The Armenian public is not properly informed of the content of the new constitution, upcoming changes and novelties, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Armenia Aram Sargsyan said at a press conference in Yerevan on November 30.
Zhirayr Sefilyan, the head of the New Armenia Front campaign headquarters, thinks that most of the armed group members detained by the National Security Service (NSS) are victims.
The opposition front opposing the Constitutional amendments has not made any substantial argument against the amendments since the campaign started, says Levon Martirosyan, a member of the Republican part of Armenia faction in the parliament.
Zhirayr Sefilyan, Head of the New Armenia Front Headquarters running against the Constitutional amendments, has encouraged the citizens to join the round-the-clock rallies that will commence on December 1.
The downing of the Russian plane in the Syrian territory has once again drawn the international community's attention to the problem of Turkey's cooperation with international terrorism accomplices, Artak Zakaryan, Chairman of the Armenian Standing Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations, has told ArmInfo.
Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan who was on a working visit to Shirak region said at least 30% of the local population will vote "for" the constitutional amendments.
The Union of Armenians of Russia (UAR) supports the bill penalizing the denial of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey and urges the Speaker of the Russian State Duma and the leaders of the four Duma factions to adopt the document, RIA Novosti reports.
New Armenia Front for Public Salvation has disseminated a statement wherein it hails the public assistance in preventing the provocative attempts to link the opposition with Ґаг criminal gang that was detained in Yerevan on November 25. "Now when the public has made sure that it is the authorities that destabilize the situation in the country not the opposition, New Armenia Front of Public Salvation is ready to assist the law-enforcement agencies in the public order and national security enforcement," the statement reads.
Turkey's stab in the back of Russia, as Russian President Vladimir Putin correctly described it, will not be left without response, Maria Zakharova, Spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry, has told ArmInfo.
One-third of the enterprises registered in the SME segment in Armenia do not function, sociologist Aharon Adibekyan told reporters.
Nothing threatens the Armenian staff officer's life in Mali, the Defense Ministry press-office told ArmInfo. Earlier today, Reuters reported that two U.N. peacekeepers and a civilian were killed after unknown assailants fired rockets at a U.N. peacekeeping base in Kidal in northern Mali early on Saturday.
Residents of the Syunik region will sure vote for the Constitutional amendments on December 6, Syunik Governor Surik Khachatryan told reporters on Nov 28.
Baku started criticizing Russia-24 channel. The Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan accuses the channel for spreading false and fictitious information about Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The Prosecutor General's Office of Armenia has decided to institute a criminal case based on the files submitted by Levon Zurabyan, Head of the Armenian National Congress (ANC) Faction.
The Court of General Jurisdiction of Kentron and Nork-Marash Administrative Districts upheld a motion of Armenia's National Security Service to arrest Arthur Vardanyan for two months as preventive measure, Arthur Vardanyan's lawyer informed. Vardanyan is suspected for organizing a criminal group and preparing terrorist attacks on the territory of the country. The Court also upheld motion of Armenia's National Security Service to arrest group member Asya Mkrtchyan for two months.
At a press conference following the 43rd plenary session of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, the heads of the delegations of all member states of the structure, except Azerbaijan, unanimously condemned the downing of the Russian Su-24 plane by Turkey.
The citizens detained on suspicion of attempting terror attacks in Armenia have started giving evidence, Mikayel Hambardzumyan, Deputy Head of the Investigation Department of the National Security Service of Armenia, said at a press conference on November 27. He noted that the NSS will request choosing arrest as a measure of restraint.
"Turkey stabbed us in the back, which is a coward step. The Turkish people are not responsible for what their political leadership did. For such a heavy crime, the political leadership of Turkey will regret," Sergey Naryshkin, Chairman of the Russian State Duma said at a meeting with Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov on sidelines of the CSTO PA plenary meeting in Saint Petersburg.
The Heritage Party leader Raffi Hovannisian is ready to take part in the round-the-clock civil disobedience actions organized by the New Armenia Front.
The promises of paradise in Armenia "roam" from one constitutional referendum to another, Levon Barseghyan, President of the "Asparez" Journalists' Club, said at a press conference.
Leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian has come out with an address that the illegitimate regime that seized power in Armenia must leave.
Nanor Barseghyan-Sefilyan, the wife of Zhirayr Sefilyan, who heads the New Armenia Front of national salvation, has become a target for persecutions, New Armenia Front says in a statement.
New Armenia Front will launched protests that will continue until the power is changed in the country, Zhirayr sefilyan, the head of New Armenia headquarters, told reporters on Nov 26.
Terror attacks in Paris were aimed not only against France but all Europe and pan-European values, German Ambassador to Armenia Matthias Kiesler said at today's press conference.
The spread information that one of detainees of the criminal group is connected with the opponents of the Constitutional reforms testifies to the beginning of a dirty propaganda by the authorities, Head of the Armenian National Congress Faction and "No" Front headquarters Levon Zurabyan expressed such opinion in a talk with journalists on November 26.
On November 26, Levon Zurabyan, Head of the Armenian National Congress Faction and head of the "No!" Front's campaign headquarters, will provide Armenian Prosecutor General Gevorg Kostanyan with a video showing the attempts of the supporters of constitutional reforms to bribe the "No!" Front proxies.
Armenia welcomes possible criminalizing of Armenian Genocide denial by the Russian Federation, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Shavarsah Kocharyan told reporters after the meeting of the Government on Nov 26, when commenting on the relevant bill that has been submitted to the State Duma.
In case of any threats to the national security of Armenia, the issue of the use of the 102nd Russian military base in Armenia should be agreed with Armenia, Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters following the Government's sitting on November 26, when commenting on the possible involvement of the Russian military base in the Russian- Turkish conflict.
The fact that the geopolitical situation in the region and in the whole world is complex currently does not mean that Armenia should not conduct reforms in the country, Hovhannes Sahakyan, Head of the Armenian Parliamentary Commission on State and Legal Affairs told ArmInfo's correspondent, relating to Armenia's first president Levon Ter-Petrosyan's latest article, in which he says that in such complex geopolitical conditions constituting threat for Armenia also, it is not reasonable to conduct such conceptual Constitutional reforms as this may destabilize the situation in the country and make it vulnerable for the external challenges.
Constitutional amendments look to pave way towards retention of the president's power and ruling regime, Levon Ter-Petrosyan, the first president of Armenia, leader of the Armenian National Congress said in his article published on ilur.am. The politician said the suggested document is a draft of the new Constitution, not just amendments to the existing one. The document suggests radical changes to the system of state government. He hailed the "No" Front's decision not to participate in debates that, as he thinks, look to distract the public attention from the essential issues.
.Armenia takes a positive view of the Russian bill on accountability for the denial of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey in 1915, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov has told ArmInfo. To note, Sharmazanov is in St. Petersburg on a working visit.