Armenia Liberty News
Armenian-related news from Armenia Liberty (Azatutyun) Network.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:54:44 +0400
“Aravot” says that few Armenians yearned for independence during the seven decades of Soviet rule.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:15:57 +0400
Trump Praises Armenia-NATO Ties
U.S. President Donald Trump praised Armenia for participating in NATO-led peacekeeping operations and military exercises on Thursday when he congratulated the country on the 26th anniversary of its declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:17:45 +0400
Argentine Tycoon Declared Armenian ‘National Hero’
President Serzh Sarkisian on Thursday bestowed Armenia’s highest state award, the title of National Hero, on Eduardo Eurnekian, an Argentine billionaire of Armenian descent who has invested heavily in the South Caucasus country.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:19:30 +0400
Karapetian Denies Role In Russian Language Initiative
Prime Minister Karen Karapetian insisted on Thursday that he did not order a controversial government initiative to step up the teaching of the Russian language in Armenia’s schools.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:13:36 +0400
Armenian Army Chief Opposes Territorial Concessions To Baku
Armenia’s top army general on Thursday effectively spoke out against making territorial concessions to Azerbaijan as part of a compromise solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict proposed by international mediators.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:45:00 +0400
“Zhamanak” analyzes possible implications of Prime Minister Karen Karapetian’s latest remark that he would like to continue serving as prime minister next year.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:39:17 +0400
Aliyev Laments Lack Of International Pressure On ‘Fascist’ Armenia
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev again strongly criticized the international community on Wednesday for not helping Azerbaijan regain control over Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenian-held districts surrounding it.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:10:01 +0400
Armenian General Cleared Of Corruption Charges
Armenian law-enforcement authorities have dropped corruption charges against a high-ranking Defense Ministry official who was arrested last year, it emerged on Wednesday.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:00:53 +0400
More U.S. Lawmakers Visit Karabakh
Two more members of the U.S. House of Representatives visited Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday in a show of support for the Armenian-populated territory’s pursuit of international recognition.
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:11:31 +0400
Yerevan Signals Scrapping Of Turkish-Armenian Accords
President Serzh Sarkisian indicated late on Tuesday his intention to formally annul the U.S.-brokered 2009 agreements to normalize Armenia’s relations with Turkey, citing Ankara’s continuing refusal to implement them unconditionally.