16.03.2020Prime Minister Pashinyan holds phone conversation with Mikhail Mishustin
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had a telephone conversation with RF Premier Mikhail Mishustin. The parties discussed steps aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus. An agreement was reached to limit passenger traffic between Armenia and Russia for two weeks, ensuring the return of citizens of both countries. Cargo transportations shall be implemented without disruptions.
16.03.2020Government to hold extraordinary cabinet meeting
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Commission for Coordination of Activities to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus in the Republic of Armenia met in the Office of Government. The current situation with the coronavirus was discussed during the meeting. It was decided to hold an extraordinary cabinet meeting on March 16, 15:00 local time. The meeting will discuss the expediency of declaring state of emergency in the Republic of Armenia.
13.03.2020Armenia’s educational institutions to suspend operations until March 23
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a consultative meeting to discuss the ongoing activities aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus in the Republic of Armenia. Healthcare Minister Arsen Torosyan provided statistics on the prevalence of coronavirus in Armenia, in the world and in our region. 6 infected people were reported; 5 of them are doing well and do not suffer from serious symptoms; one person has been diagnosed with pneumonia, but there is no deterioration in the health...
09.03.2020PM Nikol Pashinyan, Josep Borrell meet in Brussels
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with European Commission Vice-President / EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell. Highlighting the development of EU-Armenia relations, the parties discussed issues of continued assistance to the reforms underway in Armenia. Josep Borrell reaffirmed EU’s readiness to back the reform process. He welcomed the fight against corruption, the ongoing judicial reform and the developments in other spheres. As an...
09.03.2020“You can rely on me in my new position” - Donald Tusk to Prime Minister Pashinyan
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with European People’s Party (EPP) President Donald Tusk at EPP headquarters in Brussels. Welcoming the Armenian Premier, Donald Tusk said: “M r. Prime Minister, I am pleased to welcome you in my new position but with a feeling of traditional friendship. I mean traditional friendship not only with you, but also with Armenia. You can rely on me in my new position.” Donald Tusk stressed that the Europeans, including society and...
09.03.2020Nikol Pashinyan, Charles Michel discuss wide range of EU-Armenia cooperation-related issues
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has arrived in Brussels on a working visit. The head of the Armenian government first met with European Council President Charles Michel. After a formal photo session, the Prime Minister of Armenia and the President of the European Council discussed a wide range of issues related to EU-Armenia cooperation. The meeting focused on the reform process underway in Armenia. Welcoming Nikol Pashinyan’s visit, Charles Michel said it was a good opportunity to...