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SBS Armenian Program interviews Haig Kayserian on Elections in Armenia

(ARMENIA ONLINE) SYDNEY: The Special Broadcasting Corporation’s (SBS) Armenian Radio program has interviewed Haig Kayserian on the upcoming Parliamentary Elections in Armenia. Interviewer Vahe Kateb asked Kayserian – who is Chairman of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyn of Australia Central Committee – questions about the country’s new Constitution, the Electoral Code, the participating parties and blocs,…

U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Meets with ARF-D Representatives in Yerevan

(ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN— On March 27, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills met with members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Bureau and Supreme Council. ARF-D Bureau member and head of the party’s political affairs Armen Rustamyan, ARF-D Bureau member Spartak Seyranyan, and ARF-D Supreme Council representative and head of the party’s campaign Aghvan Vardanyan…

ARF-D Parliamentary Election Platform Published in English

YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, which is running in the upcoming April 2 Parliamentary Elections, just released the English language version of the platform, on which it has been campaigning. Below is the complete text. PLATFORM A New Beginning, A Just Armenia Accountable state, solidary society Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun 2017 The Armenian Revolutionary Federation…

Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun – Australia: Vote to solidify democracy and justice in Armenia

On April 2nd, 2017, citizens of Armenia will vote for a new National Assembly (parliament). This presents a unique opportunity to re-route the trajectory of the Republic of Armenia towards a democracy the country deserves, and the security such democracy will deliver. The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) announced its participation in these elections under the…

On April 2nd, Trust the ARF-D

For over 125 years, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) has advocated for the fundamental rights of the Armenian nation. The political, economic, social, and cultural advancement of the Armenian people requires a just system of government. As a people long persecuted and regionally isolated, we are best served by democratically elected governments with a political…

ARF-D’s Vardanyan Criticizes Other Parties and Blocs Ahead of Election

Vardanyan: ‘The ARF-D Has Been the Only One to Instill Systemic Changes in the Country’ (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) ARARAT PROVINCE, Armenia— On March 23, Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) candidates held a campaign rally in the Ararat province, ahead of the April 2 Parliamentary elections. “Very limited powers will be vested in the president [in 2018]. All…

ARF-D Western US Announcement on April 2 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

On April 2, voters in Armenia will turn out for the first parliamentary elections under Armenia’s new Constitution, which was ratified last year. The April 2 election will be the first tangible step toward transitioning Armenia into a parliamentary form of government. The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, which has been an avid advocate for a parliamentary…

ARF-D representatives meet with Armenia’s Lori province voters

(news.am) The representatives of the ARF Dashnaktsutyun party on Monday met with Armenia’s Lori province voters. In Shirakamut village, the ARF-D representatives introduced the voters the party program and delivered a speech, as reported by Armenian News – NEWS.am correspondent. The party representatives stressed that they have stated about the previous shortcomings of the governance…

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…