AAA: Assembly To Honor Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs

Armenian Assembly of America 122 C Street, NW, Suite 350 Washington, DC 20001 Phone: 202-393-3434 Fax: 202-638-4904 Email: [email protected] Web: PRESS RELEASE March 31, 2004 CONTACT: Christine Kojoian E-mail: [email protected] ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY TO HONOR ARMENIAN CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS WITH PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD Washington, DC – The Armenian Assembly of America announced today that it will honor […]

US General thanks Armenia for sending peacekeeping platoon to Kosovo

ArmenPress March 31 2004 US GENERAL THANKS ARMENIA FOR SENDING PEACEKEEPING PLATOON TO KOSOVO YEREVAN, MARCH 31, ARMENPRESS: Major General Jeffrey Kohler, the Director of Plans and Policy for US European Command, who arrived Tuesday in Armenia for a two-day visit to discuss with Armenian counterparts bilateral military issues, told reporters today after wrapping up […]

Office of defense coop established at US Embassy in Yerevan

ArmenPress March 31 2004 OFFICE OF DEFENSE COOPERATION ESTABLISHED AT US EMBASSY IN YEREVAN YEREVAN, MARCH 31, ARMENPRESS: The Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), established at the US embassy in Yerevan is working to expand the Department of Defense (DoD) assistance programs available for implementation in Armenia, the US embassy told Armenpress. The establishment of […]

Police opens investigation into beating human rights activists

ArmenPress March 31 2004 POLICE OPENS INVESTIGATION INTO BEATING HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST YEREVAN, MARCH 31, ARMENPRESS: Armenian authorities have started an investigation into an incident involving a representative of a leading human rights organization, Mikael Danielian, who was beaten by assailants on Tuesday. Mikael Danielyan, the chairman of the Armenian Helsinki Association, was attacked by […]

When voters choose ethnicity over issues

National Post (Canada) March 31, 2004 Wednesday All but Toronto Edition When voters choose ethnicity over issues by James Cowan In the final installment of the Post’s series on ethnopolitics, James Cowan visits Don Valley East, where ethnic alliances determined not just the issues, but the backroom battles that decided the Liberal nomination. – – […]

No negotiations on continuation of Iran-Armenia Gas pipel. to Europe

Agency WPS The Russian Oil and Gas Report (Russia) March 31, 2004, Wednesday ARMENIA DOES NOT NEGOTIATE ON CONTINUATION OF IRAN-ARMENIA GAS PIPELINE TOWARDS EUROPE Armenian Energy Minister Armen Movsisyan reports that nobody has conducted any negotiations on continuation of the Iran-Armenia gas pipeline through Georgia and further through Ukraine to Europe with Armenia. According […]

Armitage visit to CIS finishes: US activates policy in the Caucasus

Agency WPS DEFENSE and SECURITY (Russia) March 31, 2004, Wednesday U.S. DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE RICHARD ARMITAGE’S VISIT TO THE CIS HAS FINISHED: THE U.S. ACTIVATES ITS POLICY IN THE CAUCASUS US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage’s visit to the CIS finished on Saturday. He held negotiations with President Ilkham Aliyev in Baku. One […]

Rights activist attacked in Armenia amid protests

Agence France Presse March 31, 2004 Wednesday 8:44 AM Eastern Time Rights activist attacked in Armenia amid protests YEREVAN, March 31 Unkown assailants have attacked a top rights campaigner and reporter in the former Soviet republic of Armenia, leaving him hospitalized, his friends said Wednesday. Mikael Danileyan, who heads the Helsinki Federation rights group in […]

A ton of memories

Waverley Leader (Australia) March 30, 2004 Tuesday A ton of memories By Matthew Burgess A SURVIVOR of the Armenian Holocaust, Mary Sheohmelian has a history filled with sadness and loss. But, there was a chance for celebration last week when the survivor turned 100. Ms Sheohmelian’s youngest daughter, Zevart, spoke on behalf of her mother […]

U.S. and Armenia strengthen military ties

Associated Press Worldstream March 31, 2004 Wednesday 3:10 PM Eastern Time U.S. and Armenia strengthen military ties YEREVAN, Armenia The United States and Armenia strengthened military cooperation on Wednesday, and a U.S. officer involved in planning for a major realignment of American forces abroad said servicemen from the former Soviet republic will soon be in […]