President Armen Sarkissian

President Armen Sarkissian’s resignation dominates almost all headlines in the Armenian news media. One question raised is whether now is the proper time to trigger another crisis. After all, Armenia has been experiencing an extended[...]

YEREVAN (president.am) — President Armenia Sarkissian of Armenia announced his resignation on January 23 in a statement on the official presidential website, which is reproduced as follows.   In the early 1990s, due to major[...]

DILIJAN — In the recent edition of the “1/6” program on Russia 24 TV channel, dedicated to Armenia, President of the Republic Armen Sarkissian gave an interview to journalist Kirill Vyshinsky. The shortened version of the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL, Panorama) — The status of Armenia’s top general remained uncertain on Tuesday, March 9,  nearly two weeks after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan decided to fire him in response to demands for the government’s[...]

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[...]