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Shahbazyan: 2012, Foreign And Domestic Highs

ARF-D Parliamentary Faction’s Secretary Artashes Shahbazyan stated in Hayots Ashkarh Daily that the most important domestic event to occur in 2012 is the parliamentary elections that will define the political, economical and social life for the coming years. It is higly important to conduct the elections in compliance with the democratic criteria in order for…

Rustamyan Offers A 2011 Retrospective

At a press conference held today at ARF-D Supreme Council’s “Simon Vratsyan” premises, Armen Rustamyan Chairman of the Council and Member of the Parliament gave the press representatives a retrospective of the Party’s main initiatives taken during 2011. ARF-D started the year by proposing reforms of the Electoral Law. Rustamyan said that the propositions of…

Minasyan: There’s A 70% Deviation Between Targets And Results

“The gap between the announced targets and the delivered results is reflected on the deterioration of the living conditions, the fast increase of emigration, the extremely heavy socio-phsycological state of the population, the existence of economical monopolies and the growth of unemployment” said to 168 Zham newspaper ARF-D Member of Parliament Artsvik Minasyan. He added…

Nranyan: Strengthening Armenia And Encouraging Exports Are Matters Of Politics

ARF-D Member of Parliament Ara Nranyan referring to the government’s export industry plan stated that the Party’s strategic plan on encouraging exports has been introduced in 2005 covering a wide range of public policy starting from the engagement of diplomatic missions until the improvement of tax and budget policies as well as the state administration’s…

Minasyan: 2011, Year Of Unfulfilled Promises

During a press conference with his ARP colleague Hovhannes Sahakyan, ARF –D Member of Parliament Artsvik Minasyan summarizing this past year said to the Press that while it kicked off with the President’s active presence and some recommendations that were to deliver positive results unfortunately those were never realized. “There are 1.200.000 poor people in…

Galstyan: National Security Threatened By Emigration

ARF-D Member of Parliament Lilit Galstyan in response to her ARP (Armenia’s Republican Party) colleague Vardan Ayvazyan’s remarks about emigration being a positive development because of the foreign transfers coming in the country, said that perhaps this assumption could apply in countries such as China where the population is large and the export of labor…

Rustamyan: We Can Even Appeal to the Ombudsman

ARF-D Member of Parliament Armen Rustamyan has revealed that ARF-D is considering of appealing to the Ombudsman in case it doesn’t collect the signatures of a minimum of 27 MP’s in order to take the case to the Constitutional Court. ARF-D is convinced that the government acted outside the 2008-2012 policy framework and it failed…

Shahbazyan: ARF-D Was As Much An Opposition As A Constructive Factor

During a press conference that ARF-D Parliamentary Faction’s Secretary Artashes Shahbazyan gave jointly with his fellow colleague Artsivk Minasyan, Shahbazyan commenting on the Party’s Parliamentary performance stated that it was sufficient. “We did our work and we kept our Party’s features” he said and added that ARF-D combined its opposition role with a constructive participation…