Armenia & Karabakh

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Zhirayr Sefilian, a radical opposition figure, was sentenced to 10.5 years in prison on Tuesday, March 20, nearly two years after being arrested on charges of plotting an armed revolt against the Armenian government. A[...]

WATERTOWN — On January 28, on the Army Day holiday in Armenia, Watertown-based Cpl. Paul S. Marsoubian Post 41 AMVETS reached out to front-line soldiers celebrating the 26th Anniversary of the Army of the Republic of Armenia. The post[...]

BEIRUT ( — Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan met Lebanon’s  President Michel Aoun on Monday, March 12, at the residence of the Lebanese President, the press service of the Government of Armenia reported. Karapetyan[...]

BEIRUT — Within the framework of his official visit to Lebanon, on March 13 Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan met with Lebanese businessmen in Beirut. The prospects of investing in Armenia were discussed at the meeting. Headed by Company[...]

WASHINGTON — Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Co-Chair Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Co-Vice Chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA) issued statements in[...]

By Hagop Vartivarian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK – A delegation from Armenia of National Assembly representatives visited New York on Saturday, March 10 and held a meeting with representatives of the Armenian community at[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — The current Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations, Ambassador Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, has served the Armenian government at home and abroad for the past three[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The Armenian parliament voted on Friday, March 2, to elect Armen Sarkissian, a former prime minister who has long resided in Britain, Armenia’s new and largely ceremonial president. Sarkissian was nominated for the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia on Thursday, March 1, formally annulled the US-backed 2009 protocols to normalize its relations with Turkey, citing Ankara’s continuing refusal to implement them unconditionally. President Serzh Sargsyan[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — President Serzh Sargsyan on March 6 received producers of the documentary “Architects of Denial,” Dean Cain and Montel Williams, and their families. The President shared his impressions from the[...]

STEPANAKERT (Public Radio of Armenia) — On March 5, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mayilian received the delegation from Bouc-Bel-Air, France, headed by Mayor Richard Mallié. Mayilian welcomed the guests[...]