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
Russian political analyst: Azerbaijan transforms from ring in Moscow-Ankara chain into serious political regional player
Moscow. Farid Akberov – APA. Several issues have been solved in the trilateral meeting of Russian, Azerbaijani and Iranian presidents in Baku, Russian political analyst, Director of the Institute of Political Studies, Sergey Markov said at the press conference titled “Trilateral meeting in Baku: Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan in new geopolitical realities” held in TASS agency, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.
12:21 09 August
Putin: Russia isn’t trying push other mediators aside in settlement of Karabakh conflict
Baku – APA. I would like to touch on one more issue. We often hear that Russia is trying to monopolize the work related to the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and push other mediators aside. That is a misconception.
12:31 05 August
Sargsyan to visit Moscow on Aug.10
Baku – APA. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan will pay a working visit to Moscow on Aug.10, the Kremlin said, APA reported citing RIA Novosti.
16:27 03 August
Hikmat Hajiyev: Sooner or later, Azerbaijan’s sovereignty over Nagorno Karabakh will be fully ensured
Baku. Turbet Baghirova - APA. Nagorno Karabakh, temporarily occupied by Armenian armed forces, is an inseparable historical and sovereign territory of Azerbaijan. Sooner or later, Azerbaijan's sovereignty over Nagorno-Karabakh will be fully ensured. No one should ever doubt it.
18:07 02 August
OSCE MG to try to hold Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents’ meeting as soon as possible, says Warlick
Baku. Turbat Baghirova – APA. The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs will try to organize the next meeting of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan as soon as possible, US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick told RIA Novosti on Friday.
18:04 15 July
Serzh Sargsyan meet with François Hollande
Baku – APA. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan met with the President of France François Hollande in Warsaw on July 9, the press department of the president’s office reported.
17:23 09 July
Obama and Putin discuss Nagorno Karabakh conflict - UPDATED
Baku-APA. President Obama spoke today by phone with President Vladimir Putin of Russia to discuss President Putin’s June 20 meeting with President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan and Serzh Sargsian of Armenia regarding the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, APA reports quoting Office of the Press Secretary of the White House.
22:37 06 July
Serzh Sargsyan meets Special Representative for the South Caucasus
Baku – APA. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan met with EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Herbert Salber on July 6.
18:24 06 July
EU special representative for South Caucasus to arrive in Armenia on July 5
Baku. Turbet Baghirova – APA. EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia Herbert Salber will arrive in Armenia on July 5, RIA Novosti cited the head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Peter Switalski as saying on July 4.
18:50 04 July
John Kerry called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to avoid tensions in Nagorno Karabakh
Baku-APA. US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday in separate telephone conversations urged the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan "to avoid tensions" in Nagorno-Karabakh, where in recent weeks a truce is observed mainly, APA reports quoting the official website of the State Department.
07:18 01 July
Kremlin to inform co-chairs about results of St. Petersburg meeting
“The co-chairs will be informed about results of the meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan held in Saint Petersburg”, the source said.
16:27 27 June
Italian ambassador: Meetings of Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents indicative of progress in talks
The diplomat said he had some overview of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict before coming to Azerbaijan, adding that he now has come to realize that this is a very important and fundamental issue for every citizen of Azerbaijan.
15:47 25 June
Azerbaijani war veterans appeal to Pope Francis
APA reports that the appeal says:
12:02 25 June
Pope Francis arrives in Armenia
President Serzh Sargsyan and Catholicos of All Armenians His Holiness Garegin II welcomed the Pope in the “Zvartnots Armenia” International Airport, Armenpress reported. The welcoming ceremony was held by a special protocol. The Pope was welcomed by a children’s choir, and upon arrival was offered the Armenian “symbolic apricot and lavash”. A brief conversation will be held with President Sargsyan and Catholicos Garegin II in the Presidential Terminal of the airport. Afterwards Pope Francis will depart to Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, where a welcoming ceremony will be held, followed by the official launch of the state visit.
16:04 24 June