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Armenia's joining Eurasian Economic Union to be clarified in October

Armenia's joining the Eurasian Customs Union will be clarified in October 2014, Mediamax reported Aug. 27, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a briefing following the meeting of the presidents of the Customs Union member-states in Minsk.
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2014 World Tank Biathlon vice-champion is fiddler from Dzoragyugh

The head of Dzoragyugh community of Gegharkunik region Levik Grigoryan awarded an expensive TV set to the member of the Armenian tank crew, the Armenian army soldier, fellow villager Narek Sharoyan, whose crew was the second in the 2014 Tank Biathlon World Championship, held from August 4 to16 in Alabino, a town to the southwest of Moscow, Russia, with international tank crews from 12 countries competing in driving and shooting proficiency. After a glorious triumphant delight Narek Sharoyan is now in his native village, among his relatives, and enjoys his military vacation....
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“Armenpress” does not confirm information about Armenian citizen’s crossing Azerbaijani border

At this point, “Armenpress” cannot confirm the information about an Armenian citizen crossing the Azerbaijani border. There are no missing citizens in any of the Armenian villages adjacent to Tavush region. In a conversation with “Armenpress”, this was stated by the heads of the border villages....
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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry expressed wish to visit Armenia

The U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed a desire to pay a visit to Armenia. The U.S. Embassy to the Republic of Armenia informed “Armenpress” that the details and program of the visit have not been clarified yet. Among other things, it was stated: “The U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed a wish to visit Armenia, but no timeframes are available at the present moment.”...
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Armenia's FM to attend Turkish president's inauguration ceremony

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Edward Nalbandian will leave for Ankara to attend the ceremony of inauguration of the newly elected President of Turkey, which is due to be held on August 28....
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Armenia’s Ombudsman wrote letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Karen Petrosyan’s murder in Azerbaijani captivity

Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Armenia Karen Andreasyan has sent a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on the case of the Armenian citizen Karen Petrosyan taken captive in Azerbaijan and killed on the following day. ...
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Yerevan invited to Erdogan’s swearing-in

Yerevan has received an invitation to the Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's inauguration ceremony, Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan said as cited by his press office....
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Armenia’s Sargsyan to sign constitutional reform concept in October

Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan said he will sign the constitutional reform concept this October, the presidential press office reported....
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Armenian hackers remind Turkey about obligation to recognize Armenian Genocide

“Monte Melkonyan’s Cyber Army” Armenian hacker group broke 360 Turkish websites urging to recognize the Armenian Genocide. ...
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Armenia's Declaration of Independence is 24 years old

The citizens of the Armenian SSR made a historical decision 24 years ago by choosing independence as the sole possible status and a steadfast way of the country’s future development. The Declaration of Independence of Armenia adopted by Armenian SSR Supreme Council on August 23 of 1990 was not just an expression of Armenian people’s dream to restore their country’s independent status, but also an attempt to give a legal form to the factual reality of reunion of its two parts – Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh. ...
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Natural gas supply to Armenia restored

Due to the restoration activities following the accident, the natural gas supply to Armenia via the North Caucasus-Transcaucasia highway gas pipeline has been restored from 11:00 o’clock of August 23. "Gazprom Armenia" CJSC informed “Armenpress” about this....
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Armenia’s President visited “HASK” Byurakan campsite

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan visited Byurakan campsite of the National Scout Movement of Armenia “HASK”. The President toured the territory of the campsite, got acquainted with the conditions and the daily life of the scouts. Serzh Sargsyan also attended the closing ceremony of the nationwide Jamboree....
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Armen Yeritsyan excited about prospect of having International Seismological Centre in Garni

The Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia Armen Yeritsyan highlights the opening of International Seismological Centre in Garni, which will be carried out this year. ...
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Armenia is concerned about violence against Iraqi Yezidis

The Armenian authorities are deeply concerned about the violence against the Iraqi Yezidis by extremists and share the indignation of Yezidis living in Armenia, the Foreign Ministry spokesman Tigran Balayan writes on his Twitter microblog....
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Arthur Osikyan to head Criminal Executive Department of Justice Ministry

Despite assurances of Armenian Justice Minister Hovhannes Manukyan that head of Armenian Justice Ministry’s Criminal Executive Department Hayk Harutyunyan has not been dismissed, he does not go to work for quite a long time and his deputy Rafik Hovhannisyan is replacing him, Zhamanak writes. ...
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