Heiko Langner

 Angela Merkel could become #039eternal chancellor#039 - expert

Angela Merkel could become 'eternal chancellor' - expert

The Berlin political scientist on the migration situation in Germany, the rise of the AfD party and the crisis of the neoliberal model

Germany under terror attack

Germany under terror attack

Peace and stability in the country, which is rightly considered the economic and political leader of the EU, faced serious challenges after a series of terrorist attacks

Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West

"Turkey could become strategic mediator between East and West"

German political scientist Heiko Langner believes

Heiko Langner sums up results of 2016

Heiko Langner sums up results of 2016

The Berlin political scientist about the peculiarities and contradictions of the German foreign policy, as well as Russia's 'unrequited love' for Germany and the ways to improve bilateral relations

Armenia-Azerbaijan Platform for Peace. View from Europe

Armenia-Azerbaijan Platform for Peace. View from Europe

It is necessary to increase the interest of the conflicting parties in progress of the negotiations and make it difficult to sabotage peace efforts

Trump#039s win: Germany reacts

Trump's win: Germany reacts

Heiko Langner: "Honest enemy is better than dishonest friend"

Heiko Langner: Negotiations between United State and Russia must be resumed immediately and without preconditions

Heiko Langner: "Negotiations between United State and Russia must be resumed immediately and without preconditions"

The relations between Russia and the United States have once again deteriorated because of the situation in Syria. Washington halted bilateral cooperation with Moscow on the Syrian issues, threatening Russia with new sanctions. But the Kremlin sees no reason...

Armenia may turn into risk factor for Russia#039s geostrategic interests

Armenia may turn into risk factor for Russia's geostrategic interests

The better Turkish-Russian relations are, the less Armenia is needed as an anti-Turkish stronghold of Russia in the South Caucasus

Heiko Langner: Brexit shows need for democratic reformatting of EU

Heiko Langner: "Brexit shows need for democratic reformatting of EU"

Berlin political scientist about the British people's decision to leave the European Union

Heiko Langner: Karabakh problem reaches international crisis level

Heiko Langner: Karabakh problem reaches international crisis level

The Vienna meeting between the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, mediated by the foreign ministers of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chair countries (Russia, the US, France), Sergei …

Heiko Langner: Breakthrough in Karabakh settlement can happen only after de-occupation of Karabakh

Heiko Langner: Breakthrough in Karabakh settlement can happen only after de-occupation of Karabakh

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be as important as military conflict in the eastern Ukraine for the international community, and the battles that occured on Saturday after nighttime provocations of the Armenian Armed Forces, who attacked …

Heiko Langner: “Diplomatic recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh is impossible”

Heiko Langner: “Diplomatic recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh is impossible”

The right to self-determination is not equal to a claim to its own state, Berlin political scientist says

US sanctions against Azerbaijan: how real is the threat?

US sanctions against Azerbaijan: how real is the threat?

A world power that impose sanctions against one side of a conflict due to its own interests should not expect a confidential attitude

Downed SU-24: Will Russia and Turkey break through the deadlock?

Downed SU-24: Will Russia and Turkey break through the deadlock?

The worst step is to be the closure of economic and diplomatic channels, because it paves the way for the further aggravation of confrontation that doesn't correspond to the long-term complex interests of either side

Who benefits from discord between Russia and Turkey?

Who benefits from discord between Russia and Turkey?

The political conflict between Ankara and Moscow due to the Russian Su-24 downed in Syria by the Turkish Air Force is gaining momentum at the highest level. Without expressing official condolences over …

Heiko Langner: The policy of NATO member Turkey has strengthened Islamist terrorist organizations

Heiko Langner: "The policy of NATO member Turkey has strengthened Islamist terrorist organizations"

The Berlin political scientist on the consequences of the incident with the Russian aircraft downed by Turkish military in Syria

Heiko Langner: “It is impossible to defeat transnational terrorism without Russia”

Heiko Langner: “It is impossible to defeat transnational terrorism without Russia”

The Berlin political scientist speaks about the consequences of the terrorist attacks in Paris

