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Karabakh conflict settlement depends on OSCE Minsk Group replacement – British MP

There will be no settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict until the Minsk Group is replaced by a truly neutral moderator and facilitator, a British member of parliament believes.

The OSCE Minsk Group, co-chaired by France, the Russian Federation, and the United States, was established in 1994 to find a peaceful solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Azerbaijan and Armenia have been locked in the conflict for over two decades, which emerged over Armenia’s territorial claims against its South Caucasus neighbor. Read the rest of this entry »

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OSCE puts Madrid Principles on table to reslove Karabakh conflict

A new meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents could be the beginning of a new chapter in two sides’ negotiations, OSCE Chairman, Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter said in Yerevan on June 4.

During his latest visit to Armenia, Francois Hollande said France is ready to organize the meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Human Rights Perspective

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the Caucasian region has been simmering for decades with continuation of human rights violations by Armenian forces. Most international reports have pointed out the war crimes made by Armenia in the region including violations of the Geneva Conventions by holding hostage and killings of war prisoners. The displacement of people is also posing a threat to the political and strategic environment of the region.

According to one report, around 250,000 Azerbaijani refugees took refuge in Azerbaijan due to fear of ethnic cleansing and killings by Armenians at the time of ceasefire in 1994.

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U.S. Dept. of State asks parties to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to redouble accord efforts

The U.S. Department of State has called on Azerbaijan and Armenia to redouble their efforts on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Department of State Spokesperson Jen Psaki said. Read the rest of this entry »

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Armenian troops shake ceasefire under fire rain on contact line

The ceasefire on the Armenian-Azerbaijani contact line was broken 46 times in numerous directions on June 1, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on June 2.

The armed forces of Armenia, located in the village of Gorgan, Horadiz, Garakhanbeyli and Ashagi Seyidahmadli of Fizuli region, Yusifjanli, Merzili of Aghdam, Kuropatkino of Khojavend regoin, Mehdili of Jabrayil region and at the nameless heights, opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces, which gave an armed response to silence the opposing side. Read the rest of this entry »

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President Ilham Aliyev received co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group Igor Popov (Russia), James Warlick (USA), Jacques Faure (France), Pierre Andrieu, the co-chairman from France who is about to start his activities, as well as the special representative of the OSCE chairman-in-office, Andrzej Kaspzyk. Read the rest of this entry »

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