Analyst: No guarantees, no settlement in NKR

In searching for peace in Nagorno Karabakh, Armenia should not sit at the negotiation table without guarantees, Stepan Grigoryan, the head of the Analytical Center on Globalization and Regional Cooperation, told media Thursday.

Analyst on Vienna Meeting: Preconditions to be discussed, not about peace negotiation

A possible meeting in Vienna between the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan will relate to preconditions proposed by the Armenian side connected with the negotiations over the Nagorno Karabakh issue, political analyst Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan said Monday.

Karabakh: Conflicting parties exchange bodies of soldiers killed in skirmishes

Nagorno-Karabakh’s state commission on prisoners of war, hostages and missing persons on Sunday participated in an exchange of bodies with the Azerbaijani side near the settlement of Bash Karvend.

PACE: No alternative to peaceful resolution of Karabakh conflict

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has adopted a declaration, urging the parties to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to show political will and reach a negotiated settlement within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group.

Karabakh: Initiative group to seek Babayan’s appointment as defense minister

An initiative group has been set up in Nagorno Karabakh to push for the appointment of Lieutenant-General Samvel Babayan as defense minister and commander of the Republic’s defense army.

Sharmazanov: No ‘good uncles’ in this world

Deputy Parliament Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov believes that there is no need to take drastic measures and strain relations with Russia, Armenia’s top military and political ally, because of statements and actions of the latter during the latest Karabakh crisis.

NKR Recognition Move: Armenian Government endorses opposition-drafted bill

The Armenian Government on Thursday gave its endorsement to a bill co-authored by two opposition members of parliament under which Armenia would formally recognize the independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR).

Karabakh: Conflicting parties exchange blame amid tense ceasefire

Nagorno-Karabakh’s military authorities have reported a new fatality at the line of contact with Azerbaijan, at the same time denying Baku’s accusations that Armenian forces have violated the current fragile ceasefire by killing an Azeri serviceman.

Vienna Talks: Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to resume peace process

President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia and President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan agreed to respect ceasefire in Nagorno Karabakh and resume their dialogue to find a compromise peace deal during internationally mediated talks in Vienna, Austria, late on Monday.

Senior Armenian military official says Azerbaijan asked for ceasefire in Karabakh

According to a senior Armenian military official, it was Azerbaijan that had sought a ceasefire several days after renewing hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh early this month.