U.S. President Donald Trump should now follow suit and recognize the Armenian Genocide, former US Ambassador to UN Samantha Power tweeted. “US Senate just recognized the Armenian Genocide. President Trump should now follow suit, on behalf of all
Turkey continues to encroach on spiritual and cultural values, the Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I wrote on his Facebook.
His remarks came following the Turkish decision to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. (more…)
The world continues to reflect on the decision of the Turkish government to convert the Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque, Ahval reported.
“To convert it back to a mosque is to say to the rest of the world unfortunately we are not secular anymore,” Turkish Nobel prize-winning novelist Orhan Pamuk told the BBC on Friday.
“There are millions of secular Turks like me who are crying against (more…)
National Security Strategy of the Republic of Armenia – 2020
The Security Council of the Republic of Armenia is holding a regular meeting in Yerevan, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the PM’s Office told Armenpress.
The meeting shall approve Armenia’s National Security Strategy, in addition to discussing other security-related issues. (more…)
(Message of the Council of 12 of Pan-Armenian Intellectuals to the world nations)
Today our world is standing on the verge of an unprecedented collapse of the existing civilizational system of consumerism, and its explicit and implicit centers of power have unleashed an outright war against humanity for the sake of the system’s resuscitation and preservation. (more…)
The Washington Post: The Trump White House finally – if unintentionally – invokes the Armenian genocide
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on July 6 referred to the Armenian genocide, an event the U.S government has previously declined to acknowledge, as reports The Washington Post.
President Trump’s close ally, (more…)
White House spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany used the Armenian Genocide term during a press briefing.
Asked to comment on US President Donald Trump’s remarks that many of the problems the country faces stem from “extreme indoctrination and bias” in the education system, the press secretary noted: “But, look, we’ve got a real problem in (more…)
July 4 marks the birthday anniversary of talented Soviet Armenian actor Mher Mkrtchyan, better known by his stage name Frunzik. The prominent actor would have turned 90 today.
“Great Armenian artist Martiros Saryan, while painting my portrait, asked me: “Where are you from, Mher?” I replied: “My father is from Mush, mother is from Van and I was born in Leninakan. So, where I am from?” (more…)
The authorities of the Republic of Artsakh confirm their determination to seek the de-occupation of the territories of Artsakh and the restoration of the territorial integrity of the Republic, ARMENPRESS reports reads the statement issued by the Foreign Ministry of Artsakh. (more…)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday denounced the rising international criticism over Turkey’s intention to covert Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque.
“The accusations against our country on the Hagia Sophia mean a direct attack on our sovereignty rights,” Erdogan said at the opening ceremony of another mosque in Istanbul. (more…)
1) Full text of US Senate’s resolution recognizing Armenian Genocide № S.Res.150 , 12.12.2019 – http://citizenship-western-armenia.info/en/archives/1788
The U.S. Senate unanimously adopted resolution calling to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance and to reject efforts to associate the United States Government with denial of the Armenian Genocide. The full text of the resolution is as follows:
The U.S. Senate approves unanimous consent request on the adoption of S.Res.150 recognizing the Armenian Genocide. Senators Robert Menendez and Ted Cruz presented the resolution for the fourth time, and this time it was not objected by any of the senators.
Bishop Sahag Maşalyan has been elected the 85th Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople. The final election for the Patriarch took place this morning at the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople. A total of 119 delegates elected the new Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to impose sanctions against Turkey. Committee members voted in favor of the resolution 18-4 to send the bipartisan measure to full Senate. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its own Turkey sanctions
In September 2015, the UN General Assembly, at the initiative of Armenia, decided to declare December 9 as International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The day was chosen because that day in 1948, the General Assembly adopted the Convention on …
Gevorg Danielyan: Culture, science, education, language, spiritual heritage are under state protection
After the constitutional amendments of 2015, at least five values, such as culture, science, education, the Armenian language and spiritual heritage, are protected by the state. No norms that contradict these values can be adopted by laws or other normative acts, as they will contradict the Constitution, said a former member of the Supreme Judicial …
Legendary explorer Gohar Vardanyan has passed away. This is what writer and publicist Gurgen Khazhakyan wrote on his Facebook page. Gohar Vardanyan was born on January 25, 1926 in Gyumri. In the early 1930s, she and her family moved to Iran.