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Yerevan: The people of Artsakh have the right to freely determine  their political status without any restrictions

 Wednesday, February 26 2020 11:44
Yerevan: The people of Artsakh have the right to freely determine  their political status without any restrictions

ArmInfo.The Human Rights Council has been and remains a key platform in the UN in  strengthening international capacity to prevent mass barbarism and genocide.  This was stated during the speech at the 43rd meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva by the Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, who also recalled the country's key role in preventing crimes against humanity.


Court rejected motion of Serzh Sargsyan`s lawyers for recusal of  prosecutor

ArmInfo. The court of general jurisdiction of Yerevan, chaired by Judge Vahe Misakyan, rejected the motion of third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan's lawyers for  recusal of prosecutor Arsen Martirosyan in this case.

Nikol Pashinyan: Despite the fact that the fight against corruption  in Armenia is unprecedented I am not satisfied with its results

ArmInfo. On February 26, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan convened a meeting in the government, during which the fight against corruption in Armenia was  discussed.

The head of the "Yes" campaign headquarters assures that the rally  and marches on March 1 are in no way connected with the campaign
Parliamentarian: Serzh Sargsyan`s attempt to link "diesel case" with  Artsakh`s security is bewildering 


Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Palestine discussed Armenia`s  position on peaceful settlement of Karabakh Issue

ArmInfo.At the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad  al-Maliki. This was reported by the press service of the Foreign Ministry.

Erdogan at a meeting with Aliyev did not pass over the Karabakh issue

ArmInfo. "The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is also our issue." Turkish President Recep  Tayyip Erdogan said this in a press statement after the 8th meeting of the Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in Baku.

Lavrov and Mnatsakanyan discuss Karabakh conflict settlement in Geneva
Serzh Sargsyan: Nagorno-Karabakh will never be part of Azerbaijan


A decision is taken to merge the Center for Armenian Spiritual Music  and the Komitas Museum Institute

ArmInfo. On February 20, at session of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, a decision was taken to merge the Center for Armenian Spiritual Music SNCO and the  Komitas Museum Institute SNCO.

Famous actor and director Yervand Manaryan passed away

ArmInfo.Famous actor and movie maker Yervand Manaryan passed away in his 96th year of life. The appropriate condolences  on their pages on Facebook in particular  expressed RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Speaker of the  Armenian Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan. <Rest in peace, dear Master!>, -  noted Pashinyan.

Konstantin Orbelyan again returned to post of Director of Opera and  Ballet Theater
New models of education will be introduced in Armenia

Armenian Foreign Minister and Deputy Speaker of Uzbek Parliament  discuss prospects for cooperation

ArmInfo.Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on February 26 in Geneva met with the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Aktam Khaitov.  

Mnatsakanyan: Armenia attaches importance to developing and deepening  relations with Cuba

ArmInfo. Despite its geographical remoteness, Armenia attaches great importance to the  development and deepening of relations with Cuba in various fields.   Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan stated this at a  meeting with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez in Geneva.

Head of EU Delegation to Armenia highly appreciated level of  cooperation with Armenia on implementation of CEPA
Armenia and Iran highlighted importance of protecting human rights


Armenian Minister of Healthcare dismissed head of Republican AIDS  Prevention Center who had disagreed with him

ArmInfo. The Minister of Healthcare of Armenia Arsen Torosyan dismissed the head of the Republican Center for the AIDS Prevention Samvel Grigoryan, who categorically disagreed with the position of the minister on the need to unite the Center with the  Infectious Disease Hospital for optimization purpose.  

Today, the first group of Armenian citizens returned from Iran to  Yerevan on a special flight

ArmInfo. The first group of Armenian citizens returned from Iran to their homeland on a special flight. "The plane with the citizens of Armenia landed in Yerevan at  4:00 pm," Arsen Avagyan, head of the Department of Bordering  Countries of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, stated. 

RA Healthcare Ministry  dispatched specialist to Tehran to  ensure a proper surveillance of air passengers returning from Iran
Ministry of Healthcare: There are no coronavirus cases in Armenia


Minister: environmental and climate change programs are a significant  part of  Armenia - European Union relations. 

ArmInfo. In Armenia-European Union relations, a significant component is  environmental and climate change programs. This was announced on  February 26 at the hearings in the Parliament of the Republic of  Armenia on the implementation of the comprehensive and expanded  partnership agreement (CEPA) with the EU, Minister of the Environment  Eric Grigoryan stated. 

UNICEF "Youth for Climate Action" program launched in Armenia

ArmInfo.On February 25, the UNICEF Youth for Climate Action was launched in Armenia, funded by the Austrian Development Agency in cooperation with the ministries of education, science, culture and sports, the environment,  territorial administration and infrastructure of the Republic of  Armenia. The program is designed for 2019-2022.  

European Union to provide Armenia with funds to solve problems of  Lake Sevan 
ARMENAL received a certificate of international environmental  management standard ISO 14001: 2015

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