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November 9 declaration contains no provision on creating transport corridor – MFA responds Aliyev

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 15, ARMENPRESS. The 9th point of the trilateral agreement signed between the leaders of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan on November 9, 2020 contains no provisions on creating any transport corridor. Any road or communication passing through the territory of Armenia has always been and will be exclusively under the jurisdiction and sovereignty of …

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Presence of Azerbaijani servicemen on roads of Syunik province must be ruled out – Armenia Ombudsman

11 February, 2021 YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 11, ARMENPRESS. Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan has made a statement, noting that the presence of the Azerbaijani armed servicemen in the communities or on the roads connecting the communities of Syunik Province, moreover, any of their movement through that roads must be ruled out. “They appeared there at the …

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Congressman demands answers from U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan over anti-Armenian remarks

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 4, ARMENPRESS. Senior House Foreign Affairs Committee member Brad Sherman (D-CA) demanded answers from U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Lee Litzenberger following reports that the U.S. envoy congratulated the Aliyev regime for “restoring its territorial integrity” and pledging U.S. funds to rebuild on occupied Artsakh lands, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). …

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“Aliyev regime doesn’t follow call by Council of EU”: Armenian Ambassador sees need for sanctions

11:29, 18 January, 2021 YEREVAN, JANUARY 18, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands Tigran Balayan sees need for applying sanctions on Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his regime. “Two months ago on 19.11.2020 the Council of the European Union issued a statement calling upon the sides to undertake steps to consolidate cease-fire in and around …

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Carey Cavanaugh: conflict’s not solved, key issues remain, 15.01.2021 

The former co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Carey Cavanaugh posted on Twitter. “Positive aspect of trilateral meeting: Putin is committed to working on #Karabakh. Troubling aspect: Aliyev acting like conflict’s resolved; it’s not, key issues remain. Comprehensive settlement needed to establish foundation for lasting peace & prosperity”.   Please follow and like us:

Armenia to submit complaint to ECHR against Azerbaijan

YEREVAN, JANUARY 16, ARMENPRESS. Armenia is planning to submit a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights against Azerbaijan, representative of Armenia to the ECHR Yeghishe Kirakosyan told ARMENPRESS. ”It’s quite a long time we have been carrying out preparatory works – evidence collection, evaluation, complaint preparation processes. In the nearest future we are …

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Assuming responsibility for Armenian massacres by Baku is precondition for peace – MFA Artsakh

YEREVAN, JANUARY 13, ARMENPRESS. The Foreign Ministry of Artsakh issued a statement on the occasion of the 31th anniversary of the Armenian massacres in Baku. As ARMENPRESS was informed from the press service of MFA ARtsakh, the statement runs as follows,  ‘’January 13, 1990 is one of the most tragic dates in the history of …

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An Open Letter to the Co-Chairmen of the Minsk Group, 26.11.2020 

Lragir.am The Republic of Artsakh was a de facto established state, the constitutional territories of which included the territories of former Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region, as well as of 7 regions  returned as a result of a genocidal war waged by the Baku regime in 1991-1994, that were separated from Artsakh after June 6, 1921 at …

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The ceasefire agreement with Azerbaijan comes with great risks for Armenia. This article was amended on 19 November 2020 to correct the dates between which monuments in Nakhichevan were destroyed. 

Dale Berning Sawa While Azerbaijanis can rightly celebrate a return to homes they were driven from 30 years ago, Armenian culture is in peril Russian peacekeepers stationed in front of Dadivank monastery, outside the town of Kalbajar, which has been transferred to Azerbaijan. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images Thu 19 Nov 2020 09.00 GMT The ceasefire brokered …

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Dutch Parliament adopts resolutions on imposing sanctions against Aliyev and Erdoğan, 17 November, 2020

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 17, ARMENPRESS. The Dutch Parliament has adopted the resolutions on imposing individual sanctions against the president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife Mehriban Aliyeva, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan  and others for war crimes and atrocities against Artsakh, ARMENPRESS reports Ambassador of Armenia to the Netherlands Tigran Balayan wrote on his Twitter page. …

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