Contents tagged with Azerbaijan

  • Azerbaijan says Armenian-backed forces violated the ceasefire 125 times in one day

    During the last 24 hours, the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh was violated 125 times. The use of heavy machine guns was reported. The Trend publication disclosed this, quoting the statement of the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.

    Baku clarified that the Armed Forces of the Republic answered the enemy with 125 response fire strikes.

    At the same time, the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) reported that the ceasefire …

  • Baku and Yerevan accuse the other of violating the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of violating the ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, Radio Svoboda reported.

    The two camps stated that there were attacks on Friday but no casualties were reported.

    According to a statement issued by Azerbaijani authorities on Saturday, the Armenian-backed forces of Nagorno-Karabakh violated the ceasefire 120 times on Friday night. At the same time, Armenia accused the Azerbaijani armed forces of carrying out mortar attacks on their …

  • Medvedev: If Russia stopped supplying arms to Azerbaijan and Armenia, they would get them elsewhere

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev explained the supplies of Russian weapons to Armenia and Azerbaijan, stating that if Moscow abandons these sales, the situation in the region will become more complicated. Medvedev said this during the weekly “Vesti on Saturday” program on April 9th.

    “If we imagine for a minute that Russia declined playing this role, we are accurately aware that this place would not be empty,” the Prime Minister stated, meaning that Armenia and Azerbaijan would continue …

  • Sargsyan: Russia remains Armenia's strategic partner despite supplying weapons to Azerbaijan

    According to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, the Kremlin remains a strategic partner of Armenia, despite the fact that Russia supplies arms to Azerbaijan, as reported by Sputnik.

    "It's a fact that Russia is our strategic ally and we are a member of the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization). We are sensitive to the fact that Russia and other CSTO countries continue to supply weapons to Azerbaijan. But, as you know, our abilities to resist this are limited," Sargsyan said.

    On April 2 …

  • Azerbaijani Defense Ministry declared its readiness to attack Stepanakert

    The Head of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, Zakir Hasanov, has prepared his troops for a possible attack on Stepanakert. Baku promises to launch an attack if the shelling from the Armenian side continues.

    The Armed Forces of Azerbaijan are ready for an attack on Stepanakert and other cities in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported on Monday, April 4, that this order was given by the Head of the Ministry, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov. According to Defense Ministry …

  • Georgian Prime Minister met with security forces due to situation in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Due to the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, met with the head of the Foreign Ministry, security ministers, heads of the relevant bodies and committee chairpersons of Georgia, Ekho Kavkaza reported.

    According to the press service of the Georgian Prime Minister, representatives of the security forces provided Kvirikashvili with all necessary information regarding the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, as reported by Georgia Online.

    “Georg …

  • Sargsyan: Armenia will continue to defend Nagorno-Karabakh

    Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has said that Armenia will meet its commitment to protect Nagorno-Karabakh, Interfax reported.

    Armenia has lost 18 servicemen and another 35 were injured during the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, according to Deutsche Welle.

    Sargsyan also stated that the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was entrusted to develop the Mutual Military Assistance Pact in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry of the self-declared Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

    According to the …

  • Erdoğan expresses support for Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    During a telephone conversation with the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressed his condolences over the deaths of soldiers who died fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Anadolu news agency reported, citing sources in the Turkish Presidential Administration. Aliyev's press service also stated that Erdoğan expressed support for Azerbaijan, RBC reported.

    "The Turkish President expressed support and solidarity in relation to the conflict between the …

  • Azerbaijani Ambassador in Russia: There is only a military solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    The Azerbaijani Ambassador to Russia, Polad Bülbüloğlu, said that diplomatic efforts to settle the conflict with Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh proved to be ineffective, and the only solution is the "military way", Radio Svoboda reported.

    According to the diplomat who spoke on air on the "Govorit Moskva" radio station, 21 percent of Azerbaijani territory is occupied by Armenian Forces, so the heads of the two former Soviet republics can only start negotiations when the Armenian Armed Forces …

  • Heavy fighting reported in Nagorno-Karabakh

    Heavy fighting has been reported in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region in Azerbaijani territory with a predominantly Armenian population.

    The Armenian military has accused Azerbaijan of mounting a major offensive, involving tanks, heavy artillery, and helicopters, Radio Free Europe reported.

    Baku, in turn, has claimed that Azerbaijani troops acted in self-defense.

    Casualties have been reported on both sides.

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, “President Putin urges the parties to the …