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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

Deputy PM Grigoryan receives WB Regional Director for South Caucasus and newly appointed Country Manager for Armenia

Monday, 6 September 2021

Deputy PM Grigoryan receives WB Regional Director for South Caucasus and newly appointed Country Manager for Armenia

Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Mher Grigoryan received World Bank (WB) Regional Director for South Caucasus Sebastian Molineus and the newly appointed Country Manager of the World Bank for Armenia Carolin Geginat.

At the begining of the meeting, the Deputy PM congratulated Carolin Geginat on appointment and wished productive work, assuring that the Government of Armenia will support her during the implementation of the important mission.

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Deputy Prime Minister Suren Papikyan receives EBRD Regional Director Catarina Bjorlin Hansen

Monday, 6 September 2021

Deputy Prime Minister Suren Papikyan receives EBRD Regional Director Catarina Bjorlin Hansen

Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Suren Papikyan met with Regional Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for Caucasus, Moldova and Belarus Catarina Bjorlin Hansen, who was accompanied by Head of EBRD Yerevan Office Dmitry Gvintadze.

The Deputy Prime Minister highlighted the close cooperation of the Government of the Republic of Armenia with the EBRD, noting that as a result, many ongoing and already successful programs have been implemented. He singled out the construction of the Kotayk-Gegharkunik landfill as the first of its kind in Armenia and as a successf

Armenia to host the prestigious Summit of Minds for third time

Armenia will host the prestigious international Summit of Minds for third time this fall, the President’s Press Office informs.

The annual Summit of Minds held in Chamonix, France, has been hosted by Armenia since 2019.

The traditional Armenian Summit of Minds has developed into a unique Armenian brand today. An exceptional agreement on its organization was reached in September 2018, when the President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian participated as the keynote speaker at the annual Summit of Minds.

The Summit unites famous figures of the world’s political, economic, scientific and cultural circles. It is a unique platform for exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience, the main goals of which are to present new ideas on key issues of global interest, to establish tr

Makun Bridge in Artsakh’s occupied Hadrut region destroyed

Between April 8 and July 7, the Makun Bridge in Mets Tagher village in Artsakh’s occupied Hadrut region was destroyed in the course of river engineering and road construction, the Caucasus Heritage Watch ( CHW) reports.

The small structure is difficult to see in satellite imagery due to tree cover, but CHW’s sources have confirmed its location.

Azerbaijan fails to fulfill provisions of trilateral statement – Armenian FM

Tension in the South Caucasus pertain due to the destructive policy of Azerbaijan, which fails to fulfill the provisions of the tripartite statement of November 9 on the cessation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan stated at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. “Stability in our region isContinue reading “Azerbaijan fails to fulfill provisions of trilateral statement – Armenian FM”

Putin informs Macron about implementation of agreements on Nagorno Karabakh

Russian President Vladimir Putin has informed his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the implementation of the trilateral statements on Nagorno Karabakh of November 9, 2020 and January 11, 2021.

The leaders of the two countries held a phone conversation today, the Kremlin reports.

It was stated that the situation in the region is generally stable, steps are being taken to restore economic and transport links in the South Caucasus and meet the humanitarian needs of the population.

The parties expressed their commitment to further joint work

EU stands ready to support Armenia and Azerbaijan in border delimitation and demarcation – Toivo Klaar

The European Union stands ready to support Armenia and Azerbaijan in the delimitation and demarcation of the state border, EU Special representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar said in a statement.

“Worrisome news continue coming from the Armenian-Azerbaijani state border, with reported loss of life. Restate our call for immediate de-escalation, restraint, and engagement on delimitation and demarcation,” Klaar said in a Twitter post, adding that the EU stands ready to support.

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Azerbaijan flattens the outdoor sculptures park of Shushi’s Museum of Fine Arts – CHW

Satellite imagery shows that between April 10 and June 5, the 51 sculptures in the park of the Shushi Museum of Fine Arts were removed and the area completely cleared, the Caucasus Heritage Watch (CHW) reports.

CHW is concerned about the condition of these artworks, which are the property of that museum. It asks the Azerbaijani authorities to disclose the location of the confiscated sculptures and plans for public access.

Armenia official reveals details about regional rail projects

Armenia official reveals details about regional rail projects

August 12, 2021 – 15:54 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Gnel Sanosyan has revealed details from a regional project aimed at unblocking transport communications. Sanosyan told reporters after a Cabinet meeting on Thursday, August 12 that the unblocking will benefit all the countries of the region, and not just Armenia.

“And especially when it comes to the railway, we can not achieve unblocking without the construction of infrastructure, because there are sections where the former railway network does not exist, so a new on