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Armenian FM calls US Senate Resolution 150 a decisive step in serving justice

Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan commented on the passage of the Armenian Genocide recognition resolution by the US Senate.

US Senate’s resolution is the victory of justice and truth: PM Pashinyan

The U.S. Senate Resolution 150 is a victory of justice and truth, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan tweeted.

U.S. Senate Unanimously Recognizes Armenian Genocide

The U.S. Senate struck a historic blow today against Turkey’s century-long obstruction of justice for the Armenian Genocide, unanimously adopting S.Res.150, an Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA)-backed measure that locks in ongoing U.S. recognition of this crime.

Bako Sahakyan holds meeting with representatives of parliamentary parties

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan on December 12 held a meeting with the representatives of the "Azat Hayreniq", Artsakh Democratic and "ARF-Dashnaktsoutyun" parties to discuss issues related to the 2020 draft state budget, the Presidential Office stated.

Russia MFA: Mutual understanding on Karabakh conflict can be found despite difference in parties positions

Despite the difference in the positions of the parties, mutual understanding on the Karabakh conflict can be found, Russian MFA spokesperson Maria Zakharova told reporters, news.am reports.

Bako Sahakyan signed laws

On 12 December Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan signed laws "On Introducing Changes to the Law ‘On State Administration Institutions' " and "On Introducing Changes to the Law ‘On State and Official Secrets".

Arayik Harutyunyan rules out electoral fraud during 2020 Artsakh presidential election

Former prime minister of Artsakh, president of the Free Fatherland political party Arayik Harutyunyan rules out election frauds during the 2020 presidential election in Artsakh.

Armenia Votes Against Anti-Russian Resolution at UN

Representatives of 19 countries voted against the resolution of the UN General Assembly calling on Russia to withdraw its troops from the Crimean peninsula, News.am reports.

Armenian President holds meeting with Ambassador of Finland

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian received today the Ambassador of Finland Arya Makkonen (diplomatic residence in Helsinki), the Presidential Office stated.

Komitas music opens UN conference in New York also addressing Armenian Genocide

Music by renowned Armenian composer Komitas opened a conference at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday. The event hosted by UN Armenia was dedicated to the prevention and raising awareness of genocide.

Bako Sahakyan sends congratulatory message on NKR Independence Referendum and Constitution Day

President of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan sent on December 10 a congratulatory address in connection with the NKR State Independence Referendum and Constitution Day, the Presidential Office stated.

Ted Cruz: Senate passage of Armenian Genocide resolution ‘very likely’ in coming weeks

Senate passage of Armenian Genocide resolution is very likely in the coming weeks, Senator Ted Cruz said.

Leader of "Free Homeland" Party of the Republic of Artsakh addresses UN Secretary-General

Leader of "Free Homeland" Party of the Republic of Artsakh, president of the Board of Trustees of Shushi Technological University, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan has addressed a letter to Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres.

Senator Cramer blocks Armenian Genocide resolution at White House's request

A Republican lawmaker blocked a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide from being passed by unanimous consent in the Senate on Thursday — the third time a GOP senator has done so since the House passed the legislation by a 405-to-11 vote, NBC News reported.

Security of Artsakh people will not be compromised, Armenian FM says at OSCE ministerial meeting

Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan delivered a statement at the 26th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava, the MFA stated.

OSCE Chairperson: Risk of escalation remains in Karabakh

When it comes to Karabakh, there remains a real risk of escalation, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak said during the OSCE Ministerial Council, news.am reports.

Armenian FM highlights Artsakh’s direct engagement to NK conflict settlement process

On December 4, in Bratislava, within the framework of the 26th OSCE Ministerial Conference, a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Elmar Mammadyarov was held with the mediation and participation of OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Stéphane Visconti (France) and Andrew Schofer (US), as well as Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office.

Armenian FM, OSCE MG Co-Chairs appreciate Armenian-Azerbaijani journalist exchange program

On December 4, within the framework of his working visit to Slovakia to participate in the 26th OSCE Ministerial Conference in Bratislava, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Stéphane Visconti (France) and Andrew Schofer (US), as well as Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office (CiO).

Armenian PM’s wife invites Azerbaijan’s first lady to Artsakh to listen to mugham

Armenian prime minister’s spouse Anna Hakobyan has invited Azerbaijani president’s wife Mehriban Aliyeva to Artsakhto listen to mugham.

Lithuanian President says recognition of Armenian Genocide by Turkey is a matter of time

President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda thinks that the recognition of the Armenian Genocide by Turkey is a matter of time and one day it will happen.