The President of the Republic of Armenia
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Exclusive interview of President Serzh Sargsyan to the Public H1 TV channel
Mr. President, discussions over the peaceful resolution of the NK conflict recently have intensified, different opinions are being voiced, and different forecasts are made. What is the real situation today? The real situation is that after a prolonged passive phase the process of the NK conflict resolution has entered the active phase. This is stipulated by at least two important factors: The presidential elections in both Armenia and Azerbaijan have been completed. And the...
Joint Press Conference of the Presidents of Armenia and the Russian Federation
S. SARGSYAN: Ladies and Gentlemen: Allow me to once again cordially welcome our Russian friends in Yerevan. I am truly glad to have yet another meeting with the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitri Medvedev. I think Dmitri Anatolievich will agree with me that our meetings prove once again that the Armenian-Russian relations have acquired the nature of a dynamically developing strategic partnership and cooperation. The strong basis for these relations is the agreement on...
Interview of President Serzh Sargsyan to the “Radical” Turkish daily
The September 6 football match between the Armenian and Turkish national teams can be viewed as the most politicized sport event in our region. What expectations did you have politcswise when you invited President Gule to attend the game? My primary goal was the normalization of relations between our two countries. In the congratulatory message sent by President Gule on my election as President he spoke about the possibility of developing our relations. Later, Prime Minister Erdogan...
President Serzh Sargsyan met with journalists /in Shirakamut village/
Mr. President, lately the President of Turkey made a number of comments regarding his visit to Armenia and his meeting with you. What would you say? I think the visit has already been evaluated by both Armenian and Turkish societies. All reviews prove that majority of people in both societies viewed the initiative and the visit of honorable Mr. Gul to Armenia positively. Our objective was to improve the tone, and I think we have succeeded. During the negotiations President Gul...
Interview of President Serzh Sargsyan to the Austrian "Der Standart" daily
“Make friends with Russia, don’t get too close to the West,” wasn’t this the lesson Moscow gave the South Caucasus countries by invading Georgia? If you take a look at Armenia’s history you’ll see that friendship with Russia has never been imposed. It is needless to say that the friends are not acquired by force, or kept by force. I will not speak for other countries but at least with Armenia Russia maintains very open, sincere and ensuing relations. Moreover, our strategic...
Iinterview of President Serzh Sargsyan to the Xinhua Chinese news agency
Mister President, please name your favorite sports. Also, what do you wish to the Olympic teams of Armenia and China? And what are your expectations of the Armenian Olympic team? Armenia is a sport loving country. Our small nation is famous in the world for the outstanding Armenian athletes and glorious pages of sport history. Though a country with a small population, Armenia has had quite a considerable impact on the history of world sport, and is present in the annals of the...