Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan  From the outset, I wanted to make clear that my analysis and opinions are based solely on the defense of principles and are not related to partisan interests. This point of view has led me to take personal[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Armenia attained its independence some three decades ago, and it has yet to find a way to successfully use that independence to further its goals. Crisis after crisis have upset the country, hindering its economic[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia should adopt a new constitution that could abolish the country’s Constitutional Court, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Monday, June 15. Pashinyan insisted that he wants to establish an “organic[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told the Armenian police on Tuesday, June 9, to step up the enforcement of social distancing and other rules meant to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the country. Pashinyan said[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held businesses reopened by his government over the past month primarily responsible for the accelerating spread of coronavirus in Armenia which resulted in another daily[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) —Armenia’s leaders laid flowers at the Tsitsernakabert memorial in Yerevan on April 24 during official commemorations of the 105th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey which were scaled back due to[...]

After much hesitation, pondering and debate, the elections were finally held in Artsakh (Karabakh) on March 31. These marked the sixth presidential and seventh parliamentary elections there. The hesitations were fully justified, given the[...]

TBILISI — The official reception of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on March 3 visited Tbilisi, where he was welcomed by his Georgian counterpart, Giorgi Gakharia. Then the Prime Ministers had a private talk. In his speech, Gakharia said:[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Hrayr Tovmasyan, the chairman of Armenia’s Constitutional Court, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in response to recent verbal attacks on him. Pashinyan again lashed out at[...]

BERLIN (RFE/RL) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel hailed Germany’s increased cooperation with Armenia and significant changes in the South Caucasus state when she met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in Berlin on Thursday, February[...]