Karabakh: Azeris allowed to search for dead bodies amid ceasefire

Nagorno-Karabakh’s military has allowed the Azerbaijani side to continue their search for dead soldiers to the north of the line of contact as ceasefire reached verbally on April 5 mostly held over the weekend.

According to Nagorno-Karabakh’s Defense Ministry, permission was given after mediation of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the personal representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Chairman-in-Office.

Armenia: OIC document totally distorts essence of Karabakh conflict

The wording on Nagorno-Karabakh in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) document totally distorts the essence of the conflict, which is a result of the Azerbaijani policy of militarily pressuring the self-determination right of the people of Nagorno Karabakh, stated Armenia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan.

Artsakh Not Alone: Armenian Church leaders appeal for national unity on landmark Karabakh trip

Armenian political, public and analytical circles believe that the landmark visit of two Armenian Church leaders to Nagorno-Karabakh at a crucial time for the struggling republic will have a lasting impact.

Stay or Go?: Draft bill says Armenia should leave EEU; Republican says ‘no’

There is no need for Armenia to consider withdrawing from the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Gagik Melikyan, from the Republican faction, told media Friday in response to a draft law before the National Assembly.

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.

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.

Praying for Artsakh: Armenian Catholicoi give blessings to Karabakh soldiers

As part of their landmark visit to Nagorno-Karabakh held in conditions of a tense ceasefire His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians, and His Holiness Aram I, the Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, visited St. Hovhannes Mkrtich church of Gandzasar on April 13.

Sefilian: Continued hostilities would give a final solution to Karabakh problem

A 1992-1994 Karabakh war veteran who is one of the leaders of Armenia’s radical opposition movement today believes that the Armenian side should not have agreed to halt military operations after four days of fighting sparked by Azerbaijan’s aggression and should have given a “final solution” to the problem during the escalation earlier this month.

Karabakh War Lessons: Armenians fume over Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan

The recent hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh unleashed by Azerbaijan have become another reason for Armenians to raise the issue of strategic ally Russia’s arms supplies to their regional archrival.

On Wednesday night, hundreds of Amenians, mostly young people, held a protest march and rally in front of the Russian embassy in Yerevan, condemning Moscow’s weapons deals with Azerbaijan.

Karabakh: Azeri ‘sabotage-reconnaissance infiltration’ attempt thwarted

Nagorno-Karabakh’s Defense Army reports a successful repulsion of an attempt by a group of Azerbaijani commandoes to carry out a “sabotage-reconnaissance infiltration” in the southern direction.