Leadership

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…

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,…

ARF-D Will Not Take Part in New Government

(April 18) YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) will not take part in the government that is being formed after the appointment by President Serzh Sargsyan of Hovik Abrahamyan as prime minister. This decision was announced in a statement issued by the ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia, ahead of its biennial regional meeting, known as the…

ARF’s Position On Ocalan’s Letter‏: Welcome, But With Serious Reservations

The ARF-D Press Office reporter interviewed ARF-D Bureau member, Chairman of the Armenian Cause Central Council (ANC International) Hagop Der-Khatchadourian Question – About four weeks ago, on the occasion of the anniversary of Hrant Dink’s assassination, PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan’s letter was first published in Istanbul’s “Agos” weekly. So far, the ARF-D has not officially…