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ARMENIAN-POLISH COOPERATION

Recently Armenian-Polish first joint military-industrial enterprise “Lyubava-Armenia” has been opened in Armenia.

Armenian-Polish cooperation started in November 2009 with the visit of Poland Defense Minister Bogdan Klich to Armenia. In September 2010 RA MoD delegation participated in the military-industrial exhibition in the Polish city of Kielce, and in October, during the exhibition DEFENSYS 2010 in Greece a Memorandum of understanding was signed between the Armenian and Polish parties.

YEZIDI – IT IS BOTH RELIGION AND NATION

Recently emir of Sheikhan, leader of the world Yezidis Mir Tahsin Beg in an interview with Arabic television channel “Al Arabiya”, stated publicly that the Yezidi it is both – a religion, and a nation. He particularly said: “Iraq is our state, but we, Yezidis can’t return there any more and live in our native land, if, under the auspices of the United Nations, a special area for the Yezidis, Christians, Shabaks and other minorities will not be created.

TV-CHANNEL FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DEPRIVED OF THEIR STATE

We had originally planned by all means to pursue the interests of indigenous peoples of south-eastern Caucasus deprived of state, to preserve their culture, language, national identity and strengthen ethnic gene pool and we consistently implement our plans in this direction. Thanks to radio broadcasts, impetus was given to the process of establishing and strengthening national identity of the Talysh: within the Talysh extensive national discourse was formed, which led to the creation of the Talysh socio-political and cultural new organizations.

THE COLLAPSE OF AZERBAIJAN - A MATTER OF TIME

It is autumn, leaves fall down. However I speak about political late autumn of Azerbaijan. The same think also the intellectuals and political analysts of Baku stating that the end of this state structure approaches. And many of them predict severe political winter. They understand the inevitability of state structure’s change and try to pass the reality to people.

MINESWEEPER IS NOT ENTITLED TO MAKE A MISTAKE

Until 2011 Mine Action Programme in the territory of the Republic of Armenia was carried out by means and efforts of appropriate services and units of the armed forces of Armenia. According to the Agreement, signed in 2002 between the RA Defense Ministry and USA Defense Department, Mine Action Centre was established. Already in 2003 demining work began in different parts of the country. In 2006 the process has slowed down. And, in 2011 by the decision of the Government of Armenia, it received a civil orientation and has been given more attention.

VOICE FROM NOWHERE: THE AZERBAIJANI FOREIGN MINISTRY IS LYING

How the Azerbaijani Republic authorities “respect” the rights of indigenous peoples? According to various calculations, now AR is home to about 2,5 million Talyshs (officially – 112 thousand), about 1 million Lezgins (officially – 180 300), about 400 thousand Avars (officially – 49800), etc.

SACRED BROTHERHOOD

On September 29, Armenia’s Yezidi community celebrated the second anniversary of the construction of the sacred site in the village Aknalich of Armavair district.