Policy

ARF-D Leader Blasts Russia

A leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun accused Russia on Tuesday of acting against the national interests of Armenia, Moscow’s closest regional ally, in its growing dealings with Turkey and Azerbaijan. Vahan Hovhannesyan, a member of the opposition party’s ruling Bureau, also chided former President Robert Kocharian, a longtime Dashnaktsutyun ally, for his scornful reaction…

ARF-D Unveils Roadmap to Regime Change in Armenia

YEREVAN — On Oct. 23, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) unveiled a detailed plan — called a “roadmap to regime change” — saying that for Armenia to persevere and survive, fundamental changes are needed to its socio-economic, political, and governmental structures. These changes, it argued, were to ensure the pursuit of a national agenda. Speaking…

Opposition’s Case: ARF-D Leader Explains Why Sargsyan Should Not Go to Turkey

By Gayane Abrahamyan ArmeniaNow reporter 14 October 2009 ArmeniaNow.com A chief foreign policy spokesman for the major party opposed to the current deal with Ankara considers President Serzh Sargsyan’s travel to Turkey “a wrong step that is in conflict with his own outlined conditions.” Giro Manoyan, director of the International Secretariat of the Armenian Revolutionary…

DECLARATION on the Occasion of the Signing of the Armenia-Turkey Protocols

The protocols on establishing relations between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Turkey were signed on October 10. On this occasion, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation declares: a) Consultations, which took place over the last several weeks after the protocols were made public, although not always under free and transparent conditions, proved that there…

ARF-D Issues Announcement on Armenia-Turkey Protocols

On Aug. 31, protocols on the establishment and development of relations between the republics of Armenia and Turkey were officially announced. Armenia and Armenians entered a new phase, which is encumbered with numerous threats and danger. The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) warned about these concerns from the onset of the political process by intermittently expressing the…

Perspectives of EU Integration of Armenia and Turkey

Giro Manoyan International Secretariat, ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Bureau International Conference “Armenia-Turkey: Perspectives for the normalization of relations in the framework of EU Integration” 28 September 2008, Yerevan EU integration for Armenia does not have an alternative. Armenia has chosen EU integration as the path to its internal and economic development. Although Armenia has a great deficit regarding…

Another World is Possible

An Interview with Khatchig Der Ghougassian Another world is possible: One where economics are based on justice, democracy is founded in principle, human rights are cherished and protected, and diversity is shared and celebrated. In an exclusive interview with Haytoug, Khatchik DerGhougassian, a professor of International Relations at the Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina,…

RESOLUTION of the Pan-Armenian Conference Held in Stepanakert, on July 10-11, 2009

We, the representatives of Armenian communities of 25 countries of the world, having discussed, at a conference organized under the high patronage of the President of NKR, the current issues of utmost importance for the nation and the state, herewith determine: 1) Armenia and the Armenians are at an important and decisive stage. The preservation…

ARF-D Organized Pan-Armenian Conference Says Karabakh Independence Non-Negotiable, Demands Yerevan Break Off Turkey Negotiations

STEPANAKERT– A two-day Pan-Armenian conference in Stepanakert, Republic of Mountainous Karabakh, organized by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, concluded on Saturday with a firm resolution demanding Yerevan make immediate and drastic corrections to its flawed approach to both the Nagorno-Karabakh peace talks and the ongoing negotiations to normalize relations with Turkey. The conference, held under the…