Armenia plans to significantly increase the presently modest import of natural gas from neighboring Iran, a senior Armenian official said on Thursday.
Turkey has banned an Armenian airline from flying to and from Europe through its airspace.
The United States has called on Armenian opposition supporters to avoid violence and respect “Armenia’s democracy” in their continuing protests against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian.
A memorandum of understanding on “strategic nuclear cooperation” between Armenia and the United States could strengthen the South Caucasus country’s energy security, a senior Armenian diplomat said on Thursday.
Armenia has revived plans to build a new nuclear plant and is already cooperating with Russia for that purpose, a senior Armenian official said on Monday.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Friday hit back at opposition leaders and other critics accusing him of planning to recognize Azerbaijani sovereignty over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Former Foreign Minister Ara Ayvazian has shed more light on his resignation last year and signaled support for the Armenian opposition’s stated efforts to oust Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian.
A group of Armenian civil society members on Tuesday expressed serious concern over Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian’s latest statements on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian has indicated his continuing rejection of Azerbaijani demands for Armenia to open an exterritorial land corridor for Azerbaijan.
The Armenian government awarded on Thursday yet another lucrative contract to a private company without a competitive tender, raising more questions about the integrity of its procurements.
Armenia and Azerbaijan continue to disagree on practical modalities of restoring their transport links, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said on Thursday.
Food prices in Armenia rose by an average of 12.1 percent in the first quarter of this year despite the authorities’ pledges to curb inflation.
Armenia is unlikely to experience a serious shortage of food staples as a result of the war in Ukraine, a senior official from the United Nations food agency said on Monday.
Armenia plans to bring up the issue of Nagorno-Karabakh’s status during upcoming talks on an Armenian-Azerbaijani peace treaty sought by Azerbaijan, Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan said on Friday.
Human rights group Amnesty International on Tuesday criticized the Armenian authorities for “unduly” restricting freedom of speech in the country.
Yerevan and Moscow are discussing the issue of payments for the Russian gas supplied to Armenia in rubles, Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigorian said during a question-and-answer session in parliament on Wednesday.
The Armenian government on Friday urged the population not to stock up on food staples, saying that they will not be in short supply despite the fallout from Western sanctions against Russia.
Armenians should brace themselves for more economic hardship because of the intensifying war in Ukraine, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said on Thursday.
Armenia’s public debt has increased by more than 15 percent over the past year to a new record high of almost $9.3 billion, official figures show.
Armenia on Wednesday refrained from publicly siding with Russia in its deepening standoff with Ukraine and the West.