The President of the Republic of Armenia
Statements and messages
Interviews and press conferences
Telegrams and messages
Telegrams of Condolence
Accreditation of mass medias
Armenian Summit of Minds
Today President Serzh Sarkissian introudced the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edward Nalbandian to the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Noting that on April 13 he signed two decrees appointing the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Defense, Serzh Sarkissian said that even though it was a sheer coincidence it bears some significance. “I believe that any diplomat and especially an Armenian diplomat is a soldier, an officer, a general of his country and bears as much responsibility for the inviolability of Armenia’s borders and her security. I appeal to our diplomats to keep it in mind and to be guided by this...
Today President Serzh Sarkissian introduced the newly appointed Minister of Defense, Seyran Ohanian to the highest command of the Armed Forces
Serzh Sarkissian said that he knows S. Ohanian for over twenty years and cannot recall of any indiscretion on his behalf. He highly praised S. Ohanian’s participation at the formation and strengthening of the army. According to the President of Armenia, the army will continue to remain in the focus of the state’s attention since today the army has to fulfill very important tasks. Serzh Sarkissian expressed confidence that under the leadership of the newly appointed Minister of Defense and...
Today President Serzh Sarkissian received the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Armenian Assembly of America Hrair Hovnanian
The parties spoke about the Armenia-Diaspora relations and the Armenia-US cooperation. Hrair Hovnanian said that the Armenian Assembly is looking forward to continuing cooperation with the newly elected President of Armenia and to further serve the Armenian people.
Today President Serzh Sarkissian received His Holiness, Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II.
Noting that the President entered the office in a critical time for the state, His Holiness said that the President’s programs, plan of actions and determination inspire confidence that the coming years will be the years of a steady progress. President Sarkissian said that he would continue his policy of maintaining the state-church relations on a strong foundation and enhancing them for the benefit of our people and our state.
President Serzh Sarkissian commenced consultations...
President Serzh Sarkissian commenced consultations with the leaders of the parties comprising the quadrilateral political coalition on the composition of the new Government. In the framework of the consultations today President Sarkissian met with the leader of “Orinats Erkir” Arthur Bagdassarian, leader of “Prosperous Armenia” Gagik Tsaroukian, representative of the Bureau of the ARF Hrant Margarian, and the representative of the Supreme Body of the ARF Armen Roustamian.
President Serzh Sargsyan presented the Government officials the new assigned Prime Minister
Today, before starting the general session president Serzh Sargsyan presented the Government officials the new assigned Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and thanked everybody for the one year long cooperation. The president particularly said: “I would like to express my gratitude for the cooperation in the government staff. It is already a year we work together and I think that 2007 was successful for our economy. Together we managed to add the revenues of our budget and by that we could...