Artsakh Parliamentary Association Organized Meeting Dedicated to 32nd Anniversary of Karabakh Liberation Movement
15 February 2020

February 15, Artsakh Parliamentarians Association NGO headed by Hamlet Grigoryan organized an event dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the Karabakh Liberation Movement in the small hall of the National Assembly.  

At the beginning of the event, the President of the Association congratulated the participants on the anniversary of the Pan-Armenian Movement and then presented the work done by the Association, underlining the discussions on the important issues of the development of the country with the responsible persons and organizations of different spheres. Hamlet Grigoryan also introduced two new members to the Association - Deputy Chief of Staff Major Danielyan and Doctor Manoush Sargsyan.

Members of the Association, who are also activists of the Artsakh Liberation Movement, touched upon the historical facts concerning the origin and progress of the movement, expressing their concern about their frequent distortion.

Honorary Member of the Artsakh Parliamentary Association, NA President Ashot Ghoulyan, congratulating the participants and organizers of the popular will, noted that the Karabakh movement provided the basis for the formation of an independent Armenian statehood. The Head of the Parliament also attached importance to the evaluation and presentation of the participants’ activities at different stages of the movement, underlining in this sense the role of the Parliamentary Association.

30 May 2020
Artur Tovmasyan Continues to Meet with Political Forces of Artsakh May 30, continuing meetings with the political forces and the candidates running in the presidential elections within the framework of the Republic President’s message of solidarity and tolerance, the NA President Artur Tovmasyan visited the office of the "Sasna Tsrer" Artsakh party in Stepanakert and met with the members of the party board. During the meeting the Head of the NA spoke on the proposal to cooperate with the parliamentary and extra-parliamentary forces on the nation-wide issues - Artsakh problem, recognition of the Armenian Genocide and frontline and security issues. The President of the Parliament once again noted that he sees the development of the Artsakh Republic as an independent state; get ahead the vision of reuniting with the Republic of Armenia. Stressing the importance of holding meetings in the new format, the party coordinator Gagik Yesayan touched upon the proposed issues on the agenda and presented the party position. During the meeting the parties discussed issues related to the negotiation process and prospects for cooperation. The NA President next hosted the members of the "Identity and Unity" party led by Erik Mkrtumyan, the Head of the party. During the meeting Artur Tovmasyan spoke about the possible directions of cooperation with the extra-parliamentary force, making a proposal on their being included in the national agenda as well as the National Assembly friendship groups and circles. Congratulating the newly elected President of the National Assembly and thanking him for the reception, the Head of the party, Erik Mkrtumyan, expressed readiness to cooperate on various issues aimed at the development of the country, including the framework of legislative initiatives. Continuing the meetings, the President of the Parliament then received Bardugh Galstyan, Chairman of the “Ramkavar Azatakan Party” of Artsakh and party representatives. Both sides stressed the importance of government-opposition cooperation on the matters of national importance, as well as in other issues on provision of the vitality of the country.