Contents tagged with Armenia

  • Erdogan: Turkish troops will be deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh

    The Turkish military will be deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh and perform the same duties as the Russian peacekeepers, said Turkish President Recep Erdogan after a meeting of the parliamentary faction of his Justice and Development Party.

    Speaking in parliament, Erdogan congratulated the people of Azerbaijan on their "historic victory."

    "Armenia will withdraw troops from the Kalbajar District by November 15, from parts of the Agdam and Gazakh districts by November 20, and by December 1 from the …

  • Armenia capitulates to Azerbaijan. Russia deploys peacekeepers to Nagorno-Karabakh

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed an agreement to end the war in Nagorno-Karabakh.

    According to the document cited by Sputnik.Armenia, the Azerbaijani army remains at its current positions, and Armenia returns to Azerbaijan Kalbajar District (by November 15) and Lachin District (by December 1), keeping only the Lachin Corridor (5 km wide), which will provide communication between Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia …

  • Azerbaijan shoots down Russian military helicopter over Armenia

    Russian military helicopter Mi-24 was accidentally shot down by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

    "The Azerbaijani side apologizes to the Russian side in connection with this tragic incident, which is accidental and was not directed against the Russian side," the statement reads.

    Azerbaijan also said it is ready to pay appropriate compensation.

    Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that a Russian Mi-24 helicopter was shot down from …

  • Armenian Prime Minister refuses Israel's humanitarian aid amid conflict with Azerbaijan

    “Israel has joined forces with the devil. Yerevan does not intend to accept humanitarian aid from Jerusalem,” said Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an interview with The Jerusalem Post.

    "Humanitarian aid from the country that sells weapons to mercenaries which are used to strike civilians?" the Armenian Prime Minister responded to the aid offered to Yeravan earlier by the Israeli Prime Minister.

    Pashinyan said that Israel should send humanitarian aid to """. In his view, that would …

  • Armenia asks Russia for help amid continuing conflict with Azerbaijan

    On October 31, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking for help because of the war with Azerbaijan, reported the Armenian Foreign Ministry.

    In the letter, Pashinyan requested consultations to determine the type and amount of assistance Russia can provide to Armenia to "ensure its security." 

    The Armenian Foreign Ministry noted that a number of articles of the treaty require concrete actions in the event of an armed threat or an act of …

  • Aliyev: Russia is largest seller of arms to Azerbaijan

    Moscow is Baku's largest arms seller, stated by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in an interview with Le Figaro. The Azerbaijani President noted that the supply of Russian weapons far exceeds the supply of Turkish and Israeli weapons or military equipment. In addition, he named other countries from which Baku buys weapons and equipment: Iran, Ukraine and Belarus.

    Aliyev stressed that unlike Armenia, which receives weapons from Moscow for free, Baku pays for the military goods supplied by …

  • Erdogan accuses U.S. and Russia of supplying weapons to Armenia

    The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group - Russia, the United States and France - are supporting Armenia with weapons, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his party's congress in Sirnak province, Haberler reports.

    "Minsk trio, USA, Russia and France... They sided with Armenia. They provide all kinds of support to Armenia including weapons," the Turkish president said.

    Erdogan also said that Armenia for the second time violated the ceasefire in the conflict zone in Nagorno-Karabakh. …

  • Armenia and Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

    On October 10, Armenia and Azerbaijan reached an agreement on a ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh from 12:00 as a result of talks in Moscow. The statement of the ministers of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the truce was published by the Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on her Facebook page.

    The parties agreed that the ceasefire would begin from 12:00 on 10 October 2020 for humanitarian purposes to allow exchange of prisoners of war and other detainees and the bodies of the …

  • Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to talks in Moscow

    Armenia and Azerbaijan have confirmed their readiness to send their foreign ministers to Moscow for talks on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, stated the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, Interfax reports.

    "Baku and Yerevan confirmed their participation in the consultations in Moscow. The preparation for talks are ongoing," she said.

    According to her, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will mediate at these talks.

    Military clashes on the Armenian-Azerbaijan …

  • Turkey rejects truce in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The truce in Nagorno-Karabakh, which international mediators are calling for, will not lead to a settlement of the conflict, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

    "We are hearing calls from all over the world, and they are all about an immediate ceasefire." And then what?" said Cavusoglu, who arrived in Baku on Wednesday.

    "There has been a truce until now, what happened? There may be another truce, but what will be the result? Can you tell Armenia to leave Azerbaijani lands …