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[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…

No US Attacks On Syria

(asbarez.com) – EDITORIAL: As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation, once again, on his intention to attack Syria, Armenian-Americans must unequivocally oppose the administration’s plans to engage in yet another war in the Middle East, keeping in mind the definitive impact such an attack will have on the Syrian-Armenian community. The tactic adopted…

ANCA Says NO to U.S. Strikes Against Syria

ANCA VOICES ARMENIAN AMERICAN OPPOSITION TO U.S. STRIKES AGAINST SYRIA Urges Congress to Oppose Legislation Authorizing Escalation of Violence; Launches ANCA SmartMail Campaign to Share Armenian American Community Concerns – anca.org/syria (anca.org) WASHINGTON, DC – The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), citing the Armenian American community’s profound concern for the fate of Syria’s Armenian…

Disturbing Sightings… of the Ghosts of Two Evil Empires

by Tatul Sonentz-Papazian (armenianweekly.com) – Almost a century after their violent “demise” at the hands of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk—two impromptu revolutionaries whose cross-purposes of international and national socialism shaped the gruesome decades that followed their success—the restless specters of the “defunct” empires of the Russian czars and the Turkish padishahs are…

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…

Rustamyan Meets Swedish Ambassador

On July 26, ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia Chairman and Head of the Parliamentary Faction, Armen Rustamyan held a meeting with the Ambassador of Sweden Diana Janse at the party’s “Kristapor Mikaelyan” premises. Ambassador Janse who is stationed in Tbilisi and accredited to Armenia, paid a visit to Yerevan in order to have a series…

Australian Politicians Visit Armenia And Mountainous Karabakh

Delegation of New South Wales politicians visit Armenia with ANC Australia (armenia.com.au) A delegation of seven politicians from Australia’s largest state of New South Wales (NSW) have paid their respects at Yerevan’s Armenian Genocide monument (Dzidzernagapert), met with His Holiness Karekin II (Catholicos of All Armenians) and President Serzh Sargsyan on an historic visit to…

Aleppo Crisis Worsens

(asbarez.com) —The closure of roads to and from Aleppo is threatening severe shortages of supplies and worsening living conditions in this highly-Armenian-populated city as the Syrian crisis continues to worsen. Reports indicate that constant security concerns in Aleppo have been compounded in recent days by the closure of all access routes to and from 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…