CSTO leaders to elect secretary general in St. Petersburg
Baku – APA. The question of the secretary general of the CSTO removed from the agenda of the Yerevan session of the Collective Security Council, said Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan at a briefing after the session, according to news.am.
10:23 15 October
Horror of Khojaly comes to bastion of neutrality – Geneva
Baku – APA. The horrors of the Khojaly Massacre – the worst single atrocity of the ongoing Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh that claimed the lives of 613 civilians – were highlighted during a landmark event in Geneva on 13 October, attended by 120 diplomats, representatives of NGOs, researchers and members of the Azerbaijani diaspora. This was jointly organised at the Grand Hotel Kempinski by the Azerbaijani Permanent Mission to the UN Office and Other International Organisations in Geneva and the Paris branch of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS). The death toll of the Khojaly Massacre on 26 February 1992 included 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.
10:13 15 October
CSTO states support Vienna and St. Petersburg agreements on Karabakh conflict resolution
Baku-APA. In the statement adopted on Friday, the heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) expressed support in regard to the results of Vienna and Saint Petersburg summits aimed at the Karabakh conflict settlement, APA reports quoting news.am.
20:30 14 October
Azerbaijani FM: Shavarsh Kocharyan - comic far from diplomacy
“As a rule, we don’t comment on statements of comic deputy foreign minister of Armenia, who is far from diplomacy and does not perceive essence of the negotiations. However, we thought we must respond to his ignorance and nonsensical statements this time. Since Vienna and Saint Petersburg meeting, Sergs Sargsyan, head of the military dictatorship in Armenia, has been trying to break negotiation process with lies and tragicomic games and maintain status quo. Unfortunately, OSCE MG chairs don’t show necessary determination and put pressure on Sargsyan’s regim to achieve progress in negotiations and change status quo”.
19:19 08 October
Newspaper: Armenia ex-defense minister to join opposition
Baku – APA. After Seyran Ohanyan’s dismissal from the position of Defense Minister of Armenia, people are talking about his switching to the political opposition, and that he will become chairman of the Turning Point Party to be founded by Viktor Dallakyan, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, according to Hraparak newspaper.
12:42 05 October
Armenia names new defense minister
Baku – APA. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree on appointing Vigen Sargsyan as Defense Minister of Armenia, press service of the Presidential administration informed Armenpress.
13:31 03 October
Germany willing to contribute to Karabakh conflict settlement, says president
Baku – APA. As the presiding country of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Germany is willing to contribute to a speedy and peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, German President said in a message addressed to his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan, RIA Novosti reported.
12:38 21 September
Failed rallies that proved unworthy of being called ‘mass’ - ANALYSIS
Opposition’s rally tactics failed years ago. The failure of the latest rally proved it once again. The reasons are many and varying, from global and regional changes that have taken place over the last few decades to defending personal egos. We would like to touch upon some of these factors.
15:20 19 September
President Ilham Aliyev’s compelling and tough response to Armenian president’s provocative remarks
Baku – APA. Armenia has already annoyed all the international organizations with its complaints, said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev during a meeting of the CIS Heads of State in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Sept. 16.
14:27 17 September
Armenia defense minister to turn down offer to become CSTO chief
Baku – APA. Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan is going to turn down the offer to be appointed as the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
10:22 17 September
Armenia's new prime minister appointed
Baku – APA. On September 13, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree on appointing Karen Karapetyan as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, APA reported citing Armenpress.
11:46 13 September
Armenian defense minister likely to become new CSTO chief – report
Baku – APA. Armenia’s Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan is likely to become a new secretary general of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), a source in the Armenian government told Interfax agency.
10:25 12 September
Sargsyan again relies on ‘Karabakh clan’ – media
Baku – APA. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan again relies on the “Karabakh clan”, the Armenian newspaper Zhoghovurd writes.
16:59 09 September
Serzh Sargsyan meets with representatives of separatist regimes in Karabakh
Baku. Turbat Baghirova - APA. Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan has met with the representatives of Abkhaz, Southern Ossetian and Transnistrian separatist regime within the event held on anniversary of “independence” of so-called Nagorno Karabakh regime created in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, David Babayan, deputy head of the Karabakh president's administration told Azadlig Radio.
13:49 03 September
Armenia still a Russian colony: The Huffington Post
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Armenia remains one of the poorest countries in the former Soviet Union, said human rights activist Armine Sahakyan in her article published by The Huffington Post.
12:10 26 August
Armenian media: Sargsyan plans to remove Nalbandian from his post
The paper reports that President Serzh Sargsyan plans to make staff changes. “He intends to appoint Chief of Presidential Administration Vigen Sargsyan the Foreign Minister. There were reports about it for a long time.
15:34 11 August
Putin: Azerbaijan is able to buy weapons anywhere
“As to the arms, we have a work plan with Armenia. Armenia is a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and our ally. We have mutual obligations, and Russia always adheres to its obligations and fulfills them,” Putin said.
10:26 11 August
Putin: Russia interested in elimination of tension between Baku and Yerevan
He said that Russia will continue its work aimed at achieving results. “We will continue to provide every kind of assistance in the settlement of the Karabakh conflict either within the framework of OSCE Minsk Group or through direct contacts with Yerevan and Baku. We hope that Azerbaijan and Armenia will be able to achieve a compromise solution, without a winner and a loser”, said Putin.
20:05 10 August
Putin to inform Sargsyan about discussions held in Baku on Karabakh conflict
The Russian president told the aforesaid at the beginning of his meeting with Serzh Sargsyan, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.
19:17 10 August
Sargsyan dissolves National Security Council staff
The president instructed the Presidential Chief of Staff and the Secretary of the National Security Council until September 1 to present the Council’s Secretariat’s statue and structure for approval.
12:37 10 August