“It is noteworthy that the activists, who had closed Baghramyan, have decided to hold a huge rally on the very day—July 9—of the presidency of Galust Sahakyan, whereupon they did not rule out taking other actions,” wrote Hraparak.
Citing its sources, the paper claims that Levon Mkrtchyan, a member of the opposition Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaksutyun (ARF-D) who formerly held the post, is going to replace Ashotyan at the Ministry.
At the meeting a range of issues of mutual interest was discussed. The parties also touched upon the problem of uncovering the fate of the missing persons. It was stressed that the matter was purely humanitarian and any attempts to use it for political manipulations should be excluded.
Mr. Hristea advised that following the latest meeting with the Prime Minister of Armenia, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Johannes Hahn ordered to speed up any such documentation process as may help advance reforms in the Republic of Armenia.
The sides discussed a range of issues concerning Armenian-Iranian energy cooperation. They underlined the importance of joint projects, in particular the project on construction of the 3rd high-voltage transmission line between Armenia and Iran and financial issues related to the project were considered.
“One of the key achievements of the project implemented with UNDP/GEF support is the inclusion and support of extra-curricular environmental education as a strategic approach. This was a direct result of the series of roundtables jointly organized with EEN members and policymakers,” adds Sahakyan.
Following the reports in the media about corruption in the Chief in Military Inspection of the Ministry of Defense, the management of the Ministry conducted an investigation and found serious violations in the actions of the Inspection, contact.az reported.
The main Kurdish militia in Rojava is the Democratic Union Party (PYD), an offshoot of the Turkish-Kurdish rebel movement known as the PKK. According to news reports, the PKK has sent several hundred fighters from Turkey to Syria to help the PYD against the jihadists.
Eurotunnel - which manages and operates Channel Tunnel services - says migrant incursions are now "an almost nightly occurrence" - in addition to Tuesday night's incident, some 2,000 migrants had tried to get into the terminal on Monday night.
At least 32 political activists and aid volunteers were killed in a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s district of Suruç on July 20, right before they were due to cross the border to help with rebuilding the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.
Şeyh Abdurrahman Alagöz, a 20-year-old university student registered in Adıyaman province, has been identified as the suicide bomber who carried out the deadly July 20 attack at a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s Suruç district, which killed at least 32 activists planning to cross the border to help rebuild the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.
As for the representatives of Israel and Azerbaijan, which are attempting to bring a criminal case against me, here is what I will say to you: As much as the Russian law enforcement authorities’ view on my humble person was so important for me, I just as much do not care about the ‘convulsions’ of the Azerbaijan and Israel provocateurs, which are attempting to use legal mechanisms and not to allow my return to Nagorno-Karabakh.