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Armenia not discussing any documents with Azerbaijan

Armenia not discussing any documents with Azerbaijan

Baku and Yerevan are not discussing any document - if it existed, it would be impossible to hide it, Civil Contract MP Vladimir Vardanyan told the Armenian parliament. On March 22, the Armenian media outlets reported that the meeting of …

Vahagn Khachaturyan elected Armenian president

Vahagn Khachaturyan elected Armenian president

Minister of the High-Tech Industry Vahagn Khachaturyan has been elected President of Armenia. He received a total of 71 votes in the second round. Khachaturyan, the only candidate nominated by the ruling My Step faction, failed to …

Alen Simonyan assumes presidential powers in Armenia

Alen Simonyan assumes presidential powers in Armenia

Armenia’s National Assembly Speaker Alen Simonyan signed the protocol on the termination of Armen Sarkissian’s authorities as the president of the republic. As a result, Simonyan has temporarily assumed the powers of the …

Ararat Mirzoyan to parliament: stop living a lie

Ararat Mirzoyan to parliament: stop living a lie

Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan told reporters during the visit to Yerablur that the republic should be honest with itself. "Stop living a lie. The catastrophe that has happened to us is the result of a great …

Armenian parliament elects new human rights defender

Armenian parliament elects new human rights defender

Armenia’s former justice minister Kristine Grigoryan was elected by the parliament as new human rights defender. Grigoryan served as deputy justice minister since 2019. On December 17, 2021, the parliamentary standing committee on …

Crisis among Armenian nationalists

Crisis among Armenian nationalists

This week, the vice-speaker of the National Assembly (NA) Ruben Rubinyan, who participated in the meeting on the normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations on January 14 in Moscow caused a hail of criticism from the opposition factions of …

Employers in Armenia allowed to fire unvaccinated workers

Employers in Armenia allowed to fire unvaccinated workers

A set of changes to Armenia’s Labor Code and the Law on Public Service, approved today by the parliament, would empower employers to fire their employees for their failure to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or take a coronavirus test once …

Armenian Parliament to discuss border issue behind closed doors

Armenian Parliament to discuss border issue behind closed doors

An urgent discussion on the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani contact line and border delimitation issues of public interest will be held in a closed session at the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia. This proposal was adopted in the …

New Armenian parliament's speaker elected

New Armenian parliament's speaker elected

A member of parliament from Armenia's ruling party Civil Contract, Alen Simonyan, has been elected speaker of the newly-elected National Assembly. The procedure in which the results of the secret voting were announced in the session hall was …

Pashinyan re-appointed Armenia's Prime Minister

Pashinyan re-appointed Armenia's Prime Minister

Chairman of the 'Civil Contract' Party Nikol Pashinyan has been appointed Armenia's Prime Minister, according to the Armenian media. According to the media, Pashinyan's candidacy for the post of prime minister …

Armenia Parliament to convene special session tomorrow

Armenia Parliament to convene special session tomorrow

The National Assembly of Armenia will convene a special session tomorrow, as reported on the official website of the National Assembly, News.am reports.  The aim of the special session is to consider the bills on the agenda in two …

New plan of Armenian nationalists

New plan of Armenian nationalists

Two weeks after the announcement of the results of the early parliamentary elections, political parties and blocs did not begin to form the composition of the National Assembly. And about. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is preparing to repel …