Iranologist: To overcome the current situation, Armenia have to  coordinate its efforts with Tehran and Moscow

 Monday, August 8 2022 16:21
Iranologist: To overcome the current situation, Armenia have to  coordinate its efforts with Tehran and Moscow

ArmInfo. The Armenian leadership needs to significantly intensify existing contacts with Iran, bearing in mind the fact that the Baku regime is constantly trying to get  closer to the latter, primarily because of Aliyev's desire to  neutralize the challenges and threats emanating from Iran. Vardan  Voskanyan, Head of the Chair of Iranian Studies at YSU Faculty of  Oriental Studies expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo.

Political strategist: The course of the Armenian-Turkish  normalization is predetermined by geopolitics
 Monday, July 18 2022 17:28

ArmInfo.By and large, the further course of the Armenian-Turkish normalization is predetermined by geopolitics, and more precisely, by serious, regional geopolitical  players.  Political strategist Vigen Hakobyan expressed a similar  opinion to ArmInfo.

Change of power in Armenia ruled out now - Stepan Danielyan
 Monday, July 18 2022 11:56

ArmInfo. A change of power in Armenia is ruled out at the present stage. It is only possible in case a new political force is formed that would be able to establish  horizontal relations with the incumbent authorities, political  scientist Stepan Danielyan said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Forecast: "Air" agreements between Ankara and Yerevan will be  followed by agreements "on the ground"
 Friday, July 15 2022 16:05

ArmInfo.The essence of the agreements reached between Armenia and Turkey on July 1 is to prepare for the establishment of land communications, and subsequently the  Armenian-Turkish relations in general. An expert in the field of  energy security, Ph.D. Vahe Davtyan, expressed a similar opinion to  ArmInfo.

Political scientist: Along with Ankara`s first attempt to return to  the preconditions, Yerevan should immediately withdraw from the  negotiations
 Friday, July 15 2022 15:59

ArmInfo.The absence of preconditions at this stage of negotiations between Armenia and  Turkey is due to other Turkish interests in other regions. Political scientist Robert Ghevondyan expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo.

View from Moscow: Forecasting Russia`s future policy in the South  Caucasus is a thankless task
 Thursday, July 14 2022 18:34

ArmInfo.It is known that forecasting is a thankless task, but forecasting the future policy of Russia in the South Caucasus is doubly thankless, first of all,  taking into account the inconsistency of Russian expert political  thought and existing concepts in the Caucasian direction of our  policy. Russian military expert Vladimir Evseev expressed a similar  opinion to ArmInfo.

Forecast: Erdogan`s maneuvering will force the West to put up with  him further
 Thursday, July 14 2022 16:40

ArmInfo.Turkey's continued policy of maneuvering between the West and Russia will force the US and EU to put up with some of Erdogan's decisions even further. A similar  opinion was expressed to ArmInfo by Victor Nadein-Raevsky, Ph.D. in  Philosophy, director of the Institute of Political and Social Studies  of the Black  Sea-Caspian region, senior researcher of IMEMO RAS  (Russia), Turkologist.

Russian analyst: 3+3 is "our answer to the West"
 Wednesday, July 13 2022 19:03

ArmInfo. Against the background of geopolitical upheavals, which continue to shake international relations, the post-Soviet area and the whole world naturally  gradually go on the path of geopolitical transformations towards the  establishment of a completely new world order. Alexey Malashenko,  Chief Researcher at the Institute of World Economy and International  Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences expressed a  similar opinion to ArmInfo.

Turkish President Recep Erdogan could well attempt to destabilize  South Caucasus as electoral strategy - Ruben Safrastyan
 Wednesday, July 13 2022 13:16

ArmInfo.Turkish President Recep Erdogan could well attempt to destabilize the South Caucasus to consolidate his positions before the 2023 elections, Professor Ruben  Safrastyan said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Russia`s strategic defeat in Ukraine and weakened role in South  Caucasus likely - expert
 Monday, July 11 2022 11:47

ArmInfo. The major change in the South Caucasus geopolitics since Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a real prospect of Russia's strategic defeat, which will put an end to  Russia being a regional actor or seriously weaken it, Gela Vasadze,  an expert for the Georgian Strategic Analysis Center, said in an  interview with ArmInfo. 

