International Relations

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

Member of the European Parliament (EPP, Cyprus), Chair of the EU – Armenia Friendship Group in the European Parliament, Dr. Eleni Theocharous today, October 10, 2014, visited the headquarters of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnkatsutyun (Armenian Socialist Party) at Kristapor Mikaelian center and held a meeting with Hrant Margaryan, Chairman of the ARF-D Bureau.…

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 nations,…

Members Of UK Parliament Visit Armenia, Meet With ARF-D

YEREVAN—Member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s (ARF-D) Supreme Council of Armenia and Member of Parliament Aghvan Vardanyan met on Thursday with representatives of the UK’s Labour Party in Yerevan. The Labour Party Members, Stephen Pound and Mike Gapes, were on visit to Armenia with a delegation of other British members of parliament led by John…

Switzerland Must Appeal European Court’s Verdict On The Armenian Genocide

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier The European Court of Human Rights issued last week a critical Armenian Genocide-related ruling in the case of Dogu Perincek vs. Switzerland. Perincek, the leader of a minor Turkish political party, had traveled to Switzerland in 2005 with the intention of daring the Swiss authorities to punish him…

AYF Delegation At BDP Youth Congress

On November 30, a two-member delegation of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) took part in the pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Youth Congress in Tigranakert (Amed, Diyarbakir). The delegation was comprised of AYF’s Armenia chapter members, Rupen Janbazian and Sarkis Degirmenjian. The IUSY member organizations were invited to the Congress. Youth representatives from various…

ANCA Welcomes Results of US-Armenia Economic Talks

Supports Shift of Bilateral Dialogue from Aid to Trade (armenianweekly.com) WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) welcomed the realignment of the U.S.-Armenia economic dialogue away from primarily “donor recipient”-based discussions and toward a focus on practical steps to promote a robust bilateral trade and investment partnership. At a State Department press conference held at…

Armenian National Committee Formed in Romania

The formation of the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Romania took place on November 23, 2013, at the premises of the Armenian Diocese of Romania under Primate, Bishop Tadev Hakobyan-Muradyan’s honorary presidency and in the presence of European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) President, Mr. Kaspar Karampetian. An Armenian National Committee – Belgium…

Vice President of Argentina Amado Boudou Receives Armenian Deputies

(Agencia Prensa Armenia)- An Armenian National Assembly delegation met with Vice President of Argentina , Amado Boudou and a group of Argentine deputies in the Senate on Tuesday 26 November. The armenian delegation was led by National Assembly Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan, along with Deputies David Harutyunyan, Armen Rustamyan, Volodya Badalyan, Artak Davtyan, Naira Zohrabyan, Heghine…

Manoyan: Turkey’s Project To Reopen Railway “Aims At Azerbaijan”

(ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News) Giro Manoyan, director of the international secretariat of the Dashnaktsutyun, says Turkey’s consideration on reopening railway between Turkey and Armenia is aimed at ‘opening a position in negotiations with Azerbaijan.’ Manoyan was in Istanbul to attend the Socialist International meeting. Hüseyin Hayatsever huseyin.hayatsever@hdn.com.tr Turkey’s consideration about reopening the railway between…