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LIVE: Parliament session begins

YEREVAN, DECEMBER 7, ARMENPRESS. The third session of the Parliament’s four-day sitting has kicked off, reports Armenpress. The lawmakers will continue debating the draft law on prevention of domestic violence. During the December 6 session the MPs completed the discussion of...

U.S. Congressmen call on President Trump to press Erdogan on democracy and human rights

YEREVAN, MAY 16, ARMENPRESS. 62 Members of Congress have sent a letter pressing U.S. President Trump to prioritize democracy and human rights during Tuesday's White House meeting with Turkish President Erdogan, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) reports. Citing th...

No quorum in Parliament, session cancelled

YEREVAN, MARCH 22, ARMENPRESS. The four-day sitting was cancelled in the Parliament of Armenia due to absence of quorum, reports “Armenpress”. On March 22, as of 12:00, 15 MPs were registered for taking part in the session. Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Hermine Naghdalya...

Parliament session cancelled due to absence of quorum

YEREVAN, MARCH 2, ARMENPRESS. The last session of the Parliament’s 4-day sitting was cancelled due to absence of quorum, reports “Armenpress”. After three hours break, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov announced that overall 39 MPs were registered. “Du...

Karabakh constitutional referendum voter turnout is 46.82% at 2pm

STEPANAKERT. – As of Monday 2pm, a total of 48,115 citizens, or 46.82 percent of the total number of voters, have cast their ballots in the constitutional referendum being held in the Nagorno-K...

Karabakh holding constitutional referendum

A referendum on constitutional amendments is conducted Monday in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR/Artsakh): Numerous experts and media representatives have arrived in Artsakh to monitor this p...

Armenian Culture Minister initiates creation of pan-Armenian symphony orchestra

YEREVAN. – Armenian Minister of Culture Armen Amiryan introduced to President Serzh Sargsyan the report on development of Armenian culture in the country and beyond its borders. According to t...

Parliament adopts draft law on “Human Rights Defender” at first reading

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 29, ARMENPRESS. The Parliament of Armenia adopted the draft law on the “Human Rights Defender” and the package of related draft laws, reports “Armenpress”. 106 MPs vote...

Georgia ex-FM: I would never say that Azerbaijan is more important to us than Armenia

YEREVAN. – I would never say that Azerbaijan is more important to us than Armenia. Maia Panjikidze, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, stated the aforesaid before the start of the ...

Bundestag decision can positively affect civil society development in Turkey

YEREVAN, JUNE 21, ARMENPRESS. The Bundestag decision (Genocide vote) can positively affect civil society development in Turkey which will directly influence Armenian-Turkish reconciliation. After...

OSCE concerns over vote by Turkish Parliament to strip certain MPs from immunity

YEREVAN, MAY 24, ARMENPRESS. President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Ilkka Kanerva and Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Michael Georg Link expressed c...

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