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18.06.2018
Representatives of OSCE Participating States Hosted in Parliament
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On June 18, within the framework of their visit to the South Caucasus the permanent representatives of the OSCE participating states being in Armenia on a working visit met with the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security and the members of the Armenian delegation to the OSCE PA.

The interlocutors discussed issues related to the regional security, Armenia-OSCE cooperation format, and the reforms of the upcoming parliamentary extraordinary elections.

With regards to the issue of the regional security and the settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan has noted that the proposals of the OSCE Minsk Group are not considered to be the Armenians’ dream, but at this moment - the only possible approach of the peaceful settlement of the problem. The Committee Chair has underlined that Azerbaijan continues its bellicose policy and, taking the advantage of the inner-political situation of Armenia, during the period of June 10-16 in the line of contact of Artsakh-Azerbaijani conflicting troops have broken the ceasefire regime about 250 times, more than 2500 shots. In parallel with this, in recent days in different sections of the line of contact of Artsakh-Azerbaijani conflicting troops active moves and accumulations of the adversary’s military equipment and human force have been recorded.

Addressing the interlocutors, Armen Ashotyan has stressed that the OSCE is the only legitimate structure which has a mandate to solve the NK conflict.

The MPs Koryun Nahapetyan, Sasun Mikayelyan, Spartak Seyranyan expressed their viewpoints on the issues under debate. Koryun Nahapetyan has underlined that Armenia is open for multilateral relations with the OSCE, including the spheres of national security and defense.

Touching upon the Electoral Code, the representatives of the political forces highlighted the implementation of the reforms in mutually admissible conditions which would give an opportunity to hold free, fair and transparent elections.

“The upcoming extraordinary parliamentary elections should be on the distinct way of the establishment of democracy in Armenia,” the member of the Yelq/Way out Faction Sasun Mikayelyan said.

In the context of the reforms in the Electoral he member of the RA NA ARF Faction Spartak Seyranyan highlighted the rise of the parliamentary government efficiency.


18.06.2018
RA NA Extraordinary Sitting to Be Convened
By the decision of the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan, at the initiative of the Government of the Republic of Armenia on June 19, at 11:00 an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia will be convened, and after the end of it immediately another extraordinary sitting will...

18.06.2018
RA NA President Ara Babloyan Sends Condolence Message on Igor Muradyan’s Death
“I learnt with deep grief about the untimely death of the public and political figure, the deputy of the RA Supreme Council, one of the first leaders of Karabakh movement Igor Muradyan.His contribution to the protection of the Artsakh Armenians’ interests at the end of the 20th century and to the al...

18.06.2018
Members of RA NA Factions Meet with Delegation of European Parliament
On June 18, the members of the RA NA RPA, Tsarukyan, ARF and Yelq/Way out Factions met with the member of the delegation of the European Parliament being in Armenia, headed by the Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (EPP) David McAllister.The Head of the delegation informed that they attentive...

18.06.2018
Ara Babloyan Addresses RA NA Factions with Proposal of Beginning Debates on the Electoral Code
Taking into consideration the necessity of solving the political situation created in the country, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan addressed the RA NA factions, proposing them to form a working group for beginning debates on the Electoral Code....

18.06.2018
Eduard Sharmazanov is to Leave for Albania
On June 18-21, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov will be in Albania to take part in the works of the 51st Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC). Eduard Sharmazanov will take part in the ceremony of transferring the PABSEC Presidency fr...

18.06.2018
Armen Ashotyan: Democracy is an Important Factor of Stability and Peace in the South Caucasus
On June 18, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan met with the delegation of the European Parliament headed by the Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (EPP) David McAllister. Welcoming the guests in the RA NA, Armen Ashotyan touched upon the inner-politi...

18.06.2018
Ara Babloyan Signs Protocol on Considering Suspended Authorities of Deputy of the RA NA Deputy Meruzhan Simonyan
“Taking as a basis the deputy’s resignation and being led by the requirement of Paragraph 6 of Part 1 of Article 154 of the NA Rules of Procedure of the RA Constitutional Law, consider suspended the authorities of the deputy of the deputy Meruzhan Simonyan elected through territorial electoral list ...

18.06.2018
RA NA Extraordinary Sitting to Be Convened
By the decision of the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan, under Article 100 of the RA Constitution and Article 41 of the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly of the RA Constitutional Law at the initiative of the RA Government, on June 19 at 11:00 an extraordinary sitting of the RA National Assembly ...



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