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  1. Armenian Assembly Congratulates Artsakh on ReferendumRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    ... Section 907 of the Freedom Support Act in 1992 (which sanctions aggressive use of force by Azerbaijan against both Armenia and Artsakh) and continuing financial assistance from Congress, the Christian Armenians survived and, upon the dissolution of ...

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  2. AbuDhabi: Lubna Al Qasimi discusses cooperation with Armenian President's Chief of StaffRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    Emirates News Agency, UAE February 20, 2017 Monday 6:11 PM EST Lubna Al Qasimi discusses cooperation with Armenian President's Chief of Staff ABU DHABI, 20th February, 2017 -- Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, confirmed the robustness of bilateral relations between the UAE and the Republic of Armenia. This came during a meeting with Armen Gevorgyan, the President's Chief of Staff today in Abu Dhabi to discuss joint cooperation prospects and issues related to the promotion of mutual respect, tolerance, understanding and cooperation to enhance strategic areas of interest for the two countries.

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  3. Tehran: Armenia's PM to visit Tehran in near futureRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    TEHRAN, Feb. 21 – Armenia's Ambassador to Iran Toumanian and the Head of Trade, Industries, and Mines Chamber of Tehran Khansari met on Tuesday to exchange views on the best results from upcoming visit of Armenian PM to Tehran. "All the preparations are checked to host the trade delegation accompanying Armenian Prime Minister who intends to visit Tehran by mid-March," said Masoud Khansari, the Head of Trade, Industries, and Mines Chamber of Tehran on Tuesday during his meeting with Armenia's Ambassador to Iran Ardashes Toumanian and the Armenian trade activists residing in Tehran, according to the public relations of the Chamber.

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  4. Tehran: Armenia supports creation of FTZ between EEU, IranRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    Iran Daily February 20, 2017 Monday Armenia supports creation of FTZ between EEU, Iran Armenia actively supports the creation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran, said Armenian foreign minister. Eduard Nalbandian told Sputnik, "At present, there is a possibility of creating a free trade zone between Iran and EEU which, of course, we support actively."

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  5. Nagorny Karabakh votes in 'illegal' referendumRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    ... have operated as de-facto independent from the central government for over two decades. Ex-Soviet Azerbaijan and Armenia have feuded over the Nagorny Karabakh region since Armenian separatists seized the territory in a war that claimed some 30,000 ...

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  6. Turnout at constitutional referendum in Karabakh reaches nearly 76% - CECRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    ... settlement earlier said that they would not recognize the referendum's outcomes. "Not a single country, including Armenia and Azerbaijan, has recognized the NKR as an independent and sovereign state. Respectively, the co-chairs do not recognize the ...

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  7. Karabakh solutions offered by Azerbaijan unacceptable for Armenia - SargsyanRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    Interfax - Russia & CIS Military Newswire February 20, 2017 Monday 5:33 PM MSK Karabakh solutions offered by Azerbaijan unacceptable for Armenia - Sargsyan YEREVAN. Feb 20 There is no ground for a breakthrough in talks over a Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, and for such talks to be held, there should be a balance of forces between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said.

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  8. Armenians of Turkey send letter to Catholicos of all ArmeniansRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Groong

    YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 21, ARMENPRESS. A number of representatives of the Armenian community in Turkey have sent a letter to the Catholicos of all Armenians ahead of the meeting between General Vicar of Armenian Patriarch in Istanbul Aram Ateshian and the Chairman of the Clerical Assembly of Istanbul Sahak Mashalyan scheduled at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin to be chaired by Karekin II.

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  9. Armenian police publish preliminary voter listsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. Armenia's Police have published today the preliminary voter lists on its website in the run-up to April 2 elections to the National Assembly.

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  10. Ekra Kavkaz to invest $1 million in production of protective relay equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. Armenia's Minister of Economic Development and Investment Suren Karayan and director of EKRA Kavkaz company Arman Yesayan signed today a memorandum of cooperation, whereby the company will establish production of protective relay equipment.

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  11. Armenian expert warns Internet users of Azerbaijani hacker attack threatRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    ... y were raging in Baku.  As a result, more than 360,000 refugees from Azerbaijan's different cities have come to Armenia over a period between 1988 and 1992. Other 140,000 ethnic Armenians migrated to other countries. --0-- 

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  12. World Bank revises upward metal prices. Why is it important for Armenia?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    ... the background of a drop in supply and continuously high demand from China and industrialized countries. Although Armenia is not among commodity-dependent countries, its economic growth is heavily dependent on commodity prices; more precisely, on ...

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  13. We bring cvarnations from Turkey to take them to Genocide memorial in YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    Floriculture can become one of the most profitable businesses in Armenia. However, the industry has not developed in the country yet for several reasons.

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  14. Police Officers Who Allegedly Spat at Mothers of Dead Armenian...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    ... footage, Recall, on February 9, police officers used excessive force against the mothers of soldiers who died in Armenia's armed forces in non-combat incidents; the women had gathered outside the main government building with the intention of ...

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  15. Armenian Reporter Insists Property Destruction Charge Against Him 'Frivolous'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    Mher Ghalechyan, a reporter with the "Chorrord Ishkhanutyun" newspaper, has been charged with intentionally breaking his neighbor's cell phone. Ghalechyan, however, insists that the charge against him "is false and frivolous."

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  16. Araratbank to provide mortgage loans at unprecedented low interest rate to young familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 21. / ARKA /. The Yerevan-based Araratbank will be giving mortgage loans at an unprecedented low interest rate to beneficiaries of a program called "Affordable housing for young families," the executive director of Araratbank Ashot Osipyan said today "We emphasize this program, because apart from the business component it has also a social responsibility component.

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  17. Small hydropower plants account for 13 percent of electricity produced in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. In 2016 small hydropower plants accounted for 13% of the total electricity produced in Armenia, by 4% more than a year earlier, the ministry of energy infrastructure and natural resources said today, attributing the growth to an increase in the number of these stations and the volume of electricity they produced.

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  18. Plastic cards were used to make 1.410.02 trillion drams worth transactions in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. All types of plastic cards were used in Armenia in 2016 to make a total of 1.410.02 trillion drams worth transactions, by 2% less than in 2015, the Central Bank reported today.

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  19. Government and Araratbank to build new sports complex in YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. A joint project of the Armenian government and Araratbank to build a new sports complex in Zeytun administrative district of Yerevan will cost 1.25 billion drams, the deputy minister of sports and youth affairs Arsen Karamyan said today.

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  20. OSCE/ODIHR to send more than 250 observers to monitor parliamentary elections in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    On Monday, February 20, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights launched an observation mission to monitor the April 2 parliamentary elections in Armenia. Talking to journalists in Yerevan, Ambassador Peter Jesen, the head of the mission, said 14 experts from 13 countries are already working in Yerevan to organize proper observation of the April 2 vote.

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