Heiko Langner: International community does not recognize so called elections in occupied Karabakh

Heiko Langner: International community does not recognize so called "elections" in occupied Karabakh

The USA does not recognize the upcoming so-called "elections" in occupied Nagorno-Karabakh, because it does not recognize the regime established there as an independent state, the co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group from the USA, …

Heiko Langner: Germany #039fouls#039 against Azerbaijan

Heiko Langner: Germany 'fouls' against Azerbaijan

Berlin political scientist about the prospects of German-Azerbaijani relations

Fake observers of virtual state

Fake observers of virtual state

Die Linke did not send observers to Karabakh

Heiko Langner: contrary to Merkel, Russia helps settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Heiko Langner: contrary to Merkel, Russia helps settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

"Russia is not a party of the international Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, but does play the role of the most important mediator of peace within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group," political analyst Berlin Heiko Langner told a reporter of Vestnik Kavkaza, commenting on Angela Merkel's statement on the participation of Russia in this conflict.  

OSCE co-chairs meet in Berlin

OSCE co-chairs meet in Berlin

 OSCE co-chairs meet in BerlinThe co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group arrived in Berlin on December 11th in order to discuss possible ways to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, US co-chair James Warlick is quoted as saying. Some experts expressed the idea that the meeting is being held in Berlin as Germany is going to take a more active role in the peaceful resolution process. However German political analyst Heiko Langner says that such a view is a result of exaggeration. In the same time Germany may indeed try to mediate between the countries of the Minsk Group itself, whose positions are often different, Langner said.The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group arrived in Berlin on December 11th in order to discuss possible ways to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, US co-chair James Warlick is quoted as saying.  The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group arrived in Berlin on December 11th in order to discuss possible ways to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, US co-chair James Warlick is quoted as saying. 

Heiko Langner: Baku will not allow expansion of occupation

Heiko Langner: Baku will not allow expansion of occupation

 The incident with the Armenian military helicopter could seriously aggravate the situation on the contact line between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops

Germany intensifies Nagorno-Karabakh peace process with Russia

Germany intensifies Nagorno-Karabakh peace process with Russia

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier concluded his visit to the South Caucasus yesterday with a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian. Steinmeier expressed hope that the next round of presidential talks set for Paris next Monday will bring progress. Nalbandian stated again that Armenia was ready to settle the problem based on the declarations of the OSCE Minsk Group.

Heiko Langner: “It is better to put bets on the ‘Moscow card’ in resolution of the Karabakh conflict

Heiko Langner: “It is better to put bets on the ‘Moscow card’ in resolution of the Karabakh conflict

Interview by Orkhan Sattarov, the head of the European Bureau of Vestnik Kavkaza 

Heiko Langner: “The Karabakh conflict is a headache for Moscow”

Heiko Langner: “The Karabakh conflict is a headache for Moscow”

Interview by Orkhan Sattarov, the head of the European Bureau of Vestnik Kavkaza

Heiko Langner: “Azerbaijan is a natural addressee for invitation to the Eurasian Union”

Heiko Langner: “Azerbaijan is a natural addressee for invitation to the Eurasian Union”

Interview by Orkhan Sattarov, the head of the European Bureau of Vestnik Kavkaza

Nothing new in James B. Warlick’s presentation

Nothing new in James B. Warlick’s presentation

Mathias Dornfeld: “Washington uses double standards”

Matthias Dornfeld gives European view on Caucasus

Matthias Dornfeld gives European view on Caucasus

Matthias Dornfeld, a political analyst at the Berlin Center for Caspian Region Studies, has given his view on the integration of Georgia in Europe, ties between Europe and Armenia and prospects of Turkey joining the EU. Unlike Heiko Langner, Dornfeld does not deny the presence of some European standards of democracy Georgia wants to achieve for fully-fledged European integration, based on the association agreement and the free trade agreement Georgia initialed at the Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius.

“It is difficult to speak about common standards of the EU”

“It is difficult to speak about common standards of the EU”

states Heiko Langner