Contents tagged with Azerbaijan

  • Baku praises Ukraine for supporting Azerbaijan in conflict with Armenia

    Baku is pleased with Ukraine's position on Nagorno-Karabakh, said Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Ukraine Elmira Akhundova, as quoted by Ukrinform.

    According to her, Azerbaijani authorities are very pleased with the statements of Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba that Kyiv supports the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and with Kuleba saying that "frozen" conflicts can "explode" at any moment.

    "The position of the President Zelensky, who also stated that Ukraine supports …

  • Armenia recalls ambassador from Israel over arms deliveries to Azerbaijan

    Armenia recalls ambassador from Tel Aviv due to Israel selling arms to Azerbaijan, by the spokeswoman of the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Anna Nagdalyan, Novosti-Armenia reports.

    She noted that this is Yerevan’s response to reports about the flight of several cargo planes from Azerbaijan to Israel to transport "super-modern weapons."

    "It is unacceptable for us that Israel supplies state-of-the-art weapons to Azerbaijan, especially now, in the face of Azerbaijan's aggression with the …

  • Russia calls for withdrawal of foreign mercenaries from Nagorno-Karabakh

    Russia said it had information about the involvement of foreign mercenaries in the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh and called for their immediate withdrawal from the region. "According to the information that we received, the militants of illegal armed groups, in particular from Syria and Libya, are being transferred to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone in order to directly participate in the fighting," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary posted on the ministry's website on …

  • Armenia accuses Turkey of fighting alongside Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    Azerbaijan's armed forces are carrying out strikes in the north part of Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenian Defense Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said on Facebook.

    "Turkish-made drones are being used," Stepanyan wrote. According to her, the enemy's aircraft operates at a distance, without entering the area covered by the Armenian air defense. "Air-to-ground long-range missiles are being used," the spokeswoman said.

    The Armenian Defense Ministry also said that the pilots' conversation in …

  • Turkey vows to support Azerbaijan in war for Nagorno-Karabakh

    Turkey is ready to provide military support to Azerbaijan in the conflict with Armenia, said Foreign Minister Mevlut Chavushoglu, reports Anadolu news agency.

    "Turkey is ready to support Azerbaijan both at the negotiating table and on the battlefield," said the Turkish Foreign Minister.

    Ankara sees the attack on Azerbaijan as an attack on Turkey, said Mehmet Mehdi Eker, deputy head of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

    The day before, Baku was supported by Turkish President …

  • Armenian and Azerbaijani military clash in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Clashes between the Armenian and Azerbaijani military erupted in Nagorno-Karabakh, reported Interfax.

    Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Azerbaijan's armed forces had launched an attack on the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. "The enemy launched an attack on Artsakh. The Defense Army successfully counters the attack. The situation is in a state of operational development," Pashinyan said.

    The Azerbaijani side said that it used aviation to prevent provocation by Armenia. …

  • Russia conducts joint military exercises with Armenia amid continued tensions between Yerevan and Baku

    Russian military, stationed in Armenia, carried out exercises amid deteriorating relations between Yerevan and Baku, Interfax reports, citing a report from the Russian Southern Military District.

    More than one and a half thousand Russian servicemen, as well as more than 500 units of military equipment, took part in the joint exercises with Arminian military. MiG-29 fighter jets, Mi-24P, Mi-8MTV helicopters and combat drones were involved in these exercises.

    On July 12, a border conflict broke …

  • Russia boosts Armenia’s air defense capabilities in ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan

    Russian air surveillance system has provided cover to the entire territory of Armenia from air strikes as part of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), under which member states of this organization can turn to each other for help in the event of a threat.

    According to the Telegram channel "Armenian Vendetta", the Russian radar "covered" the entire territory of Armenia and is tracking any activity in the airspace of this country.

    Russia also provides operational data on air …

  • Fighting continues on Armenia-Azerbaijan border

    On the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan, armed clashes with human victims including civilians continue for the fourth day.

    Baku and Yerevan, which have been in conflict since 1988, when the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region announced its withdrawal from the Azerbaijani SSR, blame each other for a new outbreak of violence that is gaining momentum despite calls for de-escalation from the West and from the Kremlin.

    TASS reports, citing Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, three border villages - Agdam, …

  • Belarus to receive first batch of oil from Azerbaijan

    In March, Belarus will receive its first batch of oil from Azerbaijan – 160,000 tons.

    When Russia failed to reach an agreement with its “brother Belarus” on oil prices, it essentially lost this market, and gave Minsk an opportunity to select suppliers independently. As a result, Belarus has been receiving deliveries of black gold from other countries since January, eliminating Rosneft’s monopoly.

    In January, Belarus received its first batch of Norwegian oil through the Lithuanian port of …