A serviceman of the Nagorno- Karabakh Defense Army, David Koloyan (born in 1995), died at the battle station on December 21.
The question whether there should be a customs point on the Armenian-NKR border is no longer on agenda, Nagorno-Karabakh's Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan said in an interview to Zhamanak newspaper.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov claims that the Sarsang Reservoir can trigger humanitarian, environmental and man-caused disasters. The minister made such statement when receiving a delegation led by Milisa Markovich, PACE rapporteur on "the deliberate deprivation of the residents of Azerbaijan's borderline areas of water."
It will be possible to develop relations only when Turkey is ready to shake Armenia's extended hand, Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at the joint press-conference with Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics in Yerevan, 12 December, when commenting on the challenge of Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to establish relations with neighbors.
Though NATO doesn't play any role in the solution of the Karabakh conflict, the alliance supports the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs to resolve the conflict, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General and Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai, APA reports.
The Azerbaijani Armed Forces showed unprecedented activity on the Line of Contact overnight, David Babayan, Spokesperson for the Nagorny Karabakh President, told ArmInfo. The enemy intensively fired at the Karabakh positions also from grenade launchers.
Artsakh President Bako Sahakian, in an interview with Italian publication Il Giorno, shared his insights about his country's challenges in light of the continuing dispute with Azerbaijan.
The Turkish South Stream will guarantee further freezing of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Head of the Center for Euro-Atlantic and Defense of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies Grigory Tischenko said in an online interview to ArmInfo.
Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey have expressed very similar stands on a range of regional and international issues and came out for peaceful resolution of conflicts in the region on the basis of the territorial integrity principle.
Along with defensive tasks, the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army also strikes preventive blows against the enemy if needed and such steps are most often taken outside our borders, Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told journalists. He advised the journalists not to disseminate detailed data, because the information is confidential.
The United States remain committed to helping all sides reach a lasting agreement to the Karabakh conflict, and that's what we've said for a very long time, the Deputy Spokesperson of the State Department Marie Harf stated this at the course of the daily press briefing, as the official website of the U.S. State Department reported.
The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair James Warlick of the United States has presented some details of his meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly of the Nagorny Karabakh Republic Ashot Ghulyan in Washington. The speaker was on a visit to the United States.
Artsakh (Karabakh) and destruction of cross-stones of Old Jugha by Azerbaijan are mentioned in the National report of Armenia in UNESCO. This made the Azerbaijani and Turkish sides very much sad.
Azerbaijani Embassy in Ukraine has expressed protest to this country’s Foreign Ministry regarding "15 republics" program aired on "1 + 1" TV channel on November 23, 2014, Lenta. ru reported.
The special operation of retrieval of the bodies of the Nagorno-Karabakh Mi-24 helicopter pilots has demonstrated that the Armenian army can take specific steps and many countries can envy them, Gagik Minasyan, MP from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said at today's press conference in Yerevan.
Official investigation will give answers to all the questions about the downing of Armenian helicopter by Azerbaijan. The statement came from Movses Hakobyan, Head of the Nagorno Karkabakh (Artsakh) Defense Army, in response to mass media questions as to whether the helicopter flew so close to the Line of Contact and wheter there was such order. As for the effect of that incident on the morale in army in Armenia and NKR, Movses Hakobyan said: "Although such incidents affect the atmosphere in army, it does not mean that morale in army may fall. Such incidents are not strange for army. Army is created for war and this is a fragment of war."
Military Honors Funeral to the pilots of the Karabakh Defense Army Mi-24 helicopter that was shot down by Azerbaijani armed force will start at 5:00 at the St. Sargiss Church in Nor Nork Administrative District in Yerevan on 24 November and will end at 8:00pm.
First Deputy Minister of Defense David Tonoyan briefed OSCE CiO Personal Representatives Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk on details of the latest successful special operation the Armenian forces conducted to recover the bodies of the crewmembers of the Karabakh helicopter Mi-24 that was shot down by Azerbaijani forces, the Defense Ministry told ArmInfo.
Poland remains committed to its principles in the Nagorny-Karabakh (NK) problem, that is, not to arm the conflicting parties. The statement came from Ambassador to Poland to Armenia Zdzislaw Raczynski in a press conference in Yerevan when commenting on the recently opened Armenian-Polish joint venture "Lubawa- Armenia" manufacturing protective equipment for armed forces.
The Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army has brilliantly conducted a risky special operation to retrieve the remains of the Armenian pilots from the shelled zone, Lt.-Gen. Vagharshak Harutyunyan, ex-defense minister of Armenia, leader of the National Revival Party, has told ArmInfo.
The parts of the Artsakh helicopter downed by Azerbaijan will be submitted for expert examination, Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told media on Saturday.
The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs' Nov 19 statement has been changed due to Azerbaijan's hysteria. On the official website of the OSCE, "neutral territory" in the Nov 19 statement has been replaced with "no man's land".
Armenian Defense Ministry hints at big losses in the Azerbaijani army due to the special operation of NKR Defense Army Special Forces, which retrieved the bodies of the pilots of the downed helicopter.
The Armenian Special Forces' actions excite admiration but they do not justify the criminal negligence of Armenian leadership, Suren Sargsyan, member of the Council of Field Commanders, Artsakh war veteran, has told ArmInfo's correspondent.
NKR Defense Army Special Forces have recovered the body of a crewmember and the remains of the two pilots of Mi-24 helicopter that was downed by Azerbaijani forces on 12 November. The necessary wreckage was recovered too.
Karabakh authorities have been taking all the necessary steps for returning of the bodies of the members of the helicopter MI-24 crew, shot down by the Azerbaijani party and for ruling out of provocations in future, the NKR Foreign Minister, Karen Mirzoyan, said over today's meeting with participants in the project "Voice of Artsakh".
US Co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick has de facto recognized the presence of a state border between the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan, David Babayan, Spokesman of Nagorno-Karabakh's President, told ArmInfo on Friday
Such a short distance between the Armenian helicopter and the Azeri positions raises numerous questions to the Armenian command, Heritage Party Leader Raffi Hovannisian said at a press conference on Friday.
In an official statement sent to ArmInfo, French Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia, Jean- Francois Charpentier, says: "From a humanitarian viewpoint, France, as an OSCE Minsk Group co-chair country, wishes the bodies of the three pilots of the downed helicopter to be transferred to Armenia.
Nagorny Karabakh Republic Defense Army (NKR DA) bears no relation to the latest murder of an Azerbaijani soldier, NKR DA Spokesperson Senor Hasratyan told ArmInfo.
The statement issued by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs is disappointing and surprising, the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan said in its statement, APA reports.