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Commemoration of Japanese Captain, Savor of Smyrna Fire Survivors

Commemoration of Japanese Captain, Savor...

By A. B. Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — An event titled “Tokei Maru: the Salvation of Armenian and Greeks in Smyrna” took place in the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Foundation conference hall on February 18. It was one of the events organized on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Smyrna fire and extermination of the Armenians and Greeks of the city in 1922. It was organized in cooperation with the “ARMENIA-NIPPON” Armenian-Japanese Scientific and Cultural Union NGO. The event, which was dedicated to the friendship between the Armenian and...
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Japan Grants 3.6 Million US Dollars Emergency Aid to Armenia, 1.2 Million to Azerbaijan

Japan Grants 3.6 Million US Dollars Emer...

EBRUARY 16, 2021 by  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN (Japanese Embassy, Japanese Foreign Ministry)- On February 16, the government of Japan decided to extend an emergency grant of 3.6 million US dollars to Armenia in response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. This will provide assistance for improving the living environment such as repairs of shelters and medical support, as well as provision of relief supplies through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s...
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The Decree of the President of RA on the Appointment of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Japan

The Decree of the President of RA on the...

THE DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ON THE APPOINTMENT OF AREG HOVHANNISYAN THE AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA TO JAPAN Based on the Prime Minister’s proposal, according to point 2 part 1 of the Article 132 of the Constitution appoint Areg HOVHANNISYAN the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Japan (residence – Tokyo). PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA SARGSYAN February 16, 2021 Yerevan PD-21-A the material is taken from www.mfa.am translated from Armenian into English...
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Another Result of the Japan Internationa...

In order to increase the efficiency of the assistance services to the children at “ZATIK” Yerevan Child Assistance Center, there are continued the establishment works of the specialized rooms. Due to intensive works during a month, the children already have the opportunity to receive ergo therapeutic services in the specialized room of ergo therapy. It has become a reality in the frameworks of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) program. Thanks to the Head of Equal Opportunities Provision Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Issues of RA...
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Japanese government to provide Armenia with $3.8 mln grant as Parliament ratifies agreement

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12:26, 27 October, 2020 YEREVAN, OCTOBER 27, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian Parliament ratified an agreement according to which the government of Japan will provide nearly 3.8 million USD grant to Armenia. The bill on ratifying the agreement on providing social and economic development grant to Armenia was approved by the Parliament with 72 votes in favor. The agreement has been signed on June 30, 2020, between the Armenian and Japanese governments. While introducing the agreement to the Parliament, deputy minister of healthcare Anahist Avanesyan called it as another very good...
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Japan will Provide Armenia with a Grant to Purchase Ambulances

Japan will Provide Armenia with a Grant ...

30.07.2020 The Government approved the RA Government legislative initiative on the draft law of the Republic of Armenia “On the Ratification of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan for the Provision of “Economic and Social Development” Grant signed on June 30, 2020 in Yerevan”. As reported by “Armenpress”, according to the substantiation of the decision, the Agreement on “Economic and Social Development” Grant Provision is a result of negotiations between the Governments of Armenia and Japan. It aims at...
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The Donation of Avigan Drug made in Japa...

JULY 23, 2020 12:06 YEREVAN, JULY 23, ARMENPRESS։ As the final drug for the treatment of COVID-19 hasn’t been found yet, many countries of the world already apply the drugs, which exist in order to prevent the increase in mortality by means of suppressing the reproduction of the virus. At the moment avigan (favipiravir) is one of these samples, which has provoked active interest. At the request of Armenia, on July 23 Japan has made a donation of avigan drugs, which can be used for nearly 100 patents. It is expected that the drugs will be more efficiently used by the...
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Japan Calls on all Stakeholders to Cease...

The statement of the Press Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Otaka Masato relating the confrontation along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border: Japan expresses its concern relating recent armed confrontation along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and human losses caused by it. Japan calls on all stakeholders to cease hostilities and manifest maximum restraint.The final settlement of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has an essential role for the peace and stability in the Caucasus region. Japan expresses its full support to the efforts of OSCE Minsk...
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Japan twill Provide Armenia with 3.7 Million USD for Acquiring Medical Equipment

Japan twill Provide Armenia with 3.7 Mil...

20:02, 30 June, 2020 YEREVAN, JUNE 30, ARMENPRESS. Jun Yamada, Ambassador of Japan to Armenia and Atom Janjughazyan, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Armenia signed on June 30 the exchange of notes (E/N) for the Japan’s Grant Aid, “The Economic and Social Development Program”. This E/N is for the Provision of Japanese Medical Equipment to the Republic of Armenia. Through this Project, the Government of Japan will provide four hundred million Japanese Yen (approximately 3.7 million USD) for obtaining Japanese medical equipment. This Project intends to assist...
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Statement of the Foreign Ministry of Armenia on restrictions enforced within the framework of prevention of novel coronavirus

Statement of the Foreign Ministry of Arm...

28 March, 2020 As part of the global fight against the novel coronavirus, different countries restricted and continue to restrict the access to their airspace and the air communication, which have complicated the arrangement of our citizens’ return to Armenia. In this regard, we urge our citizens to check the availability of transit flights in advance. Additionally, according to the decision of the government of the Russian Federation, further on, departing and arriving flights between the airports of Russian Federation and foreign airports carrying out the return of...
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The President and the Ambassador of Japan have discussed the Situation Caused by the Coronavirus

The President and the Ambassador of Japa...