Early elections not ruled out in Turkey - expert
 Monday, July 11 2022 11:31

ArmInfo.Turkish President Recep Erdogan's one sole aim in implementing his domestic and foreign policy is retaining power, and an early presidential election cannot  be ruled out in that country, expert in Oriental Studies Emma  Begidjanyan said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

A new revolution of firearms
 Thursday, July 7 2022 15:06

ArmInfo.Literally days ago the American army finally accepted the results of the Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) competition, by which the next generation of the main shooting armaments of the American army was determined, that is, a firearm,a machine gun, a unified cartridge and an optical fire control system.

Expert: Baku will comply with the judicial acts of Strasbourg and The  Hague only under the threat of sanctions
 Monday, July 4 2022 15:32

ArmInfo.The leadership of Azerbaijan will comply with the judicial acts adopted by the ECHR and the International Court of Justice of the Hague only in the event of  a threat of application and the very application of political  sanctions. An expert in the field of international law, lawyer Ara  Ghazaryan, expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo.

Forecast: It is not Armenia that will benefit from unblocking  communications, but Turkey, which will get access to Central Asia
 Monday, July 4 2022 15:30

ArmInfo.Negotiating the unblocking of transport communications, Ankara actually does not have such a goal at all. Turkologist Hakob Chakryan expressed this opinion to  ArmInfo.

Turkologist: Turkey and Azerbaijan hold the unblocking of borders as  the icing on the cake of common normalization with Armenia
 Friday, July 1 2022 19:57

ArmInfo. Judging by the latest statements by Armenian officials, there has been some disappointment in Yerevan regarding the process of normalizing relations with  Turkey.  Victor Nadein-Raevsky, Ph.D. in Philosophy, director of  the  Institute of Political and Social Studies of the Black  Sea-Caspian  region, senior researcher of IMEMO RAS (Russia) expressed  a similar  opinion to ArmInfo.

Analyst: Artsakh is not an exception in the general diplomatic gap  between Russia and the West
 Friday, July 1 2022 19:55

ArmInfo. The problem of Nagorno-Karabakh is not an exception in the general diplomatic gap between the Russian Federation and the West. A similar opinion was  expressed to ArmInfo by Fyodor Lukyanov, Research Director at the  International Valdai Discussion Club,  Editor-in-Chief of the  Russia  in Global Affairs journal.

Other actors` positions account for Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations  losing momentum - Vigen Hakobyan
 Thursday, June 30 2022 13:01

ArmInfo. The accents put at Armenian Premier Nikol Pashinyan's last news conference in the context of the last signals in negotiations with Azerbaijan and  settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict suggest planned further  concessions to Azerbaijan rather than an imminent war, political  engineer Vigen Hakobyan said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Armenia`s premier, Azerbaijani president may have reached agreements  on Artsakh`s status - Arman Melikyan
 Thursday, June 30 2022 12:52

ArmInfo.It is common knowledge that the situation in the wake of the 44-war has caused the Armenian leadership to prefer mentioning Artsakh's status as less as possible,  Ambassador Arman Melikyan said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Geopolitical importance of the South Caucasus will be declining -  Alexander Iskandaryan
 Wednesday, June 29 2022 12:51

ArmInfo.In the course of time, the geopolitical importance of the South Caucasus will be declining, Alexander Iskandaryan, Director of the Yerevan-based Caucasus  Institute, said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Artsakh peace process under OSCE MG jurisdiction in Armenians`  interests - Ara Papyan 
 Wednesday, June 29 2022 12:50

ArmInfo. The latest statement by the U.S. Department of State is evidence of Russia boycotting the OSCE Minsk Group's activities, Ara Papyan, Head of the Modus Vivendi  think tank, said in an interview with ArmInfo. 

Expert: Both the media and Pashinyan have grounds for their position
 Tuesday, June 28 2022 14:31

ArmInfo.. In general, the position of the media that refused to participate in Nikol Pashinyan's press conference has certain grounds. A similar opinion was expressed to  ArmInfo by tpresident of the Yerevan Press Club Boris Navasardyan.