Armen Sarkisyan

Power struggle in Armenia confuses its foreign policy

The unexpected, and ultimately, devastating military defeat in the Second Karabakh War has provoked an overwhelming political crisis in Armenia. Having been consistently misinformed by the government about the real situation on the frontline during the war, Armenians had believed that their army had the control over the situation. The capitulation all of a sudden in the night of the November 9 was therefore a great shock for the Armenian people who took to the streets protesting against the government and calling for Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s resignation

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Armenian president to pay private visit to Moscow

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian will pay a private visit to Moscow on Saturday, where he plans to meet with members of the Armenian community in Russia to discuss the situation in his country and Nagorno-Karabakh, the head of state’s …

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New economy minister appointed in Armenia

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan signed a decree appointing Vahan Kerobyan as economy minister. The decree was published on the president's website. Kerobyan's predecessor, Tigran Khachatryan, left office after submitting …

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How did the Second Karabakh War change Armenia and Azerbaijan?

The Armenian defeat in the Karabakh war has pushed this country into political crisis, while on the other side, Azerbaijan celebrates the historic victory, writes Vasif Huseynov, the senior adviser at the Center of Analysis of International Relations of Azerbaijan in the article How did the Second Karabakh War change Armenia and Azerbaijan? for Euractiv

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Sarkisyan meets with Stoltenberg in Brussels

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan held a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels to discuss the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. The Secretary General stressed that Armenia is an important partner for NATO. …

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Armenian President calls for talks on Karabakh

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan said at the opening of the Cybersec 2020 international forum that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be resolved through dialogue. This year, due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the …

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Dariga Nazarbayeva arrives in Yerevan

The delegation of the Kazakh Senate led by Speaker Dariga Nazarbayeva has arrived in Armenia's capital Yerevan, the Senate reports. Nazarbayeva plans to meet with the Chairman of the National Assembly of …

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