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Deputy Commander of the Submarine Forces of the Northern Fleet for Military-Political Affairs, Captain 1st Rank Ivan Kovgan, was killed in shelling in Nagorno-Karabakh on September 20, reported the St. Petersburg Club of Naval Submariners and Navy Veterans .
According to the news website SeverPost, Kovgan served as the deputy commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Naval Submariners Club states that Kovgan was deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh two months ago. The …
Armenia can no longer consider Russia as its security guarantor, despite growing concerns about the resumption of the conflict with Azerbaijan, said Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an interview with Politico.
"As a result of events in Ukraine, Russia's capabilities have changed," said Pashinyan , adding that the Kremlin seeks to avoid strained relations with Azerbaijan and its close ally, Turkey.
Pashinyan criticized the "unstable" approach of relying on Russia as a security …
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said that representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry promised to ensure the withdrawal of the Armenian military from Nagorno-Karabakh until June, but this agreement has not yet been fulfilled.
He also added that for 1 year and 8 months that have passed since the second Nagorno-Karabakh war, there are very few positive moments in the normalization of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations.
"Unfortunately, there are more negative aspects. One of them is that …
The European Union will hold talks with Azerbaijan to discuss the possibility of increasing gas supplies to Europe through the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP).
The Financial Times reports, citing sources, that next week the European Commissioner for Energy, Kadri Simson, will pay a visit to Baku, where she will meet with the Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan Parviz Shahbazov and the Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Mukhtar Babaev.
"We expect the talks to focus on Azerbaijan's role in …
Fighting has resumed between Armenia and Azerbaijan after a year of relative calm on the border, established when Yerevan capitulated in the war over Nagorno-Karabakh.
A series of armed incidents and occasional firefights that began a week ago escalated into full-fledged clashes on Tuesday with the use of large-caliber weapons, mortars and human casualties.
The Armenian Defense Ministry reported that at about 13.00 Moscow time, Azerbaijani Armed Forces units fired at Armenian positions, and …
Amid the escalating crisis between Iran and Azerbaijan, Baku received a delegation of security forces from Israel. According to the Saudi newspaper Elaph, the Israeli representatives assured the Azerbaijani authorities of support and readiness to provide real assistance in case of aggression from Iran.
Sources of the publication claim that two F-35 fighters of the Israeli Air Force have been permanently deployed to Azerbaijan. At the same time, Israel is ready to send additional forces to the …
Turkey and Azerbaijan continue to expand military cooperation after the victory over Armenia in a short but bloody war for Nagorno-Karabakh, the victims of which were 6 thousand people in 6 weeks.
Baku and Ankara are negotiating the creation of a joint Turkic army, Turkish Parliament Speaker Mustafa Sentop said during a press conference in Ganja, Azerbaijan.
"Our idea is one nation, two states. And it always will be. In this regard, many negotiations and agreements took place, " RIA Novosti …
Two fortified areas of the Russian 102nd military base have been established in the Syunik region, in the south of Armenia, said Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
"This is an additional guarantee to ensure the security not only of the Syunik region, but also of Armenia," he said. According to Pashinyan, the Armenian-Russian joint grouping of troops is defending all the borders of the republic.
The Syunik region borders, among other things, with the areas of Nagorno-Karabakh, which were captured …
At a press conference on February 26, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said that Russian military who is on a peacekeeping mission in Nagorno-Karabakh, will leave in 5 years.
Aliyev noted that Russiam troops are in the territory that is wholly owned by Azerbaijan. He assured that the Russian mission in Nagorno-Karabakh will not last for decades.
"The term is 5 years, then, if everything is good, they will leave," Aliyev said.
He said that he would not allow the construction of foreign …
Azerbaijan's State Security Service had to conduct an " anti-terrorist operation" near the village of Hadrut in Nagorno-Karabakh, said Azerbaijan's State Security Service and the Ministry of Defense in a joint statement.
According to Azerbaijani officials, some Armenian armed groups remained in a wooded area in the northwestern part of Hadrut village in Azerbaijan's Khojavend District even after the ceasefire agreement took effect.
According to Azerbaijan, Armenia said that these armed groups …