International Relations

Rustamyan’s USA East Coast Tour a Success

Community Support for ARF’s Protocols Position Strong Armenia National Assembly member Armen Rustamyan concluded his USA East Coast tour on Dec. 13 after a guest appearance in New York at an even commemorating the ARF’s 119th anniversary. During his Dec. 9-13 visit, Rustamyan, who is chair of the National Assembly’s Committee on Foreign Relations and…

ARF-D delegation meetings in Moscow

ARF Bureau member Mario Nalbatian, as Co-Chair of the Socialist International’s Committee on the CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea Region had several meetings in Moscow on December 9-10, 2009 with Russian state and political circles. Accompanying Nalbatian was ARF-D Bureau member Levon Mgrtchyan and the director of the ARF-D Moscow office Yuri Navoyan.…

ARF-D Representatives at the 8th PES Congress

The 8th Congress of the Party of European Socialists (PES) took place in the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague, on December 7-8, 2009, with the participation of more than 1500 representatives of member parties, members of the European Parliament, government ministers from European member states, including representatives from sister parties and PES activists. Among…

Strengthening Social Democracy in the Black Sea Region

Maria Titizian Vice President, Socialist International ARF-Dashnaktsutyun, Armenian socialist party IUSY BSAC Leaders’ Conference “Committed to making changes” 4 – 6 December, 2009, Kiev, Ukraine The problem with strengthening social democracy in the region is the deficit or absence of democracy itself primarily in the post-Soviet republics, including some in the Black Sea region. In…

ARF-D Leaders Meet with State Dept. Official

YEREVAN (ARF Press Office)—Director of the State Department’s Office of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts, Ethan A. Goldrich, visited the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Kristapor Mikaelian Center Monday and met with a high-ranking party delegation. ARF Supreme Council of Armenia chairman Armen Rustamian, ARF Bureau member Aghvan Vartanian and ARF Political Director Giro Manoyan met with…

SI Council resolution on Armenia

CASABLANCA COUNCIL – Peace, Security, Development 31 MAY-01 JUNE 2002 RESOLUTION ON ARMENIA The Council of the Socialist International, meeting in Casablanca on 31 May – 1 June 2002, Considering the positive influence the SI can have in the search for just and lasting resolutions of regional conflicts; Considering the increasing geopolitical, strategic and economic…

ARF-D participates in European meeting of Socialist International

YEREVAN — The Socialist International Committee for Central and Eastern Europe, SICEE, met in Zagreb on 6-7 October, 2000, hosted by SI-member the Croatian Social Democratic Party, SDP, which heads the country’s government. As developments unfolded in Serbia, the Committee issued a declaration congratulating and extending its solidarity with the men and women who through…

SI Cuuncil resolution on security and stability in the South Caucasian states

OSLO COUNCIL – Global Solidarity 18-19 MAY 1998 RESOLUTION ON SECURITY AND STABILITY IN THE SOUTH CAUCASIAN STATES 1. The Socialist International supports the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The SI, together with its member parties, considers the diversity of the region as an asset and strongly encourages the states…