Lragir.am is dissatisfied with the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha’s statement which implicitly blamed Azerbaijan for Thursday’s fighting on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border.
The long-awaited repairs of battered streets in Armenia’s second largest city of Gyumri, which will cost about 24 million euros ($25.2 million), will get underway in 2017, officials said on Friday.
The Azerbaijani military confirmed on Friday that at least one of its soldiers was shot and killed in Armenian territory in Thursday’s fighting with Armenian troops.
The United States called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to avoid ceasefire violations as it announced the appointment of its new chief negotiator in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process on Friday.
1in.am says that Thursday’s deadly Azerbaijani attack on an Armenian border post coincided with an ongoing debate in Armenia that was triggered by former President Levon Ter-Petrosian’s renewed calls for a compromise settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
President Serzh Sarkisian on Thursday formally scheduled Armenia’s next parliamentary elections for April 2, 2017.
The recently appointed head of the State Revenue Committee (SRC) pledged on Thursday to crack down on what he called widespread tax evasion in Armenia and remove many corrupt officials from the tax collection agency.
The secretary general of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on Thursday condemned as “provocative” an armed incident on Armenia’s border with Azerbaijan which left three Armenian soldiers dead.
Three Armenian soldiers were killed on Armenia’s border with Azerbaijan early on Thursday in what military authorities in Yerevan called an Azerbaijani incursion.
“Zhamanak” reports that President Serzh Sarkisian and businessman Gagik Tsarukian on Tuesday made yet another joint public appearance during an annual ceremony organized by Armenia’s National Olympic Committee headed by the tycoon.
One of several men accused of plotting, together with a radical opposition leader, an armed revolt against the Armenian government has been on a hunger strike for the past two weeks, demanding his release from prison.
There are no companies in Armenia enjoying an artificial monopoly on lucrative forms of business, Minister for Economic Development and Investments Suren Karayan claimed on Wednesday.