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  • Armenia and Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

    On October 10, Armenia and Azerbaijan reached an agreement on a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh from 12:00 as a result of talks in Moscow. The statement of the ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the truce was published by the Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on her Facebook page.

    The parties agreed that the ceasefire would begin from 12:00 on 10 October 2020 for humanitarian purposes to allow exchange of prisoners of war and other detainees and the bodies of the …

  • Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to talks in Moscow

    Armenia and Azerbaijan have confirmed their readiness to send their foreign ministers to Moscow for talks on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, stated the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, Interfax reports.

    "Baku and Yerevan confirmed their participation in the consultations in Moscow. The preparation for talks are ongoing," she said.

    According to her, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will mediate at these talks.

    Military clashes on the Armenian-Azerbaijan …

  • Turkey rejects truce in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The truce in Nagorno-Karabakh, which international mediators are calling for, will not lead to a settlement of the conflict, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

    "We are hearing calls from all over the world, and they are all about an immediate ceasefire." And then what?" said Cavusoglu, who arrived in Baku on Wednesday.

    "There has been a truce until now, what happened? There may be another truce, but what will be the result? Can you tell Armenia to leave Azerbaijani lands …

  • Russian media: Israel is testing latest smart weapons in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The escalation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh is becoming threatening and swift. Azerbaijan is suspected of the first-ever combat use of Israeli LORA missiles. Nagorno-Karabakh authorities accuses Baku of shelling Stepanakert with missiles with cluster warheads. The Nagorno-Karabakh authorities reported that the military airfield in Gyumri was destroyed by Azerbaijani missile attacks .

    According to analysts, Baku "owns the sky" by actively using Turkish drones. This fact allowed some …

  • 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. …