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Armenian, Polish architects discuss joint cooperation for restoring historical monuments

A group of Polish architects from Wroclaw were hosted on Wednesday at the “Service for the Protection of Historical Environment” NCSO to discuss the implementation of new projects with Armenian colleagues. As the Service reported in a released statement, the new format of the cooperation envisages specialized studies at the sit...

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armenpress.am8 hours ago

First deputy named acting Police Chief

Colonel Arman Sargsyan, the First Deputy Police Chief of Armenia, is currently the acting Police Chief after Valery Osipyan’s dismissal, police spokesperson Ashot Aharonyan told reporters. Aharonyan said Osipyan held a meeting with the senior officials of the police force and thanked everyone for the joint work. “Now Osipyan is ...

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armenpress.am8 hours ago

“I will speak about the reasons of my departure in the future”, says Osipyan

Shortly after being dismissed as Police Chief of Armenia, Valery Osipyan released the following statement: “During my entire life I have served the state and the people, law and justice, having the officer’s honor and dignity as the exclusive guideline and standards. I will further continue serving my people with the same standa...

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armenpress.am8 hours ago

PM to hand over Hero Of Our Times prize for the first time on Independence Day

The Armenian Prime Minister will hand for the first time the Hero Of Our Times prize within the frames of the celebrations dedicated to 28th anniversary of the Republic of Armenia. Chief of the PM’s staff Eduard Aghajanyan told reporters during today’s press conference that the award will be handed over to a person who establish...

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armenpress.am8 hours ago

Government allocates nearly 220 million drams for 28th Independence Day nationwide celebrations

The government has allocated around 220 million drams for organizing the 28th Independence Day celebrations on September 21st, Chief of Staff of the Pashinyan Administration Eduard Aghajanyan told a news conference today. He said the main events will kick off 11:00, September 21 at the Gyumri central park. “Famous bars and cafes...

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armenpress.am9 hours ago

Romania’s Senate adopts bill to declare October 12 Day of Armenian language, alphabet and culture

The Senate (upper house of Parliament) of Romania on September 18 adopted the bill on declaring October 12 as a Day of Armenian language, alphabet and culture, Armenian Ambassador to Romania Sergey Minasyan said on Facebook. “The bill has been submitted by the initiative of MPs Varuzhan Pambukchyan and Varuzhan Voskanyan. Accord...

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armenpress.am9 hours ago

Number of Armenians seeking asylum in EU countries drops greatly

Number of Armenian citizens who sought asylum in the EU countries for the first time has declined by 27% in the first half of 2019 compared to 2018, and by 44% compared to 2017, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said on Facebook, citing the data of Eurostat. According to the data of 2019, 1815 citizens sought asylum in E...

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armenpress.am10 hours ago

Former Police Chief of Armenia Vladimir Gasparyan charged for abuse of power

Armenia’s investigative committee revealed a number of circumstances regarding the ongoing criminal case connected with the abuse of power by separate officials of the defense ministry, the Investigative Committee told Armenpress. Vladimir Gasparyan (former police chief of Armenia) has been charged. According to the investigatio...

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armenpress.am11 hours ago

Minister Papikyan attends opening ceremony of Armenian pavilion during 63rd IAEA conference

Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures Suren Papikyan attended the opening ceremony of the Armenian pavilion within the frames of the 63rd general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna on September 15-18, the ministry told Armenpress. The program developments of Hayatom scienti...

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panorama.am12 hours ago

France to give more people iodine tablets after expanding nuclear security cordon

France will give out free iodine tablets to around 2.2 million people living close to nuclear plants to help protect them from radiation in case of an accident, Euronews reported. The country's nuclear regulator agency ASN said on Tuesday people living within 10-20 kilometres from one of EDF's 19 nuclear plants, as well as so...

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