Serviceman of NKR Defense Army has been killed from adversary's shot, the press-service of the Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army informs.
Situation remains tense on Line of Contact on the Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijani troops. According to the NKR Defense Army press-office, the Azerbaijani side violated ceasefire 18 times overnight, firing 200 shots, including 43 ones from sniper weapons.
It is more likely that Kura River changes its course and falls into Black Sea than Karabakh becomes part of Azerbaijan with any status, Deputy Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov told ArmInfo's correspondent responding to his Azerbaijani counterpart Ziyafat Asgarov's statement that Karabakh conflict may be settled exclusively based on territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.
Statements that five districts adjacent to Nagorno Karabakh will be passed to Azerbaijan exert pressure on the process, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Bryza said.
Azerbaijan has violated the ceasefire on the Line of Contact with Karabakh armed forces 19 times overnight, according to the NKR Defense Army press-office.
Moscow hopes the process around Nagorno Karabakh will not lose its dynamics, Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for the Russian foreign ministry, said at the July 21 press briefing.
On July 21, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan, in the northern direction of Martakert, the press- service of NKR Foreign Ministry informs.
The adversary continues to intensively violate the regime of ceasefire on the Line of Contact of Karabakh-Azerbaijani troops. The press-service of NKR Defense Army informs that the adversary violated the ceasefire for 16 times overnight. Azerbaijani Armed Forces made nearly 190 shells at the direction of Karabakh positions from small and sniper's weapons.
Baku was going to settle the Karabakh conflict by means of a blitzkrieg, Nagorno-Karabakh President Bako Sahakyan says in an interview with Lenta.ru, when speaking of the four-day war in April.
The US and Russia are working on a number of issues, including the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the US Secretary of State John Kerry said in an interview with NBC.
Azerbaijani Armed Forces violated the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact of Karabakh-Azerbaijani troops 23 times overnight. The Defense Army of the NKR has told ArmInfo that the adversary has made 170 shells from weapons of various calibers including 35 shells from sniping weapons.
Last night, the Azerbaijani armed forces violated the ceasefire along the line of contact of the NKR and Azerbaijani troops for 27 times.
Official Representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova considers that the most important thing on the current stage of Karabakh settlement is to ensure that this process finishes in a maximally constructive way giving the sides hope for peace.
"Ukraine doesn't recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent state and welcomes Azerbaijan's similar stance regarding Crimea", said Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, during a joint press conference with Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev in Baku July 14, APA reports.
The security vacuum in the Karabakh peace process can be filled only by a sustained international push to resolve the conflict, Thomas de Waal, senior associate with Carnegie Europe, specializing in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region, says in an article published at carnegieendowment.org.
Unless diplomacy produces tangible results, an escalation similar or more serious than the four-day war in April cannot be ruled out, according to Stratfor.
The press office of the NKR Defense Army has told ArmInfo that the Azerbaijani troops violated the ceasefire, using mostly small arms. Last night, the adversary fired over 200 shots at the Karabakh positions.
On July 15, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan, in the direction of Hadrut near Horadiz settlement, the press office of the NKR Foreign Ministry reports.
The adversary violated the ceasefire regime on the Line of Contact of Artsakh and Azerbaijani troops for 26 times overnight and fired 250 shells from small weapons of various calibers.
Armenia's Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan, who is on a working visit in Lithuania, held a meeting with his Lithuanian counterpart Juozas Olekas on July 12.
Azerbaijan's Armed Air Forces launched training flights on July 13, 8:26am in close proximity to the Line of Contact with Artsakh troops.
Armenia stands for Artsakh's people right to determine its own future as it is exercised in the whole world, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan stated in an interview to Arab TV channel "Al Mayadeen".
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has most likely left for Baku to persuade Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to implement the agreements reached during the Vienna and St. Petersburg meetings with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan, Armenian lawmaker Tevan Poghosyan said at today's press conference in Yerevan.
OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs have no immediate plans to travel to the region, US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick told APA on July 12.
The Vienna and St. Petersburg Summits were first and foremost aimed at stabilizing the situation in the conflict zone in the aftermaths of large-scale military offensive unleashed by Azerbaijan against Nagorno-Karabakh in April, which was accompanied by the gross violations of international human rights and humanitarian laws," Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at the Eastern Partnership Informal Dialogue Meeting of the Foreign Ministers.
Phased settlement of Karabakh conflict will delay its comprehensive solution, according to NKR President's Spokesman David Babayan.
"The conflict (Karabakh - ed.) will soon have to find a solution, and the status quo will have to be changed," Turan quotes Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev as saying at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Last night, the ceasefire on the line of contact of the Karabakh and Azerbaijani troops was mainly observed.
The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs intend to pay one more visit to the conflict region, however, the precise date is not known yet, according to Russian Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Igor Popov.
The priority for the Armenian side in the Karabakh peace process is the Artsakh people's right to self-determination, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov said at a press conference in Yerevan on July 11.
The final statement the foreign ministers of the CSTO member states made in Yerevan contained important messages in the Karabakh peace process, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov said at a press conference in Yerevan on July 11.