Karabakh War Fallout: Armenia raises issue of Azerbaijan’s mutilating dead bodies of soldiers

The authorities of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh should spare no effort for collecting evidence on the torture of Armenian soldiers’ bodies by Azerbaijan so as to be able to appeal to international institutions later, say human rights advocates.

Lavrov: Political settlement for Karabakh has no alternative

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes that development of effective mechanisms to prevent violations of truce in Nagorno-Karabakh is a priority today.

In an interview with Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency on Wednesday he also spoke about plans to hold a meeting on Nagorno-Karabakh with the participation of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs soon.

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.