An Armenian soldier was reportedly killed on Wednesday evening at one of the Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army’s military units situated in the northern direction.
Thousands of activists have joined the appeal of the Nagorno Karabakh authorities for people to come to the unrecognized republic that has seen a dramatic fall in the number of tourists this year because of the brief war with Azerbaijan in early April.
This week, the Armenian Parliament passed a bill on amending the Labor Code, with which, henceforth, working issues related to volunteers who leave for frontline duty in Nagorno Karabakh will be regulated.
Leading representatives of Armenia’s largest ethnic minority, Yazidis, have emphasized the allegiance of their people to the Republic of Armenia as they spoke about the contribution they have made to the Armenian nation’s defenses in last month’s brief war against Azerbaijan in Nagorno Karabakh.
A New York-based photojournalist well known for her photographs of American President Barack Obama during his campaign leading up to his presidency has conducted a workshop for students in Nagorno Karabakh, helping them organize a photo exhibition of their own works.
As the debate about whether the territories lost by the Armenian military in the brief war with Azerbaijan in Nagorno Karabakh in early April goes on in Armenia, hundreds of displaced residents of a village situated close to the restive line of contact in the northeastern direction cannot return to their homes because of the altered military positions.
Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of trying to question the outcome of a recent internationally mediated meeting of the two countries’ leaders during which a number of measures related to security in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone were reportedly agreed.
Territory lost during four days of fighting in April are part of Nagorno Karabakh, and they will be addressed accordingly during negotiating process, said Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan.
A radical opposition leader, who participated in the 1992-1994 Armenian-Azerbaijani war, says he is ready to “restore the territorial integrity of Nagorno Karabakh” after a rather rhetorical challenge made by President Serzh Sargsyan.
Members of a radical opposition movement in Armenia demand the resignation of President Serzh Sargsyan, considering that his thoughts expressed during a press conference on board a plane while returning from a meeting on Nagorno-Karabakh in Vienna, Austria, are equivalent to treason.