International Relations

Manoyan: PACE Socialist Group Supported Armenia’s position

(sources: Armenian Weekly, Public Radio of Armenia) On Jan. 26, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) held a debate on two reports on Nagorno-Karabagh: “Escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabagh and the other occupied territories of Azerbaijan,” by rapporteur Robert Walter (UK), and “Inhabitants of frontier regions of Azerbaijan are deliberately deprived of…

ARF-D Participates at the Socialist International Council’s Meeting in Luanda

The Socialist International held its second Council meeting of 2015 on 27-28 November in Luanda, hosted by MPLA, its member party in Angola. Delegates converged in Angola’s capital representing SI member parties and organisations from across Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. The one-and-a-half-day meeting addressed the main themes of “Working for…

ARF-Dashnaktustyun expects a clear position from the Palestinian Authority

YEREVAN, August 29, 2015 (ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Press Office) – Recently Hikmet Hajiyev, the spokesman for Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told the Azerbaijani media that Palestine is not planning to open an embassy in Armenia in the near future. According to the Azerbaijani ministry’s spokesperson, the Palestinian embassy in Baku contacted with the administration of the President and…

ARF-D joins party of European Socialists as observer member

BUDAPEST—The 10th Congress of the Party of European Socialists (PES) approved the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyn’s (ARF-D) membership in the organization as an observer member. The Congress, which took place in Budapest on June 12-13, also approved the accession of Georgia’s Georgian Dream Party, as well as socialist parties from Egypt, Morocco, and Italy.…

The Socialist International’s Committee for the CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea Convenes in Yerevan

The meeting of the Socialist International Committee for the CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea took place on the June 8-9, in Yerevan, Armenia, was hosted by the ARF-D and was attended by members of the socialist and social democratic parties of the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Moldova, Hungary, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan.…

YES Bureau Meeting Adopts Resolution on Armenian Genocide. MJS, JUSOS, SSU, AYF Counter Turkish Propaganda

Young European Socialists (YES) Bureau meeting took place on May 29-30, 2015 in Riga, Latvia. All the full members of the organisation took part in the meeting. The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) was represented by Aren Kerteshian (France). The meeting’s agenda included the drawing of the action plan of the forthcoming two-year term, the discussion…

Socialist Youth World Council Adopts Resolution Calling for Armenian Genocide Recognition, Reparations

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN —The International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) World Council unanimously passed a resolution on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, condemning the denial of the genocide and demanding justice for the crime. The World Council, which took place in Yerevan and was hosted by the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of Armenia, adopted…

AYF YES Status Upgraded to Full Membership

The 12th Congress of the Young European Socialists (YES) was held in Winterthur, Vienna from April 9-12. The Armenian Youth Federation was represented by Aren Kertechian (France) and Sarineh Abrahamian (Netherlands). The Congress is the highest assembly of YES with main responsibilities the adoption of budgets and accounts, the adoption of the activity plan for…