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Why Vote for the ARF-D?

(armenianweekly.com) Why Vote for the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnakstutyun (ARF-D)? Because the ARF-D is consistent with their views and keeps their promises. Armenia is currently preparing for its upcoming parliamentary elections. Political parties, political movements, and well-known public figures are busy working on establishing alliances and publishing election lists. Over the last couple of…

‘A New Beginning, a Just Armenia’: ARF-D Announces Election List, Campaign Motto

Vardanyan: ‘A Just Armenia is a Free Armenia. A Just Armenia is a Developing, Strong, Self-Governing, Prosperous, Youthful Armenia, Where a Culture of Justice and Fairness Prevails’ (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) has published the names of the party’s election list for the upcoming elections, ARF-D Parliamentary Faction secretary and election…

Margaryan: The ARF Loves Armenia More Than it Loves Itself

‘The ARF was Established for Armenia and the Armenian People—Not to Give Power to Members of the ARF’By Weekly Staff on February 14, 2017 YEREVAN (Armenian Weekly)— On Feb. 11, Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau chair Hrant Margaryan discussed Armenia’s upcoming parliamentary elections, the role of the ARF in Armenia and the Diaspora, as well…

Armenia’s Minister of Education Urges Schools Not to Engage in Election Propaganda

(armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN – Armenia’s Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) said that he will urge all schools in the country not to engage in partisan politics ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections. “School principals have the right to belong to political parties, however, they shouldn’t engage…

ARF Eastern U.S. Issues Statement on Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

On Jan. 27, United States President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order to indefinitely halt the resettlement of Syrian refugees and to temporarily ban people from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S. This decision was announced on International Holocaust Remembrance Day—a day on which people around the world condemn all manifestations of religious…

Large-scale tourism development projects launched in five cities across

(source: Armenpress) Based on the principle of balanced development of territories, large-scale projects are being launched in 9 cities of Armenia, 5 of which have already been initiated, minister of territorial administration and development David Lokyan [ARF-D, junior coalition partner] said after the consultation on tourism development in Jermuk, headed by President Serj Sargsyan, Armenpress…

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…

Vardanyan: 99.9 percent we will run for elections on our own, with our own list of candidates

During an interview he gave to azatutyun.am (RFE/RL) ARF-D Supreme Council Chairman, Parliamentary Faction Secretary Aghvan Vardanyan stressed that 99 percent of the political parties in Armenia are created around one person, and express the views of one individual and that, according to him is one of the biggest problems of the country’s political system.…