The President of the Republic of Armenia
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Armenian Summit of Minds
President Serzh Sargsyan will be leaving for Moscow
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan will be leaving for Moscow, to participate at the interment ceremony of Patriarch of Moscow and All-Russia Alexei II.
President Serzh Sargsyan received members of the National Assembly of France
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan received members of the National Assembly of France, Chairman of the France-Armenia Friendship Group Francois Rochebloine and Vice-Chairman Rene Rouquet, who have arrived to Armenia to attend the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the devastating earthquake of 1988. The President of Armenia said that Armenia is grateful to France for the assistance provided to our country after the earthquake. Serzh Sargsyan hailed the activities of the French...
Speech by President Serzh Sargsyan on occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Spitak earthquake
Your Holiness, Distinguished Mr. Kocharyan, Dear compatriots, Dear guests, Today is the 20th anniversary of the worst natural disaster in our contemporary history, the catastrophic Spitak earthquake. This disaster that brought loss and tragic pain from the earthquake epicenter in Shirakamut echoed in the heart of every single human being, and united the entire mankind under the slogan, “For you, Armenia” regardless of geographic distance, despite realities of the Cold War,...
President Serzh Sargsyan participated at the commemorative events dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the 1988 earthquake
On December 7, President Serzh Sargsyan participated at the memorial service and the special Liturgy presided over by His Holiness, Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II at the Gyumri’s “Seven Wounds” church. At 11.41am sharp, at the precise time when 20 years ago the horrid tragedy took place, a minute’s silence was observed throughout Armenia in commemoration of the victims of the earthquake. The President of Armenia participated at the unveiling of the monument dedicated to the...
President Serzh Sargsyan handed high state awards
On December 6, President Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree to award Nikolai Ryzhkov, a member of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, with the highest state award - “National Hero of Armenia” - for his significant personal contribution to the rehabilitation works after the devastating earthquake of 1988 and for his outstanding moral support of the Armenian people in those difficult times. By another December 6 decree of the President of Armenia Yuri...
President Serzh Sargsyan received Nikolay Ryzhkov
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan received the delegation of the Armenia-Russia interparliamentary cooperation commission headed by the member of the RF Federal Council of the Federal Assembly, Chairman of the commission Nikolay Ryzhkov. According to the President of Armenia, the very fact that the 15th session of the commission was entirely dedicated to the events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 1988 earthquake proves once again the existence of warm and friendly relations...