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Iran's Rouhani claims victory over unrest and blames foreigners

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday claimed victory over unrest he blamed on foreign enemies, according to state media, after protests over fuel price rises rocked the nation and left scores reported dead, Reuters reports.

Armenia MOD receives Personal Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

Minister of Defense of Armenia Davit Tonoyan held a meeting on November 20 in Yerevan with Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk.

President Donald Trump’s Threats Against China are Escalating

In a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Tuesday, the president warned that he would hike tariffs on Chinese imports if the two countries fail to reach an agreement that would end their year-and-a-half-long trade war, FN reports.

Rudik Hyusnunts discusses bilateral relations with European counterpart

Member of the central board of Free Homeland Party of Artsakh, deputy of the Homeland parliamentary faction Rudik Hyusnunts today met with member of the Alternative for Germany Party, Member of the European Parliament Lars Patrick Berg in Yerevan.

Armenia’s finance minister holds meeting with Artsakh State Minister

Finance Minister of Armenia Atom Janjughazyan had a meeting with State Minister of Artsakh Grigory Martirosyan in Yerevan, the ministry stated.

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan arrives in Italy on official visit

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his delegation have arrived in Italy.

736 marriages registered in Artsakh in January-October

736 marriages were registered in Artsakh in January-October of the current year. It grew by 6 marriages as compared with the same period of the last year.

Tusk to become new EPP president in Zagreb

Outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk will be the new president of the European People's Party, the EPP said on Monday ahead of its congress in Zagreb on Wednesday.

Turkey not considering plans to sign new deal with Russia on supplies of S-400 systems

Turkey is not considering any plans of signing a new deal with Russia on the supplies of S-400 missile systems, Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on November 20, reports TASS.

World oil prices falling

World oil prices are falling during trading on Wednesday, RT reported.

Harut Sassounian: Erdogan meets Trump in the White House: the result is a tragicomedy

It is difficult to know where to start commenting on the ridiculous press conference between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US Pres. Donald Trump at the White House on November 13, 2019. Unfortunately, we do not know what was discussed when the two presidents met earlier behind closed doors.

Armenian-Italian economic ties develop dynamically: Brief information ahead of PM Pashinyan’s visit

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his delegation will pay an official visit to Italy on November 20-22.

US lawmakers call for military aid parity to Armenia, Azerbaijan

Congressional Armenian Caucus leaders Congressman Frank Pallone, Jackie Speier, and Adam Schiff have sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper , calling on the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Defense to maintain military aid parity to Azerbaijan and Armenia, Armenian National Committee of America wrote on Facebook.

Armenian President meets Qatari PM in Doha

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who is in Qatar on an official visit, today met with Qatar's Prime Minister and Interior Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, in Doha, the Armenian President’s Office stated.

Nationwide camp will be organized in Artsakh

The first Pan-Armenian Student Forum entitled "The Future Starts Today" held in Shushi summed up the conducted works on November 18.

Armenian Prime Minister to visit Italy on three-day official trip

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has signed a decision on sending a delegation of Armenian government to Italy. The delegation comprises 28 people, including 7 security personnel, 6 journalists and cameramen..

OSCE Secretary General hopes for “progress through dialogue” in Georgia

OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger has called on all sides in Georgia to “ensure peaceful protest and progress through dialogue” amid the demonstrations in Tbilisi.

Pompeo announces reversal of longstanding US policy on Israeli settlements

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a major reversal of the American longstanding policy on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, rejecting a 1978 State Department legal opinion that deemed the settlements "inconsistent with international law”, CNN reports.

North Korea says will not offer anything to Trump without receiving in return: KCNA

North Korea will not offer anything for U.S. President Donald Trump to brag about without receiving anything in return, Reuters reported, citing a statement on the country's state news agency KCNA.

Turkey's S-400 systems to be ‘ready for combat’ by spring

The S-400 missile defence systems will be operated by the Turkish army no later than the spring of 2020, while the training of Turkish specialists will be complete by the end of 2019, Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, told reporters at an exhibition in Dubai, according to Sputnik.