National Security & Defense

Rustamyan: Government’s Course 90% Consistent With ARF-D’s Vision; ARF-D Against Armenia’s Withdrawal From EEU

(source: ARKA) A senior member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) party has commended today the government’s policy saying it is 90% consistent with ARF-D’s vision of how to resolve the country’s major problems. Speaking to reporters, Armen Rustamyan, the head of the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun parliamentary faction, said the government’s activities are on the right track…

ARF-D Pledges Reforms, Just and Transparent Government

(ASBAREZ) YEREVAN — The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Council of Armenia issued a statement on Wednesday, July 19th, detailing the party’s goals and pledges on how to advance reforms and create a more prosperous Armenia as a member of the governing coalition. The announcement emanated from a joint session held on July 17, between the…

ARF-D Participates in Socialist International Council Meeting; Stands up to Azerbaijan’s Anti-Armenian Rhetoric

NEW YORK— An Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) delegation participated in the meeting of the Socialist International (SI) Council, which took place on July 11-12 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The ARF-D, a full member of SI, participated in the SI Council meeting at the United Nations (UN) in New York with a…

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…

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…

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…

Margaryan Discusses Custom’s Union, Hovhanessyan Ambassadorship

(armenianweekly.com) – In an interview recently with the “Yerkrin Hartse” program in Armenia, Hrant Markarian, the chairperson of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau, presented the ARF’s stance on various problems facing the Armenian Republic. Since Sept. 3, he said, when Armenia decided to join the Russian-led Custom’s Union, most of the discussions and debates…

ARF-D Press Release

The announcement in Moscow, of Armenia’s decision to join the Customs Union was as much a landmark as it was a decision dictating great responsibility for the future of Armenia. It is possible to assume that at some point, considering the geopolitical state and developments, Armenia would join the Customs Union initiated by its strategic ally and…

Enlarged Conference of ARF-D Local Chapters’ Representatives

Press Release The enlarged conference of ARF-D Local Chapters’ representatives convened on August 24-26, in Yerevan. Representatives and guests from the local Chapters of the homeland and abroad took part in this panarmenian gathering. The purpose of this gathering, which was an ARF-D Bureau initiative, was to evaluate organizational matters, the situation in the wider…

Opposition Slams Russian Arms Sales To Azerbaijan

(azatutyun.am RFE/RL) – Armenia’s three leading opposition parties on Tuesday strongly criticized Russia for selling offensive weapons to Azerbaijan, saying that they will strengthen Baku in the unresolved Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Representatives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun), the Armenian National Congress (HAK) and the Zharangutyun (Heritage) party said the arms supplies reportedly worth around $1…