Friday, 27 01 2023
Friday, 27 01 2023
The first session of the dialogue between Armenia and the European Union on political and security issues was held
17:20
Energy security will be increased through investments
Nikol Pashinyan congratulated the Prime Minister of New Zealand on taking office
16:42
The first domestically produced drones were tested in Georgia
16:23
Lars is open to all vehicles
16:04
Australian Open Championship; Karen Khachanov loses to Tsitsipas in the semi-finals
Three more patients from Artsakh were transferred to Armenia
15:26
“Real” wins another dramatic game to advance to the semi-finals of the Spanish Cup
15:07
Nuland announced the conditions for canceling sanctions against Russia
The newly appointed US ambassador was sworn in
The PACE Bureau will discuss the preparation of a report on the Lachin blockade
USA
14:10
The USA is not in favor of the statement of November 9, 2020, signed with the mediation of the Russian Federation. Deputy Speaker of the State Department
13:51
Weather without precipitation is expected
13:32
The first photos of the Coca-Cola smartphone have appeared on the Internet
13:13
The Netherlands supports the rule of law in Armenia
12:54
“The EU should intensify its efforts in the South Caucasus,” Member of the Bundestag
“120 thousand people are waiting for the reaction of the international community,” Vladimir Vardanyan
An iceberg the size of London broke off in Antarctica
11:57
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs emphasized cooperation with Germany
11:38
Where in Europe do most people over 100 live?
“The humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is a reason for growing concern,” Prime Minister of Iceland
11:00
The Russian Federation notes that Yerevan preferred the EU and not the CSTO
The latest developments in the process of regulating RA-Azerbaijan relations were discussed
10:22
Zelensky revealed what weapons are needed to defeat Russia
10:03
“I don’t think EU observers will be a serious obstacle for Azerbaijan,” Armen Baghdasaryan
Deporting Karabakh Armenians from their homes is not the only goal of Azerbaijan; prime minister
The arbitration tribunal rejected the request to confiscate about 331 million US dollars presented against the Republic of Armenia
18:17
Polytechnic students will now learn programming with 200 new computers; Tigran Avinyan
17:58
Earthquake in Italy
17:39
Turkey stops negotiations with Sweden and Finland

Syrian-Armenian refugees opened a restaurant in Yerevan, hoping to keep a taste of home. EURASIANET

New York Times reports that as the situation in Syria continues to spiral downward, a growing number of members of the country’s historic Armenian community are seeking refuge in Armenia.
As EURASIANET reporter Yigal Schleifer writes, for now, Armenia is hedging its bets. It is sending aid to Armenians in Syria, helping them stay and survive. But it is also helping them come to Armenia, temporarily or permanently, by fast-tracking visas, residency permits and citizenship.

Meanwhile, as the Armenia Now website reports, some of those refugees — from the city of Aleppo — have opened a restaurant in Yerevan, hoping to keep a taste of home while they’re away from Syria.

The restaurant was opened two months ago in the lounge belonging to the Aram Manukian Cultural Youth Center of ARF Dashnaktsutyun, which provided it free of charge. Besides the restaurant, there is an internet club, children’s room and a small souvenir shop.

Harout Kzirian, manager of the restaurant, is one of thousands of Syrian Armenians, who were forced to leave their home in Syria and seek shelter in Armenia.

“Armenia has always been in our dreams. My family and I have been visiting Armenia every year and enjoyed our vacation here. But now we, the Armenians of Syria are in an unenviable position, although we found ourselves in our historical homeland, which has welcomed us. But we all are dreaming to be back to our homeland in Syria, be back to our homes, schools, universities, relatives and families. Every day we follow the news but so far no good prediction of the conflict. We live in hope, “says Kzirian.

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