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Fri, 05 Jun 2020 22:29:39 +0400
Armenian Government Still Hopes To Avoid Another Lockdown
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said on Friday that despite the continuing rapid spread of coronavirus in Armenia his government still hopes to contain the epidemic without imposing a fresh nationwide lockdown.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:47:53 +0400
Pashinian Criticized For Shaming People In Anti-Coronavirus Drive
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian faced accusations of ethics and privacy violations on Friday as he continued to publicize photographs of people not following safety rules designed to stop the spread of coronavirus in Armenia.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:28:55 +0400
Armenian Tax Service Explains Chiefís Surprise Resignation
Davit Ananian, the head of Armeniaís State Revenue Committee (SRC), has resigned after refusing to obey Prime Minister Nikol Pashinianís orders to fire one of his subordinates, the national tax service said on Friday.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:24:35 +0400
U.S. Approves More Coronavirus Aid To Armenia
The United States has allocated $5.4 million in fresh assistance to Armenia designed to combat the coronavirus epidemic, U.S. Ambassador Lynne Tracy said on Thursday.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 21:40:51 +0400
Armenian Gas Network Insists On Higher Prices
Armeniaís Russian-owned national gas distribution company defended on Thursday higher tariffs sought by it, saying that state regulatorsí refusal to approve them would put continued supplies of Russian gas to the country at risk.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:36:08 +0400
Court Revokes Arrest Warrant For Ex-Presidentís Son-In-Law
Armeniaís Court of Appeals overturned on Thursday a lower courtís decision to allow investigators to arrest Mikael Minasian, former President Serzh Sarkisianís fugitive son-in-law prosecuted on corruption charges denied by him.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:48:05 +0400
Armenian Tax Chief Resigns
Davit Ananian, the head of Armeniaís State Revenue Committee (SRC), unexpectedly resigned on Thursday.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:22:10 +0400
Armenian Minister Warns Of COVID-19 Healthcare Collapse
The daily number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia continued to rise on Thursday, with Health Minister Arsen Torosian warning that Armenian hospitals may soon be unable to admit all infected people in need of urgent treatment.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 22:38:23 +0400
Armenian PM Accused Of Shifting Coronavirus Blame
The Armenian opposition accused Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Wednesday of trying to shift the blame for his governmentís handling of the coronavirus crisis to the public.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 21:00:38 +0400
Pashinian Again Appeals To Nation As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Soar
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian again insisted that the success of his administrationís fight against coronavirus depends on ordinary peopleís behavior after Armenian health authorities reported more than 500 new COVID-19 infections for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.

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