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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…

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…

32nd ARF-D World Congress Concludes, Elects New Bureau

YEREVAN—The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) concluded on Jan. 24. ARF delegates, leaders, and observers had hailed from around the world on Jan. 16 for the week-long meeting, which is the party’s highest decision-making assembly. The Congress examined the activities of the ARF-D in the past cycle, and outlined…

ARF-D, SDHP Representatives Meet

(aravot.am) Representatives from the ARF-D and Social Democrat Hunchak Party (SDHP) met on November 27 at the ARF-D “Kristapor Mikayelian” headquarters in Yerevan. ARF-D was represented by its Bureau Chairman Hrant Margaryan and Bureau member Levon Mkrtchyan whilst Central Executive Chairman Hakob Tigranyan and Vice-Chairman, member of the Lebanese parliament Sebouh Kalpakian attended on behalf…

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.…

Turkey, Using ISIS, Plans to Invade North Syria, Warns ARF-D

YEREVAN—The Bureau of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) issued an announcement, through which it advances the notion that Turkey’s recent posturing vis-à-vis the tensions in the Middle East suggest a plan by Ankara to invade northern Syria. Below is the translated text of the ARF-D Bureau announcement. Despite Turkey’s role during the duration of the…

ARF-D Announcement on Mountainous Karabakh Escalation

YEREVAN—The Bureau of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashanaktsutyun on Monday issued an announcement condemning Azerbaijan’s recent increased aggression toward Armenians in Armenia and Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh and called for the immediate signing of a military agreement between Armenia and Artsakh. Below is the translated text of the announcement. In recent days, the threats by Azerbaijan on…