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The normalization of relations between Turkey and Armenia depends on the establishment of peace in South Caucasus, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, HabertA1 4rk TV channel reported on Dec.7. "Even if Turkey and Armenia restore normal diplomatic relations, they can be severed at any time without the peace in South Caucasus," Davutoglu ... (more)
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BRUSSELS , Dec. 6 -- The European Union's European Investment Bank issued the following news release: The European Investment Bank is lending EUR 60 million to finance the upgrading of the North-South Road Corridor.
ARMENIAN PARLIAMENT VICE SPEAKER MEETS FRENCH PARLIAMENTARIANS 14:15, 5 December, 2013 YEREVAN, DECEMBER 5, ARMENPRESS: On December 5 the Vice President of the National Assembly of Armenia Eduard Sharmazanov and the Head of Armenia-France Friendship Group Ara Babloyan met with the Head of France-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group Rene Rouqet, ... (more)
A senior Iranian diplomat on Friday again called into question the Armenian government's claims that Armenia buys the bulk of its natural gas from Russia because it is much cheaper than Iranian gas.
Photos from December 1988 by C.J. Langer/U.S. Geological Survey and G. Sobolev/Academy of Sciences of U.S.S.R. All photos from December 2013 by Anahit Hayrapetyan.
YEREVAN, December 6. /ARKA/. Aharon Adibekyan, head of Sociometer Center for Sociological Studies, speaking Friday at a news conference, said the December 7, 1988 Spitak Earthquake in Armenia caused such a destructive effect because of shoddy-built houses.
YEREVAN, December 6. /ARKA/. Armenia's freight traffic less pipelines grew 2.1% in Jan-Oct 2013, compared with the same period a year before, while the CIS countries' average growth stood at 2.1%, the Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States reports.
YEREVAN, December 6. /ARKA/. Costs of Armenia's accession to the Customs Union for Russia will be approximately 1 billion dollars, head of CIS strategic development center of Russia's Institute of Europe professor Alexander Gusev said.
YEREVAN, December 6. /ARKA/. The pricing scheme for Russian gas supplied to Armenia should be more transparent both on Russian and Armenian sides, expert of the Central Asia and Caucasus Center of Russia's Oriental Studies Institute, researcher of Black Sea and Caspian region studies institute Andrey Areshev said.
"Having cooperated for three and a half years with the EU on the Eastern Partnership agreement in July Armenia completed the negotiations, however in September it announced its decision to join the Customs Union.
The Armenian police on Thursday defended the use of force against hundreds of people who demonstrated against Armenia's membership in a Russian-led customs union during an official visit by Russia's President Vladimir Putin.
Private companies operating most of the bus and minibus routes in Yerevan again demanded on Thursday that municipal authorities allow a sharp increase in their fares, threatening to bring public transport to a standstill.
YEREVAN, December 5. / ARKA /. The Armenian government has extended today the concessional licenses of a French and a German water operators until 31 May 2016.