President Serzh Sarkisian on Friday sought to underline the significance of his controversial constitutional changes, saying that they will democratize Armenia and encourage his administration to improve governance and the rule of law.
A 34-year-old former aide to President Serzh Sarkisian was unexpectedly appointed on Friday as the new head of Armenia’s most powerful security agency. (UPDATED)
An Armenian villager has been shot and killed in Nagorno-Karabakh by what the Armenian military described on Friday as sniper fire from Azerbaijani army positions just east of the disputed territory.
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) should not change its cautious position on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict repeatedly criticized by Armenia, the Russian-led defense alliance’s secretary general said on Friday.
Armenia could become a “platform” for U.S.-Iranian commercial relations following the lifting of international sanctions against Iran, Richard Mills, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, said on Thursday.
RFE/RL Senior Editor and Russia analyst Brian Whitmore says western leaders are “no longer pretending, that this regime is in any way, shape or form respectable."
The European Union believes the planned negotiations with Armenia on a new comprehensive political and economic agreement will not be derailed by “a third party’s negative involvement”, according to a senior representative in Yerevan.
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