Armenia eyes deeper TRACECA cooperation

Armenia eyes deeper TRACECA cooperation

August 12, 2021 – 13:15 AMT

PanARMENIAN.NetArmenia is weighing opportunities for deepening economic cooperation within the Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia (TRACECA). The matter was discussed at the meeting of the country’s Minister of Territorial Administration Gnel Sanosyan and Infrastructure and TRACECA Secretary General Asset Assavbayev in Yerevan.

Sanosyan noted there are good opportunities for the development of regional transport communication and stressed Armenia’s readiness to implement them.

Assavbayev, meanwhile, unveiled program priorities and projects currently being implemented and those planned for the

Russia ready to help Armenia modernize the armed forces – Shoigu

The Russian Ministry of Defense is ready to assist in the modernization and reformation of the Armenian armed forces, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a meeting with Armenian Minister of Defense Arshak Karapetyan in Moscow, TASS reports.

“We attach great importance to the development of our cooperation in the military field, both in the bilateral format and within the CSTO. At the same time, we are ready to continue to assist in the implementation of reforms in the Armed Forces of Armenia. This is not an easy task, but I think that with your experience it will be up to the task,” said Shoigu.

He noted that the 102nd Russian military base located on the territory of the republic is

PM Pashinyan, CSTO Secretary General discuss situation on Armenian-Azerbaijani border

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Stanislav Zas.

Nikol Pashinyan welcomed Mr. Zas’ visit to Armenia. “We appreciate our membership in the CSTO. The CSTO is one of the key elements of Armenia’s security system, which has a wide area of ​​responsibility. Unfortunately, this perspective often causes us to become overwhelmed when it’s time to start a project. And that is why we are very seriously preparing for our presidency in the organization, not only in connection with the challenges that have arisen for us recently in terms of the security of the Republic of Armenia, but also in a broader sense.

I think that the challenges that exist in the CSTO area of ​​responsibility, must be overc

CSTO: Armenian-Azeri border situation poses threat to Armenia's security

CSTO: Armenian-Azeri border situation poses threat to Armenia's security

August 10, 2021 – 13:36 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Stanislav Zas believes that the opportunities for resolving the Armenian-Azerbaijani border conflict politically aren’t exhausted and more work is necessary in the Armenia-Azerbaijan-Russia format.

According to Zas, the situation at the Armenian-Azerbaijani border is under the permanent focus of the CSTO, Armenpress reports

Incidents on Armenian Azerbaijani border a threat to CSTO member Armenia – Stanislav Zas

The incidents of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border pose a threat to the Caucasian region of CSTO responsibility and CSTO member Armenia, Secretary General of the Collectives Security Treaty Organization Stanislav Zas told reporters, Armenpress reports.

Stanislav Zas said he believes the opportunities for resolving the Armenian-Azerbaijani border conflict through political means have not been exhausted and it is necessary to continue working in this direction in the Armenia-Azerbaijan-Russia format.

According to Zas, the situation at the Armenian-Azerbaijani border is permanently in focus of the CSTO.

On a visit to a military base in Armenia’s Ararat province, Zas was asked to comment on the proposals the CSTO has developed regarding the resolution of t

U.S. lawmakers demand investigation into Turkish drone program

Twenty-five U.S. Representatives have joined Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) in a bipartisan call upon the State Department to suspend export licenses for U.S. drone technology to Turkey, pending an official investigation into the destabilizing role of Turkey’s drone programs in the Caucasus, South Asia, the Eastern Mediterranean, and around the globe, a move strongly supported by the Hellenic American Leadership Association (HALC), American Friends of Kurdistan, Hindu American Foundation, In Defense of Christians, Middle East Forum, and the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

Turkish Bayraktar drones deployed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh last fall were discovered to contain at least 10 parts manufactured in the United States or by firms with subsidiaries or af

Catholicos Aram I sends congratulatory message to Nikol Pashinyan on appointment as Prime Minister of Armenia

Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I sent a congratulatory message to Nikol Pashinyan on the occasion of being appointed Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia. The congratulatory message runs as follows,

‘’Your Excellency Mr. Prime Minister,
With Christian love and patriarchal blessing we convey our greetings from the Cathedral of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia, Antelias. We congratulate you on the occasion of the parliamentary elections and your appointment as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and formation of the new Government.

Indeed, at a crucial period in the history of the Armenian people and Armenia, you are again called to assume the difficult and responsible post of Prime Minister. It’

Acting Armenian FM briefs OSCE chief on regional unrest

Acting Armenian FM briefs OSCE chief on regional unrest

August 9, 2021 – 16:37 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Armen Grigoryan met with Stanislav Zas, the Secretary-General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, in Yerevan on Monday, August 9 and detailed about the the situation resulting from Azerbaijan’s incursion into the Syunik and Gegharkunik provinces, as well as the constant provocations of Azerbaijan, including from the territory of Nakhichevan․

Azerbaijani forces violated Armenia’s border in several sections in the provinces of Syunik and Gegharkunik on May 12 and 13 and are still refus

Yerevan Biennial Art Foundation, Google Arts and Culture present on-line exhibit of Martiros Sarian

Massis Post – Yerevan Biennial Art Foundation has announced partnership with Google Arts and Culture with the opening of three new exhibitions alongside digital launch of The Time Complex, Yerevan Biennial 2020/2021. This partnership strives to promote Armenian historical and contemporary culture, create something that Armenians are proud of and people of the diaspora as well as the international audiences are curious about.

Martiros Sarian – East in Fairy Tales and Dreams on Google Arts & Culture
Martiros Sarian is one of the most widely known Armenian painters. He created a unique image of both Armenia and the entire Caucasus, showing their specifics in the most simple, but relatable visual forms.

He was born in Nakhichevan-on-Don, also known a

Bulgaria’s Yanev congratulates Pashinyan on re-appointment as Armenian PM

Prime Minister of Bulgaria Stefan Yanev congratulated Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in his re-appointment. In a letter sent to PM Pashinyan, PM Yanev highlighted the traditionally good relations between the two countries, the stability of the long-standing cultural ties and the accumulated positive potential for development.

“I would like to take this pleasant occasion to note the special nature of the relations between Bulgaria and Armenia, based on centuries-old friendship, cultural and spiritual proximity. The preservation of the political stability and fur

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