Mar 13 2014 - 20:02
The situation in Crimea has revived the discussion on how party decisions about the borders of the Soviet republics influenced the geopolitical situation in post-Soviet space. Alan Kasayev, the Head of the Journalism Department of Moscow State Linguistic University, discussed it with VK. The expert stressed that from the geostrategic point of view all the Soviet territorial changes, including giving Crimea to the Ukrainian Soviet Republic, were completely arbitrary, and nobody thought about the possible consequences.
Mar 13 2014 - 08:34
After negotiations in February and March, co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group Igor Popov (Russia), Jacques Faure (France) and James Warlick (USA) and Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk have arranged a meeting with Azerbaijani and Armenian Foreign Ministers Elmar Mammadyarov and Edward Nalbandian to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process.They will discuss questions raised by Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents in Vienna in November. Mammadyarov and Nalbandian expressed readiness to settle remaining issues and make progress.
Mar 12 2014 - 20:12
Armenian Minister of the Economy Vagram Avanesyan has recently announced that possible EU and US sanctions against Russia would affect the Armenian economy. His opinion is shared by Tatul Manaseryan and Sergey Minasyan.
Mar 12 2014 - 14:43
Speaker of the Turkish Parliament Cemil Cicek said that documents about events in 1915 and the so-called Armenian Genocide will be handed upon request, Trend reports.Cicek said that both Armenian and Turkish people had suffered from the acts in 1915. Turkey is ready to recognize conclusions of the Armenian Historic Commission.
Mar 12 2014 - 11:07
Contrary to inaccurate reporting in the media, we would like to clarify that Ambassador Irfan Siddiq during his meeting with students at the Azerbaijan's Khazar University on March 3 stressed the need for respect for Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and the withdrawal of Armenia from occupied territories.
Mar 12 2014 - 10:45
EU or US economic sanctions against Russia would have an inevitable impact on Armenia, said Armenian Minister for Economy Vagram Avanesyan, News.am reports.The minister noted that Armenia had no details of such impact.
Mar 11 2014 - 20:34
The ongoing crisis in Crimea has caused vehement debates concerning the possibility of a unilateral declaration of independence and any analogy between Nagorno-Karabakh and Crimea.
Mar 11 2014 - 20:03
Spain is going establish its embassies in the South Caucasian republics of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia, the Kingdom's Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo is quoted as saying by the APA agency.