The renewed violent escalation between Armenia and Azerbaijan is deeply concerning, Matthias Lüttenberg, Director for Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said in an Twitter post.
“Germany calls on both sides to reinstate the ceasefire and to do everything in their power to protect human lives,” he said.
The Armenian government has approved the investment program presented by “Myler Mountain Resort” CJSC, which will be implemented in the territory of Aparan community of Aragatsotn region.
The company plans to establish a multifunctional mountain complex. The program is aimed at ensuring the diversity and development of tourism in the country, as well as the establishment of a healthy lifestyle among the population, in line with the economic development strategy adopted by the Government of the Republic of Armenia.
About 250 workers will be involved in the construction of the mountain complex, and after the implementation of the program, about 1,500 main jobs will be created, with an average salary of 180,000 AMD.
The complex under construction will have the capacity to serve 6,000 customers pe
July 29, 2021 – 13:36 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Transport communications in the region must be unblocked, and Armenia must have a connection with Russia, Central Asia and Iran through the territory of Azerbaijan, acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, July 29.
According to him, Azerbaijan can reach Nakhijevan, Georgia and Iran through Armenia when all the routes are unblocked.
He stressed, though, that his government is not negotiating the provision of a “corridor” to Azerbaijan as there is no mention of such a term in tri
The U.S. House expressed concern over President Joe Biden’s April 23rd waiver of Section 907 restrictions on U.S. aid to Azerbaijan, citing its contribution to the disparity in U.S. military assistance to Armenia and Azerbaijan, in a report accompanying the Fiscal Year 2022 Foreign Aid Bill (H.R.4373), adopted by a vote of 217 to 213, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
“We welcome today’s U.S. House report language as a meaningful step, alongside today’s adoption of the Pallone Amendment, toward rolling back President Biden’s reckless waiver of Section 907 and, more broadly, stopping all U.S. arms and aid to Azerbaijan’s oil-rich, racist, and openly anti-Armenian Aliyev regime,” said ANCA
July 29, 2021 – 13:55 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Thursday, July 29 that Armenia was considering the deployment of Russian border forces along the length of its border with Azerbaijan.
“I think it makes sense to consider the question of stationing outposts of Russian border guards along the entire length of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border,” Pashinyan told a government meeting. According to him, the move would allow work to be carried out on the demarcation and delimitation of the border without the risk of military clashes
July 29, 2021 – 12:10 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Armenia grew by 233 to reach 229,603 on Thursday, July 29 morning, according to information provided by the Health Ministry.
Fresh figures also revealed that 123 more people recovered, and seven patients died from Covid-19, while three people carrying the virus died from other causes in the past 24 hours.
A total of 5930 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control and Prevention said.
So far, 219,502 people have recovered, 4604 have died from the coronavirus in the country, while 1119 others
The United States condemns the recent escalation of violence along the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Spokesperson for the Department of State Ned Price said in a statement.
“We call on Armenia and Azerbaijan to uphold their ceasefire commitments by taking immediate steps to de-escalate the situation,” he said.
“Continued tensions along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border underscore the fact that only a comprehensive resolution that addresses all outstanding issues can normalize relations betwee
July 29, 2021 – 12:35 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Caretaker Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Thursday, July 29 that the situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan is not stabilizing, despite the efforts of his government and the international community.
The statement from the UN came after the Azerbaijani armed forces attacked the Armenian positions in Gegharkunik province, triggering local battles. Three Armenian troops were killed, five others were wounded in the process, the Defense Ministry said, adding that the Azerbaijani forces have been
July 29, 2021 – 12:53 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – The Armenian government decided on Thursday, July 29 to purchase Sinopharm and Pfizer vaccines by spending almost AMD 3.5 billion (over $7.1 million) on the program.
A total of 500,000 doses will be obtained through the funds, which health authorities say will boost the country’s vaccination program by 10%.
Acting Health Minister Anahit Avanesyan said she was concerned about the epidemiological situation in neighboring countries and stressed the importance of vaccination in fighting the spread of the virus.
According to her, the inoculation program in
July 29, 2021 – 10:19 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Azerbaijani troops opened fire on Armenian positions in Gegharkunik province at around 8:40am on Thursday, July 29, despite having agreed to a ceasefire a day earlier, the Defense Ministry reports.
After a short shootout, the Armenian servicemen took suppressive measures to silence the Azerbaijani military. One Armenian serviceman was wounded in the provocation.
As of 9:30 am, the situation on the border has calmed down, the Ministry said.
The Azerbaijanis also fired on the Armenian positions at night, but were silenced ag