During previous elections, the diaspora has, for the most part, remained silent. Today, with the Internet, social media, and live coverage of the election and its aftermath, information has become more widely available, allowing the diaspora to not only be more informed and connected, but more involved.

The Public Relations Department of the Political Developments Research Centre informed "Armenpress" that during the course of the discussion Mr. Khlgatyan presented the oil and natural gas projects in Azerbaijan, the internal politics of the country, and its foreign policy. The Azerbaijani economy is heavily dependent on the energy sector. “All indicators show that the regime in Baku has made no serious efforts to change and diversify the economy

This program is managed by the Open World Leadership Center, a support agency of the Library of Congress, to enhance understanding and cooperation between the United States and the countries of Eurasia. The program aims to give the delegates significant, first-hand exposure to America’s democratic government and free-market system, and to link members of Congress to Eurasian leaders as an instrument for Americans engaged in citizen diplomacy.

Speaking about Armenia’s diplomatic priorities, Minister Nalbandian said the efforts are first of all targeted at the reinforcement of the security component, the increase of the number of our friends in the world, active involvement of our country in different international processes, the development, deepening and reinforcement of our relations with our partner Russia,

Students improved their knowledge of the UN values, as well as their negotiation and communication skills at the Model UN Conference simulating a debate at the UN Security Council on issue of Palestine membership to the UN. The conference was held today at the Yerevan State University (YSU).

MP Rovshan Rzayev spoke about the creation and activity of the public organization ‘Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno Karabakh region of Azerbaijan’, the contribution that people’s diplomacy may have in the resolution of the conflict and shared thoughts about the humanitarian aspects of the conflict.

Artush Mkrtchyan calls it cheese diplomacy. Others speak of informal, or “track-two,” diplomacy. By either name, it is all about building bridges between Turks and Armenians in the absence of formal, or “track-one,” diplomatic relations between their governments.

The presence of Russophobic sentiment in Armenia is already not a secret. The secret for the majority of Armenian society, including its Russophobic part, is the real causes of these trends in the country, which is considered an age-old partner and friend of the Russian people.