Mountainous Karabakh

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…

Enlarged Conference of ARF-D Local Chapters’ Representatives

Press Release The enlarged conference of ARF-D Local Chapters’ representatives convened on August 24-26, in Yerevan. Representatives and guests from the local Chapters of the homeland and abroad took part in this panarmenian gathering. The purpose of this gathering, which was an ARF-D Bureau initiative, was to evaluate organizational matters, the situation in the wider…

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…