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Armenia parliament ex-speaker appointed FM

Armenia parliament ex-speaker appointed FM

Former speaker of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia by the decree of President Armen Sarkisyan, and based on the respective proposal by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan …

Dariga Nazarbayeva arrives in Yerevan

Dariga Nazarbayeva arrives in Yerevan

The delegation of the Kazakh Senate led by Speaker Dariga Nazarbayeva has arrived in Armenia's capital Yerevan, the Senate reports. Nazarbayeva plans to meet with the Chairman of the National Assembly of …

Yazidi temple opens in Armenia 

Yazidi temple opens in Armenia 

World’s largest Yazidi temple named Quba Mere Diwane was opened in Armenia yesterday. Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Ararat Mirzoyan and other officials participated in the opening ceremony. …

Armenian MP from My Step alliance plans to resign

Armenian MP from My Step alliance plans to resign

Armenian parliament member from the ruling My Step alliance Narine Khachatryan said she plans to give up her seat.  Parliament speaker Ararat Mirzoyan recalled that under part 2 of Article 155 …

Putin and Pashinyan to meet in Kazakhstan on May 29

Putin and Pashinyan to meet in Kazakhstan on May 29

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will hold a bilateral meeting "on the sidelines" of the EEU High Council, which will be held  in Kazakhstan on May …

Ararat Mirzoyan elected as Armenian parliament chairman

Ararat Mirzoyan elected as Armenian parliament chairman

Armenia's former first deputy prime minister Ararat Mirzoyan was elected as chairman of the new parliament. He was endorsed by 131 lawmakers. One ballot was declared invalid.  Ararat Mirzoyan was born in 1979 …

How much will Armenia's snap parliamentary elections cost?

How much will Armenia's snap parliamentary elections cost?

Armenia's government has approved a decision to allocate about 3 billion drams (about $6.1 million) for the preparation and holding of early parliamentary elections on December 9. The acting Minister of Justice …

Some Nairit employees receive salaries

Some Nairit employees receive salaries

Some employees of Nairit chemical plant have their outstanding salaries for five months already paid, Armenia's Vice Premier Ararat Mirzoyan said. He said on his Facebook page that the process of payment of …

Tenures of three Armenian MPs terminated

Tenures of three Armenian MPs terminated

Armenian parliament speaker Ara Babloyan signed the protocols on the termination of the tenures of three deputies from the Yelk bloc, the parliament's press service said. Babloyan signed a protocol on the …

New Armenian 1st Deputy PM, several ministers appointed

New Armenian 1st Deputy PM, several ministers appointed

President Armen Sarkissian has signed several decrees, appointing new First Deputy Prime Minister, deputy prime minister and several ministers, PanARMENIAN.Net reported. Accordingly, lawmaker from Yelk …

Armenian Defense Ministry leadership may resign - media

Armenian Defense Ministry leadership may resign - media

Armenia's acting Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan is expected to hand in his resignation today, an informed source told Interfax. The newspaper Zhoghovurd has reported that first deputy defense minister Artak …

Will Armenian parliament vote for Pashinyan on May 8?

Will Armenian parliament vote for Pashinyan on May 8?

The Yelk faction is hastily collecting signatures of deputies to nominate Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister of Armenia, MP from Yelk faction Ararat Mirzoyan told the reporters. He didn't say how many …

Pashinyan nominated for Armenian PM's post

Pashinyan nominated for Armenian PM's post

Ararat Mirzoyan, a member of the Armenian Yelk parliamentary group, has nominated Nikol Pashinyan, an opposition figure who has been leading protests in the country, as a candidate for prime minister during the special session of …

Armenian opposition burns flares at parliament session

Armenian opposition burns flares at parliament session

Yelk opposition faction MPs burnt flares at today’s session of Armenia's National Assembly. An opposition lawmaker, Ararat Mirzoyan, was booked for speaking, but instead of delivering a speech he …