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The ARF and the SI

Editorial ARF News March-April 1996, Volume 1.2(2) The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, founded in 1890, established contacts with the Socialist International in 1896, and as the representative of Armenian Socialism, became full member of the Socialist International in 1907 at its 7th Congress in Stuttgart. After the First World War and the end of the Armenian…

Statement on the Russian State Duma’s denouncation of the Belovezhskaya Agreement

Conscious of the need for integration in CIS circles and the importance of Armenian-Russian political cooperation, the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Council of Armenia is at the same time concerned about actions, undertaken with the Russian Federation presidential elections in mind, which question Armenia’s independence and self-government. We are also particularly concerned about attempts through pressure from…

Statement on the 8th anniversary of the Karabakh Movement

Today the Artsakh liberation movement entered its ninth year. Eight years ago, the Armenian population of Artsakh stood up in defense of its right to self determination and laid the foundations for the independent Mountainous (Nagorno) Karabakh Republic. (…) Today, taking advantage of the opportunity provided by the cease-fire, all of us, the entire nation,…

In Response to “Le Monde diplomatique”

The “Le Monde diplomatique” in its January 1996 issue published an article titled “Neither peace nor war in Nagorno-Karabagh”, signed by Jean Gueyras. The ARF Central Committee of France has sent a letter to the magazine, because the ARF has been directly defamed by the journalist. In its letter, the ARF Central Committee states: Our…