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National Assembly of the 4th convocation
Elections’ day: June 19, 2005
Term: June 30, 2005 – June 10, 2010

 

July 18, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received Vice Speaker of the UK House of Lords, Baroness Caroline Cox and a group of students arrived with her.

July 19, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of representatives of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA).

August 2, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of Canadian-Armenian youth headed by the primate of the Canadian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Bagrat Bishop Galstanyan.

August 2, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of members of the “Country and culture” All-Armenian organisation.

September 12, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the delegation led by the Vice Speaker of the UK House of Lords, Baroness Caroline Cox.

September 13, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of young researchers arrived from the Netherlands within the Program “Stories from abroad.”

September 20, 2005 – RA National Assembly President Arthur Baghdasaryan received the President of the NKR National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan.

September 26, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the delegation of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party of the U.S. West Coast led by Ara Aharonyan.

October 12, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received Secretary General of the YMCA Johan Vilhelm Eltvik.

October 22, 2005 – Within the working visit to the EU countries, NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan participated in the Conference of the 28 French Armenian organisations which conduct lobbying activities for Artsakh in Paris. The conference was organized by the NKR Permanent Representation in France.

October 24-26, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan was in Berlin on a working visit. The President of the Parliament had meetings with the Member of Bundestag, Deputy Chairman of the Social Democrats faction, Gernot Erler, the Chair of the Committee on Economic Development of the Eastern Germany Oliver Vick and Caucasian Program Coordinator of the same organization Dr. Martin Hoffman, Executive Director of Berlin State Library Barbara Shnayder-Kempf, and representatives of the German-Armenian organizations.

Ashot Ghoulyan made a key-note speech on NKR’s statehood in a panel discussion on “EU’s new neighborhood” at the Free University of Berlin. The NKR Parliament President presented a report on “Nagorno-Karabakh in 2005: Political and Social Dimensions” at the Institute for Eastern Europe Studies of the Free University of Berlin.

President of the Parliament delivered a speech during a panel discussion on “The EU and NK conflict resolution” at European Academy Berlin.

November 14-16, 2005 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan and the Primate of Artsakh Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church, Pargev Archbishop Martirosyan arrived in California to participate in the events dedicated to the donation of the “Revival of Artsakh” program. The NKR delegation had meetings with the representatives of the Armenian community in Los Angeles, Sacramento and San-Diego.

February 9, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the coordinators of the South Caucasus program of the Interchurch Peace Council (IKV) Miriam Struyk and Iteke Hoogenboum.

February 27, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the parliamentary delegation of Luxemburg.

March 31, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the co-chairs of the Russian-American working group on the Azerbaijan-Karabakh conflict of the Dartmouth Conference on Regional Conflicts Vitaly Naumkin and Harold Saunders.

April 26-27, 2006 – The parliamentary delegation of Armenia led by Vice President of the RA National Assembly Tigran Torosyan arrived in Stepanakert to participate in the sitting of the Committee on Interparliamentary Cooperation between RA NA and NKR NA.

April 28, 2006 – Members of the NKR Parliament met with the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia Vartan Oskanyan.

June 22, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan and FM Georgy Petrosyan arrived in Boston, MA with a working visit. The delegation had meetings with Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Rachel Kaprelian and the adviser to the Speaker on Health Issues Chris Huger, the co-chairs of the American Armenian Assembly Caroline Mougar and Anthony Parsamian, members of the council of the “Boston Globe” Magazine, representatives of the Armenian Community.

June 26 - July 4, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan and FM Georgy Petrosyan arrived in Washington, DC with a working visit. The delegation had meetings with senators Lincoln Chafee and Jack Reed; Chairman of the Subcommittee on Foreign Allocations, Congressman Jim Kolbe; the U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Bryza; President of the Marshall Legacy Institute Perry Baltimore; leadership of the ANCA and AAA, members of the Armenian community.  Parliament President and FM Petrosyan made key-note speeches in a panel discussion on “The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Prerequisites for Peace” at the United States Institute of Peace.

A reception dedicated to the NKR delegation’s visit took place at the Capitol Hill. A dozen of the U.S. congressmen, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic Armenia to the U.S. Tatul Margaryan, Representative of Artsakh to the U.S. Vardan Barseghyan, leaders of the American Armenian grassroots organizations, journalists attended the event. Congressmen Frank Pallone, Joe Knollenberg, Ed Royce, Carolyn Maloney, Adam Schiff and Brad Sherman made speeches during the event.

