The countersabotage systems have been set at the borders of Armenia and Karabakh, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan said at today's meeting with students and teachers of Yerevan State University.
It is time to continue the negotiations on the Karabakh conflict's resolution at a different level, James Warlick, the U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the tripartite mediating body in the NK process, told reporters in Yerevan, Tuesday. The ambassador said at his upcoming meetings with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian he will continue the discussion that was launched in Wales with Secretary of State John Kerry.
Head of the Armenian Parliament's Committee for State and Legal Affairs Hovhanness Sahakyan will present the Karabakh frontier guards with night vision devices. The official promised to bring the frontier guards the devices yet during his previous visit to the frontline position of the Line of Contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijani armed forces.
The resolution of the parliament of the Basque Provinces is a logical continuation of the lobbyist line on recognition of the statehood of Nagornyy Karabakh, Russian political expert, Sergey Markedonov, told ArmInfo correspondent.
Neither the West nor the OSCE Minsk Group can settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, member of the Karabakh Committee, former Interior Minister of Armenia Ashot Manucharyan told journalists on Friday.
Initiated by European Friends of Armenia, the Nagorno-Karabakh Foreign Minister Karen Mirzoyan visited the Basque Country and met with high officials throughout the region. On Thursday, Mr Mirzoyan met with the Gipuzkoa Province President Martin Garitano in San Sebastian to discuss further cooperation between Nagorno-Karabakh and the Basque Country. During the statements of both officials, the Gipuzkoa President, on behalf of the government of Gipuzkoa, recognized the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
The New South Wales Legislative Council adopted a motion on Wednesday 10th September 2014, adding its voice to the international condemnation of Azerbaijan on its aggression directed towards the Republic of Nagorno- Karabakh and the Republic of Armenia, according to the Armenian National Committee of Australia website.
By means of threats and provocations on the contact line, Azerbaijan has shown its force with a view to gain influence on the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process, Armenia's Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told journalists on Friday.
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The state committee of Nagorno-Karabakh on POWs, hostages and missing persons expressed readiness to hand over 15-year-old Azerbaijani teen to Azerbaijan.
The death of servicemen at the line of contact between the armed forces of Karabakh and Azerbaijan is the price of the hostile rhetoric. "If we exclude the tragic moments, Armenia and Azerbaijan have mutual interests to work for a shared future", -the expert said.
The ICRC representatives have visited an Azerbaijani citizen in captivity in Nagorno Karabakh, the ICRC Office in Yerevan said.
Stepanakert is satisfied with the results of the meeting between President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, as the second out of the three co-chair states said that there is no alternative to peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict, press-secretary of the Karabakh president, David Babayan, told ArmInfo correspondent.
"In Wales John Kerry hosted productive talks between the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan on Nagorno-Karabakh. We are ready to help," James Warlick, the U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, tripartite mediating body in NK peace process, says in a tweet.
A tripartite meeting was held Thursday in Newport between Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and US Secretary of State John Kerry on the initiative of the American side, the Armenian President's press-service said.
Armenian-Turkish normalization has nothing to do with the Karabakh peace process, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, Spokesperson for the ruling Republican Party, Eduard Sharmazanov told ArmInfo when commenting on Turkish President Recep Erdogan's statements in Baku.
Azerbaijan is panic-stricken by the Lithuania-Artsakh Parliamentary Friendship Group delegation's visit to Artsakh.
The California Senate-adopted Resolution - AJR 32 encouraging Artsakh's (Nagorno Karabakh) continuing efforts to develop as a free and independent nation has no legal force, Director of the Caucasus Institute Alexander Iskandaryan said at today's press conference in Yerevan.
If Armenia were a country committed to the policy of 'revenge,' it would not initiate the process of Armenian-Turkish reconciliation, Artak Zakaryan, Head of the Armenian Parliament Committee for Foreign Affairs, told ArmInfo when commenting on Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's latest statement claiming that Yerevan is allegedly committed to the policy of revenge in the relations with Ankara.
Ankara's foreign policy priority in the Caucasus is settlement of the regional conflict, establishment of peace and reduction of tensions, newly appointed Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said introducing the policy of the new government, Milliyet reports.
President of NKR Bako Sahakyan has addressed the people on the Day of the Artsakh Republic. In his addres, the president says: "Dear compatriots, On behalf of the authorities and personally myself I cordially congratulate everybody on the most significant holiday in our country - the Day of the Artsakh Republic.
"The historic choice of the people of Artsakh is an irreversible reality now. You managed to found and build up statehood through the support of the entire nation and, first of all, owing to your inflexible will, your superhuman efforts and enormous sacrifices," President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan says in a congratulatory address to the NKR people and leadership on occasion of Artsakh's Independence Day.
The United States Embassy in Baku issued a statement regarding the California State Senate's Assembly Joint Resolution 32, which recognized the independence of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. The US Embassy statement reads:
When commenting on the recent meeting of the Presidents of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia, Robert Kocharyan says in his interview with Noyan Tapan that he lacks sufficient information to impartially assess the efficiency of the meeting. "However, the fact of the meeting after a long break and after the escalation of tension along the Line of Contact is positive. I would refrain from optimistic assessments of the final settlement prospects", he says.
The California Senate-adopted Resolution - AJR 32 encouraging Artsakh's (Nagorno Karabakh) continuing efforts to develop as a free and independent nation is the result of the tension along the Line of Contact between Karabakh and Azeri troops, Stepan Safaryan, Head of the Armenian Institute for International and Security Affairs, said at today's press conference in Yerevan.
"We welcome the resolution of California Senate on recognition of Independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic", Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian says in a statement.
Recognition of NKR's independence by California Senate has completed the process of NKR's recognition by California, NKR President's Spokesperson David Babayan told ArmInfo.
No tangible progress has been observed in the Karabakh peace process since 2011, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan told journalists.
By operative data of the NKR Defense Army, Azerbaijan breached the ceasefire on the Line of Contact nearly 40 times on 20-21 August.
The World Union of Yezidis has decided to settle 200 Yezidi families suffering persecutions and violence by Islamic militants in Artsakh, Aziz Tamoyan, Head of the Yezidi Community in Armenia, told ArmInfo.
U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern made a video address in the Armenian language, Wednesday. In his address, the diplomat urges the parties to the Karabakh conflict to stop violence and find a peaceful resolution of the conflict through negotiations.