15 Days
Greek Court Decides to Release Sevan Nishanyan, Must Leave the Country Within 15 Days
  • January 8, 2022

ATHENS — A Greek court has ordered the release Istanbul-Armenian writer Sevan Nishanyan on the condition that he will leave the country within two weeks, the Armenian Embassy in Athens said Friday.Nishanyan, who escaped from a Turkish prison...