Armenian firm wins Metsamor NPP repair tender for first time ever

Armenian firm wins Metsamor NPP repair tender for first time ever

September 17, 2021 – 18:42 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – An Armenian company has for the first time won a large tender within the modernization project of the Metsamor nuclear power plant, Sputnik Armenia reports.

The Armenian NPP celebrates the 55th anniversary of its establishment this year, after the USSR Council of Ministers made a decision to build the first nuclear power plant in the Caucasu

Armenia wants to build new internet cable under the sea

Armenia wants to build new internet cable under the sea

September 16, 2021 – 15:41 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenia intends to build a new internet cable under the sea through Georgia, Minister of High-Tech Industry Vahagn Khachaturian said in an interview with Sputnik Armenia.

The decision seeks to ensure the country’s information security, after the controlling stake (51%) in Caucasus Online, which services the cable from Bulgaria to Georgia, was

Secretaries of Armenian and Russian Security Councils discuss perspectives of lasting peace in the region

Secretary of the Armenian Security Council Armen Grigoryan held a meeting with his Russian counterpart Nikolay Patrushev on the sidelines of the joint sitting of the CSTO Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

The secretaries then discussed the situation in the South Caucasus. In this context, Armen Grigoryan briefed his Russian counterpart on the situation created by Azerbaijan’s intrusion into Syunik and Gegharkunik regions of Armenia since May, emphasizing that any encroachment on Armenian territory is unacceptable and noting that Armenia is ready to start the process of delimitation and demarcation of the border with Azerbaijan as soon as possible. </

Azerbaijan’s policy obviously provocative, Armenia’s Security Council Secretary tells CSTO

Secretary of the Security Council Armen Grigoryan addressed a joint meeting of CSTO Foreign Ministers, Defense Ministers and Secretaries of the Security Council in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia Armen Grigoryan today briefed the participants of the joint meeting of CSTO Foreign Ministers, Defense Ministers and Secretaries of the Security Council in Dushanbe on the current realities in the Caucasus region

He drew special attention to the latest developments in the Artsakh issue. The Secretary noted that Azerbaijan continues to demonstrate a non-constructive approach, among other things, and to this day refuses to return Armenian prisoners of war, hostages or other detainees, ignoring its own commitments.

Referring to the poli

Slovakia interested in the development of multilateral cooperation with Armenia, Foreign Minister tells PM Pashinyan

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia Ivan Korčok, who is on an official visit in Armenia.

The Prime Minister welcomed Mr. Korčok’s visit to Armenia and highlighted the continuous development of relations with Slovakia. The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction for that Slovakia shows interest in establishing peace and stability in the South Caucasus region.

In this context, Prime Minister Pashinyan referred to the situation created by the war unleashed by Azerbaijan against the Republic of Artsakh last year, its failure to fulfill the agreement on the return of Armenian prisoners of war, as well as the incursions of Azerbaijani forces into Armenia’s sovereign territory

Slovakia keen to join Armenia nuclear plant modernization

Slovakia keen to join Armenia nuclear plant modernization

September 14, 2021 – 12:47 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The Slovak company Vuye is negotiating with the Armenian side on participating in the modernization of the Metsamor nuclear power plant, Slovakia’s Foreign Minister Ivan Korčok told a press conference with his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan in Yerevan on Tuesday, September 14.

According to Korčok, energy is one of the key and promising areas of cooperation between the two countries. Slovakia is also considering the possibility of cooperation in the field of green energy, he added.

Korčok said that the two state

Armenia, EU want resumption of Karabakh talks within OSCE

Armenia, EU want resumption of Karabakh talks within OSCE

September 13, 2021 – 18:31 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hosted EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar in Yerevan on Monday, September 13. According to a statement from the PM’s office, both Pashinyan and Klaar exchanged views on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and stressed the importance of resuming talks within the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmanship.

Describing the Armenia-EU partnership as dynamic, Pashinyan highlighted the visits of the President of the European Council, the Commi

Armenian PM receives EU Special Representative

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received the delegation led by Toivo Klaar, EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia.

Assessing the dynamic of Armenia-EU partnership, the Prime Minister attached importance to the visits of the President of the European Council, the European Commissioner for Enlargement to our country in July this year, noting that the Government is currently working on the finalization of the priorities of the 2.6 billion euro financial package provided by the EU.

Toivo Klaar reaffirmed the EU’s political commitment to continue su

Armenian FM, EU envoy discuss issues of regional security

Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan received the delegation led by EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar.

Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan and EU Special Representative Toivo Klaar discussed in detail issues related to regional security.

The parties stressed the need for a comprehensive settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs. The Foreign Minister stressed that in order to ensure regional stability and security, it is important to maintain the ceasefire, ensure the immed

Deputy Prime Minister Suren Papikyan receives representatives of the World Bank

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Deputy Prime Minister Suren Papikyan receives representatives of the World Bank

Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Suren Papikyan met with World Bank (WB) Regional Director for South Caucasus Sebastian Molineus on September 7, who was accompanied by newly appointed Country Manager of the World Bank for Armenia Carolin Geginat.

Welcoming the visit of Sebastian Molineus and congratulating Carolin Geginat on the appointment, the Deputy PM highlighted the long-lasting cooperation between the Armenian Government and the World Bank, stating that many grant and loan programs have been implemented in the sidelines of the partnership. He highlighted the Bank’s contribution to the upgrading of Armenia’s public administration s

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