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Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 19 times

2019.07.20 12:02 GMT

Over the past 24 hours, Armenian armed forces have violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops 19 times, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on July 20, Trend reports.

Azerbaijani MFA: How to believe in Armenian president's statements regarding the settlement of the conflict after the known incident?!

2019.07.18 15:33 GMT

Armenian armed forces violating ceasefire regime fired from large caliber weapons from the direction of Zorakan village of Noyemberyan district of Armenia. Thus, the positions of the border combating units nearby II Shikhli village of Gazakh district has been put under fire. As a result, Jeyhun Bayramov, serving in border patrol shift in the Gazakh frontier post of Border Troops of the State Border Service, was injured. We especially would like to note that this incident did not happen on the contact line of the Armenian-Azerbaijani troops, but on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border,” a spokesperson for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry Leyla Abdullayeva said.

Azerbaijani MOD: Armenians fire civil tractor vehicle at Goygol district today

2019.07.17 15:28 GMT

Information disseminated by Armenian media regarding firing Armenian village by the Azerbaijani military units located in the direction of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic has no any ground; it is false and can be characterized as disinformation, APA reports citing Ministry of Defence.

MegaFon conducts internal investigation of provocation against Azerbaijan

2019.07.16 18:10 GMT

MegaFon, the third-largest telecom operator in Russia, conducts an internal investigation over the provocation against the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, reads the information of the mobile operator, received by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia, APA's Moscow bureau reports.

Elmar Mammadyarov: with resolution of conflict, Armenian people may benefit from projects implemented by Azerbaijan

2019.07.16 15:32 GMT

Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov received delegations led by heads of the foreign affairs committees of the parliaments of Turkey and Georgia Volkan Bozkir and Sofio Katsarava, on the sidelines of the trilateral meeting of the foreign affairs committees of the parliaments of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.

Khalaf Khalafov: "Status quo is unacceptable and France has repeatedly stated it"

2019.07.12 17:13 GMT

"France is one of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs that tries to resolve the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict - a painful problem for the region. The status quo is unacceptable, and France has repeatedly declared it as the other OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs," Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov said this at an event dedicated to the National Day of France.

MFA: Only liberation of occupied Azerbaijani territories can create favorable conditions for solving issue of rights of both communities

2019.07.12 20:40 GMT

Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, during an informal OSCE ministerial meeting in Slovakia, stated that Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is related to people and raised the issue of protecting the rights of people living there.

Russian Deputy FM discusses Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Personal Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

2019.07.10 18:46 GMT

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin has met with Personal Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, APA’s Moscow correspondent reports.

Donald Tusk: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be resolved in accordance with international law and principles

2019.07.09 17:07 GMT

"Referring to stability in the region, we also discussed the unresolved Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. There is no military solution but only a political settlement in accordance with international law and principles. The EU continues to fully support the efforts of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs and their focus on a fair and lasting settlement based on the core principles of the Helsinki Final Act," President of the European Council Donald Tusk said at the meeting with President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

OSCE calls on Azerbaijan and Armenia to intensify dialogue

2019.07.08 15:23 GMT

"We encourage the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to intensify their dialogue in the context of the mediation led by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs," says the declaration adopted at the end of the annual session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Luxembourg, APA reports.

MFA: Azerbaijan expects int'l community to withhold any activity which Armenia abuses to solidify results of illegal occupation of Azerbaijani lands

2019.07.06 10:56 GMT

Azerbaijan expects international community to withhold any activity which Armenia abuses to solidify the results of illegal occupation of Azerbaijani lands and to facilitate appropriate actions to compel the aggressor to comply with the relevant UN Security Council's resolution calling for withdrawal of Armenia from occupied Azerbaijani territories, Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said at the 14th Pacific Alliance Summit in Lima, Peru, Trend reports referring to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.

Zakharova: Russia’s position on Karabakh conflict’s settlement remains unchanged

2019.07.04 15:22 GMT

Russia’s position on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict hasn’t changed, and it cannot change, spokesperson for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said at a briefing, Trend reports on July 4.

UNESCO: Experts ready to go to Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh if their security ensured

2019.07.01 12:26 GMT

UNESCO is asking the parties to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to ensure the safety of the organization’s experts, Deputy Director General of UNESCO Ernesto Ottone said at a press conference as part of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Baku, Trend reports.

ICRC representatives visit Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev

2019.07.01 07:38 GMT

In June, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representatives once again visited Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, Azerbaijani hostages detained by Armenia in the course of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Ilaha Huseynova, head of the public relations department of the ICRC office in Azerbaijan, told APA.

Comparatively quiet situation observed on line of contact of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops

2019.07.01 05:09 GMT

A comparatively quiet situation was observed on the line of contact of the Armenian and Azerbaijani troops throughout the day, Trend reports referring to the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan.

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group spread joint statement

2019.06.29 15:31 GMT

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stéphane Visconti of France and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America spread joint statement, Trend reports referring to OSCE.

Relatively calm situation on contact line of Armenian and Azerbaijani troops

2019.06.29 12:40 GMT

A relatively calm situation was observed on the contact line of the Armenian and Azerbaijani troops during the day, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.

MFA: Party interested in Karabakh conflict’s peaceful settlement shouldn’t avoid talks

2019.06.28 15:33 GMT

During press briefing on June 27, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said that “it is impossible to hold the negotiations with one hand and shoot with the other”, while commenting on the words of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov that “so far the situation hasn’t been calm at all at the frontline during the negotiations on the documents that are being discussed,” Trend reports quoting Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesperson Leyla Abdullayeva.

PACE releases appeal over Azerbaijani hostages in Armenian captivity

2019.06.28 15:17 GMT

As part of the PACE summer session, the Azerbaijani delegation held an event dedicated to Azerbaijani civilians Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, who are in Armenian captivity, Trend reports.

Azerbaijani MFA: We believe that such meetings contribute to advancing the negotiation process

2019.06.21 21:36 GMT

The Azerbaijani side expresses its gratitude to the United States as co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group for organizing a meeting of the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia on June 20 in Washington in continuation of earlier meetings in the same format in Paris and Moscow, APA reports citing press-service of the Ministry.

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