“Aravot” comments on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian’s hopes to convince many Armenians working abroad to return to their homeland.
Germany stands ready to help Armenia’s new government carry out sweeping reforms, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday after holding talks with his visiting Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanian.
Armenia’s relationship with Russia should grow even closer, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian reiterated on Friday at a meeting with a visiting Russian delegation headed by Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky.
A real estate company linked to a brother of former President Serzh Sarkisian has reportedly agreed to pay the Armenian government 800 million drams ($1.7 million) after being accused by it of tax evasion.
“Zhoghovurd” says Armenia is still not doing enough to address problems that have long prompted criticism from the Council of Europe and its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) in particular.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian met on Thursday with close relatives of the three Armenian police officers who were killed in the July 2016 standoff with an armed opposition group that seized a police base in Yerevan.
A senior European Union diplomat on Thursday praised the new Armenian government’s efforts to combat corruption and said the EU is ready to assist Yerevan in that campaign.
A high-ranking officer who has long led former President Serzh Sarkisian’s security detail was remanded in custody on Thursday three days after being arrested on corruption charges.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said on Thursday that he and his staff will no longer be based in in a building in Yerevan that used to house Armenia’s former presidential administrations.
The wife of Manvel Grigorian, a retired army general prosecuted on corruption charges, was detained late on Wednesday two days after an Armenian law-enforcement body issued an arrest warrant for her.
“Haykakan Zhamanak” says that corrupt practices exposed and prosecuted by Armenian law-enforcement authorities so far are only the tip of the iceberg.
Yerevan’s embattled Mayor Taron Markarian on Wednesday denied through a spokesman reports that he has decided to resign.