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National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia
AM - 0095 - Yerevan

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 24/06/2019
  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group from 21/01/2019 to 23/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 21/01/2019 Representative - Armenia

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 28/06/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 21/01/2019)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 21/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Democracy (since 27/01/2022)
  • Member of the Monitoring Committee of the member States that are party to the conflicts under the terms of reference of the sub-committee: Sub-Committee on Conflicts concerning Council of Europe Member States (since 30/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (since 24/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (from 24/01/2019 to 26/09/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (from 24/01/2019 to 26/09/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Mikayel MELKUMYAN (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 21/01/2019 to 26/09/2021)


Last speeches

26/01/2023 | 19:33:19 Thank you, Mister President. First I want to thank all of the speakers who spoke before me for speaking the truth. That's very important. The people in Nagorno-Karabakh may be freezing right now because of the blockade, but your words will certainly warm their hearts, because they will know they are not alone, even though Azerbaijan wants them to think they are alone and that nobody cares. But you show that people do care. Dear colleagues, I know conflicts tend to be complicated, but... 23/01/2023 | 15:59:15 Thank you. Dear colleagues, Since Mr George KATROUGALOS and some of the other speakers mentioned the Armenia-Azerbaijan issue, I'd like to update you on that. I won't talk about Nagorno-Karabakh itself because we will have a different debate on that, a separate debate. But I will update you on the relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan.   Dear colleagues, During the last session we held a debate after Azerbaijan attacked the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia, occupied some part... 10/10/2022 | 16:46:17 Thank you, Madam Chair. First of all I would like to thank all the speakers who spoke before me, especially Mr Paul GAVAN, for telling the truth and establishing the facts. Indeed, my country, my democratic country, was recently attacked by its authoritarian neighbour. The attack was completely unprovoked and unjustified. Many civilians were killed. Settlements were damaged. Civilian infrastructure was damaged. Mr Paul GAVAN presented it all. Why did this happen dear friends? It happened... 20/06/2022 | 12:48:14 Thank you Madam Chair, Dear colleagues, In April last year this Parliamentary Assembly held discussions on the urgent issue of the Armenian prisoners of war and other captives who found themselves in Azerbaijani captivity after the war. The debates were very emotional. Members of the Assembly emphasised the imperativeness of the immediate and unconditional release of all the prisoners and their repatriation, and stressed that the unlawful detention of these people constitutes a flagrant... 27/01/2022 | 18:03:38 Dear colleagues, Firstly, I would like to thank the rapporteurs, Ms Boriana ÅBERG and Mr Kimmo KILJUNEN, for their truly excellent work. This was a much-expected report since the last one was back in 2011. The report starts with high assessment of the democratic developments in Armenia since the times of the non-violent, Velvet Revolution in 2018, and notes with praise that Armenia has successfully overcome the serious political crisis caused by the consequences of the recent devastating war...


Reports and committee opinions