International Relations

Nalpatian to Present to Socialist International Evidents of Azerbaijan’s Attack Against Nagorno Karabakh; Holds Meeting with Karabakh President

In an interview to Yerkirmedia, Socialist International Vice President, former ARF-D Bureau member, Mario Nalpatian stated that the purpose of his visit to Nagorno Karabakh was not only to meet friends and comrades in the frontline but to prepare a serious and accurate report regarding the situation in Nagorno Karabakh which he intends to present…

Armenian Youth Federation’s Achievements in the International Arena; Chadoian Elected IUSY Vice President

The International Union of Socialist Youth’s (IUSY) World Congress 2016 was held on February 25-28, in Tirana Albania. The World Congress which convenes once every two years is the supreme body of IUSY. At the Congress the outgoing Presidium presents its two-year term report, determines the guidelines of the coming term’s action plan and elects…

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…