23 January 2012, 17:00
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev have issued a joint statement after the talks on the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan received UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Rights of Displaced Persons Walter Kalin who is wrapping up his mission in Armenia.
Appreciating the assistance provided by UN agencies in coping with the problems of displaced persons, the head of government thanked Mr. Kalin for his tenure-long valuable efforts.
The government was said to have kept in focus the status of displaced persons in Armenia.
Chaired by Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, the Government met in a regular session at the Office of Government. As suggested by the Prime Minister, the Government heard the report of the Minister of Emergency Situations on the need of providing emergency assistance to the forest fire-plagued Russian Federation. Yesterday and today fire brigades and corresponding equipment were fielded to the disaster zones in Russia. The Government decided to allocate AMD 24,600,000.00 to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia.
Minister Oskanian received António Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, on August 21.
Secretary of National Security Council under president of the RA, the Defense Minister Serge Sargsyan received the delegation headed by the U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Daniel Fried on March 16.2006.
The meeting comprises Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of RA Arman Kirakosyan, U.S. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Armenia John Evans and co-chair of OSCE Minsk Group Steven Mann.
Interview of President Robert Kocharian to H1, H2 and Artsakh Public TV channels
Q: Mister President, the Karabagh issue is back on the front pages of the Armenian media. It happens from time to time. When the Co-Chairs "heat up" the issue, the expectations rise. The negotiations in Rambouie were followed by the phase of disappointment. The expectations were high, the public was anticipating that some interesting arrangements would come up, but it turned into deep disappointment.
An article entitled "Old states and new: shifting paradigms and the complex road to peace in Nagorno Karabakh," written by Minister of Foreign Affairs Vartan Oskanian has appeared in the 17th issue of ACCORD, a publication of the Conciliation Resources organization of the UK.
On September 15 the press conference of MP Shavarsh Kocharyan from Ardaruriun (Justice) faction on the topic "The Tendencies of the Settlement of the Karabakh Problem."
On September 12 Shavarsh Kocharyan detailed the discussions on Nagorno Karabakh conflict held within the frameworks of the Ad-hoc Committee set up in order to apply the PACE 14-16 Resolution, during which their viewpoints expressed Tigran Torosyan, Vice President, head of the Armenian delegation, Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Goran Lennmarker, OSCE PA Special …
As soon as news reports indicated the degree of damage that the US has suffered as a result of Hurricane Katrina, the Government of Armenia immediately offered help in the form of rescuers and medical personnel. However, it became clear that the immediate need is for financial resources. Therefore, at its Thursday September 8 Cabinet meeting, the Government decided to allocate $200,000.00 to the US for relief efforts.
H.E. Mr. Vartan Oskanian
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia
at the 57th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
New York, September 15
May I begin by congratulating Mr. Jan Kavan upon his election to the post of President of this 57th session of the General Assembly and wish him success in his work. I would also like to thank Mr. Hang Seung-soo for having so ably conducted the 56th session.
21 March 2002
Vienna 21 March 2002
Mr. Chairman and Excellencies,
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia
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