TALKED ABOUT NORTH AFRICA
- On March 22, newly appointed Ambassador of Ethiopia to Armenia Kasahun Dender Melis presented the copies of his credentials to RA Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.
Congratulating the Ambassador on his appointment, Minister Nalbandyan mentioned that the historical and cultural ties and religious commonalities bring the peoples of Armenia and Ethiopia together and serve as a good basis for the development of bilateral relations. The Armenian Foreign Minister wished the Ambassador success in his mission and voiced hope that the Ambassador would bring a new sweep to the development of bilateral cooperation through his efforts.
The Ambassador expressed gratitude for the good wishes, underlined that Ethiopia was interested in shaping and developing partnership with Armenia and assured that he would do everything possible to promote the bilateral partnership.
During the meeting, the interlocutors discussed the directions for the development of bilateral relations in different spheres, the formation of a juridical-contractual field, cooperation within the framework of international organizations, as well as the strengthening of economic partnership and cultural ties.
The interlocutors exchanged views on the developments in North Africa and the processes taking place in the South Caucasus, reports the MFA press service.
- 1793 The first publication of Ghazar Parpetsi in Venice.
- 1853 K. Marx wrote an article entitled the "Nations in Turkey". He mentions the exactions on the Armenians in Western Armenia.
- 1905 Birth of Georgiu Verjil, Romanian - Armenian pianist, composer and author.
- 1913 Birth of Sergey Adavelian, an Engineer and Colonel. He participated in the creation and experimental works of the Tu -104, 114, 124 and 134 aircraft. He was awarded four Soviet and four French prizes.
- 1915 Exchange of memoranda amongst Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry and the British and French Embassies in Petrograd. In one month, the three states signed a confidential agreement stating that after the allies' victory, the Turkish Black Sea straits and Constantinople would revert to the Russian Empire. There was no word about Western Armenia.
- 1922 Birth of Professor Lorees Kalashian, Doctor of Philosophy and Chess Grandmaster of the USSR.
- 1925 Myasnikyan (Secretary of the Communist Party of the Transcaucasian Countries Committee), Mogilevsky (President of the Extraordinary Commission of the Transcaucasus (Cheka), and Atarbekyan (notorious Secret Police murderer in Armenia) are assassinated in an air-crash planned by Stalin.
- 1943 Organization of the "Haghtanak" (Victory) partisan detachment in Lvov, from Armenian prisoners-of-war headed by Sergey Harootyunian.
- 1954 First Publication of "Vozni" a satirical newspaper.
- 1992 The Armenian Republic's newly created Armed Forces First Parachute Regiment gives its oath of service in Nubarashen.