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Armenia ranked 115 in 2012 Global Peace Index

14:18, 12.06.2012 Region: World News, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Iran Theme: Politics

Armenia is ranked 115 in the 2012 Global Peace Index - world’s leading measure of global peacefulness.

Thus, Armenia is the most peaceful state in the region, with Georgia ranking 141, Turkey – 130, Azerbaijan – 132 and Iran – 128.

Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the GPI ranks 158 nations using 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators which gauge ongoing domestic and international conflict, safety and security in society and militarization.

The 2012 report notes that world has become more peaceful for the first time since 2009, according to the 2012 Global Peace Index. All regions excluding the Middle East and North Africa saw improvements in levels of overall peacefulness.



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