Having internationalized Azerbaijan's establishment as a state in 1990s, the oil industry simultaneously internationalized the consensus in the issue of preventing resumption of military actions threatening it, Laurence Broers, SOAS University of London, Centre of Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus, Department Member, told ArmInfo.
The separation of Azerbaijan's independent civil society from the domestic processes causes major threats that bring us back to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Laurence Broers, research associate at the Centre for Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus, School of Oriental and African Studies (London), has told ArmInfo.
Coordinator of the Nagorny Karabakh Committee Helsinki Initiative 92 (HI-92) Karen Ohanjanyan and Executive Officers of HI-92 Svetlana Jhangiryan visited the imprisoned Azerbaijani saboteur Shahbaz Gulyev at the Stepanakert Republican Hospital after he underwent surgery. Gulyev suffered from chronic cholecystitis.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his French counterpart Francois Hollande, who is now in Baku on a working visit, have discussed the Karabakh conflict.
Azerbaijani Armed Forces blast a car on the balance of the Artsakh Defense Army. The Armenian party suffered no casualties, according to the NKR Defense Army press-office.
Azerbaijan's leadership is giving "Wehrmacht- style" orders, David Babayan, NKR President's Spokesperson, told ArmInfo when commenting on Azerbaijani defense minister's order to the manpower to immediately destroy any moving military object on the Line of Contact. According to Babayan, such orders prove that inadequate persons are in power in Azerbaijan.
The NKR Defense Army refutes the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's statement that the Armenian side has allegedly mounted a sabotage attack on the northeastern section of the line of contact and suffered losses (5 killed and 10 wounded servicemen).
The National Revival Party has been undergoing constant pressure by the Nagorno-Karabakh authorities since it submitted the documents for running in the parliamentary elections, Head of the National Revival Party Hayk Khanumyan has told ArmInfo.
67-year old Jasmine Ghazaryan lives with her 80-year-old sister-in-law, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren in a clay hovel in Noyakert village of Ararat region. An unfinished huge brick construction links on to the house - the Ghazaryans are trying to maintain the unfit house expanding it at the same time.
NKR Defense Army soldier Artur A. Arakelyan (born in 1996) died accidentally in army. Investigation has been launched, the NKR Defense Army press-office told ArmInfo.
Senior warrant officer of the Armenian Armed Forces Hayk Sargis Keshishoghlyan (1972) was killed on the combat position in the northeast of the Armenia as the Azerbaijani armed forces breached the ceasefire.
In his interview to "Russia 24" channel's "Opinion" programme Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan has said that he believes OSCE Minsk Group's co-chairing countries' - USA, France and Russia - principles and elements to be an acceptable ground for the settlement of the Karabakh conflict.
"We are hopeful that the sides will respect the ceasefire during upcoming holidays, commemorations, and international events in the region," US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick told APA.
In Ararat region at the junction of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey there is a village. Noyakert village is quite significant for the huge number of refugees living there. The village is also famous for its broken streets and deep puddles…
ArmInfo’s interview with Andrey Areshev, editor-in-chief of the website of the Scientific Society of Caucasiologists
The "weapon" cooperation of Moscow and Baku is not the key factor in escalation in the Karabakh conflict zone, Russian political expert Andrey Areshev has told ArmInfo when commenting on Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan's recent statement. To recall, earlier Serzh Sargsyan said at a media forum in Yerevan that the supply of military hardware to Azerbaijan causes concerns and that this problem should be settled.
At a press conference in Yerevan Caucasus Institute Director Sergey Minasyan said that the Karabakh conflict zone situation would escalate. According to him, Baku keeps using the Karabakh-Azerbaijan line of contact situation as leverage on Azerbaijan's domestic policy and as a means of pressure on Armenia and the international community.
Presidents of Armenia and Russia, Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin will meet on April 24 in Yerevan and discuss the Karabakh issue among others, Leonid Slutsky, the head of the State Duma Committee for CIS, Eurasian Integration and Compatriots, told reporters in Yerevan.
Hovsep S. Andreasyan (1995) was killed by the adversary bullet in his army unit located in the northeast of the Nagorny Karabakh Republic (NKR) on March 29.
Situation on Line of Contact of the Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces remains tense. According to the NKR Defense Army press-office, Azerbaijan breached the ceasefire nearly 140 times overnight firing 1700 shots from weapons of various calibers, including from 60mm, 82mm, and 120mm mortars, and shoulder launchers and others.
Samvel Hakobyan - a solider, who was hospitalized with heavy gunshot wound in the head ahwn repelling Azerbaijan's sabotage attack on March 19 - passed away today, on March 26.
Ara Nazaryan, Deputy Minister of Defence, told the media that the situation on the Karabakh conflict zone is tensed, but under control.
If Turkey recognizes the Armenian Genocide, it will open doors for peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict, Euronest PA Co-President Heidi Hautala told ArmInfo.
Azerbaijan's video about the Armenian serviceman's crossing the contact line into Azerbaijan blatantly violates the international legal standards that regulate such cases, the Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army says in a statement sent to ArmInfo.
The international community has get accustomed to the constant tension in the Karabakh conflict zone and pays no special attention to the incidents on the Karabakh-Azerbaijani line of contact, Sergey Minasyan, Deputy Director of the Caucasus Institute, said at a press conference in Yerevan on Monday.
The ICRC and the relevant bodies are holding talks regarding the fact that the NKR Defense Army contract serviceman Andranik Grigoryan crossed the border into Azerbaijan, Zara Amatuni, Head of Communication and Prevention Programmes at the ICRC Yerevan Office, has told ArmInfo.
"I think, at the May 3 parliamentary elections, the National Revival Party will enjoy the support of not only Samvel Babayan, but also other influential political and public figures of Artsakh, Armenia and Diaspora," says Masis Mailyan, Head of the NKR Public Council for Foreign Policy Security.
So far, it is hard to make any forecasts concerning the upcoming parliamentary elections in Artsakh, says Masis Mailyan, Head of the NKR Public Council for Foreign Policy Security.
A contract officer of the NKR Defense Army, Andranik Grigoryan (1991) crossed the border into Azerbaijan on March 22, at about 1.50pm, leaving his arms and ammunition on the combat position. Investigation is underway, the NKR Defense Army press office told ArmInfo.
Large-scale military actions in the Karabakh conflict zone may resume at any moment. The statement came from President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan in an interview with France24.TV.
"The recently founded promising opposition party 'National Revival' together with that factor is becoming rather serious an opponent. The May 3 parliamentary elections in Artsakh will differ from the previous ones with true competition," he said.