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OSCE withdraws from Armenia

The OSCE Office in Yerevan will discontinue its operations on August 31, 2017. The Organization had to start the process of closure of the Office in Yerevan, since no consensus could be reached on the future mandate of the …

Ara Babloyan elected Armenian parliament speaker

Ara Babloyan from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) was elected the speaker of the National Assembly on  May 18. The parliament voted by secret ballot with 88 in favor and 12 opposed, catapulting …

 Azerbaijan’s Lachin district: 25 years of occupation

Twenty-five years have passed since the occupation of Azerbaijan’s Lachin district by Armenia. As many as 64,000 Azerbaijanis became the internally displaced persons, more than 300 servicemen and civilians were killed or missing …

Yerevan residents electing Council of Elders

The Yerevan city council election started at 8:00 on Sunday. At least 474 polling precincts are opened across Armenia’s capital, reports. Three political forces are participating in this vote: the ruling Republican Party …

Pre-election day of silence announced in Yerevan

May 13 has been announced a day of silence in Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, before the Council of Elders elections scheduled on May 14. No election campaigns are allowed on this day, reports. There political forces …