Taxi drivers charging Iranians seeking jabs $120 for round trip from Tehran to Armenian border.
Issuance has been impressive but in some countries green bonds are still to get off the ground, while in others there is a shortage of high-yield, local currency or 'dark green' issues.
The election of a hardliner could augur a more security-oriented approach by Tehran toward Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Armenia has seen a marked increase in Iranians crossing the border of the country to get vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19) in recent weeks, Tik reported on July 4.
EBRD says recovery from the coronacrisis is progressing faster than expected, but many emerging Europe economies won’t return to 2019 levels of GDP until 2022.
The elections were a unique event in post-Soviet Armenian history, as the results were not a foregone conclusion. The incumbent won an unexpectedly large mandate to stay in power.
Observation comes with main opposition alliance refusing to concede what official results show was a crushing defeat.
Armenia's Nikol Pashinyan set to return to full office after trouncing his rival in the country's general election despite projections it would be close-run.
Armenia's closely contested June 20 election portends a slight Pashinian advantage, but too close to call
Politician made PM after bloodless street revolution urges voters to deliver a “steel revolution”. Defeat could mean him facing inquiry over his handling of last year’s war with Azerbaijan.
Campaigns full of poisonous talk of executions, mental problems, alcoholism and political vendettas. There’s little about policy.
Opposition leader has also invoked the spectre of George Soros. Analyst says move might be attempt to play to apparent far-right groups among his base.
Main rival Kocharyan’s support has risen on his aggressive approach to national security, but as an “old regime” figure he struggles with a high unpopularity rating.
Following the victory over Armenia, Azerbaijan has thanked Turkey by awarding several multimillion-dollar contracts to companies close to the Turkish president.
Analysts will watch for any continuation or further toning down of Turkey's aggressive foreign policy in wake of Turkish president's meeting with Joe Biden.
Once Armenia’s democratic hope, Nikol Pashinian is now calling for “vendettas” and to “replace his velvet mandate with a steel one.” And he’s not the only candidate using that kind of language.
ICG says the "fragility" of the ceasefire has already been highlighted by tensions that "flared in mid-May as Armenia and Azerbaijan disputed new positions established by Azerbaijani forces" close to their shared border.
Son posts on Facebook he is ready to take part in swap. Pashinian's offer comes in response to words of political opponents amid launch of Armenian general election campaigning.
Yerevan said there was no point in discussing new transportation routes with Azerbaijan while there was so much tension along their border. Baku’s response was curiously muted.
UN report identifies use of ‘killer robot’ Kargu-2 in Libya skirmish.