Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Wednesday congratulated Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on his assuming the office of Kazakhstan’s interim president following yesterday’s resignation of the Central Asian nation’s longtime leader Nursultan Nazarbayev.
There is a growing wave of social discontent in Armenia and it is dangerous if the prime minister is not aware of it, an opposition lawmaker said on Wednesday, commenting on the statement that Nikol Pashinian amde at a press conference yesterday.
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has again rejected an Armenian proposal on the inclusion of Nagorno-Karabakh as a full party to internationally mediated negotiations for the settlement of the protracted conflict.
Armenia’s proposal for Nagorno-Karabakh’s full engagement in negotiations with Azerbaijan is no challenge, but an invitation to dialogue, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said on Tuesday, stressing that Yerevan is ready to listen attentively to Baku’s counterarguments.
The chief editor of an Armenian daily newspaper claims the Special Investigation Service (SIS) is putting pressure on the media outlet after criminal proceedings have been launched over its publication of some data that the law-enforcement body says is confidential.
The Armenian government is awaiting the results of an independent international environmental audit for its decision on the future of an effectively halted mining project amid a warning from the United States-based company about a possible litigation, a lawmaker said on Monday.