Topic: Sargisian

YEREVAN (RFE/RL and ArmeniaNow) — President Serge Sargisian has signaled his readiness for dialogue with his hunger-striking election challenger, Raffi Hovannisian. The presidential press service made public a letter from Sargisian to[...]

VATICAN CITY (ArmeniaNow) — Armenian President Serge Sargisian attended the inauguration of Pope Francis I in the Vatican on Tuesday, March 19. Leaders and senior representatives of dozens of states as well as hundreds of thousands of[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian The February 18 presidential election produced a new and unexpected political landscape in Armenia. Based on parliamentary elections of last May, most of the pollsters were forecasting an uneventful presidential[...]

Protests Continue Led by Raffi Hovannisian YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Armenia’s Central Election Commission has officially certified President Serge Sargisian as the winner of the February 18 presidential election. The commission[...]

CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. — The New York-New Jersey chapter of the Armenian Democratic Liberation organization (ADL) celebrated the emergence of an indepdent Armenia as well as its president, Serge Sargisian, at an event on February 9. The[...]

By Siranuysh Gevorgyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — Raffi Hovannisian, the official runner-up in the February 18 presidential election, gathered his supporters in Yerevan’s central Liberty Square late Tuesday afternoon to declare himself the[...]

ADL US and Canada District Committee Congratulates President By David M. Herszenhorn YEREVAN (New York Times and Armenpress) — President Serge Sargisian easily won re-election to a second five-year term, according to preliminary returns[...]