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EU to allocate over €1.5bn to Armenia for five programs

The European Union (EU) will allocate more than 1.5 billion euros to Armenia in the next 5 years for five key programs, including the development of Syunik region, Masis Post reported. The document was presented Friday in Brussels, highlighting the initiatives that the European Commission intends to implement by 2025 in the member states of the “Eastern …

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Catholicos Aram I addresses Pope Francis on issue of Armenian captives in Azerbaijan

Aram I, Catholicos of the Armenian Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, has asked Pope Francis to be helpful in the return of the Armenian captives in the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) war last fall. Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned about this from the Facebook page of the Holy See of Cilicia.

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Yerevan hands over new minefield maps to Baku in exchange for return of 15 POWs

Armenia presented the Azerbaijani side with new maps of about 92,000 anti-tank and anti-personnel mines in the Fizuli and Zangilan regions, the press service of the Azerbaijani

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A SHAME – Zas: “Situation in southern Armenia does not comply with CSTO charter provisions”

The tense situation in southern Armenia does not comply with the provisions of the CSTO collective defense charter and is considered a border incident. CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas told reporters about this, according to

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VIDEO – Armenia 3rd President Serzh Sargsyan: Yes, he [Nikol Pashinyan] won the elections, but the victory sparks many questions

Yes, I believe he [Nikol Pashinyan] won the elections, but the victory in these elections sparks many questions. This is what third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview with BBC Russian Service.

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VIDEO – Nikol Pashinyan met with the chairman of the “Bright Armenia” party Edmon Marukyan

Caretaker Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan continues political consultations with heads of different political forces.  As ARMENPRESS was informed from the Office of the Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan met with head of ‘’Bright Armenia’’ Party Edmon Marukyan.

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VIDEO – Nikol Pashinyan met with the leader of the “Fair Armenia” party Norayr Norikyan

On the sidelines of holding political consultations with extra-parliamentary forces, caretaker Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan held a meeting on June 22 with President of the Fair Armenia party Norayr Norikyan.

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VIDEO – Nikol Pashinyan met with the leader of the “Republic” party Aram Sargsyan

Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan is holding political consultations with the leaders of several political parties, and on the sidelines of those consultations, today he had a meeting with leader of Republic Party Aram Sargsyan.

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Armenia President calls on making transition to presidential system again

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian believes the Constitution of Armenia needs to be amended and the country needs to become a presidential republic again. After the adoption of amendments to the Fundamental Law in 2015, Armenia made the transition from the presidential system to the parliamentary system.

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Armenia new National Assembly to have 107 MPs

According to the results of Sunday’s snap elections to the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia, the new parliament will have 107 MPs and three political forces: the ruling Civil Contract Party—led by acting PM Nikol Pashinyan—, the “Armenia” bloc—led by second President Robert Kocharyan—, and the “I Have the Honor” bloc—led by opposition Homeland Party …

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