ARF-D, Sargsyan Discuss Constitutional Reforms

ARF-D representatives (left) discuss constitutional reforms with President Sargsyan (middle right) and his advisers

“There are still certain issues and approaches that require further discussion,” says ARF-D leader. (asbarez.com) YEREVAN—Representatives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun met Wednesday with President Serzh Sargsyan to discuss the constitutional reforms package presented last week to parliament. Sargsyan also met with Prosperous Armenia Party and Country of Law party representatives. Representing the…

Draft Amendments to Constitution Meet Around 95 Percent of ARF-D Expectations

Aghvan Vardanyan, Armen Rustamyan

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN—The Commission on Armenia’s Constitutional Reforms, which is headed by President Serge Sargsyan, released the final version of the draft amendments to the constitution on Aug. 21. The draft amendments meet 90-95 percent of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun’s (ARF-D) expectations, ARF-D parliamentary faction secretary Aghvan Vardanyan told reporters on Aug. 24, when…

ARF-D Calls for Restraint, Re-Engagement in Turkish-Kurdish Peace Talks

The following statement was released after the Aug. 10 extraordinary plenary session of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Bureau, convened in Yerevan. *** The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun is greatly concerned about the Turkish government’s warmongering politics that has been once again adopted vis-à-vis the Kurdish people. Instead of continuing the peace…

ARF-D Demands Release of Protesters

Thousands of people gathered in Yerevan’s Liberty Square on June 19 (Photo: Serouj Aprahamian)

(armenianweekly.com) The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Press Office on June 23 issued the following statement regarding the recent assault on and arrest of protesters for demanding the reversal of the decision to increase electricity tariffs in Armenia. Over the past few days, representatives of Armenian civil society organized protests, demanding the annulment of…