Category: Armenian Assembly of America
BOSTON — The Armenian Assembly of America recently issued a statement com- mending Massachusetts state Rep. Jonathan Hecht (D-29th Middlesex) for introducing a resolution titled “Supporting Nagorno-Karabakh’s Right to Self- Determination and Efforts to Develop its Democracy,” which was unanimously adopted by the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts last week. Hecht, who [...]
WASHINGTON — This week, the House of Representatives defeated a measure that singled out Turkey for preferential treatment to engage in economic development projects on tribal lands in the United States, reported the Armenian Assembly of America. The measure did not receive the two-thirds majority required and failed by a vote of 222 in favor [...]
Assembly Interns Discuss US Foreign Policy, Funding with Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Frank Pallone
WASHINGTON — Last week, as part of the Armenian Assembly of America’s Terjenian-Thomas Internship Program, the 2012 intern class met with Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ).
WASHINGTON — This week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to approve a number of ambassadorial nominees, including Richard Morningstar, whom the Barack Obama administration designated to serve as ambassador to Azerbaijan, reported the Armenian Assembly of America. Morningstar’s nomination comes amid Azerbaijan’s June 4 cease-fire violation. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) stated this week that it [...]
WASHINGTON — This week, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved its ver- sion of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill out- lining US funding and policy priorities abroad, including Armenia and Nagorno Karabagh, reported the Armenian Assembly of America.