The process of release of Armenian prisoners must be completed – Slovak FM

Slovakia, as an EU member state, supports the OSCE Minsk Group and its Co-Chirrs, Slovak Foreign Minister Ivan Korčok said at a joint press conference with Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan in Yerevan.

He recalled the Co-Chairs’ statement of July 29 that reiterates the need for negotiated, comprehensive and sustainable settlement of core and sensitive issues.

“We welcome the recent steps strengthening the confidence-building measures, including the release and return of Armenian prisoners held in Azerbaijan,” the Minister said.

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Solidarity in action: Macron tweets in Armenian to announce the first delivery of vaccine to Yerevan

French President Emmanuel Macron has posted in Armenian to announce the delivery of the first batch of 25,000 doses of vaccine to Armenia.

“As I promised in August this year, the first batch of 25,000 doses of vaccine will reach our Armenian friends tonight.
Solidarity in action in the fight against COVID-19,” Macron said in social media posts.

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

France delivers 25,000 dozes of AstraZeneca vaccine to Armenia

The first batch of 25,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19 sent by France arrived at the international zvartnots Airport this morning.

Chargé d’affaires of the French Embassy in Armenia, Mr. Christophe Katsahian and representatives of the Armenian Ministries of Health and Foreign Affairs were at the site.

The rest of the deliveries will continue tomorrow and in the weeks to come in coordination with the Armenian authorities.

France stands alongside Armenia in dealing with the pandemic. In 2020, it sent three missions of doctors specializing in

Slovak Foreign Minister pays tribute to the memory of Armenian Genocide victims

On an official visit to Armenia, the Foreign Minister of Slovakia Ivan Korčok visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial, accompanied by Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan.

The Slovak Foreign Minister paid tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims.

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

$35M ADB loan to boost electricity supply in Armenia's provinces

$35M ADB loan to boost electricity supply in Armenia's provinces

September 13, 2021 – 12:36 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Electric Networks of Armenia Closed Joint-Stock Company (ENA) have signed a $35 million deal to modernize electricity distribution networks to ensure reliable electricity supply in Armenia, especially in provinces, the Bank said in a statement on Monday, September 13.

The funding comprises a $20 million loan from ADB and $15 million from the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP), which will be administered by ADB.

The ENA Investment Program started in

ADB’s $35 million loan to help modernize electricity access in Armenia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Electric Networks of Armenia Closed Joint-Stock Company (ENA) have signed a $35 million deal to modernize electricity distribution networks to ensure reliable electricity supply in Armenia, especially in provinces. 

The funding comprises a $20 million loan from ADB and $15 million from the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP), which will be administered by ADB. 

“Energy efficiency and security rely on strong infrastructure investment. ADB continues to support Armenia in achieving this goal by providing long-term financing for the private sector that is not readily available in the country,” said ADB Private Sector Operations Department’s Infrastructure Finance Division Director for Central and West Asia and South Asia S

The status of Karabakh yet to be resolved – US Ambassador to Armenia

The US is doing everything to bring the parties together under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk Group, US Ambassador to Armenia Lynne Tracy told reporters in yerevan today.

She noted that the fundamental issues of peace and security require negotiation and diplomacy.

“Secretary Blinken has made our commitment to this process very clear on several occasions,”Amb. Tracy emphasized.

“It’s obviously a very tough environment, 30 years of war and tensions are not going to be resolved overnight., but we understand that there are some fundamental issues that

Armenian student on shortlist for $100k Global Student Prize 2021

Nazeli Ter-Petrosyan, a 16-year-old student at Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex, Yerevan, Armenia, has been included in the top 50 shortlist for the Chegg.org Global Student Prize 2021, a new $100,000 award to be given to one exceptional student that has made a real impact on learning, the lives of their peers and on society beyond.

Nazeli, shortlisted for the Global Student Prize 2021, was selected from over 3,500 nominations and applications from 94 countries around the world.

The Varkey Foundation launched the Chegg.org Global Student Prize earlier this year, a sister award to its $1 million Global Teacher Prize, to create a powerful ne

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