The President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sargsyan has received the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada. The Department of Information and Public Relations of the President informs that the interlocutors exchanged thoughts about the practical components of the Armenian-Japanese cooperation taking into consideration today’s situation caused by the spreading of new coronavirus, as well as the future projects. The ambassador Yamada presented the situation in Japan and the measures related to it. There were discussed the...
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National Center of Chamber Music will be replenished with New Musical Instruments

National Center of Chamber Music will be...

17:39, 26 February, 2020 YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 26, ARMENPRESS: During this year within the frameworks of “Grassroots” cultural grant support project of the Government of Japan, National Center of Chamber Music will acquire Japanese Yamaha brand grand piano, tympanums, drums, xylophone, glockenspiel and other instruments, the availability of which will allow to appear before the music lovers with a bigger and various repertoire. the material is taken from https://armenpress.am translated from Armenian into English...
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Training in Japan: A Man Cannot Respond to What He Cannot Imagine

Training in Japan: A Man Cannot Respond ...

24.02.2020 From February 11 to 20, 2020 six representatives of different subdivisions of MES RA, four journalists from four media were trained in Japan in the frameworks of “Disaster Risk Reduction Crisis Communication and Public Awareness Improvement” Project carried out with the joint efforts of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The head of the team was Deputy Minister Arkadi Balyan. This was already the third training carried out by this project. The first two trainings were conducted in Yerevan, in...
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There is a Need for Useful Information Before and After a Disaster

There is a Need for Useful Information B...

With the joint efforts of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA and Japan International Cooperation Agency, during the period February 2019 – January 2022 in Armenia there will be implemented “Disaster Risk Reduction Crisis Communication and Public Awareness Improvement” Project, which aims at providing population with accurate and appropriate information about the disaster. And for this purpose it is necessary to develop and strengthen crisis communication capabilities of mass media. During the first stage of the project – February 2019-January 2020, there...
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There is Envisaged the Visit of the Special Adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Eichi Hasegwa to Armenia

There is Envisaged the Visit of the Spec...

Deputy Minister of Economy of RA Mr. Varos Simonyan has received the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Armenia Mr. Jun Yamada.This was announced by the Department of Information and Public Relations of the Ministry of Economy of RA. During the meeting there were discussed agenda and organizational issues related to the visit of the delegation to Armenia headed by the special adviser to the Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Eichi Hasegawa, which is envisaged this year in March. The main purpose of the visit of the delegation headed by Mr....
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The President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sargsyan has received the Ambassador of Japan to Armenia

The President of the Republic of Armenia...

30.01.2020 Today the President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sargsyan has received the Ambassador of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada. On behalf of the Government of Japan the Ambassador expressed gratitude to the President Sargsyan for the visit to his country last October and for the participation in the enthronement ceremony of the Emperor of Japan in Tokyo. He mentioned that the meetings, which had taken place in Tokyo, are new stimulus for the development of bilateral relations. In his turn President Sargsyan said that he had wonderful memories and impressions from...
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Japan Donated 22 Fire Trucks to Armenia: the Ceremony of Solemn Handover will take Place on January 29

Japan Donated 22 Fire Trucks to Armenia:...

On January 29, at 12:00 o’clock, in the parade square of  the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA(Davitashen 4th block, 109/8 A. Mikoyan) will take place the ceremony of the solemn handover of 22 fire trucks to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia by Japan International Cooperation Agency. The event will be attended by the Minister of Emergency Situations F. Tsolakyan, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in Armenia, H. E. Mr. Jun Yamada  and other high-ranking officials. Dear colleagues, you are kindly invited to take...
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The Government of Japan has provided over 46 Thousand Dollars Grant to “Yerevan, My Love” Foundation

The Government of Japan has provided ove...

13.12.2019 A Memorandum was signed between “Yerevan, My Love” foundation and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in the Republic of Armenia. According to it, in “Luse” rehabilitation center there will be established children’s integration room. “Armnepress”reports: the director of “Yerevan, My Love” foundation Arshak Karapetyan mentioned that the memorandum announces the new beginning of mutual cooperation. “By means of this memorandum we aim at having children’s integration room in “Luse” rehabilitation center of “Yerevan,...
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The President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sargsyan met the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe (Video)

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October 24, 14:53 p.m. “Though we are geographically rather far from each other, we are close through our values, culture and history. We should look forward. The future envisages cooperation. I am convinced that we can do many things together”. the material is taken from  https://www.facebook.com/pg/Armpresident/posts/ translated from Armenian into English...
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Special Training-Workshop at the Ministry of Emergency Situations

Special Training-Workshop at the Ministr...

On May 14, jointly with the expert group of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA there was held “Risk Communication and Emergency Communication” training-workshop in the frameworks of the three-year technical support program on “The Improvement of Public Awareness and Emergency Communication with the Purpose of Disaster Risk Management”. The aim of the training-workshop was to improve public and mass media awareness on disasters, the abilities of MES officials and also to contribute to the dissemination of...