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Azerbaijani forces fire artillery weapons at Artsakh line of contact

Azerbaijani forces fire artillery weapons at Artsakh line of contact

On October 22 the Azerbaijani forces, violating the recent agreement reached between the Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents in Geneva by the mediation of the OSCE Minsk Group, fired artillery weapons at the north-eastern direction (Martakert-Mataghis) of the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact, as well as fired 5 shells and SPIKE anti-tank guided missile at the Armenian positions, the defense ministry of the Artsakh Republic reported.

Two soldiers die in Artsakh

Two soldiers die in Artsakh

On October 20, according to preliminary reports, Defense Army soldiers Aram S. Khachatryan (born in 1998) and Hrach A. Avetisyan (born in 1997) received fatal gunshot wounds as a result of violating the rules of arms use.

“Sargsyan-Aliyev meeting took place in constructive atmosphere” – Joint Statement of OSCE MG Co-Chairs and FMs

“Sargsyan-Aliyev meeting took place in constructive atmosphere” – Joint Statement of OSCE MG Co-Chairs and FMs

Foreign Ministers Edward Nalbandian and Elmar Mammadyarov also attended the meeting, which was organized under the auspices of the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America). The Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk also participated in the summit.

EU-Armenia relations have further improved, says Commissioner Johannes Hahn

EU-Armenia relations have further improved, says Commissioner Johannes Hahn

The European Union will provide major assistance to economic entities and businesses”, he said, stating that one of the expected results in near future will be the initiative to provide loans with a local currency, which according to him, is especially important for small and medium businesses which do not have an experience of working with a foreign currency.