Representatives of Armenia’s ruling coalition and the main opposition force Armenian National Congress (HAK) met on Monday for initial talks, after which the sides expressed readiness to continue with the difficult political dialogue, which could lay the groundwork for a new, more democratic political culture in Armenia.
Armenian opposition has achieved a great deal over the past two months and is ready for dialogue with the authorities, after President Serzh Sargsian’s administration agreed to release all jailed opposition activists, grant permission to hold rallies in Yerevan’s Liberty Square and relaunch the investigation into the deaths of 2008 post-election violence in Yerevan. Continue reading
If anyone had any doubts, that there’s an agreement between President Serzh Sargsian and opposition leader, First President Levon Ter-Petrossian, those doubts ought to be gone by now.
In the midst of all of the news regarding Raffi Hovannisyan’s hunger strike, the evolving relationship between Hovannisyan and the ARF, especially the Diasporan portion of the ARF, caught my attention. Continue reading
I came across this interesting video which I wanted to share. The author claims, that the maximum amount of people, which Yerevan’s Liberty square can fit is 20,000. It also says the territory around Matenadaran, fits about 10,000 people. Continue reading