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  • ANCA testimony to U.S. House panel stresses need for expanded Artsakh demining

    Continued Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) demining and rehabilitation assistance and support for the implementation of the Royce-Engel proposal to deploy gunfire locators along the line-of-contact were key components of the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) testimony,  submitted earlier today to the U.S. House panel drafting the Fiscal Year 2021 foreign aid bill.  The request for Artsakh aid was part of…

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  • Armenian toughens border inspection efforts to prevent entry of coronavirus

    Armenia has tightened control at the Meghri checkpoint at the border with Iran in an effort to prevent the entry of the novel coronavirus to the country. The Health and Labor Inspection Authority has increased the staff tasked with inspecting those entering Armenia through the checkpoint. The body has strengthened control  at all border checkpoints since January 24 to prevent…

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  • Pashinyan was right: Armenians and Georgians are the only ancient nations in the region

    Gita ElibekyanPublic Radio of Armenia, Tbilisi Georgia is worried by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s statements about “ancient Azerbaijan.” Georgians fear the neighboring country will not refuse from claims on the David Gareji monastic complex. They believe Azerbaijan should be brought back to reality, as all historical facts are there and can be found in Georgian, Armenian, Persian, Arabic and Greek…

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  • February 21 is International Mother Language Day

    International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on 21st February. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity all across the world The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference and has been observed throughout the world since 2000. UNESCO believes in the importance of…

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  • Armenia’s first Olympic Champion Armen Nazaryan honored with an Order

    Armenia’s first Olympic Champion Armen Nazaryan has been honored with an Order for “Services to the Motherland.” President Armen Sarkissian has signed a decree for awarding Greco-Roman wrestler, European, World and Olympic Champion Armen Nazaryan with an Order for first-degree Order for “Services to the Motherland” for his contribution to the field of physical education and sport. Nazaryan is a…

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  • Slovakia to open Embassy in Yerevan

    Slovakia’s Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajčák will arrive in Armenia on February 24 for an official visit. Minister Lajčák will have meetings with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, President Armen Sarkissian and Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan. The Slovakian Foreign Minister is will visit the Tsitsernakaberd memorial to pay tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims. The…

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