BAKU: Azeri, Armenian foreign ministers to meet in Prague on 3/126

Azeri, Armenian foreign ministers to meet in Prague on 26 March Azad Azarbaycan TV, Baku 16 Mar 04 The Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers will meet in Prague on 26 March. The co-chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Group will also attend the meeting. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Vilayat Quliyev said that the mediators will put up […]

BAKU: Azeri leader, OSCE chairman discuss Karabakh conflict

Azeri leader, OSCE chairman discuss Karabakh conflict Azerbaijani TV Channel One, Baku 16 Mar 04 [Presenter] President Ilham Aliyev today received the visiting OSCE chairman-in-office and Bulgaria’s foreign minister, Solomon Passi. They exchanged views on Azerbaijan’s closer integration into European organizations. Aliyev regretted that there was still no progress in the activity of the OSCE […]

Laboratory to The Ministry

A1 Plus | 16:25:27 | 17-03-2004 | Official | LABORATORY TO THE MINISTRY At the first meeting of the Armenian National Intersectorial Coordinating Board of National Health Programs, Mr. Peter Krakolinig, Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Armenia, announced that the National TB Reference Laboratory (NRL) had been handed over […]

Kocharyan Met Schleicher

A1 Plus | 14:26:36 | 17-03-2004 | Official | KOCHARYAN MET SCHLEICHER President Robert Kocharyan has today received the delegation of European Parliament’ Commission for European Union-Armenia Parliamentary Cooperation, headed by Ursula Schleicher. President reconfirmed resoluteness of Armenia to deepen and intensify the relations with European Union. Kocharyan commended the procedure European Union has launched […]

BAKU: OSCE chief meets Azeri opposition leaders

OSCE chief meets Azeri opposition leaders Turan news agency, Baku 17 Mar 04 BAKU OSCE Chairman-in-Office Solomon Passi, who is currently visiting Baku, met leaders of the leading opposition parties today. Musavat leader Isa Qambar told Turan news agency that they mainly discussed the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, human rights and democracy in Azerbaijan, the situation after […]

Melkonian pupils in spontaneous protest against school closure

Cyprus Mail, Cyprus March 17 2004 Melkonian pupils in spontaneous protest against school closure By Jean Christou OVER 200 pupils from the Melkonian Educational Institute (MEI) walked out of their classes yesterday after hearing the news that their school was to be closed down in June next year. During the spontaneous demonstration, the students chanted […]

Under Government Pressure, Baku Opposition Paper May Go Under

Under Government Pressure, Baku Opposition Paper May Go Under Rosbalt 17/03/2004, 10:03 BAKU, March 17. Eni Musavat, Azerbaijan’s main opposition newspaper, is on the verge of going out of business. The paper’s acting editor, Gabil Abbasoglu, spoke about the situation Monday, a Rosbalt correspondent reported. Abbasoglu blamed the problem on legal actions brought against the […]

Cyprus risks USD 80 mln capital flight, students protest closure

Cyprus risks USD 80 mln capital flight Melkonian students protest as US group announces closure Financial Mirror Wednesday, March 17, 2004 (Front page, lead story) Over 200 students of the historic Melkonian school in Nicosia demonstrated Tuesday against its impending closure after the U.S.-based foundation that runs the Institute announced it will close the school […]

ACP net profit up 170% in 2003

Interfax March 17 2004 ACP net profit up 170% in 2003 Yerevan. (Interfax) – Net profit at the metallurgy company Armenian Copper Program in 2003 amounted to 762.7 million dram, up 170% from 283.6 million dram in 2002, a source in the company told Interfax. Sales revenue last year amounted to 7.25 billion dram, up […]