The US State Department's calls to set free the Azeri raiders prosecuted in Nagorno-Karabakh will receive no response, such an opinion was expressed by the Deputy Director of the Caucasus Institute Sergey Minasyan, answering the question of Arminfo correspondent during press conference in Yerevan.
OSCE is concerned over the growing tension in Nagorny Karabakh, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic said at the UN Security Council.
ArmInfo’s interview with Avaz Hasanov, Director of the Society for Humanitarian Research in Azerbaijan
UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon discussed the situation in Nagorno Karabakh with Ivica Dacic, the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, the First Deputy Prime Minster and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia.
U.S. Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland's calls to free the Azerbaijani raiders convicted in Karabakh are inadmissible to Stepanakert. David Babayan, Spokesperson for the NKR President said the Artsakh Republic leadership had repeatedly declared that Shahbaz Guliyev and Dilham Askerov, and the third, liquidated raider Hasan Hasanov, committed terrorist acts in the territory of the Nagorny Karabakh Republic (NKR). The faced a transparent trial with participation of Mass Media and public organizations.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Jane Nuland's statements about the Karabakh conflict and her call to release the Azeri raiders as a humanitarian gesture was voiced in the wrong place, political expert Alexander Markarov has told ArmInfo's correspondent.
On 18 February, Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov (the Russian Federation), Pierre Andrieu (France), James Warlick (USA), the press service of the Artsakh Republic President reports.
Considering Russia's obligations to defend Armenia from external threats, any attacks on the Armenian territory will give it a pretext for interfering into the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian expert Vladimir Yevseyav told ArmInfo on Monday.
OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair James Warlick of the United States is sure that all can benefit from talks about steps towards a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
Tigran S. Simonyan (1991), a soldier of the NKR Defense Army died of a gunshot wound on the combat position in the north of the country on February 10 approximately at 7.55pm local time.
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 east direction of the Seisulan settlement of the NKR Martakert region on Tuesday.
ArmInfo’s interview with Ilgar Velizade, Head of the South Caucasus Club of Political Analysts, Azerbaijani political scientist
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev presented his own distorted interpretation of self-determination principle at Munich Security Conference, Spokesperson of the Armenian Foreign Minister Tigran Balayan says addressing the Azeri president's speech in a series of tweets.
It is important not to consider the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh as something that will last forever, French Ambassador to Azerbaijan Pascal Monnier told Trend. "What is important is not to consider the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh as something that will last forever and something we can not deal with," he said.
There are a number of actors who are interested in growing tensions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, Russian political expert Alexander Sotnichenko told ArmInfo on Saturday.
The Nagorny Karabakh authorities are ready to consider the exchange of one of the Azeri diversionists for Ramil Safarov, the murderer of Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan, Spokesperson of the NKR President David Babayan told ArmInfo. "We can consider the suggestion to exchange one of the Azeri diversionists if we exchange him, for instance, with Ramil Safarov (Azeri officer who viciously axed sleeping Armenian office Gurgen Margaryan in Hungary in 2004 - editor's note). However, we will not transfer the diversionist, as it would be a gross violation of all the democratic principles"
Recent development around Nagorno Karabakh have caused Armenia to question Russia's commitment as a security guarantor, Stratfor writes in the article "Belarus and Armenia Re-Evaluate Relations with Russia."
On 3 February the President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakyan convoked a consultation on the issues concerning the 31 January incident, taken place in the Kashatagh region's section of the Goris-Stepanakert highway.
The OSCE Minsk Group has been turned by the co-chairs states into an informal platform for discussing their own problems, Nagorno-Karabakh's foreign policy and security Masis Mailyan told journalists on Monday.
The talks among Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan need stable cease-fire regime for being continued, Nagorno-Karabakh foreign policy and security expert Masis Mailyan told ArmInfo on Monday.
Journalists of the New York Times visited Karabakh only after getting an official permission of Stepanakert, press-secretary of the NKR president, David Babayan, told Arminfo correspondent.
The police of Artsakh had to resort to relevant measures to prevent the situation from heating up, David Babayan, Spokesman for the Nagorno-Karabakh President, says in an interview with Haykakan Zhamanak when commenting on the Berdzor clashes between the police and the members of the Founding Parliament.
The situation around the Karabakh peace process may change only if the USA and the EU countries, including France, take more active steps in this matter, Matthew Bryza, former US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, ex- Ambassador of the United States to Azerbaijan, says in an interview with Trend.
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved only by peaceful means. In connection with the escalation of tension in the conflict zone, in 2014 and before, the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) repeatedly issued statements calling the parties for a peaceful solution to the conflict, CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha said on Friday at a briefing in Rossiya Segodnya information agency.
He said that it will be a hard year as the Azeri-Turkish tandem will continue provocations on the border in order to distract the world community's attention from the commemorations of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
Growing tensions in the Karabakh conflict zone bears no relation to the upcoming centennial of the Armenian Genocide, Director of the Caucasus Institute Alexander Iskandaryan told reporters, on January 30.
The France-Artsakh Friendship Circle supports the OSCE Minsk Group's charges against Azerbaijan. French Co-chair of the Circle, French Senator Francois Rochebloine said that it was the first time that the OSCE MG co-chairs pointed out Azerbaijan's responsibility for tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh.
The reported use of "drones" above or across the Nagorno-#Karabakh line of contact is a provocation, OSCE Minsk Group Co- Chair of the U.S. James Warlick said on Tweeter, Friday.
The tension of the last days in Karabakh and on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan is unlikely to go into large-scale fighting. This opinion was expressed in an interview with Turan by political scientist, MP Rasim Musabekov.
Azeri raiders Shahbaz Guliyev and Dilham Askerov have applied to the Court of Appeal. The lawyers of the raiders say that Guliyev intends to appeal against the judgment in general and Askerov will appeal against the provis
Official Stepanakert thinks that extradition of Dilham Askerov, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment, may not be debated, David Babayan, Spokesman for Artsakh Republic President, has told RFE/RL Armenian Service (Radio Azatutyun) when commenting on the latest statement of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.