Azerbaijan and Armenia

Guns Continue to Speak Louder than Diplomats in Nagorno-Karabakh

Guns Continue to Speak Louder than Diplomats in Nagorno-Karabakh

One year has passed since the “Four-Day War” – an unprecedented escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Mikhail Baskhanov: UK#039s unreasonable foreign policy destroys first Transcaucasian republics

Mikhail Baskhanov: "UK's unreasonable foreign policy destroys first Transcaucasian republics"

About the United Kingdom's role in the history of the Transcaucasian independent republics after the First World War

Christopher Gan: Double standards hinder Karabakh conflict settlement

Christopher Gan: "Double standards" hinder Karabakh conflict settlement

One-sided presentation of tragic events of 1915 in Turkey and the essence of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is a typical example of "double standards" in historical science and modern politics, American professor Christopher …

Azerbaijan’s military power becomes richest army in region

Azerbaijan’s military power becomes richest army in region

Russian international television network Russia Today (RT) has published a photo gallery titled 'The Azerbaijani Army: The richest army in the region'. The Azerbaijani army is in constant combat readiness because of the …

Switzerland supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Switzerland supports settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Swiss Ambassador to Azerbaijan Philipp Stalder voiced the position of Switzerland on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its settlement. In the first place he said about the country's support of the efforts of …

EU#039s Salber to visit Baku

EU's Salber to visit Baku

European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus Herbert Salber will pay a visit to Azerbaijan, the EU Baku Office said. The visit is scheduled for April 19-20. Salbert is expected to hold bilateral meetings …

Baku urges Minsk Group to increase pressure on Yerevan

Baku urges Minsk Group to increase pressure on Yerevan

OSCE Minsk Group must increase pressure on Yerevan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said, addressing a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of the first quarter of 2017 and future tasks. …

Malen Mard: status quo in Karabakh unacceptable

Malen Mard: status quo in Karabakh unacceptable

Brussels considers the preservation of the status quo in Nagorno-Karabakh unacceptable, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Malena Mard said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza on the sidelines of a …

Azerbaijani village Qapanli undergoes fire from Armenian side

Azerbaijani village Qapanli undergoes fire from Armenian side

The Armenian Armed Forces have opened fire at the Qapanli village of Azerbaijan’s Tartar district today, using 60mm mortars, the press service of Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said. As a result of the ceasefire violation, …

 Maria Zakharova: we expect Baku and Yerevan to return to negotiating table

Maria Zakharova: we expect Baku and Yerevan to return to negotiating table

The April battles for Karabakh in 2016 violated the 1994 ceasefire agreement, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova told a briefing, the correspondent of the Vestnik Kavkaza reports. "Active …

One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

But in the absence of a re-invigorated process, the conflict will remain a dangerous tinderbox in the heart of the South Caucasus

 Nazarbayev supports de-occupation of Azerbaijani territories

Nazarbayev supports de-occupation of Azerbaijani territories

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that he supports the UN Security Council's resolutions on withdrawal of the Armenian armed forces from the occupied Azerbaijani territories, speaking at the joint statement with the …

Israeli Foreign Ministry supports Azerbaijan#039s territorial integrity

Israeli Foreign Ministry supports Azerbaijan's territorial integrity

Tel Aviv's position on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has not changed: Israel supports territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, Israeli Foreign Ministry's political director Alon Ushpiz said during talks with Azerbaijani …

Putin congratulates Sargsyan on 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Russia and Armenia

Putin congratulates Sargsyan on 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Russia and Armenia

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan on the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Armenia. …

Anniversary of April battles for Karabakh: results and prospects

Anniversary of April battles for Karabakh: results and prospects

One year has passed since Azerbaijani army’s victory in April 2016 clashes. On the night of April 2, 2016, all the frontier positions of Azerbaijan were subjected to heavy fire from the Armenian side, which used large-caliber weapons, …

Armenian secret service agent jailed for 14 years

Armenian secret service agent jailed for 14 years

Armenian secret service agent, 38-year-old Maj. Garik Marutyan accused of treason for working for Azerbaijan, has been sentenced in Armenia to 14 years in prison, NEWS.am reports.  Marutyan was found …

UN calls on resumption of negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh

UN calls on resumption of negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh

The UN Secretariat called for the resumption of negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh, said in a statement deputy spokesman for the Secretary-General of the UN Farhan Haq on Friday. “We have noted the recent statements …

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani territories liberated during April battles give full control of situation on contact line

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani territories liberated during April battles give full control of situation on contact line

Azerbaijani territories liberated during the April battles allow Baku full to take control of the situation on the contact line, Azerbaijan’s President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev said at a meeting …

Sebastian Kurz: conflicting sides in Karabakh must renew political settlement process

Sebastian Kurz: conflicting sides in Karabakh must renew political settlement process

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz joined the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs' call for the sides to renew engagement in the political settlement process as expressed in their statement on 29 …

Ter-Petrosyan: occupied territories must be returned to Azerbaijan

Ter-Petrosyan: occupied territories must be returned to Azerbaijan

The occupied territories around Nagorno-Karabakh should be put back under Azerbaijani control in accordance with the provisions of the document on which the parties are negotiating, the first president of Armenia Levon …

US interested in early settlement of Karabakh conflict

US interested in early settlement of Karabakh conflict

Washington is interested in an early settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, reads the letter of the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, which was sent on …

PACE co-rapporteur for monitoring of Azerbaijan to discuss Karabakh in Yerevan

PACE co-rapporteur for monitoring of Azerbaijan to discuss Karabakh in Yerevan

Co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, chairman of PACE Monitoring Committee's Sub-Committee for conflicts, Stefan Schennach, left Vienna for Yerevan. …

Armenia’s FM receives OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair

Armenia’s FM receives OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair

On March 24, Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian received Richard R. Hoagland, the U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, Panorama.am …

 France ready to organize meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan

France ready to organize meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said that France is ready to organize a meeting between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan on the settlement of the …

Ilham Aliyev recalls Hollande once again that status quo is unacceptable

Ilham Aliyev recalls Hollande once again that status quo is unacceptable

France is the co-chair country of the OSCE Minsk Group, which is making efforts to settle the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and it must be resolved in accordance with international law and within territorial integrity …

OIC Secretary General calls on Armenia to withdraw from occupied Azerbaijani territories

OIC Secretary General calls on Armenia to withdraw from occupied Azerbaijani territories

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen has called for the “immediate” and “unconditional” withdrawal of Armenian forces from occupied …

No military solution to Karabakh conflict: Hoagland

No military solution to Karabakh conflict: Hoagland

There is no military solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Richard Hoagland, the US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, said at a press conference in Baku Mar. 11, Trend reports. He added that the OSCE Minsk Group …

Ilham Aliyev receives OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs

Ilham Aliyev receives OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs today, Trend reports. The delegation includes Stephane Visconti, Igor Popov, …

 Azerbaijan calls on foreigners to refrain from illegal visits to occupied territories

Azerbaijan calls on foreigners to refrain from illegal visits to occupied territories

Azerbaijan’s Permanent Mission to the OSCE called on foreign citizens to refrain from illegal visits to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan without prior consent. “We once again call on journalists and foreign citizens to …

Elkhan Alasgarov: Baku expects adequate steps from Washington

Elkhan Alasgarov: Baku expects adequate steps from Washington

Azerbaijan expects the new US administration will take more adequate position on the developments in the South Caucasus and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in particular, head of the expert council of Baku Network, Elkhan …