The construction of the park was launched during the late 1930s as the "Arabkir city park", within the frames of the development of the Nor Arabkir neighbourhood at the north of Yerevan; the capital of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic. The Turkish leader's visit to Azerbaijan was an opportunity to celebrate together the 'glorious victory' against Armenia for control of the mountainous … Azerbaijan’s army is preparing for a military parade to celebrate its victory in Nagorno-Karabakh, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Saturday. Let freedom and liberty prevail. Armenia has illegally invaded and occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, expelling 800,000 Azerbaijanis from the occupied regions, including Nagorno Karabakh and 7 surrounding districts. “This is the time to stand up for what is right. As soon as the marchers arrived, the program began with the singing of the national anthems of the United States, Armenia and Artsakh. Turkey and Azerbaijan together will … An Armenian victory could spark the uncontrollable “Balkanization” of the region by possibly prompting a return to ethno-separatism there. For Armenia’s Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, the deal is a humiliating defeat after weeks of claiming that victory was within grasp. On May 9, 1985, the opening of the Heroes Alley and the Unknown Soldier's Tomb took place near the Mother Armenia complex, on the 40th anniversary of the Great Victory at the World War II. Parliamentary elections were held in Armenia on 2 April 2017. I couldn’t have imagined that just one short year after that very same spot where those people were celebrating their harvest festival, they were celebrating the international support they felt from so many friends around the world, that very same spot would be under relentless attack,” said Krekorian. This experience will undoubtedly result in strengthening Turkish-Azerbaijani relations. Inflicting a crushing blow on Yerevan's forces, on Sunday Azerbaijan captured the key city of Shusha in southern Nagorno-Karabakh. “I have often been asked how we managed to win with our unhealed wounds, a devastated economy and almost unarmed after the earthquake thirty years ago,” the President said in an address. Victory Park (Armenian: «Հաղթանակ» զբոսայգի Haght'anak zbosaygi), is a public park located in the Kanaker-Zeytun District of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.[1][2]. Not to mention that t his day has special importance for Armenians. The morale of Armenian troops was collapsing. Something my colleagues and I, in the California legislature did on our own in 2014,” explained Holden. However, as we reported in the form of an interrogation, the initial plan of the United States was to blame Turkey, let it massacre part of the Armenian population, then intervene, overthrow President Erdoğan and restore peace. A regime that would use its weapons to bomb churches and schools is not a regime that should see a dime from the US Military assistance. 2 comments; 2 minute read; Up next. In the 1990s, Armenians believed they had won a military victory over Azerbaijan when they took over the disputed region and many surrounding Azerbaijani areas. The Realist Victory in Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkish Troops to March in Azerbaijan’s Parade Celebrating Victory Over Armenia If Turks did not fight in the war why are they marching? The anthems were followed by prayers offered by the leaders of the Armenian church demoninations—Western Primate Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, leader of the Catholic Eparchy of Los Angeles Bishop Mikael Mouradian and Rev. Sherman was scheduled to speak at the rally in front of the Turkish Consulate, but had to leave because he received word that his mother had passed away. Mkhitaryan Scores Two Goals for AS Roma, Dedicates Victory to Fallen Armenian Soldiers. Sultan Erdogan. ROME — Another dominant performance from … However, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who came to power as a result of a pro-Western color revolution, refused to offer peace and drove his country into a desperate situation. Azerbaijan’s drone-led assault seems to have scored a decisive victory over Armenian forces in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, with a … The Armenian community has been calling for sanctions to be immediately imposed on Turkey and Azerbaijan, and for the immediate cessation of U.S. military assistance to the two countries. News Erdogan praises Azerbaijan's 'glorious victory,' calls for regime change in Armenia. “A year ago I was in Stepanakert, dancing in Republic Square and attending an International conference  on Peace and Artsakh. In the 1990s, Armenians believed they had won a military victory over Azerbaijan when they took over the disputed region and many surrounding Azerbaijani areas. When the … Boots were polished and medals pinned for a triumphant march through Azerbaijan’s capital on Thursday to celebrate the country’s claim to victory over Armenia in the brief but bloody Nagorno-Karabakh war. The death toll is already large, if a far cry from the carnage of the 1990s. He vowed to ensure that “not one dime more” of U.S. military assistance should be spent in support of the Azerbaijani and Turkish regimes, and called on the United States Congress to recognize Artsakh’s right to self-determination. How Armenian myths contributed to Azerbaijan's victory. “What we are witnessing today in Artsakh is a continuation of the Genocide against the Armenian people. This has to be the largest protest march in Los Angeles history. Facebook 3. fter 44 days of war, Armenia was forced to sign a ceasefire with Azerbaijan, acknowledging the loss of part of its territories. By Theodore Shoebat. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. Victory and Peace Day in Armenia. In powerful remarks, Schiff voiced his solidarity for Armenia and Artsakh and expressing his disappointment at the U.S. government for not acting swiftly and resolutely to address these attacks. Armenia’s accession to a Russian-mediated settlement with Azerbaijan over their long-running conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, known as Artsakh to Armenians, on November 10 marks a major, perhaps irreversible, loss for Yerevan. They were the first elections after a constitutional referendum in 2015 that approved reforms for the country to become a parliamentary republic.The result was a victory for the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, which won 58 of the 105 seats in the National Assembly. On the same day, a 17-meters high copper statue of Joseph Stalin designed by People's Artist of the USSR Sergey Merkurov was erected in the park, while the basalt-stoned pedestal of the statue was designed by another People's Artist of the USSR Rafayel Israyelian. After the Great Patriotic War, the park was renamed "Victory Park", commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany at the Eastern Front of World War II. People cheer during a military parade in Baku on December 10. #ArtsakhStrong pic.twitter.com/CLkD02XzTB, — Rep. Brad Sherman (@BradSherman) October 12, 2020. 13 Jan in 16:00 Farid Shafiyev, chairman of the Center for Analysis of International Relations, Baku. The US should stand with the democracies in Stepanakert, not the autocratic regimes in Baku and Ankara,” vowed Schiff. Federal, state and local elected officials marched alongside the community, among them congressmen Adam Schiff and Brad Sherman, both Democrats from California. Not to mention that t his day has special importance for Armenians. Aliyev has cast the war victory at home as an historic righting of wrongs, something Armenia rejects, and held a victory parade last month with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. 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In 1958, the construction of the Arevik artificial lake designed by architect Hovhannes Hakobyan was launched, and completed in 1961, while in 1959, a restaurant called Aragil (meaning stork) designed by Rafayel Israyelian was opened in the park. 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