Foreign Affairs

ARF-D Parliamentary Election Platform Published in English

YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, which is running in the upcoming April 2 Parliamentary Elections, just released the English language version of the platform, on which it has been campaigning. Below is the complete text. PLATFORM A New Beginning, A Just Armenia Accountable state, solidary society Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun 2017 The Armenian Revolutionary Federation…

The ARF-D Kicks Off 2017 Parliamentary Election Campaign

‘A New Beginning, a Just Armenia’: ‘Unlike Many Others, [the ARF-D is] a Party with an Ideology, a Program, a System of Values, and Experience,’ Says Aghvan Vardanyan (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) kicked off its 2017 Parliamentary election campaign by introducing its party platform at a public gathering at Yerevan’s…

ARF-D Takes Part in 25th SI Congress; Resolutions on Artsakh and the Armenian Genocide Adopted; Mario Nalpatian Re-elected SI Vice-President

The 25th Congress of the Socialist International was convened on March 2-4, 2017, in Cartagena, Colombia. The Congress which gathered more than 350 guests and delegates representing 86 political parties and organizations was hosted by the Liberal Party of Colombia (PLC), a member of the coalition government of the country. ARF-D was represented by a…

TAD Minister: Armenian-French cooperation forum to promote proportionate regional development

The minister of territorial administration and development Davit Lokyan (ARF-D) hailed today the Armenian-French Forum on Decentralized Cooperation, describing it as a good platform connecting the two countries’ cities, towns and villages, according to tert.am. In his remarks, Lokyan expressed hope that the meeting will also boost the bilateral relations, enabling both the French and…

ARF Statement on the 25th anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Artsakh

September 2 marks the 25th anniversary of the proclamation establishing the Nagorno (Mountainous) Karabakh Republic. These have been years of struggle, battles, heroism, creativity and achievements. These achievements would not have been possible without the unity and collective support of the Armenian nation. Today, we stand together to bolster past successes and take on the…

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…

Manoyan: PACE Socialist Group Supported Armenia’s position

(sources: Armenian Weekly, Public Radio of Armenia) On Jan. 26, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) held a debate on two reports on Nagorno-Karabagh: “Escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabagh and the other occupied territories of Azerbaijan,” by rapporteur Robert Walter (UK), and “Inhabitants of frontier regions of Azerbaijan are deliberately deprived of…

ARF-Dashnaktustyun expects a clear position from the Palestinian Authority

YEREVAN, August 29, 2015 (ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Press Office) – Recently Hikmet Hajiyev, the spokesman for Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told the Azerbaijani media that Palestine is not planning to open an embassy in Armenia in the near future. According to the Azerbaijani ministry’s spokesperson, the Palestinian embassy in Baku contacted with the administration of the President and…

Russia Risks Losing Armenia As Ally, Says ARF-D Leader

(azatutyun.am) Russia will lose Armenia as an ally if it continues to supply arms to Azerbaijan in large amounts, a leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) said on Tuesday. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Armenian Service (Azatutyun.am) representative of the opposition party’s Bureau Hrant Markarian reacted to recent reports suggesting that Moscow has sold…

“The Agreement Is Not Ratified On The Part Of Armenia”, Four Parliamentary Parties Issue Statement

“The agreement is not ratified on the part of Armenia”, four parliamentary parties issue statement. On December 23, 2013 an extraordinary session of the Parliament was to be convened to vote the agreement signed on December 2, in Yerevan between the governments of Armenia and the Russian Federation concerning the trade of shares to of…