National Security & Defense

AYF meets with ARF-D presidential candidate Vahan Hovhannesyan

SPRING . 2008 . HAYTOUG . 03 — During a recent visit to the United States, the Armenian Youth Federation was able to organize a town hall meeting between Vice Speaker of the Armenian National Assembly and ARF-Dashnaktsutyun presidential candidate Vahan Hovhannesyan and the Armenian youth of Los Angeles. Portions of the question and answer…

DECLARATION on the Occasion of the 15th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence

Dear compatriots, This year all Armenians will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their independent statehood. We will celebrate aware of the uniqueness of this jubilee, determined to reform, build and strengthen our all-Armenian home. Independence is an utmost value and it is the duty of each of us to make Armenia a center for justice,…

Meeting with MKR President, during South American tour

Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh Republic President Robert Kocharian, during his tour in South America, on May 27, 1996, visited the Armenian Cultural Association centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Bureau member Mario Nalbandian welcomed Kocharian, praising his message of “strengthening the spirit of unity in the name of national interests of the Armenian people.” He added…

Statement on the Russian State Duma’s denouncation of the Belovezhskaya Agreement

Conscious of the need for integration in CIS circles and the importance of Armenian-Russian political cooperation, the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Council of Armenia is at the same time concerned about actions, undertaken with the Russian Federation presidential elections in mind, which question Armenia’s independence and self-government. We are also particularly concerned about attempts through pressure from…

Statement on the 8th anniversary of the Karabakh Movement

Today the Artsakh liberation movement entered its ninth year. Eight years ago, the Armenian population of Artsakh stood up in defense of its right to self determination and laid the foundations for the independent Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh Republic. (…) Today, taking advantage of the opportunity provided by the cease-fire, all of us, the entire nation,…