Rep. Schiff says committed to strengthening US ties with free and independent Artsakh

In a message on Armenia’s Independenc Day, Congressman Adam Schiff has reiterated his committment to deepening the ties between the United States, Armenia and, and a free and independent Artsakh.

Below is the full text of the message:

Today, I join with my Armenian-American constituents and Armenians around the world to mark the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia.

The road to independence has not been easy, but time and time again, Armenians have proven that they are survivors. Having persevered through war and genocide, the Armenian people have emerged from these terrors united to secure a better future for their families and people. In the United States, Armenian-Americans continue to illustrate what an essential part of the national fabric they are with contributions in every field — from government, law, arts a

Armenian army chief dismisses safety concerns on key interstate road

Armenian army chief dismisses safety concerns on key interstate road

September 21, 2021 – 18:11 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The chief of the General Staff of the Armenian Army, Lieutenant General Artak Davtyan on Tuesday, September 21 dismissed concerns about the safety of an interstate road in the country’s Syunik province, which, in the aftermath of the Second Karabakh War, also passes through Azeri-controlled territories.

Davtyan said he uses the road in question to travel to the country’s south, describing the process as “normal”, Aysor.am <a href="https://www.aysor.am/am/news/2021/09/21/%D4%B3%D5%B8%D6%80%D5%AB%D5%BD-%D4%BF%D

Armenia’s largest flag raised in Yeraskh community

The largest flag in Armenia was raised in the Yeraskh community of Ararat region today.

The dimensions of the flag are 6 m × 12 m, the height of the flagpole is 35 m.

The solemn ceremony was attended by the Governor of Ararat Razmik Tevonyan, statesmen, employees of the regional administration, citizens.

The initiative came from Garik Sargsyan, Chairman of the State Property Management Committee.

The flag is dedicated to the 30th a

Armenia celebrates 30 years of independence

Armenia celebrates 30 years of independence

September 21, 2021 – 12:22 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – On September 21, Armenians throughout the world are celebrating the 30th anniversary of Armenia’s independence.

With a unanimous national vote 30 years ago, the third Republic of Armenia was born on September 21, 1991, to give the Armenian people the right to build their future, be the masters of their land and regain statehood.

On September 21, 1991, a referendum on Armenia’s secession from the USSR was held, with 94.99% of the people voting for an independent and democratic Armenia.

Two days later, Armenia’s Central Electoral Commission released the refe

Message of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians on Armenian Independence Day

Beloved people in Armenia, Artsakh and the Diaspora,

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the re-establishment of our independent statehood.

Three decades ago, our people, with a united will, chose the path of rebuilding its independence, to fulfill their centuries-old desire and dream with enthusiasm and inspiration.

Our people have traversed a difficult path of state-building, facing many challenges and making great sacrifices.

With glorious victories, successes and achievements, we also had omissions, wrong processes, both in the homeland and in the international arena.

Last year our nation went through a new trial. Azerbaijan again unleashed a war against the Republic of Artsakh.

The worst consequences of the catastrophic wa

Report on Azerbaijan’s violation of Armenians’ religious rights in Artsakh submitted to UN Special Rapporteurs

The Armenian Bar Association has submitted its Third Report to the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights and the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, to bring to continue to document the serious and worsening developments in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) .

The Third Report focuses on the numerous ways in which Azerbaijan has curtailed, and continues to curtail, the rights of Armenian-Christians to exercise their religion freely in their ancestral lands which Azerbaijan seized control of less than one year ago. The pattern of Azerbaijan’s conduct documented in this report includes: 

1. Eliminating physical security for Armenians in Azerbaijani-occupied territories. 
2. Blocking access of religious sit

Over $200,000 raised for Lebanon Armenians at event organized by ACF

Asbarez – Heeding the call from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western U.S. Central Committee, the Armenian Cultural Foundation’s Lebanon-Armenian Relief Committee organized a fund-raising event on Thursday at the courtyard of the St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Catholic Church, where a capacity crowd came together to raise more than $200,000 in assistance for our sisters and brothers in Lebanon.

As has been the case during all national crisis, the Western U.S. Armenian community members and benefactors, joined by the Western Region ARF chapters

Armenians have lived in Artsakh for centuries: President Sarkissian addresses the Summit of Minds

President Armen Sarkissian participated in a plenary discussion on “Geopolitics: Where is the world going?” held within the framework of the Summit of Minds in Chamonix, France.

As a keynote speaker, President Sarkissian addressed the challenges of the modern world. Speaking about the war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh, the President stressed that in Nagorno Karabakh, in Armenian Artsakh, Armenians have historically lived for thousands of years.

“If you go to Karabakh, you will find churches from 4th, 5th centuries, because Armenians have lived there for thousands of years. Today we have an issue with our neighbor Azerbaijan, and we appeal to the international community, UNESCO, concerned about the fate of these religious and cultural monument

TUMO announces $50 million “TUMO Armenia” campaign to extend its learning network nationwide

Marking TUMO’s 10 year anniversary and the inauguration of the new TUMO Gyumri building, the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies today announced a five year, $50 million initiative to make its leading edge educational program available to all teenagers throughout Armenia and Artsakh, PRNewswire informs.

With 110 satellite facilities called TUMO Boxes connected to 16 fully equipped TUMO Hubs in regional centers, the program will serve 80 thousand students and reach all young Armenians even in the most remote villages.

A $10 million seed fund donated by the Yemenidjian family will launch and support hubs in Vanadzor, Kapan and Koghb, along with TUMO Boxes that feed into these and three existing hubs. To raise the

TUMO announces $50M campaign to cover entire Armenia

TUMO announces $50M campaign to cover entire Armenia

September 18, 2021 – 13:35 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Marking TUMO’s 10 year anniversary and the inauguration of the new TUMO Gyumri building, the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies on Saturday, September 18 announced a five year, $50 million initiative to make its leading edge educational program available to all teenagers throughout Armenia and Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh).

With 110 satellite facilities called TUMO Boxes connected to 16 fully equipped TUMO Hubs in regional centers, the program will serve 80 thousand students and reach all young Armenians even in the most remote villages.

A $1

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