The United States, Russia and France are ready to host yet another meeting of Armenia’s and Azerbaijan’s presidents, diplomats from the three nations jointly trying to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict said late on Thursday.
“Azg” says that President Serzh Sarkisian will be primarily responsible for the track record of Armenia’s new government which is being formed by Prime Minister Karen Karapetian.
The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) has insisted that it is satisfied with its performance in September 18 local elections despite being defeated in around three dozen communities across the country.
Economy Minister Artsvik Minasian said on Friday that Prime Minister Karen Karapetian has offered him to take up another post in Armenia’s new government which is being formed at the moment.
The Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers have traded accusations during their latest separate talks with U.S., Russian and French diplomats spearheading international efforts to end the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The Armenian authorities hope that Russia will again cut this year the price of its natural gas delivered to Armenia, a senior official in Yerevan said on Thursday.
Two Armenian ministers openly objected on Thursday to Prime Minister Karen Karapetian’s plans to change the names of two government ministries in a way that might affect their work.
The opposition Armenian National Congress (HAK) dismissed on Thursday as a “fairly tale” President Serzh Sarkisian’s pledges to implement far-reaching reforms in the county.
Prime Minister Karen Karapetian ordered the Armenian government on Thursday to root out what he called the embezzlement of budgetary funds set aside for government officials’ travel expenses.
The Armenian authorities are exploring the possibility of reducing the prices of electricity and natural gas for some consumers, Prime Minister Karen Karapetian reiterated on Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed confidence on Wednesday Russia and Armenia will further deepen their already close relations “deeply rooted in history.”