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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…

ARF-D Delegation Holds Meeting with SI Secretary General Luis Ayala

Secretary General of the Socialist International, Luis Ayala arrived yesterday in Armenia, yerkir.am reported. Ayala met today with ARF-D members at the ARF-D Bureau “Kristapor Mikayelian” headquarters, in Yerevan. The Armenian delegation was comprised of ARF-D Bureau’s political representative, Armen Rustamyan, ARF-D Armenia’s Supreme Council chairman, Aghvan Vardanyan, and ARF-D Bureau member, Giro Manoyan. Activities…

20th General Assembly of ARF-D Armenia Concludes in Aghveran

Assembly Stresses Importance of Unity, Elects New Supreme Council (armenianweekly.com) AGHVERAN, Armenia—The General Assembly of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) of Armenia, took place April 29-May 1 in Aghveran, during which the last 2 years of the Supreme Council’s activities were reviewed, while strategic guidelines were set for the next term. According to a statement…

Nalpatian to Present to Socialist International Evidents of Azerbaijan’s Attack Against Nagorno Karabakh; Holds Meeting with Karabakh President

In an interview to Yerkirmedia, Socialist International Vice President, former ARF-D Bureau member, Mario Nalpatian stated that the purpose of his visit to Nagorno Karabakh was not only to meet friends and comrades in the frontline but to prepare a serious and accurate report regarding the situation in Nagorno Karabakh which he intends to present…

Nagorno Karabakh Republic President Meets with ARF-D Representatives

(asbarez.com) STEPANAKERT — An Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun delegation met with Nagorno-Karabakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments on the Azerbaijani attacks on Artsakh (NKR). The delegation included ARF-D Bureau representative Hrant Markarian, Bureau member and political affairs representative Armen Rustamyan, and parliamentary faction secretary Aghvan Vardanyan. The deputy…

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…

Long-Time ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Leader Vahan Hovannesyan Passes Away

Vahan Hovhannesyan, a long-time leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun and one of the country’s most prominent post-Soviet politicians, died at the age of 58 early on Sunday, December 28, 2014. Hovhannesyan, who has also served as Armenia’s ambassador to Germany over the past year, was pronounced dead at a hospital in Berlin where he…

ARF-D Youth and Student Wings Urge Minsk Group To Stop False Parity Policy

Members of the ARF-D “Nikol Aghbalyan” Student Association and the Armenian Youth Federation were gathered near Armenia’s Foreign Ministry today, to protest against the false parity policy in connection to the Azerbaijani aggression, applied by the OSCE Minsk Group which is mandated with resolving the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. The Minsk Group Co-Chairs James Warlick (USA),…