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Tokyo 2020 medal podiums to be made of recycled plastic

The medal podiums of the 32nd Summer Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be created of plastic waste and plastic bottles collected from Japan and the shores of the Pacific Ocean, the Armenian National Olympic Commitee's press service reported.

Turkey Says US Ultimatum Over S-400 'Not in Spirit of Alliance'

The Turkish defence ministry said in a statement "the wording and approach" of a letter sent early this month by Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan "was not in the spirit of an alliance (and) caused unease".

Vahe Grigoryan elected Armenia Constitutional Court judge

Vahe Grigoryan, nominated by President of Armen Sarkissian, has been elected judge of the Constitutional Court, news.am reports.

Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople to elect interim leader

The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople will elect a Patriarchal Locum Tenens on June 27th, the synod has decided. The synod’s meeting was chaired by Archbishop Aram Atesian, the Patriarchal Vicar.

Turkey Orders Arrest of 128 Military Personnel Over Suspected Gulen Links

Turkey has ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday.

Azerbaijani delegation to NATO 'attempted to raise questions on Karabakh' at Parliamentary Assembly

Members of the Armenian Parliamentary Delegation to NATO on Tuesday summed up a the recent Parliamentary Assembly discussions held in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Group of Artsakh young people participated in the conference held in South Ossetia

A group of young people from Artsakh on June 11-14 participated in the Russian-Ossetian conference held in Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia.

Bako Sahakyan partook at the meeting of the“Hayastan” All-Armenian Fund’s Board of Trustees

On 18 June Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook at the meeting of the “Hayastan” All-Armenian Fund’s Board of Trustees held in Yerevan.

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation, Says Iranian President

Iran will not wage war against any nation, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV.

Michel Platini arrested amid investigation into award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup, Daily Mirror reported.

‘Time for Hayastan All-Armenian Fund to bear the mission on strengthening pan-Armenian network’ – President Sarkissian

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hayastan All-Armenian Fund, says it’s the high time for the Fund to bear the mission on strengthening the pan-Armenian network.

Artsakh contract serviceman dies in traffic crash

On June 18, at 07:40, a car accident occurred involving soldier of the Defense Army of Artsakh Arayik Balasanyan, born in 1994, the defense ministry of Artsakh reported.

Hayastan fund’s annual Board of Trustees meeting kicks off with moment of silence honoring Aznavour

The annual assembly of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s Board of Trustees began with a moment of silence in honor of Charles Aznavour.

Armenia FM departing for Washington on working visit

Foreign minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan will depart for Washington D.C. on a working visit on June 18, the Armenian MFA stated.

Dialogue between Artsakh and OSCE MG Co-chair countries will create favorable conditions for finding ways for the final settlement of the conflict – Artsakh MFA

Spokesperson of Artsakh’s Foreign Ministry Ani Sargsyan has answered the question of Aparaj news agency about the statement of U.S. Congressman Frank Pallone.

Putin-Trump Meeting in Osaka May be Prepared on the Eve of G20

A full-fledged meeting between the Russian and US Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, in the framework of the G20 summit in Japan’s Osaka may be prepared by the leaders’ teams even on the eve of this event, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday, TASS reported.

Second torch lit in Khor Virap for the 7th Pan-Armenian Games

The second torch lighting ceremony for the 7th Pan-Armenian Games took place at Khor Virap monastery located on the hills of Ararat province in Armenia.

"Ararich" charitable foundation donated two laptop computers to Stepanakert Dance College

"Ararich" charitable foundation Monday donated two laptop computers to the Dance College of Stepanakert

Airbus to launch new A321 with nearly 200 orders -sources

Airbus will launch a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing’s plans for a possible new mid-market jet.

Armenian PM congratulates Icelandic counterpart on National Day

The Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, on Monday congratulated Prime Minister of Katrín Jakobsdóttir of Iceland, on the Icelandic National Day.

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