Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan

YEREVAN — Armenia celebrated New Year and later Christmas with pomp and ceremony on January 6. Special services were held in all churches; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, his wife Anna Hakobyan, and government officials attended the[...]

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[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator On the eve of 2020, Armenia is facing political chaos: the executive power is eliminating all institutional components of an effective system of checks and balances; the fight[...]

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Elmar Mammadyarov, respectively, met for the 26th time in Bratislava, Slovakia, on December 4, under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who went to Italy on an official visit, held high-level talks in Rome with Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte on November 22. The meeting of the Prime Ministers of Armenia and Italy[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL, Armenpress) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan spoke of “more dynamic” relations with Moscow as he met with Russia’s visiting Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Yerevan on Monday, November 11. “The last[...]

Every revolution has consequences, sometimes positive and at other times, utterly destructive. The revolution which took place in Armenia was very unusual, beginning with its name (Velvet) and ending with its goals and achievements.[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met on October 17 with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Special Advisor Eiichi Hasegawa, the Prime Minister’s Office said. The special advisor to the prime minister of Japan[...]

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (RFE/RL) — Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after trading barbs during a summit of former Soviet republics held in[...]

By Gayane Saribekian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Members of the Constitutional Court on Monday, October 14, rejected lawmakers’ calls for the dismissal of its chairman, Hrayr Tovmasyan, who is increasingly at loggerheads with Armenia’s[...]