Press Review

Ameriabank Successfully Placed Its First Ever Green Bond
12:19, 30.11.2020 / Lragir
Ameriabank issued a Green Bond in EUR for the equivalent of USD 50 million, marking a milestone in the local financial market as the first ever Green Bond project in Armenia. The Green Bond was structured in accordance with internationally recognized ICMA Green Bond Principles (the GBP). The debut Green Bond is issued in close …
Three new postage stamps dedicated to the theme "Historical and cultural monuments. Historical and cultural monuments of Armenia"
07:49, 30.11.2020 / Lragir
On November 30th, 2020, three postage stamps dedicated to the theme "Historical and cultural monuments. Historical and cultural monuments of Armenia" have been put into circulation. "HayPost" CJSC has issued a donation coupon for 120 AMD attached to three postage stamps with the nominal values of 240, 330 and 350 AMD. The 120 AMD donation …
November 9 agreement leaves out several points
16:21, 28.11.2020 / Lragir
We have studied the agreement signed on November 9 and recorded that it does not cover points which require attention. It must be done in the framework of the Minsk Group co-chairmanship, the State Secretary of the French ministry of external affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne said during a press conference today. He noted that in Yerevan …
A war lasting 200 years: Karabakh people will have a say
15:59, 28.11.2020 / Lragir
The first school opened in Stepanakert after the war, with a large banner at the entrance "Thank You Russia". The children were holding Putin's portrait. The Russian press covered this event pompously. The situation around the town of Berdzor is not clear. Two days are left and the people living there still have no idea …
Telethon 2020 raises $22.9m
05:52, 27.11.2020 / Lragir
The 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Telethon took place in Los Angeles on November 26th with the slogan of Unity, Strength and Faith. Out of respect for the solemn mood of our nation and the lives lost in the defense of our Homeland the Telethon took place over 4 hours instead of the previous years' 12. The …
An Open Letter to the Co-Chairmen of the Minsk Group
18:10, 26.11.2020 / Lragir
The Republic of Artsakh was a de facto established state, the constitutional territories of which included the territories of former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region, as well as of 7 regions returned as a result of a genocidal war waged by the Baku regime in 1991-1994, that were separated from Artsakh after June 6, 1921 at forcible …
Azerbaijanis trespassed territory of Sotk gold mine, Armenia: VIDEO
16:37, 26.11.2020 / Lragir
A Facebook user posted a video with a caption: "Azerbaijani servicemen in the vicinity of the gold mine at Sotk, Vardenis." Earlier rumors came that the Azerbaijani servicemen got into the territory of the mine. The MoD of Armenia dismissed the news. Shortly after the mayor of Sotk confirmed that the Azerbaijani soldiers were in …
Numerous historical and cultural monuments were destroyed, damaged or desecrated by the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan during the aggressive war unleashed and after the ceasefire established
10:53, 26.11.2020 / Lragir
The military and political leadership of the Republic of Azerbaijan, violating tripartite agreement entered into force on May 12, 1994, the sanction approved by the UN General Assembly Resolution XXIX on aggressive military actions, the Geneva Convention for the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, as well as the application of customary international humanitarian law by using …
Unilateral recognition of NKR by Paris will do no good: French MFA State Secretary
19:35, 25.11.2020 / Lragir
The unilateral recognition of the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh by Paris will do no good to Armenia, the population of Karabakh and to France, French MFA State Secretary Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne stated. It is not the policy of the French government, it is not the policy of Armenia, it is not the policy of our allies, Lenoyne …
French Senate adopted resolution on need to recognize NKR
19:20, 25.11.2020 / Lragir
The French Senate has adopted the resolution on the need to recognize the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. The Senate voted 305 to 1 for the resolution, 30 members abstained. During the Senate session that lasted for about two hours the members called on the French government to stand by the Armenian people and recognize the independence …
Artsakh Human Rights Ombudsman Sent a Letter to the Executive Director of UNICEF
09:49, 21.11.2020 / Lragir
On November 20, on the occasion of the International Children's Day Artsakh Human Rights Ombudsman sent a letter to the Executive Director of UNICEF, Henrietta H. Fore. The letter reads: "Dear Ms. Fore, November 20th is an important date for the civilized world as it is the date when the UN General Assembly adopted the …
First Aurora Humanitarian Aid Projects for Artsakh Announced
06:37, 19.11.2020 / Lragir
The global Aurora Humanitarian Initiative's direct assistance project for the people of Artsakh started today, on November 18, 2020. The following projects were announced as the first to be selected: Assisting in the emergency evacuation of the population of 7 villages in Martakert Province (Nor Maraga, Nor Аygestan, Nor Seysulan, Nor Karmiravan, Nor Haykajur, Nor …
Senator Menendez Calls for $100 Million in Assistance for The Armenian People
07:28, 18.11.2020 / Lragir
This evening on floor of the U.S. Senate, Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) called for $100 million in humanitarian aid for the Armenian people, and for an immediate end to the waiver of Section 907 of the FREEDOM Support Act. "We express our gratitude to and applaud Senator Menendez, for his support of the people of Armenia and Artsakh, …
Minsk Group is ready to take part in establishment of lasting peace
18:10, 13.11.2020 / Lragir
As one of the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, the United States welcomes the ceasefire and cessation of military actions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict are, Ambassador James S. Gilmore III who is the permanent representative of the United States in the OSCE said. The ambassador said there is no military solution to this conflict. …
Montevideo recognized independence of Artsakh
17:40, 13.11.2020 / Lragir
The legislature of the state of Montevideo, Uruguay, has recognized the independence of Artsakh. According to Armenpress, the legislature approved the resolution unanimously. The published statement says the agreement signed by Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia is not the result of reliable balanced negotiations but unlawful use of force, which concedes lands which are a historical …
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan had telephone conversations with OSCE Minsk Group
19:55, 12.11.2020 / Lragir
On November 12 Zohrab Mnatsakanyan had telephone conversations with the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves le Drian and the U.S. Deputy Secretary Stephen Biegun. Thoughts were exchanged on the situation following the joint statement of the prime minister of Armenia, presidents of Azerbaijan and Russia on …
Russia and Turkey to discuss tactical and technical details of agreement of Karabakh
19:18, 12.11.2020 / Lragir
On November 13 the representatives of Russia and Turkey will discuss the tactical and technical details of the agreement on Nagorno-Karabakh, the Turkish minister of national defense Hulusi Akar said, TASS Informed. "Tomorrow an extended delegation will arrive from Russia. Tactical and technical details will be discussed as to who will be deployed where and …
Russian peacekeepers arrived in Artsakh today
19:07, 12.11.2020 / Lragir
The Russian peacekeeping forces are deploying in the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh to implement supervision of the agreements on ceasing fire and military actions in the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenpress informs, referring to RIA Novosti, the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense Igor Konashenkov said during a press briefing. "The ceasefire regime is maintained …
Active combat operations stopped: deployment of peacekeepers in process
10:08, 10.11.2020 / Lragir
Active combat operations along the entire frontline are suspended. Relative calm is being maintained from 06:00. Deployment of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Artsakh continues, the spokesperson for the MoD Shushan Stepanyan reported.
