Mountainous Karabakh

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),…

Hunchakian, RAG and ARF-D Political Parties Meet, Issue Joint Statement

On December 6, 2013 a meeting at Tekeyan Center in Beirut, Lebanon was held between Hrant Markaryan, ARF-D Bureau Chairman, a delegation of the Hunchakian Party Central Executive headed by Hagop Dikranian and Mike Kharabian, RAG Chairman. Below is the statement that was issued after the conclusion of the meeting. On the threshold of the…

AYF Takes Part In SJÖ Congress

Upon the invitation of the Socialist Youth Austria (Sozialistische Jugend Österreich, SJÖ), a delegation of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) comprised of Garabed Chadoian (Austria) and Serj Ter Hakobyan (Germany) took part in the SJÖ annual Congress which was convened in Felden, from October 31 to November 3. Almost 250 representatives from Austria, Sweden, the…

Third European Armenian Convention. Karabakh President In The European Parliament.

Armenians from all over Europe were gathered in Brussels, Belgium for the 3rd European Armenian Convention, convened on October 14-15 and organized by the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD). On October 14, the Convention took place at the Armenian Cultural Center where EAFJD President, Kaspar Karampetian delivered the opening remarks. Mountainous Karabakh…

Karabakh President’s Meetings in Belgium and the Netherlands

On October 16, Mountainous Karabakh (Artsakh) Republic President, Bako Sahakyan, Vice Prime Minister Artur Aghabekyan, Foreign Affairs Minister, Karen Mirzoyan, Press secretary of the President, Davit Babayan other MKR officials met with Belgian senators, at the country’s Senate to discuss about Artsakh and to present them Artsakh’s positions. The Belgian delegation, under senator André du…

[Updated] Canadian Parliamentarians Continue To Show Leadership In The Nagorno Karabakh Republic’s Development

(horizonweekly.ca) – Canadian Parliamentarians Continue to Show Leadership in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Development The Honourable Stephane Dion, Member of Parliament for Saint-Laurent –Cartierville and former Leader of the Official Opposition visited the Republic of Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic from September 21 to 27, 2013. Mr. Dion’s visit allowed him to view first-hand the progress…

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…

Rustamyan’s Three Questions To FM Nalbandyan About Customs Union

A closed-door session between Armenia’s Foreign Minister, Edward Nalbandyan and members of the Parliament was held on September 10 where Armenia’s decision to join the Russian-led Customs Union was discussed. Head of ARF-D Parliamentary Faction, Armen Rustamyan spoke to media representatives about the three questions he posed to FM Nalbandyan. The first one was about…

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…