Armenia APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To encourage links between the UK parliament and the Republic of Armenia and to increase awareness of that country in the UK parliament.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Armenia

1. Armenia: information for victims of rape and sexual assault
20/08/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Armenia: information for victims of rape and sexual assault Information

2. Armenia: lawyers and translators/interpreters
03/02/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Armenia: lawyers and translators/interpreters List of English-speaking

3. Armenia: bereavement information
13/01/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Armenia: bereavement information Information to help you deal with

4. Armenia: funeral directors
11/02/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Armenia: funeral directors List of English-speaking funeral directors

5. Armenia: medical facilities/practitioners
07/08/2020 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Guidance Armenia: medical facilities/practitioners List of English-speaking

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Armenia

1. Nagorno-Karabakh
08/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: chairman of the all-party parliamentary group for Armenia. I am well aware that this has been a long-running - Speech Link
2: Turks invaded the newly independent republic of Armenia against the backdrop of the Armenian genocide, - Speech Link

2. European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Cooperation Agreement) (Turkmenistan) Order 2017
18/07/2018 - Grand Committee

1: business for UK and European firms. Finally, the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement - Speech Link
2: introduction and response, were reserved mostly for Armenia. I wish to turn attention to what should be seen - Speech Link
3: Union and the Republic of Armenia in November 2017. I have visited Armenia many times and I have developed - Speech Link

3. Nagorno-Karabakh
30/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Minsk Group. It continues to engage directly with Armenia and Azerbaijan as part of that role. It also issued - Speech Link
2: process conflicts with its geopolitical interests in Armenia, including its basing of armed forces there and - Speech Link
3: of course has long historical links with both Armenia and Azerbaijan. We do not consider that the co-chairmanship - Speech Link

4. European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Cooperation Agreement) (Turkmenistan) Order 2017
24/07/2018 - Lords Chamber

5. Council of Europe
18/04/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: in Hungary and Poland. I also want to mention Armenia, which, under pressure from the Council, signed - Speech Link
2: countries in the Council of Europe, especially Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan are not shining lights - Speech Link
3: states such as Russia and Turkey—and Azerbaijan and Armenia, which have been mentioned in the debate—that they - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Armenia
1. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Baroness Cox
01/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that Azerbaijani troops used large-calibre weapons to fire at Berkaber village in Armenia’s Tavush Province on 13 May.

2. Armenia: Violence
asked by: Baroness Cox
29/07/2020
... north-eastern Armenia; what discussions they have had with the government of Azerbaijan about that violence; and what steps they have taken to support the government of Armenia in relation to this violence.

3. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Andrea Jenkyns
30/07/2020
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on (a) Caspian oil supplies and (b) British regional interests in the energy field of recent hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

4. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Baroness Cox
30/07/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that the government of Turkey is recruiting Syrian troops to fight for the Azerbaijani military against the Armenian military.

5. Armenia: Azerbaijan
asked by: Marquess of Lothian
03/08/2020
... what assessment they have made of the current security situation on the Armenia–Azerbaijan state border; and what discussions they have had with international partners on ways to prevent further escalation.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Cox Portrait
Baroness Cox
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
James Gray Portrait
James Gray
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Wiltshire
Joined: 7th August 2020
3 APPG Memberships
Armed Forces , Polar Regions , Polo
James Murray Portrait
James Murray
Treasurer
Labour (Co-op) - Ealing North
Joined: 7th August 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Tim Loughton MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4471.

Email: loughtont@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Annette Moskofian, Armenian National Committee (ANC) UK, 7 Bell Yard, London WC2A 2JR. Tel: 07914 646 712

Email: info@ancuk.org.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Armenia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Armenia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Morris Portrait
David Morris
Secretary
Conservative - Morecambe and Lunesdale
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
None Portrait
Lord Mann
Vice Chair
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ruth Cadbury Portrait
Ruth Cadbury
Vice Chair
Labour - Brentford and Isleworth
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Paul Flynn Portrait
Paul Flynn
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Newport West
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships