The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group issued statement on the clash on the line of contact
The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassadors Igor Popov of Russia, Stephane Visconti of France and Richard Hoagland of the United States of America have today issued statement on the clash on the line of contact, APA reports press service of OSCE.
20:14 26 February
Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Platform expresses concern over mounting escalation at contact line
The Platform for Peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan is concerned over the mounting escalation at the line of contact between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops and deeply saddened by the news of human losses reported on February 24-25, the Platform said in a statement on February 26.
14:21 26 February
Azerbaijan: Int’l tribunal needed for Khojaly genocide
There is a need to create an international tribunal and apply legal mechanisms in order to have a legal and political assessment given to the Khojaly genocide and the criminals brought to justice, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov told reporters in Baku Feb. 26, APA reported.
13:01 26 February
Azerbaijan urges OSCE MG to force Armenia into peace talks
The co-chairing countries and other members of the OSCE Minsk Group as well as the world’s leading nations should draw conclusions from the occupation policy of Armenia and force this country into peace talks, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov told reporters in Baku Feb. 26, APA reported.
12:19 26 February
“Armenia will never be able to annex Azerbaijani lands”
Armenia will never be able to annex Azerbaijani lands, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov told reporters in Baku Feb. 26, APA reported.
12:09 26 February
Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 117 times in one day
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have 117 times violated the ceasefire in various directions along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend Feb. 26.
10:35 26 February
Tension on frontline is continuation of Armenia’s political provocation such as “referendum” – FM
The statement says: “As the Defense Ministry reports, Armenian Armed Forces attempted to seize favorable positions in the direction of Khojavend-Fuzuli by committing provocations along the frontline on February 25.
19:35 25 February
Italian Senator proposes to recognize Khojaly genocide
Chairman of the Italy-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group, Senator Sergio Divina, as well as Senators Maria Rizzotti and Hans Berger addressed the Senate on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, APA reports.
14:34 25 February
New Azerbaijan Party holds event on occasion of 25th anniversary of Khojaly genocide
Attending the event, Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Chairman and Executive Secretary of New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Ali Ahmadov said in his speech that the perpetrators of the Khojaly genocide haven’t punished yet: “They caused Armenians’ being remembered as child murderers in the history. By killing not only adults, but also children, they once again proved that they are child murderers.”
13:07 25 February
Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 120 times using mortars, sniper rifles and large-caliber machine guns
Armenian armed forces have 120 times violated the ceasefire using 82mm mortars (46 shells), sniper rifles and large-caliber machine guns along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops over the last 24 hours, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on Feb.25.
10:07 25 February
Carey Cavanaugh: "The United States should cooperate with Russia in the settlement of Nagorno Karabakh problem"
The United States should cooperate with Russia in the settlement of Nagorno Karabakh problem, said New York Council on Foreign Relations, Professor Carey Cavanaugh who previously held the post of Special Representative of the United States to resolve the conflicts in Eurasia, APA reports quoting TASS.
06:59 25 February
Situation in zone of Nagorno Karabakh conflict causes concern – OSCE Secretary General
According to him, he met with the Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers in Munich, and assessed the situation: “A great escalation occurred there last year. However, there are still heavy weapons in that territory and this causes death of civilians. Most of victims have been recorded last year since the ceasefire. We know and concern about it”.
20:00 24 February
Azerbaijani MP urges int’l community to impose sanctions against Armenia
An Azerbaijani MP in his speech at an OSCE PA Committee meeting on Friday urged the international community to impose sanctions against Armenia.
15:52 24 February
Terrorism, radicalism – a major threat to security: OSCE PA vice-president
Terrorism and radicalism are a major threat to security, OSCE PA Vice-President Azay Guliyev said Friday.
14:44 24 February
FM Mammadyarov: OSCE MG co-chair countries voted for UN resolutions on Karabakh conflict
The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairing countries, which are also the permanent members of the UN Security Council, have voted for four UN Security Council resolutions on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
14:24 24 February
Azerbaijani FM says he’s not optimistic about Karabakh talks
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minster Elmar Mammadyarov said on Friday that he is not optimistic about talks over the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
14:21 24 February
OSCE MG co-chairs to visit region in mid-March
The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs will pay a visit to the region in mid-March, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said reports in Baku Feb. 24, APA reported.
14:09 24 February
Azerbaijan: European Parliament membership gives no right to violate laws
Membership in the European Parliament does not give anyone the right to violate the laws of other countries, the norms and principles of international law, and does not give anyone immunity, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, told APA on Friday.
11:30 24 February
Azerbaijan prevents another Armenian sabotage attempt, enemy forced to retreat
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense is focusing on measures to be taken by the Azerbaijani army to prevent sabotage attempts of the Armenian armed forces in all directions of the frontline, the Defense Ministry told APA on Friday.
11:26 24 February
PACE concerns about potential abuse of state resources, organized vote-buying in Armenia
The pre-electoral delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) supports the opinion of the Venice Commission, adopted in 2016, which concluded that the electoral legislation in Armenia allows for the organization of free and democratic elections, if it is applied in good faith and if there is a political will, said the message posted on the Assembly’s website, APA reported.
10:31 24 February