Uncertainty continues over Agramunt’s PACE presidency
The issue of the removal of Pedro Agramunt as president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) was again discussed at the first plenary meeting of the Assembly’s summer session in Strasbourg on Monday.
15:39 26 June
Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 155 times
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have 155 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA June 26.
10:05 26 June
Iraqi forces battle toward heart of Mosul's Old City
Iraqi forces battled their way along two streets that meet in the heart of Mosul's Old City on Friday, and said they aimed to open routes for civilians to flee Islamic State's last stand there, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:32 23 June
EU: Ceasefire violations indicate status quo in Karabak conflict ‘unsustainable’
Violation of the ceasefire regime and human losses once again indicate that the status quo in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is unsustainable, the head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Malena Mard, said on Friday, APA reported.
15:00 23 June
President Ilham Aliyev receives Costa Rican FM
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today received Foreign Minister of Costa Rica Manuel González Sanz.
14:10 23 June
No incident during OSCE monitoring on contact line of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops
The OSCE monitoring held on the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops passed without incidents, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA on June 23.
13:01 23 June
Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 117 times
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have 117 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA on June 23.
10:01 23 June
North Korea Conducts Rocket Engine Test
North Korea has carried out a new test of a rocket engine, US media reported on Thursday. The tested engine can be potentially used on intercontinental ballistic missiles, Fox News reported citing US officials, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:16 23 June
Moscow says OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs’ latest statement fully reflects its stance
The statement of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs concerning the results of their recent visit to the region fully reflects the Russian Foreign Ministry’s stance on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday, APA reported.
13:10 22 June
MFA spokesman: OSCE MG co-chairs should draw conclusions from public discontent in Azerbaijan
There is a lack of security in the South Caucasus region, at the root of which lies the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said at an international public forum titled “Armenia’s occupation policy: security in the region and humanitarian disaster.”
12:56 22 June
PACE co-rapporteurs issue statement after their visit to Azerbaijan
The co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Azerbaijan by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Stefan Schennach and Cezar Florin Preda have issued a statement on the outcomes of their visit to Baku from 12 to 14 June 2017.
11:26 22 June
OSCE to monitor contact line of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops
The OSCE is expected to monitor the line of confrontation between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops on June 23, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA on June 22.
10:53 22 June
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have 140 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA on June 22.
10:13 22 June
U.S. Department of State: "The United States is deeply concerned over the recent violations of the ceasefire"
“The United States is deeply concerned over the recent violations of the ceasefire, which have resulted in multiple casualties on the Line of Contact over the last week. We urge the sides to avoid escalation and encourage immediate consideration of measures to reduce tensions along the Line of Contact and the international border between Armenia and Azerbaijan,” reads the statement, APA reports.
22:20 21 June
President Ilham Aliyev receives former French PM - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received former Prime Minister of France, President of Villepin International Dominique de Villepin.
14:32 21 June
Azerbaijan removes Japanese blogger from ‘black list’
A Japanese citizen, independent blogger Natsumi Daizen addressed an official letter to the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Japan, in which she asked to remove her name from the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s list of people declared personae non gratae, said the Foreign Ministry.
14:24 21 June
Stark reminders of Azerbaijan’s IDP plight come to Brussels
Designated as World Refugee Day in 2000 by the UN to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, 20 June is acknowledged across the world as the day to remember the dispossessed, those unfortunate victims of conflict and war across the world. At present, refugees from such conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, and the subsequent pan-European migration crisis, have come in to stark focus. However, one casualty is that the hierarchy of news importance often results in longstanding tragedies being overlooked, particularly if they were inadequately reported at the time.
12:48 21 June
Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 125 times
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s armed forces have 125 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told APA on June 21.
10:14 21 June
EU envoy expresses concern over situation in South Caucasus
The EU is concerned with the situation in the South Caucasus and attaches great importance to this region, the head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Piotr Switalski, said on Tuesday, APA reported citing news.am.
18:37 20 June
Minister: There can’t be an influx of tourists to occupied Azerbaijani lands
There can not be an influx of tourists to the occupied Azerbaijani territories, Azerbaijan’s Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev said on Tuesday.
13:11 20 June