11:54, September 28, 2012
Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Howard Berman sent a letter to the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton concerning the extradition and pardon of a convicted murderer Ramil Safarov.
17:03, September 22, 2012
''At the same time we hope that Your Government will takes decisive measures for reprimanding Baku for their breach of international laws, endangering the fragile peace process of Nagorno-Karabakh, as well as for having dishonored the agreement made between the Justice Departments of respective country'' stated in the letter.
16:53, September 18, 2012
During the interview the Spokesman of the Hungarian Government Giro Andras once again stated that in the extradition processes Hungary acted in correspondence with the international rights norms.
12:13, September 18, 2012
True progress and a solution to Armenia’s economic, environmental, and social challenges will be based on a coordinated effort to support environmentally sustainable agriculture.
11:10, September 18, 2012
The United States, the United Nations and other international organizations and governments should apply all available pressure on the Azeri government to honor its agreement with Hungary and return Safarov to where he belongs for the rest of his life a jail cell.
12:48, September 15, 2012
A letter of protest addressed to the Hungarian Government was handed over to the Vice Ambassador of Hungary, who emphasized Hungary's long friendship with the Armenian people and expressed their sharing of the Armenian grief.
16:12, September 14, 2012
Responding to the reporter’s question about the resigning , Martonyi was quoted as saying there was no question of his resigning, adding that he remained loyal to the prime minister.
15:48, September 13, 2012
The Hungarian government's decision to repatriate Safarov had been ''painful'' and ''not easy'', he said, referring to long-standing good relations with Armenia and its minority community living in Hungary.
14:36, September 12, 2012
Mesterhazy said Orban had been warned by Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi and Justice Minister Tibor Navracsics about the likely consequences and he took the decision nevertheless.
12:04, September 12, 2012
Despite international criticism from the U.S., France, Russia, and NATO, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev remains defiant about his decision to pardon, promote and financially reward axe-murderer Ramil Safarov for the ethnically motivated murder of Lt. Gurgen Margaryan.
18:12, September 11, 2012
According to the report, Orbán had been repeatedly warned by his fellow party members and advisors of the risks such a move involved but the prime minister was looking to make a gesture toward the Azeris in an effort to secure new creditors to buoy up Hungary’s ailing budget.
11:58, September 11, 2012
Orban said he rejected suggestions by the opposition Socialists that financial considerations were behind the government's decision to transfer Ramil Safarov to his homeland.
11:03, September 11, 2012
“Well, we, as you know, issued a statement about this after the Hungarians released him back to Azerbaijan, and we have been in touch with the Azerbaijanis and urging them to meet commitments that they reportedly made to the Hungarians in advance of the release”, - said Nuland.
14:38, September 10, 2012
Martonyi voiced regret over Armenia’s suspending diplomatic ties with Hungary and referred to the traditional friendship between the two countries and the ''Christian values connecting the two peoples for a thousand years''.
13:38, September 10, 2012
''We sincerely hope that Lithuanian citizens of the Armenian and Azerbaijani background will contribute to these efforts," the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.
15:19, September 08, 2012
Such organizations as Canadian Armenian Church Youth Organization of the Armenian Students' Union, the Armenian General Benevolent Union, Canadian young professionals and other community representatives participated in this protest action.
18:54, September 07, 2012
'This dispute is not about us … this is not our conflict, this is not Hungary’s interest.'' He added that it was in Hungary’s interest to “stay out of this conflict, and this is now the case.''
16:50, September 07, 2012
As the first Armenian-American elected official in the history of the City of Los Angeles, and as the descendant of Armenian immigrants who fled genocide, I am repulsed by the actions of the Azerbaijani government and I am stunned by Hungary’s role in facilitating them.
15:03, September 07, 2012
ECRI's position has always been that hate crime should be adequately punished. It is, therefore, concerned that developments such as those in the Safarov case risk cultivating a sense of impunity for the perpetrators of racist offences of the most serious nature.
11:54, September 07, 2012
«Safarov's pardoning cannot promote the peaceful regulation of the Karabakh conflict», - said Rasmussen emphasizing that the current situation may have negative impact on the stability and security in South Caucasus, as well as peaceful regulation of the Karabakh conflict.
10:52, September 07, 2012
The delegates expressed their indignation and protest against the Hungary-Azerbaijan deal. In particular they emphasized that the Armenians of Armenia, Diaspora and Syria are highly disturbed about the current situation, considering it to be a terrifying step to distort the security issues.
16:38, September 06, 2012
''Any actions that exacerbate the situation and undermine efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in the region are regrettable. This matter was also discussed at the meeting of the Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers in Vilnius yesterday,'' said Mr Støre.
16:37, September 05, 2012
''Officials in Budapest could not have been unaware of the fact that the above mentioned Convention contains a clause which allows the receiving country to issue pardons to transferred prisoners'' stated official statement released by the organizing committee.
14:47, September 05, 2012
"We also appreciate the initial statements issued by the Administration, State Department, and Members of Congress. President Ilham Aliyev's actions are consistent with the pattern of rhetoric with which he continues to threaten war against Armenians. This latest escalation only underscores the need to guarantee the safety and security of Armenian people in Nagorno Karabakh and Armenia," added Ardouny.
12:08, September 05, 2012
In addition to the letter to Australia's Prime Minister, ANC Australia has written to Foreign Affairs Minister, Bob Carr and Australia's NATO Ambassador, Brendan Nelson, as well as to the Ambassador of Hungary to Australia, Anna Maria Siko.
18:56, September 03, 2012
Chief Prosecutor of Armenia has sent a letter to Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of USA to Armenia John Heffern about the withdrawal of Prosecutor’s Office employees
15:46, September 03, 2012
This illegal act by the Azerbaijani President is an explicit violation of the UN 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, thus creating a precedent for impunity and encouraging future genocidal acts.