Aghvan Vardanyan

ARF-D Still In Opposition

(azatutyun.am) The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) insisted on Monday that it remains in opposition...

(L-R clockwise) Hrant Margaryan, Kaspar Karampetian, Ioannis Charalampidis, Eleni Theocharous

MEP Dr. Theocharous in ARF–D offices, in Yerevan

Member of the European Parliament (EPP, Cyprus), Chair of the EU – Armenia Friendship...

Turkey, Using ISIS, Plans to Invade North Syria, Warns...

YEREVAN—The Bureau of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) issued an announcement, through which it...

Armenia - Aghvan Vartanian, a leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, at a news conference in Yerevan, 19Sep2014.

ARF-D Defends Support For Constitutional Reform

(azatutyun.am RFE/RL) The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) defended on Friday its readiness to support...

US President Barack Obama meets with spiritual leaders of the Middle Eastern Maronite, Armenian, Syrian Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Syrian Catholic churches.  Photo Credit: White House

His Holiness Aram I Shared the Concerns of Middle...

ANTELIAS, LEBANON – On Thursday, September 11th, the spiritual leaders of the Middle Eastern...

His Holiness Aram I Shared the Concerns of Middle Eastern Christians with President Obama on Behalf of the Eastern Patriarchs

September 12, 2014
US President Barack Obama meets with spiritual leaders of the Middle Eastern Maronite, Armenian, Syrian Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Syrian Catholic churches.  Photo Credit: White House

ANTELIAS, LEBANON – On Thursday, September 11th, the spiritual leaders of the Middle Eastern Maronite, Armenian, Syrian Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Syrian Catholic churches who had gathered with for a Christian conference in Washington, DC, held an hour long meeting with President Obama, National Security Advisor Susan Rice and other key White House staff also attended the meeting. At the request of the patriarchs,...
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ARF-D Announcement on Mountainous Karabakh Escalation

August 4, 2014

YEREVAN—The Bureau of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashanaktsutyun on Monday issued an announcement condemning Azerbaijan’s recent increased aggression toward Armenians in Armenia and Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh and called for the immediate signing of a military agreement between Armenia and Artsakh. Below is the translated text of the announcement. In recent days, the threats by Azerbaijan on the borders of the Mountainous Karabakh Republic and Armenia...
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Russia Risks Losing Armenia As Ally, Says ARF-D Leader

July 15, 2014

(azatutyun.am) Russia will lose Armenia as an ally if it continues to supply arms to Azerbaijan in large amounts, a leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) said on Tuesday. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Armenian Service (Azatutyun.am) representative of the opposition party’s Bureau Hrant Markarian reacted to recent reports suggesting that Moscow has sold modern types of weapons,...
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Armenians and Progressive Politics Conference Set for Sept. 26-27

June 11, 2014
The opening plenary featuring a discussion between David Barsamian (R) of Alternative Radio and noted scholar and public intellectual Noam Chomsky. (Photo by Aaron Spagnolo)

Armeno-Turkish Relations is main conference theme (armenianweekly.com) CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—After a two-year hiatus, the “Armenians and Progressive Politics” (APP) conference will reappear on September 26-27 in Greater Boston. This year’s theme will be Armeno-Turkish relations, including a number of panels covering Armenian Genocide denial, reparations, media, Turkish-Armenian exchanges, and Turkish civil society. The conference will consist of panels on Saturday,...
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ARF-D Bureau Condemns Attacks on Aleppo

YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Bureau issued an announcement on June 4 condemning the ongoing rocket attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo and urging international action to end the attacks on the civilian population and specifically the Armenian community. Below is the translated text of the announcement: “We call on all governments, especially Western...

ARF-D Yerevan Executive Committee: “Cancel the decision about erecting Mikoyan Statue”

ARF-D Yerevan Executive Committee demands from the City’s Council of the Elders to cancel the decision on the erection of Anastas Mikoyan’s statue and to abstain in the future from grave decisions affecting the capital without first having made society a part of the process, reported azatutyun.am RFE/RL. “On April 30 and without initiating...

New ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia Elected

At the conclusion on Sunday, April 20, of the ARF-D Armenia Regional meeting, known...

ARF-D Will Not Take Part in New Government

(April 18) YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) will not take part in the government...

ARF-D Among Parties Consulting with RoA President

(asbarez.com) YEREVAN — A delegation of Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) leaders on Thursday met...

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