Armenian security forces arrested 10 people and claimed to have found a big weapons cache on Wednesday during a dawn raid on a Yerevan house which they said averted a series of “particularly grave crimes.”
In a show of support for its main military ally, Armenia condemned on Wednesday Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane, saying that it undermined international efforts to defeat terrorist groups operating in Syria.
Ruben Hayrapetian, the controversial chairman of the Armenia Football Federation (AFF), on Wednesday accused unnamed players of Armenia’s national soccer team of deliberately losing its last competitive game.
Only one in three Armenians intend to vote for President Serzh Sarkisian’s controversial constitutional amendments in next month’s referendum, a non-governmental polling organization said on Tuesday.
“Zhoghovurd” notes that the Armenian government has published and disseminated only 15,400 free copies of the draft amendments to the Armenian constitution proposed by President Serzh Sarkisian.
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.
Interview with Bradley Busetto, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Armenia.
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