Azerbaijan launched massive missile and artillery attack, uses combat UAVs
21:20, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
At the moment Azerbaijani Armed Forces use artillery and rocket fire, combat UAVs in all directions of the frontline. Peaceful settlements, civilian infrastructures and even cars are targeted by the Azerbaijani forces. The Azerbaijani side is preparing an attack in the Martuni-Karmir Shuka direction. The Defense Army subdivisions keep the operative-tactical situation under control, taking …
Stepanakert is targeted again
21:15, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
Stepanakert is targeted by the adversary at the moment, the State Service of Emergency Situations informed. "Stepanakert is the adversary's target again," the SSES informs. Banned munitions are used at civilian settlements and population, which is a war crime. Stepanakert is again the target, civilians were wounded. Rescuers are extinguishing fire in several placed, the …
Moscow doesn't share Ankara's position on solution of NK conflict by force: Russian MFA spokesperson
21:09, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
The spokesperson for the Russian MFA Maria Zakharova stated that the Karabakh conflict cannot resolved by force, and Moscow does not share Ankara's point of view on this, RIA Novosti informed. "We have very clearly explained our approach on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. As you have probably heard, there have been multiple other …
MFA of Armenia on Russian helicopter downed by Azerbaijan at Armenia-Nakhijevan border
20:51, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
On November 9, at around 6:00 p.m., Russian Mi-24 helicopter was shot down on the territory of the Republic of Armenia by a man-portable air-defense system fired from the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan. According to the preliminary data, two are killed and one wounded resulting from the attack. We express our deepest condolences …
Baku admitted striking Russian helicopter in Armenia
20:47, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
On November 9 the Russian helicopter Mi-24 accompanying the motorcade of the 102nd Russian base was downed with a mobile zenith rocket system in the air of Armenia, near Yeraskh, close to the border of Nakhijevan. Baku has stated that it downed the Russian helicopter by mistake. According to the Azerbaijani MFA, the helicopter we …
Stepanakert was struck 10 times, massive destruction
20:36, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
The Azerbaijani forces struck Stepanakert with over 10 long-range missiles, the State Service of Emergency Situations of Artsakh informed. "During the day Azerbaijan continued to keep the civilian settlements of Artsakh under fire, particularly Stepanakert. During the day the town was hit with long-range missiles over 10 times. The target, as always, is the civilian …
Defense Army subdivisions defend Shushi with determination
20:08, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
In the past 3-4 days the adversary concentrated all its efforts on Shushi, the representative of the Artsakh Defense Army Suren Sarumyan announced. "Persistent fighting continued in this period. The Defense Army subdivisions defend with determination Shushi, the fort town which is one of the symbols of Artsakh and are determined to succeed. During the …
Ilham Aliyev made a desperate attempt to deny the truth, by labelling it "fake news"
12:27, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
Comment by the Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia on the statements made by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in the interview to the BBC News Agency In this interview Ilham Aliyev confirms the absence of any justification of deliberate targeting of the civilian population and civilian infrastructure of Stepanakert and other peaceful …
Erdogan offered Putin to set up working group on Artsakh: media
08:40, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested the Russian president Vladimir Putin to set up a joint working group to deal with the settlement of the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, CNN Turk informed, referring to Turkish diplomatic courses. According to the Turkish TV channel, the proposal was made during the telephone call of the two …
Fight continues in the vicinity of Shushi, DA does its task: Artsrun Hovhannisyan
07:15, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
The representative of the Ministry of Defense Artsrun Hovhannisyan posted on Facebook: "Fighting continues in the vicinity of Shushi. The Defense Army subdivisions perform their tasks successfully, depriving the adversary of possibility for proactive action. This is the real state of things. Simply reject all unfounded opinions."
European Union disburses over € 35 million in grants to address the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Armenia
07:11, 09.11.2020 / Lragir
Today, the European Union (EU) informed the Government of Armenia about the disbursement of € 35.6 million in grants to support Armenia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The EU's decision follows a positive assessment on progress in selected sector reform areas, macroeconomic stability, public financial management and state budget transparency. It is part of …

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