Nov 20 2014 - 13:22
Dereck Hogan, deputy chief of the U.S. mission in Azerbaijan, said that Washington was urging Baku and Yerevan to resume Nagorno-Karabakh peace talks. He expressed regret about the Mi-24 crash. The diplomat noted that the talks of the Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents in Sochi, Wales and Paris were productive, Interfax-Azerbaijan reports.
Nov 19 2014 - 13:56
Nowruz Mamedov, deputy head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration, has accused Western media of double standards at an international conference on achievements and prospects of cooperation of NGOs. Mamedov called the world’s reaction to military drills in Russia disproportionate in light of the occupation of the Nagorno-Karabakh territories.
Nov 18 2014 - 16:11
No incidents were registered on the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian forces in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The OSCE monitored the area near Merzili (Agdam District), Trend reports. The Azerbaijani side was monitored by the field assistants of the personal representative of the OSCE chairman-in-office Irzhi Aberle, Simon Tiller, Peter Swedberg and head of the top-level planning group Colonel Marcus Widmer.
Nov 14 2014 - 18:05
Azerbaijan and Armenia are on the verge of a new war, American analyst Thomas de Vaal believes. According to an article by de Vaal published by the BBC, the recent incident in which an Armenian helicopter was downed on the front line is one of the most dangerous issues in the history of the 20-year-long conflict.
Nov 14 2014 - 15:25
Movses Akopyan, a self-defense authority of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, said that the Armenian Mi-24 helicopter recently shot down by Azerbaijan had been only 20m away from Azerbaijani positions when it was shot down, News.am reports.Akopyan added that Armenia had asked the International Red Cross Committee to assist in sending the bodies of the helicopter crew to Armenia.
Nov 14 2014 - 15:15
Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yildiz said at the parliament that anything could happen in the Nagorno-Karabakh Region, considering that the Armenian authorities had promised to punish Azerbaijan for shooting its Mi-24 helicopter in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on November 12, 1news.az reports.The minister emphasized that the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process needed special attention.Azerbaijan claims that the helicopter was beyond the line of contact, targeting its positions, and was shot down near Kengerli (Agdam District of Azerbaijan).