Politics 16:06 20/02/2024 Armenia

RPA activists protest outside Armenian Foreign Ministry

Activists of the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Youth Organization on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Armenian Foreign Ministry building.

They held the ministry responsible for the detention of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) leaders by Azerbaijani authorities and condemned its failure to make efforts towards their repatriation.

RPA Youth Organization Chairman Henrikh Danielyan blamed Armenia’s foreign policy for the depopulation of Artsakh.

The activists held posters featuring photos of former Artsakh leaders Arkady Ghukasyan, Bako Sahakyan, Arayik Harutyunyan, ex-parliament speaker Davit Ishkhanyan and other Armenian captives held in Azerbaijan, which read, “Aliyev’s prisoners”.

Henrikh Danielyan blamed the Foreign Ministry for turning the government office into a “travel agency”.

“Are the taxes paid by Armenian citizens for those inside this building to work and get salaries used for the benefit of Armenia and Artsakh or for Azerbaijan? a protester asked, claiming the ministry leaders’ policy has led to a “disgraceful situation” on all international platforms and security challenges.

“We’ve gathered here to say that we refuse to remain silent and put up with it,” they said.

The protesters brought board games, including dominoes, tennis and others, as gifts for employees of the Foreign Ministry.



Source Panorama.am
Share |
Տեքստում սխալ կամ վրիպակ նկատելու դեպքում, ուղարկեք խմբագրին հաղորդագրություն` նշելով տվյալ սխալը, այնուհետև սեղմելով Ctrl-Enter:

Newsfeed

17:06
Opposition files lawsuits against Civil Contract
The opposition Mother Armenia faction in the Yerevan City Council has filed three lawsuits against the municipal faction of Prime Minister Nikol...
16:45
EU mission in Armenia welcomes first Canadian expert
The EU Mission in Armenia (EUMA) has welcomed the first Canadian expert. “Thrilled to welcome the first Canadian expert Alexander...
16:30
Temperatures to hit 28C in Yerevan this week
Showers and thunderstorms coupled with strong winds are expected in some parts of Armenia on Monday and later this week. Rainless weather is...
16:15
President: Kazakhstan ready to increase exports to Armenia up to $350 million
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan reaffirmed their strong commitment to enhancing...
15:36
Vardan Ghukasyan announces street protests in Yerevan
U.S.-based blogger Vardan Ghukasyan (better known as "Dog”), the founder of the Democracy, Law and Discipline party, has announced...
15:15
Opposition MP slams Brussels talks as 'disgraceful failure'
The Armenia-EU-US meeting held in Brussels on April 5 was a "disgraceful failure", Artur Khachatryan, an MP from the opposition...
14:33
UK’s Cameron urges Israel to use 'head as well as heart' after Iran attack
British Foreign Secretary David Cameron urged Israel not to retaliate after Iran's drone and missile attack, saying it should "think...
14:16
Armenian Foreign Ministry says no 'substantive' talks with UK over Rwanda deal
Armenia and the United Kingdom have had no “substantive” talks on a possible Rwanda deal, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Ani Badalyan...
13:36
Police in Yerevan seize flyers about 'missing' ombudsperson
Police officers on Monday seized flyers regarding Armenian Human Rights Defender Anahit Manasyan distributed by two employees of the...
13:05
Arsonist targeting Armenian cemetery in Fresno
Since the middle of January, the Fresno Ararat Armenian Cemetery has been targeted by an arsonist, FOX26 News reports. Six total...
12:35
New Middle East crisis will directly affect Armenia, MP warns
The escalation of tensions in the Middle East will have a direct impact on Armenia, warns opposition MP Tigran Abrahamyan. His comments came...
11:57
UK targeting four countries, including Armenia, for Rwanda deal
Britain is targeting four more countries to replicate the Rwanda migrant deportation scheme, according to leaked documents. The UK has...
11:36
Kazakh president arrives in Armenia
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan has arrived in Armenia on an official visit.  He was welcomed by Deputy Prime...
11:24
AntiFake employees detained in Yerevan
Two employees of the AntiFake media outlet were detained in Yerevan early on Monday, lawyer Ruben Melikyan revealed. Citing preliminary...
11:00
Armenia calls for dialogue in Middle East amid escalating tensions
Escalating tensions in the Middle East are a cause for grave concern, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said on Sunday following Iran's...
17:00
Temperatures to hit 27C in parts of Armenia
Rainless weather is expected in Armenia on Saturday, the met service reports. Showers are forecast for the country’s regions on Sunday...
16:46
One killed in cable car accident in Turkey
A cable car ferrying passengers in a mountainous area of southern Turkey broke apart after colliding with part of the metal structure supporting...
16:36
Armenian government announces Kazakh leader's visit to Yerevan
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will travel to Armenia on an official visit on April 15. The Armenian government said in a...
16:15
Rally held in Armenian border village
A large group of public figures, politicians and clergymen on Saturday gathered in Voskepar, a border village in Armenia’s Tavush...
15:33
Transavia launches Yerevan-Lyon flights
Transavia Airlines launched flights between Yerevan and Lyon on April 13, the Armenia International Airports CJSC reported. Flights will be...
15:13
Catholicos Karekin II offers condolences to families of killed soldiers
His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, has expressed condolences to the families of the Armenian servicemen...
14:33
Pashinyan: Armenia seeks to prevent all attempts to politicize EAEU
Armenia is seeking to stop all attempts to politicize the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said. "We...
13:46
Five killed in Sydney mall attack
Five people were killed and several others injured -- including a small child -- when a knife-wielding attacker rampaged through a busy Sydney...
13:30
13 Armenian soldiers hospitalized after military truck crash – Defense Ministry
Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan and Health Minister Anahit Avanesyan on Saturday visited the Central Clinical Military Hospital in...
13:02
Kazakh president to pay official visit to Armenia
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan will pay a one-day official visit to Armenia on April 15. He is expected to hold talks with...
12:34
Defense Ministry reports no serious injuries after military truck crash in Gegharkunik
The Armenian Defense Ministry says no one was seriously injured in the wake of a military vehicle crash in Gegharkunik Province on Saturday....
12:00
Monument Watch exposes Azeri lies about Artsakh's ancient culture
The video "Ancient Aghdam Destroyed Nomadic Heritage", produced by the Azerbaijani CBC TV channel, contains several arbitrary...
11:32
Armenian Defense Ministry names soldiers killed in road accident
The Armenian Defense Ministry identified the servicemen killed in a road accident on Friday. Four Armenian soldiers were killed and 20...
11:15
Armenia denies false Azeri reports of shooting
The Defense Ministry of Armenia has rejected Azerbaijan's false accusations of cross-border shooting. “The statement of the...
11:00
Germany urges its citizens to leave Iran
Germany warned its citizens to leave Iran, saying that there was a risk both of a sudden escalation in Tehran's existing tensions with...

Follow us and get updates!

Most popular articles

{"core.blocks.header.spell_message1":"Selected mistake: ","core.blocks.header.spell_message2":"Send a message about the mistake?"}