“Aravot” says that the Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) will take a “risky step” if it does decide to participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani met with Armenia’s Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan and visited the Armenian genocide memorial in Yerevan on Monday during what he described as a private trip to the country.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian accused Armenia’s outgoing parliament of “sabotage” on Monday after it voted down major amendments to the Electoral Code drafted by his government for snap general elections expected in December.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian’s Civil Contract party won mayoral elections in at least two major Armenian towns but was defeated in another at the weekend.
“Zhoghovurd” hails the European Union’s decision to provide Armenia with financial assistance meant for the proper conduct of the upcoming fresh parliamentary elections.
Two months after announcing his return to active politics, former President Robert Kocharian has ruled out his participation in early general elections that will likely be held in Armenia in December.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Friday defended his decision to appoint a retired police general as governor of Armenia’s southeastern Syunik province which has prompted criticism from human rights activists.
Hundreds of workers of a copper smelter in northern Armenia blocked a major highway on Friday in protest against its closure resulting from the government’s decision to enforce strict environmental regulations there.
Senior representatives of former President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) said on Friday that it should participate in forthcoming snap parliamentary elections.
“Zhamanak” says that during his five-month tenure Nikol Pashinian has managed to “solidify the velvet revolution,” spare the state apparatus “internal and external shocks,” and maintain peace and stability in the country.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday ordered Armenian authorities to pay a total of 7,500 euros ($8,600) in compensation to two former opposition activists who were arrested during 2008 post-election protests in Yerevan.
The European Union hopes that upcoming general elections in Armenia will be democratic and plans to allocate over $3 million for that purpose, senior EU diplomats said on Thursday.