Monthly Archives: July 2008

ARMENIA NOW.HOW TO BUILD RELATIONS WITH THE DIASPORA?

At the very first stage of the relationship with the Diaspora, the Armenian authorities adopted not only new approaches corresponding to the challenges of the 21st century but also started the process of establishing relevant institutions for putting their plans into practice.
Let’s recall the main stages of the activities carried out in the sphere during the past years.

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Armenia will never stop pressing for international recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Armenia’s Pursuit of International Genocide Recognition will Never Stop, Says Foreign Minister

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Armenia never stopped and will never stop pressing for international recognition of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told a news conference in Yerevan Wednesday.

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ArmenTel was fined 300 million drams ($1 million)

Armenian Telecom Operator Fined $1 Million

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–The national telecommunication company ArmenTel was fined 300 million drams ($1 million) by state anti-trust regulators on Wednesday for allegedly seeking to squeeze Armenia’s leading Internet service providers out of business.

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U.S. SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE APPROVES AMBASSADOR NOMINEE TO ARMENIA MARIE YOVANOVITCH

In the midst of mounting Senate scrutiny and the prospect of a “hold” on Marie Yovanovitch’s nomination to serve as the next U.S.

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U.S. Department of State:indeed hold Ottoman officials responsible for those crimes.

On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs sent a letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Joe Biden to comment on questions regarding the process of appointment of Marie Yovanovitch as U.S. Ambassador to Armenia.

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ARMENIA.MOBILE THIRD OPERATOR TO BE ANNOUNCED IN DECEMBER

17 companies have applied for participating in the tender to get license of third mobile operator and use radio frequency, said Susanna Tonoyan, the press secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communication to Panorama.am.

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Armenian opposition/MOVEMENT OR CONGRESS?

 

Instead of consolidating the opposition, the recent attempts aimed at establishing the Armenian National Congress – an idea advanced by L. Ter-Petrosyan on May 2, during the conference of the “pan-national movement”, has began serving as a specific kind of “litmus test” revealing the internal controversies.

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