Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Shoigu and Harutyunyan discuss situation in Karabakh

Russian Defense Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held telephone talks with his Armenian counterpart Vagharshak Harutyunyan. The relevant information was published on the website of the Russian department. According to the …

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Why Khojaly tragedy is a genocide?

The United Nations General Assembly affirmed the crime of genocide describing it as “a denial of the right of existence of entire human groups, as homicide is the denial of the right to live of individual human beings.” …

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Mehriban Aliyeva: Khojaly genocide cannot be forgotten

First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has made a post on her official Instagram page on the 29th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide. "Tragedies like Khojaly genocide cannot be forgotten. There can be no excuses for …

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Polad Bulbul oglu on origins of Karabakh conflict

Recently, there were allegations in the Russian media outlets that the first Karabakh war allegedly began with the events in Sumgait, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Moscow Polad Bulbul oglu said, speaking at an …

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GUAM member states commemorates Khojaly Genocide

Secretariat of Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM) commemorated Khojaly Genocide committed by Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh in 1992, according to the GUAM. The Secretariat noted that the GUAM Member States must join …

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IDEX 2021: what weapons Azerbaijan put in display

Azerbaijan sent last week a delegation from the country's Ministry of Defense Industry to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for IDEX-2021 where it is showcasing locally-made arms at the annual international defense exhibition. A total of 106 Azerbaijani-made arms are on display in Abu Dhabi, including various types of small arms and short-range combat vehicles, mortars, rifles, grenades, unmanned aerial vehicles, ammunition of various calibers and purposes over the next four days, Caspian News writes

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Elin Suleymanov: Azerbaijan expects US would not be taking a side in the conflict

Rather than accomplishing its aim of charting a peaceful roadmap for postwar Europe, the February 1945 Yalta Conference paved the way for the Cold War by dividing Germany into four occupation zones administered by U.S., British, French and Soviet forces. Now, there exists a fresh opportunity to forge a lasting peace and to extinguish a lingering conflict in the South Caucasus region, where processes of normalization and economic integration are underway in the aftermath of last fall's six-week war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Elin Suleymanov, Azerbaijan's ambassador to the United States, writes for Newsweek

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Azerbaijani Americans urge pro-Armenian deputy to be 'objective'

Azerbaijani Americans urged a Republican representative who is known for his pro-Armenia stance to shift his view in a more "objective" direction, pointing at the human rights violations of the Armenian forces during the occupation of the recently liberated Nagorno-Karabakh, Daily Sabah informs. Despite the end of the conflict, Azerbaijan continues to suffer casualties as an Azerbaijani civilian was killed after a mine planted by Armenian forces exploded in the region on Thursday. In a statement, the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office said the mine detonated in the Talish village of Tartar district, which had been under Armenian occupation for three decades. It was an anti-tank mine laid by Armenian soldiers during the occupation period, it added

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Land covered with carpet of mines. Hundreds of thousands of Azerbaijanis are waiting to return home

After the Second Karabakh conflict ended, dozens of Azerbaijani servicemen and internally displaced persons died or were wounded as a result of a mine explosion. Most of the civilian victims tried to see with their own eyes what was left of their cities and villages in and around Nagorno-Karabakh. The area remains closed to civilians until the clearance of unexploded ordnance is completed

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Anti-Semitism on rise in Armenia after Second Karabakh War

Recently, it was reported that the “To Live and Not Forget” Holocaust Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia was vandalized by local anti-Semites, who sprayed over the Hebrew inscriptions on the monument.  The World Jewish Congress condemned the anti-Semitic vandalism: “It is horrible to see that the Holocaust memorial in Yerevan, Armenia was vandalized with vile anti-Semitic graffiti.  The vandalism was condemned by the city’s mayor”

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