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ARF-D Bureau Chair Visits Aleppo, Meets with Organization Representatives

(ARMENIAN WEEKLY) ALEPPO, Syria— Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Bureau chairperson Hrant Markarian met with the representatives of various Aleppo-Armenian organizations during his recent visit to the city, reported Aleppo-based Armenian news outlet Kantsasar. “The Armenian community of Syria succeeded through its attitude, behavior, and by serving as a model Syrian citizen as well as a…

Arthur Khachatryan Appointed Shirak Governor

(asbarez.com) YEREVAN—Arthur Kachatryan was appointed the governor of Shirak Province on Thursday during a regular session of Armenia’ cabinet. Khachatryan, a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, will replace the outgoing Hovsep Simonyan who was dismissed from his position earlier. “We wish you a productive tenure. Having experience in the ministry of territorial administration and…

ARF-D Ministers Reappointed

(asbarez.com) YEREVAN—President Serzh Sarkisian on Wednesday reappointed the three members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun who served in the cabinet prior to the April election, thus completing the appointments to the new cabinet. Levon Mkrtchyan, Davit Lokyan and Artsvik Minasyan were reappointed as ministers of education, territorial administration and environmental protection respectively. The ARF-D and…

ARF-D Delegation Meets with European Socialist Leadership

BRUSSELS, Belgium — On May 30, a delegation of Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) representatives held meetings with the leadership of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) and the Party of European Socialists (PES). The ARF-D delegation, which was headed by ARF-D Bureau member and head of the party’s Parliamentary faction Armen Rustamyan, included…

ARS Mother and Child Center Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

(ASBAREZ) AKHURIAN, Armenia—After a continuous and devoted service of two decades to our nation, the Mother & Child Health and Birthing Center of the Armenian Relief Society−gratified with the success of its multi-faceted performance as a progressive medical establishment−celebrates its 20th Anniversary. Conceived and realized in Akhurian, on a native soil ravaged by the 1988…

New Agreement to Improve Quality of Armenian Schools in Georgia

Memorandum Signed Between Education Ministers of Georgia and Armenia (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN — On March 16, a delegation headed by the Georgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Science Aleksandre Jejelava, met with Armenian Minister of Education and Science and member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Levon Mkrtchyan and his Deputy Ministers.…

ARF-D Eastern U.S. Issues Statement on Washington D.C. Attack

Statement by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Central Committee of the Eastern United States We strongly condemn Tuesday’s unprovoked attack by members of Turkish President Erdogan’s security detail upon peaceful demonstrators in Washington, D.C. Erdogan’s bodyguards were involved in two other attacks on U.S. soil in 2016: during a speaking engagement at the Brookings Institute…

ARF-D’s Manoyan Discusses Parliamentary Elections and Working with the RPA

(ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN—In the days following the April 2 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia, the Armenian Weekly sat down with Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Bureau member and director of its Central Hai Tahd office Giro Manoyan to discuss the results of the election and the party’s work with the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA). Editor’s…

ARF-D Endorses Its Working Partner, the Republican Party of Armenia in Yerevan City Council Elections

YEREVAN — On May 5, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Yerevan committee published the following statement regarding the upcoming Yerevan City Council Elections on May 14. The ARF-D Yerevan committee will be endorsing its working partner, the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), in the upcoming Yerevan City Council Elections. This decision was made based on…

Markarian: ARF-D Cooperation with RPA to be Signed in Coming Days

(ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN—Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) leaders confirmed on May 2 that the party will sign a new cooperation deal with the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) in the coming days. Negotiations between the two parties began soon after the results of the April 2 Parliamentary Elections were announced, in which four political parties…