U.S. President Joe Biden has congratulated Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on winning Armenia’s recent general elections and said his administration wants to deepen U.S.-Armenian relations.
The head of the State Revenue Committee (SRC) was sacked late on Tuesday despite achieving a more than 10 percent increase in the Armenian government’s tax revenues in the first half of this year.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian will visit Tehran on Thursday to attend the inauguration of Iran’s newly elected President Ebrahim Raisi.
France has pledged to provide 200,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines to Armenia to support its government’s vaccination campaign that has made slow progress so far.
The Iranian ambassador to Armenia, Abbas Badakhshan Zohouri, visited on Tuesday a volatile section of the country’s border with Azerbaijan where deadly fighting erupted last week.
The two opposition groups represented in Armenia’s new parliament said on Tuesday that they will ask the Constitutional Court to declare illegal the continuing detention of two opposition lawmakers.
The Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional a controversial bill giving the Armenian government direct control over state universities.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian replaced Armenia’s ministers of justice and finance on Tuesday as part of a post-election cabinet reshuffle.
The Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) continued to raise its main interest rate on Tuesday in a bid to curb inflation in the country which remains well above its target.
Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinian on Monday announced his resignation and revealed that he had differences with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian during the recent parliamentary race.
The Armenian authorities deployed scores of security officers on Monday to seriously restrict journalists’ freedom of movement inside the parliament building in Yerevan.
A senior member of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian’s party was appointed as Armenia’s new ambassador to the United States on Monday.