President Armen Sarkissian

There is a tug-of-war between Moscow and Ankara, and Armenia is caught in-between the two. The 44-day war was necessary for Russia to return its military force back in Azerbaijan. It was also necessary for Turkey to deliver a victory to[...]

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian penned a fresh article released on January 11 about the inevitability of building a substantive state and the ways to restore the country’s strength. It is reproduced in full below. The opportunity[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — President Armen Sarkissian has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Tuesday, January 5. A statement released by the office said Sarkissian, 67, took the test after showing symptoms of COVID-19[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — President Armen Sarkissian has criticized a pan-Armenian charity for donating to Armenia’s government most of $170 million raised by it for Nagorno-Karabakh during the recent war. Sarkissian said the unusual move[...]

YEREVAN — On Monday, November 9, after the release of the news by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of the ceasefire deal arrived at with Azerbaijan and Russia, President Armen Sarkissian released a statement in which he said that he had[...]

Despite tremendous losses in human lives and materiel, morale continues to be high among Karabakh warriors. It is not hyperbole when Armenian soldiers claim that they are fighting for a historic piece of homeland, while Azerbaijanis are[...]

WASHINGTON — On October 23, Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, who is on a working visit to the United States, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to Armenia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the main[...]

YEREVAN (Politico) — Armenia’s president is demanding answers from NATO over the involvement of Turkey in the Nagorno-Karabakh war. Armen Sarkissian says he’s ready to travel to Brussels to confront the transatlantic alliance over[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Armenian President Armen Sarkissian sat down with the Syrian Al-Azmenah newspaper for an exclusive interview on the Treaty of Sevres. The questions and answers below are the official translation of the published[...]

YEREVAN — President Armen Sarkissian visited on July 24 the Elbakyan family in Marmashen, Shirak province. Their son, Army Captain Sos Elbakyan, had been killed on the Tavush segment of the Armenian-Azerbaijan border as a result of the[...]