Hranoush Dermoyan has a Bachelor's Degree in Turkish Studies from Yerevan State University and a Master's Degree in Political Science and International Affairs from the American University of Armenia. She also holds a certificate from Hetq Media Factory.
Hranoush worked in the tourism industry for many years but is changing her career path aspiring to become a political analyst. She is interested in Armenian-Turkish relations, political processes in Turkey and the Caucasus, and internal political developments in Armenia.
Turkey is Georgia’s main source of imports and finances strategic infrastructure such as energy projects. The imbalanced arrangement provided Turkey with “strategic depth” and opportunities for power projection. Armenians are apprehensive about the repercussions of going in the same direction.
Christian Armenian lore traces the origins of harissa to Gregory the Illuminator, who converted King Tiridates III to Christianity at the beginning of the 4th century. Hranoush Dermoyan traces the history of this traditional Armenian dish.
Since the end of the 2020 Artsakh War, tensions between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan have been escalating. Although an outright military confrontation seems unlikely, it would have devastating consequences for the region.