Leadership

ARF-D Bureau Representative Hrant Markarian Outlines Three National Priorities

Armenia’s Development, Artsakh, and Foreign Influence Addressed in Year-End Message (Armenian Weekly) — In his year-end message to party members, Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Bureau representative Hrant Markarian outlined the ARF-D’s three national priorities for the upcoming year: Armenia’s development, a just resolution to the Nagorno-Karabagh (Artsakh/NKR) conflict, and the removal of foreign influence in…

ARF-D Delegation Holds Meeting with SI Secretary General Luis Ayala

Secretary General of the Socialist International, Luis Ayala arrived yesterday in Armenia, yerkir.am reported. Ayala met today with ARF-D members at the ARF-D Bureau “Kristapor Mikayelian” headquarters, in Yerevan. The Armenian delegation was comprised of ARF-D Bureau’s political representative, Armen Rustamyan, ARF-D Armenia’s Supreme Council chairman, Aghvan Vardanyan, and ARF-D Bureau member, Giro Manoyan. Activities…

20th General Assembly of ARF-D Armenia Concludes in Aghveran

Assembly Stresses Importance of Unity, Elects New Supreme Council (armenianweekly.com) AGHVERAN, Armenia—The General Assembly of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) of Armenia, took place April 29-May 1 in Aghveran, during which the last 2 years of the Supreme Council’s activities were reviewed, while strategic guidelines were set for the next term. According to a statement…

Statement of the ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia

Overnight on April 1-2, Azerbaijan launched a full-blown attack along the entire length of the Karabakh-Azerbaijan line of contact with the use of tanks, heavy artillery and air force. Azerbaijan has practically overthrown the peace process threatening at the same time the security of the populations of Armenia and of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic. In…

ARF-D’s Aghvan Vardanyan, Lilit Galstian Meet with Head of EU delegation to Armenia, Amb. Piotr Świtalski

On February 18, 2016, ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia Chairman Aghvan Vardanyan and member Lilit Galstian held a meeting with the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Dr. Piotr Świtalski, at the premises of the delegation in Yerevan. The parties discussed about the political developments in the country and the…

ARF-D Supreme Council Consults with Committees’ Representatives

On January 30, the ARF-D Supreme Council held an extended meeting with representatives from the ARF-D Armenia organization’s 50 committees and 10 district committees at the party’s Aram Manukyan premises in Yerevan. In his opening remarks, ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia representative Aghvan Vardanyan briefed the participants on the political developments in the country, the…

Markarian: We Must Be Able to Work Together

ARF-D Leader Says No Decision Made on Joining Coalition (armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN — The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) supported Armenia’s new constitution and must now take part in trying to implement it to ensure internal stability and development in the country, according to ARF-D Bureau representative Hrant Markarian. “We [the ARF-D] cannot stand aside—we…

An Interview With ARF-D Bureau Member Dr. Viken Yacoubian

(asbarez.com) On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, Asbarez approached ARF-D Bureau member Dr. Viken Yacoubian to elaborate on some of the critical issues facing the Armenian Nation, as well as assess some of the challenges encountered by the party as it continues its activities well through a second century…

ARF-D Calls for Restraint, Re-Engagement in Turkish-Kurdish Peace Talks

The following statement was released after the Aug. 10 extraordinary plenary session of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Bureau, convened in Yerevan. *** The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun is greatly concerned about the Turkish government’s warmongering politics that has been once again adopted vis-à-vis the Kurdish people. Instead of continuing the peace…