Tens of thousands of people joined by Armenia’s top political and spiritual leaders visited the Tsitsernakabert memorial in Yerevan on Thursday to mark the 99th anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey.
Official Yerevan dismissed on Thursday Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s condolences extended to the descendants of Armenians massacred in the Ottoman Empire, saying that Ankara is simply switching to a “more sophisticated” tactic of genocide denial.
U.S. President Barack Obama again declined to refer to the 1915 mass killings of Armenians as genocide on Thursday, essentially repeating carefully worded annual statements on the subject made during his presidency. (UPDATED)
Armenia remains committed to stepping up its cooperation with the United States in various areas, President Serzh Sarkisian told visiting members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.
“Zhoghovurd” reports that President Serzh Sarkisian was taken by surprise as he heard criticism from two members of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences at a meeting held in Yerevan on Wednesday.
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RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian has discussed the politicial, social and economic developments in Armenia and the CIS region with Thomas de Waal, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.
RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian has sat with U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick for an exclusive interview in which the senior American diplomat talks about the latest developments and prospects in the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement process.
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