Daily Archives: Monday, 21 May, 2012

Armenia Shuns NATO Summit Over ‘Pro-Azeri’ Declaration

Armenia Shuns NATO Summit Over ‘Pro-Azeri’ Declaration

Armenia boycotted a NATO summit in Chicago at the weekend in protest against what it described as the pro-Azerbaijani wording of a declaration adopted by the leaders of the alliance’s 28 member states. The declaration mentions the unresolved conflicts in Nagorno-Karabakh as well as Georgia and Moldova in a long list of security challenges facing […]

King John – review

The Latin for apricot, says the very informative Armenian gentleman sitting beside me, is prunus armenicus (Aremnian plum). He’s telling me this because the Globe has been filled with the sound of the duduk, an instrument traditionally made from the wood of an apricot tree, as the Sundukyan Theatre’s production of King John gets off […]

Karabakh: Can resolution by smallest state indicate changing Western attitude to Armenia?

Karabakh: Can resolution by smallest state indicate changing Western attitude to Armenia?

The parliament of the U.S. state of Rhode Island last week adopted a resolution urging President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress to recognize the independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. The resolution also calls upon Nagorno-Karabakh to “continue efforts to develop as a free and independent nation” and praises Artsakh’s “constructive involvement with the international […]

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