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    Armenia’s Hermine Naghdalyan re-elected as PACE Vice-President
    Jan23

    Armenia’s Hermine Naghdalyan re-elected as PACE Vice-President

    Hermine Naghdalyan, Head of the Armenian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has been elected PACE Vice-President. The Vice-Presidents were elected at the opening session of the Winter plenary session today. The seats for the Vice-Presidents in respect of the Republic of Moldova and Romania remain vacant....

    Russia foreign ministry: Date for Trump-Putin call being finalized
    Jan23

    Russia foreign ministry: Date for Trump-Putin call being finalized

    A spokesman for Russia’s foreign ministry said Monday that his government expects to finalize a date soon for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first phone call with President Donald Trump since his inauguration last week.On a conference call with reporters that was reported by Reuters, Russian foreign ministry spokesman Dmitry...

    Rumen Radev assumes office as president, a “hot” spring in the offing
    Jan23

    Rumen Radev assumes office as president, a “hot” spring in the offing

    Continuity and change. These were the guiding principles the new President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev formulated in his brief speech as he assumed office at a ceremony in Sofia yesterday. Former president Rosen Plevneliev wished success to his successor, stating that throughout the five years of his term of office he had worked solely for the...

    The Morning Vertical, January 23, 2017
    Jan23

    The Morning Vertical, January 23, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Alexander Lapshin apologizes to Ilham Aliyev 
    Jan23

    Alexander Lapshin apologizes to Ilham Aliyev 

    ArmInfo. Russian-Israeli blog writer Alexander Lapshin, who was earlier detained in Minsk upon Baku’s demand, has apologized to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in the written form, according to lawyer Ara Kazaryan, the head of the working group set up to defend Lapshin. RIA Novosti quotes Kazaryan as saying: “He has really begged...

    Trump’s Foreign Policy Chaos
    Jan23

    Trump’s Foreign Policy Chaos

    In August 2014, Pope Francis warned a group of journalists that “we are in a world at war everywhere.” He recalled: “A man said to me, ‘Father, we are in World War III, but spread out in small pockets everywhere.’ He was right.” The pope’s conclusion was partly a reflection of the time. Because August 2014 marked one hundred years...

    PACE winter plenary part-session kicks off
    Jan23

    PACE winter plenary part-session kicks off

    There have also been a requests for an urgent debate on the functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey and for a current affairs debate on the situation in Syria and its effects upon surrounding countries. Addressing the Assembly will be Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania, and Johannes Hahn,...

    Kremlin says expects to agree date for Trump-Putin phone call soon
    Jan23

    Kremlin says expects to agree date for Trump-Putin phone call soon

    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a video link, dedicated to the start of natural gas supplying from mainland Russia to Crimea, in Moscow, Russia, December 27, 2016. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters MOSCOW: The Kremlin said on Monday it expected to soon agree a date for the first phone call between President Vladimir Putin and US President...

    France ex-PM Fillon says Georgia and Ukraine have no place in EU, NATO
    Jan23

    France ex-PM Fillon says Georgia and Ukraine have no place in EU, NATO

    He also called the announcements of politicians urging Kiev and Tbilisi to be provided with membership as “irresponsible”. …read more Source:...

    Kiraki: Integration or assimilation? Ethnic minorities do not maintain traditions
    Jan23

    Kiraki: Integration or assimilation? Ethnic minorities do not maintain traditions

    Another issue of Kiraki (Sunday) program is dedicated to the ethnic minorities living in Armenia. The RA National Assembly ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in 1993. According to the data of 2011 census, 57 thousand representatives of ethnic minority live in Armenia. The biggest community among the...