Armen Sarkisyan

Armenian opposition alarmed by president’s resignation

Armenian opposition alarmed by president’s resignation

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian’s resignation will furnish Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan with a possibility to consolidate the entire authority in the country in his hands, a council member of the Republic Party of Armenia’s …

Armenia's presidential staff chief dismissed

Armenia's presidential staff chief dismissed

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan, who tendered his resignation on Sunday, saying he believes the country's constitution does not give him sufficient powers to influence events, signed a decree to dismiss Emil Tarasyan, who was head of his …

Armenian president announces his resignation

Armenian president announces his resignation

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has announced his resignation, according to a statement posted on his official website on Sunday. "It is not an emotion-driven decision and it has certain logic. The …

Armenia replaces ambassador to Russia

Armenia replaces ambassador to Russia

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian signed a decree on Wednesday recalling Vardan Toganyan from the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Russia. By another decree, he appointed Vagharshak Harutyunyan to the post. …

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 …

Armenian ambassador to Israel recalled

Armenian ambassador to Israel recalled

Armen Smbatyan has been recalled from the post of Armenia’s Ambassador to Israel by a decree of Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan, according to the aforesaid presidential decree. Smbatyan has served as Ambassador of Armenia …

Pashinyan is back: Sargsyan begins firing military

Pashinyan is back: Sargsyan begins firing military

By the decree of Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, Ishkhan Matevosyan has been relieved of the post of Head of the Engineering Troops-Head of Department of the Armed Forces of Armenia. In addition, Armen Vardanyan has been relieved …

What hinders the post-conflict settlement between Baku and Yerevan

What hinders the post-conflict settlement between Baku and Yerevan

Although some Armenian politicians, soldiers made revisionist remarks immediately after the war, they are now starting to come to terms with the reality, Cavid Veliyev head of the Baku-based think-tank Center of Analysis of International Relations writes for Anadolu Agency

Armenian president to visit Georgia

Armenian president to visit Georgia

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan will pay an official visit to Georgia on April 15 at the invitation of Georgian counterpart Salome Zurabishvili, Sarkisyan's press office said. The key topics of the talks between Armenian and …

President: political crisis in Armenia may continue after elections

President: political crisis in Armenia may continue after elections

The continuation of the domestic political crisis in Armenia after the early parliamentary elections cannot be ruled out, if they are held against the backdrop of the current constitution, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian said in an interview …

Nikol Pashinyan flees from opposition

Nikol Pashinyan flees from opposition

Today, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had to leave the residence of President Armen Sarkissian on the technical route. Oppositionists who came to Sarkissian's residence demanding Nikol Pashinyan's resignation blocked …

Pashinyan announces dismissal of Armenia's General Staff chief

Pashinyan announces dismissal of Armenia's General Staff chief

The chief of the Armenian General Staff Onik Gasparyan has been dismissed as the president failed to sign a dismissal request within the established time frame and refrained from filing an appeal with the Constitutional Court, Prime Minister …