| 05.02.16 | 10:13
The top question on the current internal political agenda in Armenia – a possible coalition between the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) and one of the country’s oldest parties, Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF, Dashnaktsutyun) – has not got a definite answer during the passing week either.
| 04.02.16 | 15:10
Ruling Republican Party (RPA) MP Artak Davtyan has reaffirmed the party’s position that it is open to cooperation for all political forces amid what appears to be continued talks on the possibility of the RPA’s forming a coalition with the nominally opposition Armenian Revolutionary Federation Party (ARF).
Armenia is facing challenges in 2016 conditioned by difficulties in both the global economy and the Russian economy in particular, according to the country’s Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan.
Five Nobel laureates in medical sciences will be hosted at the Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) as part of the “Nobel Days in Yerevan” scientific event next spring.
| 03.02.16 | 15:43
A coalition with the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) will give majority to the Republican Party (RPA) in the next parliament, Aharon Adibekyan, the head of the Sociometer sociological center, told media Wednesday.
Armenia’s Ministry of Health has strongly condemned violence against an ambulance worker that it says occurred last night.
The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), which is the world’s largest Armenian non-profit organization, believes that following 100 years of the Armenian nation’s post-Genocide survival and revival, now it’s time to “focus to expand from identity to advancement and prosperity”.
| 03.02.16 | 11:50
Georgia’s Minister of Defense Tinatin Khidasheli has completed her official visit to Armenia, which was assessed ambiguously in Yerevan. On the one hand, experts say that Georgia is trying to invite Armenia to the security system under the auspices of the West, on the other hand, they think that Tbilisi is trying to understand the extent to which Armenia, a member of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), and the Russian military base it hosts can be a threat to Georgia.
| 03.02.16 | 10:16
Armenia’s current majority party, the Republican Party (RPA), and one of the country’s oldest traditionalist political parties, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun, ARF), appear to have been engaged in an “argument” – through statements by their senior representatives – as to “who needs who most” in a new possible coalition that they are conducting negotiations for at present.
| 03.02.16 | 09:57
According to the new Constitution, a candidate for new ombudsperson, of whom there is going to be only one, will be named to parliament by the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs. This decision is criticized by members of the parliamentary opposition, who say that more than one candidate should be made to create competition and provide an alternative during the vote.