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Armenian forces have killed an Azerbaijani soldier in the latest outbreak of border violence over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region, the defence ministry in Baku said Tuesday.
“A soldier from the Azerbaijani army died as a result of a violation of the ceasefire from the Armenian side,” Eldar Sabiroglu, spokesman for the Azerbaijani defence ministry, said. Soldier Kainat Abdullayev was fatally wounded in the incident on Monday evening in the Tartar district on the volatile frontline, the ministry said. Armenia-backed separatists seized Nagorny Karabakh from Azerbaijan in a 1990s war that killed 30,000 people. Despite years of negotiations since a 1994 ceasefire, the two sides have still not signed a peace deal. Read the rest of this entry »
The Turkish and Azerbaijani armies launched a joint military exercises on July 12 that will run in Baku and Nakhchivan until July 28.
According to a statement issued late July 12 by the Turkish General Staff, the aim of the exercises is to strengthen the military cooperation between the two countries and share information and experience.
The land forces of the two countries will be involved in the war games where an infantry division will be involved in the Baku exercises, while a mechanized infantry division will take part in the exercises in Nakhchivan. Read the rest of this entry »
Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov were set to meet in Vienna on July 12. “Nalbandian will also meet with the co-chairpersons of the Minsk group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe [OSCE] on the settlement of the Karabakh,” Armenian Foreign Ministry spokesman Tigran Balaian said. Read the rest of this entry »
Azerbaijan is carrying out major military exercises close to the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh frontline with Armenia, the country’s defense ministry said yesterday.
“The armed forces of Azerbaijan have started the next stage of large-scale military exercises in the frontline zone,” the defense ministry said in a brief statement.
The exercises – which include both land and air forces – will last until the end of the week, the statement said. Read the rest of this entry »
Azerbaijan is willing to resume talks in a bid to find a political solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Armenia, says Azerbaijani deputy foreign minister.
Azerbaijan is willing to resume talks under the Chairmanship of the OSCE Minsk Group in a bid to find a political solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Armenia. However, Baku has insisted on seeing “practical steps” toward a peace plan which would map out Armenia’s withdrawal from occupied regions in order to proceed with negotiation talks.
The Minsk Group’s co-chairing countries are seeking grounds for a new round of talks in mid-May, Azerbaijani deputy foreign minister Araz Azimov, told Hürriyet Daily News on April 29, ahead of his meeting with Fatih Ceylan, deputy undersecretary of the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Read the rest of this entry »
Armenia and Russia are cooperating in the military-political and other spheres.
According to 1news.az, the statement came from political scientist Fikret Sadikhov, commenting on the statement by Russian MFA Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich that “the relations between Moscow and Yerevan have reached the level of allied partnership”.
“Even without the statement of the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, we know that the relations between the two countries are very close. Armenia accounts for the Russian military base. Russia sponsors Armenia, actively supports it in many issues, thereby somewhat supporting the existence of Armenia, which is in the state of crisis and in a very difficult economic situation “, the analyst said. Read the rest of this entry »
Turkey and the United States have developed close partnerships on many fundamental issues.
U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, speaking at the Foreign Relations Committee of the U.S. Congress, said that Turkey and the United States are in close dialogue to resolve the two conflicts – Cyprus and Nagorno-Karabakh.
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On Thursday, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Fatih Geylani.
Expressing satisfaction with the development of bilateral relations in various fields, the sides noted the need to further develop partnerships by political and economic potential, according to the Foreign Ministry.
Mammadyarov and Geylani discussed regional issues, including the progress of the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
It was emphasized that the commissioning of the Khojaly airport in the occupied Azerbaijani territories will have negative impact on the negotiation process.
The parties also noted the importance of discussing ways to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the framework of international organizations.
‘Domestic developments in Azerbaijan do have an impact on EU-Azerbaijani relations’.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Mahmoud Mammadguliyev met with Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fule in Brussels today, APA reports.
Commissioner stressed that domestic developments in Azerbaijan do have an impact on EU-Azerbaijani relations, APA reports quoting the EU press centre. He appreciated that the climate in bilateral relations improved but added that concerns remain about a number of issues on the domestic political scene in Azerbaijan, especially freedoms of assembly, expression and media.
Turkey is not in a position to be a mediator in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and should not become involved in the matter, Armenia’s foreign minister has said.
“Turkey can’t assume the role of a mediator in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. It should not get involved in the process if it wants to contribute to the peaceful resolution of the conflict,” Edward Nalbandian said in an interview with the Austrian Press Agency that was published Feb. 27 on Armenia’s PanArmenian website. Read the rest of this entry »