Alen Simonyan

By Avo Piroyan On 7 December, a video circulated on social media channels of Armenia’s Parliamentary Speaker, Alen Simonyan, criticizing Armenian prisoners of war in Azerbaijan and questioning their intent/goals when surrendering to[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — There are numerous hero soldiers in the Armenian army, but unfortunately, there are soldiers, including officers, who failed to fulfill their duties and were taken prisoner, Armenian National Assembly Speaker[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — The Russian Foreign Ministry slammed Armenian Parliament Speaker Alen Simonyan on Friday, December 3, for his reported claim that Russia sought to restore Azerbaijani control over Nagorno-Karabakh through peace[...]

YEEVAN (RFE/RL) — Security guards removed an opposition lawmaker from the parliament after she challenged Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan during his presentation of a five-year government action plan on Tuesday, August 24,  sparking a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The Armenian authorities deployed scores of security officers on Monday, August 2, to seriously restrict journalists’ freedom of movement inside the parliament building in Yerevan. The unprecedented restrictions were[...]