Renowned French-Armenian singer and Armenia’s ambassador to Switzerland Charles Aznavour has expressed concern over the arrest of Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan in Moscow.
The Heritage Party has condemned the Armenian judiciary for carrying out a political order in handing down a six-year prison term for a Karabakh war veteran whom it views as a political prisoner.
Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian took part in the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the EU and Eastern Partnership states that was held in Brussels on July 22 and was also attended by the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton and European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fule.
| 23.07.14 | 17:19
“The evaluation must be given by the public, by our partners. It must be understood that within a hundred days we cannot bring solutions to all problems, but our team – the new government – does everything in its power,” this way the 13th Prime Minister of the third Armenian Republic evaluates the first hundredth day of his premiership. And those hundred days were singled out by amendments to the most debatable law, public meetings with the people, various visits and discussions.
The members of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s National Assembly on Tuesday issued a statement in connection with the arrest of Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan in Moscow.
Georgia is not going to introduce a partial visa regime for Armenian citizens beginning in September, the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday, disproving the earlier report by Regnum news agency.
| 22.07.14 | 17:44
Independent Armenia’s first president and opposition leader, Levon Ter-Petrosyan says the issue of Constitutional reforms creates a special gap between the government and the opposition, and in case of continuing it, President Serzh Sargsyan might face loss of power.
Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan expressed dissatisfaction with the level of sanitation and cleaning work in the city as he addressed regular working consultations on Monday.
Defense attorneys for Levon Hayrapetyan, a Russian-Armenian businessman and philanthropist who was arrested in Moscow over alleged criminal connections last week, have appealed the decision of the court that remanded him into prison pending investigation on July 17.
A Defense Ministry spokesman has reacted to the comments by Armenia’s former President Levon Ter-Petrosyan regarding the Armenian response to Azeri ceasefire violations.