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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:55:39 +0400
Press Review
“Zhoghovurd” reports that working groups formed by Armenia's government and parliament have still not reached consensus on major amendments to the Electoral Code which are due to be enacted before the holding of fresh parliamentary elections.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:49:59 +0400
Deal Signed To Build Armenia’s First Large Solar Plant
A Spanish renewable energy company was formally contracted on Wednesday to build Armenia’s first large solar power plant at an estimated cost of $50 million.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:34:36 +0400
Ex-Governors Trade Accusations
Two former governors of Armenia’s southern Ararat province have accused each other of serious criminal offenses, triggering an investigation by law-enforcement authorities.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:13:26 +0400
Sudden Russian Drill In Armenian Village ‘Investigated’
The Russian military base in Armenia on Wednesday pledged to investigate an unexpected exercise which was conducted by its soldiers in an Armenian village and caused panic among local residents.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:27:42 +0400
Envoy Cautious About Greater U.S. Investment In Armenia
It is still too early to expect a major increase in U.S. investments in Armenia despite the new Armenian government’s efforts to improve the domestic business environment, U.S. Ambassador Richard Mills said on Wednesday.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:20:01 +0400
Press Review
“Our young rulers need to realize that they are no longer activists and none of their steps and statements goes unnoticed,” writes “Hraparak.”

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:58:07 +0400
Yerevan ‘Working’ On Aid Proposals To EU
The Armenian government will make soon detailed proposals designed to convince the European Union to significantly increase its economic assistance to Armenia, a spokesman for Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said on Tuesday.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:53:55 +0400
Serzh Sarkisian’s Fugitive Nephew Set To Face More Charges
Law-enforcement authorities have moved to bring more criminal charges against a nephew of former President Serzh Sarkisian who apparently fled Armenia late last month.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:50:03 +0400
Pashinian Meets Ter-Petrosian
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian and former President Levon Ter-Petrosian have met for the first time in years to discuss challenges facing Armenia.

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 22:24:03 +0400
Tax Chief Vows Continued Fight Against Informal Economy
Tackling the sizable informal sector of Armenia’s economy is a top priority for tax authorities, the head of the State Revenue Committee (SRC), Davit Ananian, said over the weekend.

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