June 28, 2006 – NKR National Assembly Vice President Rudik Hyusnuts received the delegation of the Left Party of the Kingdom of Sweden led by a member of the Riksdag (Parliament of Sweden), first deputy chair of the Left Party Ulla Hoffmann.

August 31, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations and Defense of the Senate of the Kingdom of Belgium François Roelants du Vivier.

September 4, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received members of the South Ossetian delegation who arrived in Stepanakert to participate in the events dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Deputy Foreign Minister Alan Pliyev and Deputy Minister of Defense and Emergency Situations Ibrahim Gasiyev.

September 5, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received members of the delegation of Transnistria.

September 18, 2006 – Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the NKR National Assembly Vahram Atanesyan received the reporter of the PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons Leo Platvoety, arrived in Stepanakert with a working visit.

September 25, 2006 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received representatives of the Democratic Liberal Party of the U.S. West Coast, Members of the Canadian office Ara Aharonyan and Armenian office Karen Kirakosyan.

September 20-22, 2006 – NKR Parliamentary delegation led by the President of the National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan participated in the sitting of the RA NA – NKR NA Interparliamentary Committee on Cooperation in Yerevan.

May 16, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of politicians, public figures, businessmen and journalists arrived in Stepanakert from Germany.

July 16, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received members of the international research group arrived in Stepanakert in the frames of the “Conflicts and peacebuilding activities in the South Caucasus” project. The group was headed by the director of the Royal Danish Military Academy, colonel-general Karsten Moller.

July 21, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of students arrived in Artsakh from the U.S., Egypt, Romania, and Canada. The study visit was supported by the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU).  

July 24, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the delegation led by Deputy Speaker of the UK House of Lords, Baroness Caroline Cox.

August 23, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a member of the UK House of Commons Steven Pound.

August 28, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received Swiss astrophysicist, professor of Geneva University, laureate of international awards Michael Mayor and our compatriot, chief of the “Chemical Evolution of Space” Laboratory of the European Space Astronomy Centre, Dr. Garik Israelian.

September 7, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the delegations of South Ossetia and Abkhazia arrived in Stepanakert to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

September 28, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of young Armenians arrived in Stepanakert from the Stavropol Krai of the Russian Federation.

October 27, 2007 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the director of the Centre for the Strategic and Political Research of Russia Vitaly Naumkin, Head of the Moscow Office of the German Rosa Luxemburg Peter Linke and a group of experts of the same organization.

April 18, 2008 – The delegation led by the President of the RA National Assembly Tigran Torosyan arrived in Stepanakert to participate in the regular sitting of the Committee on RA NA-NKR NA Interparliamentary Cooperation.

April 19, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan met with the newly appointed Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian, who was in Stepanakert on a working visit.

May 12, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the participants of the All-Armenian Song Festival “Yntsa” and the director of the State Song Theatre of Armenia, composer Arthur Grigoryan.

May 27, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the delegation led by Deputy Speaker of the UK House of Lords, Baroness Caroline Cox.

May 28, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received French historian, author of a number of research papers on Armenian Genocide, Eve Ternon, and his wife.

June 2-6, 2008 – NKR delegation led by the President of the National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan was in Berlin on a working visit.  The delegation had meetings with German MPs, politicians, public figures, experts and participated at the conference “The role of Nagorno-Karabakh in the development of South Caucasus” at European Academy of Berlin.

June 21, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the members of the Armenian group of the international network“A Momentum: Changing the negotiation and leadership culture.”

July 19, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of students from the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, Russia, Syria, and Australia, arrived in Artsakh on a study visit.

August 30, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of youth researchers headed by the director of the Strategic Scientific Centre “Ararat” Armen Aivazian.

October 9, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the President of the Constitutional Court of Armenia Gagik Harutyunyan and CC member Henrik Danielyan.

November 10, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of public figures, arrived in Artsakh from the Netherlands and Georgia.

November 15, 2008 – A closed-door meeting with the Co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group took place in the NKR National Assembly. Parliament President Ashot Ghoulyan, Vice President Rudik Hyusnuts, FM Georgy Petrosyan, MPs, the OSCE Minsk Group Co-chairs Bernard Fassier (France), Yuri Merzlyakov (Russian Federation), Matthew Bryza (United States) and the Personal Representative of the OSCE CiO Andrzej Kasprzyk took part in the meeting.

December 20, 2008 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian.

