On January 16, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, on the Akna-Hindarkh road section.
By the initiative of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs, the meeting of the foreign minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian and Azerbaijani foreign minister Elmar Mammadyarov will be held in the Polish city of Kraków on January 18.
The settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict is on the hands of the sides, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said during an annual press conference, stating that positive signals are expected from the sides regarding the proposals of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs.
Italy is supporting the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement issue, foreign minister Angelino Alfano, the new OSCE chairperson in office said in the OSCE Permanent Council, presenting the priorities and program of his chairmanship.
The new meeting of the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan is scheduled in mid-January, Armenian deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters in the parliament, adding that at the moment he cannot provide information on the meeting dates and place.
Official Stepanakert is labeling the Azerbaijani actions to be terrorist.
On January 7, at 13:20, Defense Army soldier Vache N. Chilingaryan, born in 1998, was fatally wounded by the Azerbaijani shooting in one of the military units located in the north-eastern direction of the Artsakh Defense Army.
Turkey is trying to cover up its inability under the veil of preconditions of signing the Armenian-Turkish protocols, Armenian FM said in an interview.
The significant difference of Armenia’s and Azerbaijan’s approaches in the NK conflict settlement issue is that Azerbaijan attempts to present some made up proposals, as if made by the Co-Chairs, present some made up negotiations processes, which are false, Armenian FM Edward Nalbandian said in an interview.
The situation in the line of contact of Artsakh-Azerbaijan can be separated into two parts in 2017.
Armenia is forced to have the military which it has today, because it will enable to solve security issues of the country, President Serzh Sargsyan told during an interview to ARMENIA TV.
Following the move by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to recognize Jerusalem the capital of Palestine Turkey will open an embassy in East Jerusalem, reports Xinhua agency, Turkish foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced.
President Serzh Sargsyan has presented his vision regarding the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
Ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan delivered remarks during the discussion of Turkey’s budget, calling it the most unconscionable and unfair budget, reports the official site of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).
Ramil Safarov, the Azerbaijani serviceman infamous for the horrendous murder of Armenian serviceman Gurgen Margaryan while the latter was sleeping, has been promoted to a higher military rank.
The body of an Azerbaijani soldier which was discovered outside a military position in the south-eastern section of the Armenian border will be transferred to the Azerbaijani side on November 28, Armenian defense ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan said.
The PACE Bureau has made a decision to extend the term of the independent investigation body probing the latest corruption scandals within the assembly until April 15, 2018, PACE Armenia delegation leader Arpine Hovhannisyan said.
EPP supports efforts of OSCE MG Co-Chairs on NK conflict settlement: Party adopts declaration in Brussels
The European People’s Party (EPP) fully supports the efforts of the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group regarding the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
Armenian military discovered the body of an Azerbaijani soldier in the morning of November 23 outside a military position stationed in the south-eastern section of the Armenian state border. The body was found in the neutral zone.
NATO is concerned over the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and urges to avoid escalation of the situation, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said after the meeting with Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev, RIA Novosti reports.
Armenia to welcome Azerbaijan’s accession to EEU if it ends hostile activities – deputy FM Kocharyan
Not only should EEU non-member states not take damaging steps for member states of the organization, but so should even observer states, deputy FM of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan said after today’s Cabinet meeting, commenting on a question regarding the possibility of Azerbaijan’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union.
If one of the sides has “either everything or nothing” position, there will be nothing in negotiations – Armenia foreign ministry
There will be no progress in the negotiations for the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict as long as one of the sides acts with “either everything or nothing” principle, Armenian deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters after today’s Cabinet meeting, adding that in order to record progress in the negotiations there must be trust between the sides.
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Russia discussed prospects of settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict at a meeting in Yerevan, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said during a press conference in the Armenian capital.
SCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger expressed readiness to assist the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs who conduct mediation mission in the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov sees possibility of progress in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement, RIA Novosti reports.
Cooperation between Russia and the US on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement was not damaged by the current state of relations between the two countries, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Azerbaijani Diplomatic Academy on November 18, TASS reports.
The position of the European Union on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement has always been the same in support of the efforts and approaches of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair countries, Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian said at a press conference commenting on the provision of the Declaration of the upcoming Eastern Partnership summit relating to conflicts.
Armenia always in favor of intensive negotiations on NK conflict – FM Nalbandian responds to Azerbaijani statement
Coming up with an invention in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement process is quite difficult. If Azerbaijan gets a bit watchful to those calls which the Co-Chairing countries present as settlement of the conflict, then greater opportunities will be opened for advancing this process and having results, Armenia’s FM Edward Nalbandian told a press conference.
The meeting of the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan will be held in Vienna in December, Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian said at a press conference, adding that the exact date and hour of the meeting is not clarified yet.
There is a certain activeness by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs on the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, Armenian deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters after today’s Cabinet meeting.
Russian minister of foreign affairs Sergey Lavrov, who will be in Yerevan on an official visit November 20-21, will discuss prospects of settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict with Armenia’s minister of foreign affairs Edward Nalbandian, Russian FM spokesperson Maria Zakharova said during a press briefing.
The website Medium.com posted two articles by Louise Neu revealing that Ronn Torossian had signed a contract to represent Turkey as its PR agent! Torossian is President of the 5W Public Relations firm based in New York City.
Trade of arms is not vegetable trade and such deals always leave some black trace after them that can lead to some negative consequences, Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian told the Israeli ITV24 channel, answering the question about the threat for Armenia coming from arms exports by Israel.
Azerbaijan regularly makes attempts to ignore the ceasefire agreement and even question the validity of that agreement, Armenian FM Edward Nalbandian told the Israeli ITV24.
Artsakh should participate in all rounds of negotiations for NK conflict settlement – Parliament Speaker
The Republic of Artsakh should definitely participate in all rounds of negotiations for the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, Speaker of the Artsakh Parliament Ashot Ghoulyan told reporters in Armenia’s Parliament.
The people of Artsakh continue to unconditionally be in charge of their destiny, by purposefully leading their chosen path, Armenian Parliament Speaker Ara Babloyan said in his remarks during the 12th session of the inter-parliamentary committee of cooperation between the parliaments of Armenia and Artsakh.
Armenian Human Rights Defender to publish report on damages of bordering communities of Tavush Province caused by Azerbaijan
Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan together with his staff members visited on November 8 Tavush Province to conduct fact-finding works in the bordering communities that are in the target of Azerbaijani armed forces.
The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs are planning to organize the meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers until late 2017, Maria Zakharova, Russian foreign ministry spokesperson, told reporters.
On November 8, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the north from Martakert town, the foreign ministry of Artsakh reported.