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YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia has called on neighboring Iran and the United States to de-escalate their tensions following the assassination of IranianGeneral Qassem Soleimani. Official Yerevan also pledged over the weekend to maintain[...]

In his heyday, Georgia’s former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, made a hostile statement impacting Armenia during an official visit to Baku, the Azeri capital. He said, “Azerbaijan’s enemy is Georgia’s enemy.” No official[...]

MOSCOW (Armenpress) — Soviet intelligence officer Gohar Vardanyan, the wife of the Hero of the Soviet Union Gevorg Vardanyan, died at age  93, the Armenian Embassy in Russia said in a released statement on Monday, November 25. Gohar[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator OSLO/YEREVAN – Odette Nikgol is a Norway-based Armenian painter, animator and translator. We have been in touch since 1997. “I have worked hard to be able to present myself as an[...]

Following the Velvet Revolution, Armenia has been consolidating its domestic stability, improving its economy and recalibrating its foreign policy. But Armenia’s prosperity is at the mercy of its interactions with the outside world. As a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia has offered to assist neighboring Iran after a powerful earthquake struck the Islamic Republic’s northwestern region on November 8. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 in Iran’s East Azerbaijan Province[...]

Armenia presided over the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) supreme summit, which began on October 1 in Yerevan. Much background politics and theatrics were at play. The session took place on the heels of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country’s readiness to supply more natural gas to neighboring Armenia and deepen broader Armenian-Iranian relations when he visited Yerevan on Tuesday, October 1. Prime[...]

WASHINGTON (RFE/RL) — The United States is not pressuring Armenia to curtail its relations with neighboring Iran because of the US sanctions against Tehran, according to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. In an interview with the[...]

YEREVAN (Arka) — Power engineering experts from Armenia, Russia, Iran and Georgia are scheduled to convene in Tehran to discuss the creation of the North-South electricity corridor, Rima Yeganyan, a spokeswoman for Armenia’s  Ministry[...]