Mountainous Karabakh

Manoyan: Aliev Needed Putin’s Support More Than Any Political Figure In Armenia

(aravot.am) – “No. I think Aliev needed Putin’s support more than any other political figure in Armenia. Putin understood it and tries, so to speak, sell at a high price to Aliyev, and generally Azerbaijan”, – so answered the head of Armenian Cause Office, ARF Giro Manoyan to the question of Aravot.am, responding to the…

US Senate Appropriations Committee Prioritizes Aid to Mountainous Karabagh

Senate Measure Remains Silent on Specific Funding Levels for Caucasus (armenianweekly.com) —The Senate Appropriations Committee on July 25 adopted a Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) foreign aid bill that prioritizes continued U.S. assistance for Nagorno-Karabagh, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). In a legislative report, which accompanies and explains the foreign aid bill, the…

[Updated] Newly Established EU Parliament-Armenia Friendship Group Delegation Visits Armenia

The European Parliament’s EU-Armenia Friendship Group is making its first visit to Armenia this week. The delegation is headed by the President of the group, Dr. Eleni Theocharous (Cyprus) and comprised of  MEPs Frank Engel, Vice-President of the group (Luxembourg), Ewald Stadler (Austria), Kyriakos Triandafyllides (Cyprus),  France-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group Vice-President Guy Teissier, France-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group…

Mountainous Karabakh’s Freedom Celebrated on US Capitol Hill

Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Headlines Congressional Tribute to 25 Years of Liberty (armenianweekly.com, WASHINGTON)—The Chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ed Royce (R-Calif.), joined with fellow members of the Congressional Armenian Caucus and the visiting Minister of Youth and Culture from the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, Narine Aghabalyan, in a…

ANC France Sues French Parliament Azeri Attacker

(asbarez.com, February 27, Paris)—The Armenian National Committee of France has filed a lawsuit against the two Azeris who incited a brawl Tuesday at the French National Assembly during an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Sumgait Pogroms. “We have filed two criminal complaints, the first initiated by a young French-Armenian, a victim of assault,…

Lithuania-Mountainous Karabakh Parliamentary Friendship Group

Conference on evaluation of democracy in Armenia and Lithuania On February 26, the Armenia-Lithuania Parliamentary Friendship Group hosted a conference titled “25 years of democracy in Armenia and Lithuania. A glance to a not far away past” in the Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament) building. Participating in the conference was ARF-D Parliamentary Faction member, Vahan Hovhannesyan, Mountainous…

ARF-D Mountainous Karabakh And SILBA Chairman Hold Meeting

On February 21, ARF-D Mountainous Karabakh (Artsakh) Central Committee Secretary Lernik Hovhannisyan and Head of the MK ARF-D Parliamentary Faction, Armen Sargsyan held a meeting with Support Initiative for Liberty and Democracy (SILBA) Chairman and counsel to the Parliament of the Kingdom of Denmark, Jens-Kristian Lütken, at the premises of ARF-D in MK. SILBA has…

ARF-D Congratulates The People Of Mountainous Karabakh

Fellow compatriots, The Artsakh liberation movement marks its 25th anniversary today February the 20th. Thanks to Artsakh’s liberation movement a part of our homeland was freed, the independent statehood of our modern times was established. The Artsakh movement gave back to the people pride, determination to define its own fate, to fight and to win.…

Journalists’ Questions To Orrico, Lacked Tact

1in.am writes that ARF-D Bureau member and Chairman of the Armenia-Uruguay interparliamentary friendship group, Vahan Hovhannesyan who was accompanying the delegation from the House of Representatives of Uruguay, headed by its President Jorge Orrico, to its recent official visit to Armenia and Mountainous Karabakh believes that the journalists’ questions such as “When are you going…