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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…

Pro-Armenian Climate in France a Result of Community’s Work

(armenpress.am) “A pro-Armenian atmosphere exists in France. And it was expected, because the Armenian community has carried out consistent work in the direction of the political field,” said Mourad Papazian, Co-Chair of the coordinating council of France’s Armenian organizations and member of the ARF-D Bureau told Armenpress. “The Armenian community has done a serious work.…

ARS Participates in the 61st Session of the UN Commission of the Status of Women

(armenianweekly.com) NEW YORK—The 61st session of the United Nations (UN) Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) took place March 13-14. The Commission addressed as 
its priority the theme “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.” In addition, it evaluated the progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from the 58th session…

Elections in Armenia: ‘A New Beginning,’ but Highway Robbery Prevents ‘a Just Armenia’

By Haig Kayserian Special for the Armenian Weekly The Parliamentary Elections are now over. The results are clear, and four parties and blocs have been elected into the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia (Parliament). These include the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA)—which maintains its majority of seats after gaining 49% of the 1.5…