On February 8, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Galust Sahakyan received the Delegation headed by the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Maja Gojkovic who is in Armenia on an official visit, the parliament press-office reports.
Head of the Heritage Party parliamentary faction Zaruhi Postanjyan submitted the necessary documents to the Parliamentary Committee for State and Legal Affairs on February 8 for her nomination for the post of Ombudsperson.
Civil Contract Party has disseminated a statement wherein it announced that it will not make any blocs with other parties to run for parliament in 2017.
The Court of Appeal has rejected the request to transfer ex-deputy defense minister of Armenia Vahan Shirkhanyan to a specialized medical institution, saying that it is for the Justice Ministry Penitentiary to tackle that issue.
Members of Russia's State Duma Valery Rashkin and Sergei Obukhov (Communist Party faction) have sent a letter to the country's leadership and the Foreign Ministry proposing to denounce the Moscow Treaty of Friendship and Brotherhood signed on March 16, 1921, by the government of Soviet Russia (RSFSR) and the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, TASS reports, citing Russia's Izvestia daily.
On Feb 6 night, the armed forces of Azerbaijan fired at Berkaber, a near-border village in Tavush Province of Armenia, Arthur Madatyan, the head of Berkaber administration, has told ArmInfo.
Control Chamber of Armenia will be changed into Audit Chamber, Head of Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs, Republican Gagik Minasyan said at the press conference on February 6 in Yerevan.
Despite the efforts of the international community and Armenian side aimed at establishment of various preventive mechanisms for reducing the escalation on the Line of Contact of Artsakh and Azerbaijan's troops, Baku continues to artificially escalate the situation both in the negotiation process and on the border, the statement of Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Ministry reads.
The parliamentary faction of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) adopted a decision to nominate Arman Tatoyan, deputy minister of justice, for the post of Ombudsperson.
New Armenia Front for Public Salvation demands the world community to impose sanctions of Armenia's authorities over fraud-ridden referendum and the situation in the country.
Ankara's statements that Vatican renounces Pope's April address on the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire have nothing to do with the reality, Armenian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Tigran Balayan tweeted.
The powers of Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk as Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office have been prolonged for one more year, the OSCE press office in Vienna has told ArmInfo.
Indonesia is facilitating the visa regime for the citizens of Armenia.
L'ubos Blaha, a member of the Slovak Delegation to PACE, says on his Facebook page that he will keep supporting Armenians in Armenia's dispute with Turkey and Azerbaijan, because it is the Armenians that deserve support.
Armenian Deputy Minister of Justice Arman Tatoyan is the candidate for Ombudsman from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA).
At the result of ceasefire violation by Azerbaijan on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border a car of a villager from Berkaber in Tavush region was shelled, Armenia's Defense Ministry informs.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan called for Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan to investigate rumors about Republican Samvel Aleksanyan's smuggling activities.
President Serzh Sargsyan does not plan to retire from active politics or abandon strong influence on government policy after serving out his second and final term in 2018, Levon Sargsyan, one of the President's two brothers, told RFE/RL's Armenian service (Azatutyun.am). The RFE/RL's Armenian service quotes Levon Sargsyan as saying, "I think that he will engage in partisan work." "If he is the leader of the [ruling Republican] party, he will work for the party and will certainly stay in politics."
As the Head of Orinats Yerkir faction Heghine Bisharyan announced today in the parliament, "Armenian Revival" organization, in which various micro parties and public organizations have entered, will be transformed into a party in the next few days. This will be officially announced on February 21 during the founding congress of the newly established party.
Armenian diplomats did everything possible to prevent adoption of the PACE reports by Robert Walter and Milica Markovic, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at a press conference in Yerevan on Feb 2.
Azerbaijani authorities periodically make militaristic statements, as well as statements against OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs and at the same time complain that they do not receive assistance from the Co-Chair countries, Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian announced at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2.
Representatives of opposition Armenian National Congress applied today in the parliament to the authorities demanding to accept their proposals on improvement of Armenian electoral system.
Armenia is ready to move forward with EU and develop relations in all possible areas, Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian announced at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2.
There is nothing new in Turkey's statements that the Armenian-Turkish relations cannot be normalized until the Karabakh conflict is settled, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2.
Azerbaijan managed to implement its immediate goal and push through the resolution "Inhabitants of frontier regions of Azerbaijan are deliberately deprived of water" by rapporteur Milica Markovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Consequently, he believes that the statements of the diplomatic victory of the Armenian authorities are mere words. On February 2, Levon Zurabyan, the head of the Armenian National Congress opposition faction, told reporters.
One should not expect the European Court of Human Rights to return Ramil Safarov, the Azeri serviceman who killed Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan, to the Hungarian jail, Larisa Alaverdyan, the first ombudsperson of Armenia, said at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2, when replying to ArmInfo's question.
Situation connected with Karen Andreasyan's resignation showed that ombudsperson in Armenia has defeated the authorities with a score 3:0, Larisa Alaverdyan, the first ombudsperson of Armenia, told ArmInfo on February 2.
Lifting of the West's sanction on Iran opens new opportunities for the development of the Armenian-Iranian bilateral relations, Edward Nalbandian, Foreign Minister of Armenia, told a news conference on February 2.
The Armenian Human Rights Defender's nominee will be advanced by the Standing Parliamentary Committee on State and Legal Affairs. The relevant decision was taken at the National Assembly's sitting on Feb 2.
The Gevorgyans couple that surrendered to Azerbaijan in 2010 and were repatriated to Armenia in 2014 received probation, according to the Judicial Department.
Last night, a Russian serviceman tried to penetrate into one of the private flats in Gyumri, Armenia, according to the local Mass Media. The incident happened with the family of Yeranosyans.