February 19, 2009 – The parliamentary delegation of Armenia led by the NA President Hovik Abrahamyan visited Artsakh on a working visit. The regular sitting of the RA NA-NKR NA Interparliamentary Committee on Cooperation took place in the plenary hall of Artsakh Parliament. The current stage of the negotiation process over Azerbaijani-Karabakh conflict and the role of parliamentary diplomacy, the peculiarities and further improvement of the NKR legislation on the social security of servicemen and their families, educational and scientific issues in the frame of the legislative regulation were on the agenda of the sitting.

February 23, 2009 – NKR National Assembly Vice President Rudik Hyusnuts received a member of the ARF Bureau, representative of the ARF to the Socialist International Mario Nalbandyan.

April 16, 2009 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the delegation of the Parliament of Armenia. The delegation arrived in Stepanakert to participate in the joint sitting of the standing committees, planned within the interparliamentary cooperation between Artsakh and Armenia.

April 20, 2009 – NKR National Assembly Vice President Rudik Hyusnuts met with the Vice President of the National Assembly of Armenia Arevik Petrosyan, MPs Samvel Nikoyan and Ernest Soghomonyan in Stepanakert.

April 25, 2009 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received President of the Football Federation of Armenia, MP Ruben Hayrapetyan.

June 8, 2009 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the head of the France-Armenia Friendship Group of the National Assembly, French MP François Rochebloine, Secretary of the Group Jean Pier Delaunay, member of the city council of Saint-Simon Madon Emmanuel and chairman of the “Satar Karabakhin” (Support to Karabakh) French Armenian Union Rafael Musayelyan.

June 15, 2009 – President of the National Assembly of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan received the President of the NKR Parliament Ashot Ghoulyan.

June 26, 2009 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a group of representatives of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA).

August 27, 2009 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received Chairwoman of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the Parliament of Armenia Naira Zohrabyan and MP Vachagan Khurshudyan.

September 3, 2009 – A meeting with the participation of the leadership of the Foreign Ministry, Heads of the Diplomatic Missions of Armenia and Artsakh representatives took place in the NKR National Assembly.

October 6, 2009 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received professor of the University of Copenhagen Bo Thorsen, who was in Artsakh on a study visit.

October 22, 2009 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received renowned Argentinian Armenian musician Gagik Gasparyan and regional coordinator of the AGBU, doctor of economics Ruben Arturo Kedikian.

October 27, 2009 – Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the NKR National Assembly Vahram Atanesyan received the delegation led by Foreign Minister of Transnistria Vladimir Yastrebchak.

October 25-30, 2009 – A delegation led by the President of the NKR National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan was in France on a working visit. The delegation had meetings with the Chair of the France-Armenia Friendship Group of the Senate Serge Lagauche, the Chair of the France-Armenia Friendship Group of the National Assembly François Rochebloine and members of the group, the Mayors of the Armenian populated towns near Paris, the Deputy Mayor of Marseille, the leadership of French Armenian organisations.

November 2-4, 2009 – A delegation led by the President of the NKR National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan was in Russia. The Vice Speaker of the State Duma, leader of the Liberal-Democratic Party of Russia Vladimir Zhirinovsky and members of the faction, as well as a member of the faction of “United Russia” Party, coordinator of the Russia-Armenia Interparliamentary Group Igor Chernishenko,  received the delegation in the State Duma.

December 15, 2009 – The 7th sitting of the Committee on the Interparliamentary Cooperation between RA NA and NKR NA took place in Yerevan. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan received the NKR parliamentary delegation.

March 1, 2010 – In the scope of the interparliamentary cooperation between Armenia and Artsakh, the joint sitting of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs of the NKR Parliament and the Standing Committee on Health Care, Maternity, Social Affairs of the RA NA and Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Youth and Sports took place in the NKR National Assembly.

March 5, 2010 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the Minister of Diaspora of Armenia Hranush Hakobyan.

March 12, 2010 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan had a meeting with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly João Soares in the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh in Armenia.

May 19, 2010 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received a former special representative of the OSCE to the South Caucasus, special representative of the Institute of Democracy and Cooperation of Paris Office Moris Bono, who arrived in Artsakh with an observation mission.

June 8, 2010 – NKR National Assembly President Ashot Ghoulyan received the parliamentary delegation of the National Assembly of France. The delegation was composed of the Chair of the France-Armenia Friendship Group of the National Assembly François Rochebloine and secretary of the group Jean Pierre Delanua, MPs Richar Malien, Arlette Grosskost, René Roquet, Michel Diefenbacher and Pascal Croso.