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NPR News: 09-22-2023 9AM EDT
NPR News: 09-22-2023 9AM EDT
 
Unmasking Azerbaijan’s Pattern Of Deception And Aggression – GreekCityTimes.com
Unmasking Azerbaijan’s Pattern Of Deception And Aggression  GreekCityTimes.com
 
Talks have opened on the future of Nagorno-Karabakh as … – Spectrum News NY1
Talks have opened on the future of Nagorno-Karabakh as …  Spectrum News NY1
 

Abandoned combat position near the Janyatag settlement of the Terter region – VIDEO
Abandoned combat position near the Janyatag settlement of the Terter region – VIDEO Abandoned combat position near the Janyatag settlement of the Terter region – VIDEO …
 
The rights of Armenians must be respected: Raisi says Iran’s armed forces will prevent any change in borders in the region
The powerful armed forces of Iran are present in the region to prevent any changes in the geopolitics of the region and changes in the borders, and they have succeeded in this task, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said at the military parade on the occasion of Sacred Defense Week, according to the President’s website. “Regarding the developments…
 
Azerbaijan troops ‘all around’ Nagorno-Karabakh separatist stronghold – Al Jazeera English
Azerbaijan troops ‘all around’ Nagorno-Karabakh separatist stronghold  Al Jazeera English
 
Armenia ready for 40,000 families after Nagorno-Karabakh surrender – BBC
Armenia ready for 40,000 families after Nagorno-Karabakh surrender  BBC
 
Karabakh Armenians: No Agreement Yet With Azerbaijan on … – U.S. News & World Report
Karabakh Armenians: No Agreement Yet With Azerbaijan on …  U.S. News & World Report
 

Pashinyan discusses introduction of curfew in Yerevan with his team
Mass unrest organized by the opposition with the aim of overthrowing the Armenian government continues unabated in Yerevan, Report informs via Caliber.az.
 
Opposition, Civic Activists Hold Protest in Front of Parliament
Opposition members and civic activists are holding a protest rally in front of the Parliament building, where today’s parliamentary session will see the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Levan Davitashvili, address the MPs regarding the the Anaklia Deep Sea Port, along with Minister of Internal Affairs, Vakhtang Gomelauri, who was summoned…
 
Anti-government protesters block streets in Armenia capital – FRANCE 24 English
Anti-government protesters block streets in Armenia capital  FRANCE 24 English
 
Tony Blair faces fresh scrutiny over Azerbaijan PR work amid … – POLITICO Europe
Tony Blair faces fresh scrutiny over Azerbaijan PR work amid …  POLITICO Europe
 
Azerbaijan eyes amnesty for Karabakh Armenian fighters – Shepparton News
Azerbaijan eyes amnesty for Karabakh Armenian fighters  Shepparton News
 
Talks are held on Nagorno-Karabakh’s fate as Azerbaijan claims full … – Spectrum News
Talks are held on Nagorno-Karabakh’s fate as Azerbaijan claims full …  Spectrum News
 
Azerbaijan is close to taking control of Nagorno-Karabakh – The Economist
Azerbaijan is close to taking control of Nagorno-Karabakh  The EconomistAfter Surrender in Nagorno-Karabakh, Leaders Discuss Armenians’ Fate  The New York TimesAzerbaijan troops ‘all around’ Nagorno-Karabakh separatist stronghold  Al Jazeera English
 
Azerbaijan launches operation against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh – CNN International
Azerbaijan launches operation against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh  CNN International
 
President Ilham Aliyev`s address to nation in spotlight of Moldovan … – AZERTAC News
President Ilham Aliyev`s address to nation in spotlight of Moldovan …  AZERTAC News
 

 
Turkish, Iranian Foreign Ministers Say Era of Conflict in Caucasus … – Hetq Online
Turkish, Iranian Foreign Ministers Say Era of Conflict in Caucasus …  Hetq Online
 
Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians seek guarantees before disarming … – The Christian Post
Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians seek guarantees before disarming …  The Christian Post
 

 

 

General director of PASHA Bank Georgia resigns
Nikoloz Shurga, the CEO of PASHA Bank OJSC’s subsidiary in Georgia, has resigned, Report informs.
 

Aykhan Hajizada: Armenians of Karabakh will receive support of Azerbaijani authorities
Azerbaijan will provide support to the Armenian population of the Karabakh region, Spokesman of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Aykhan Hajizada said in an interview with Al-Jazeera.
 
Мдинарадзе: «Нацбанк и финансовая система были спасены»
Исполнительный секретарь «Грузинской мечты» Мамука Мдинарадзе заявил, что ради спасения финансовой системы парламентское большинство проголосовало бы за любого кандидата в члены правления Совета Нацбанка, которого представила бы президент. «Национальный банк и финансовая система были спасены», — утверждает политик. Мдинарадзе также указал, что не видит…
 

Hikmat Hajiyev: Azerbaijani side ready to provide medical assistance to wounded servicemen of Armenian origin
Azerbaijani side is ready to provide medical assistance to wounded servicemen of Armenian origin or help them through the ICRC, Hikmat Hajiyev, Assistant to President of Azerbaijan – Head of the Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Admini
 

EU special rep for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan
Designated European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar will visit Azerbaijan in the coming days
 

Investments in fixed capital in Azerbaijan increase
In January-August 2023, investments in fixed assets in Azerbaijan amounted to 10.864 billion manats, an increase of 15.4% compared to the same period last year, Azernews reports.
 
Iran says thousands of ancient clay tablets returned from US – Al-Monitor
Iran says thousands of ancient clay tablets returned from US  Al-Monitor
 
Parliament Adopts Defense Code
Today, Parliament of Georgia adopted the controversial Defense Code in the 3rd hearing with 80 votes. The overhaul of compulsory military service is a central element of the new code. Under the revised Defense Code, effective from 2025, all conscripts will be under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Ministry of Defense, departing from previous…
 

Six ICRC vehicles moving to Khojavand
Six vehicles of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are moving from Khankandi to Khojavand, Report informs.
 

Azerbaijan and World Bank mull elaboration of new Country Partnership Framework
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) and the World Bank (WB) discussed the elaboration of the new Country Partnership Framework for Azerbaijan (2023-2028), CBA Chairman Taleh Kazimov said on X, Report informs.
 

Tractor hit by mine in area under control of Azerbaijani Army in Shusha, one hurt
In Shusha, a tractor was hit by a mine in the area under the control of the Azerbaijani Army, and one person was injured, Report informs, citing the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Press Service of the Mine Action Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan
 

 

 

 

 

7:59 AM 9/22/2023 – Menendez Bill Seeks Ban on U.S. Military Aid to Azerbaijan … Armenian PM hopes ethnic Armenians can remain in Nagorno-Karabakh … Azerbaijan sees possible amnesty for Karabakh fighters … Azerbaijan sends food, other aid to Nagorno-Karabakh after ending an offensive against Armenians – The Associated Press … Chaos and Crisis as Azerbaijan Attacks Nagorno-Karabakh
Michael Novakhov’s favorite articles on InoreaderArmenian PM hopes ethnic Armenians can remain in Nagorno-Karabakhposted at 11:39:03 UTC via theguardian.comArmenia’s prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, has expressed hopes that ethnic Armenians can stay in Nagorno-Karabakh amid fears that Azerbaijan, which says it controls the region after a military offensive…
 

Georgian opposition: Official Tbilisi sees future of Georgia in Russia, but people do not want it
“The current government sees the future of Georgia in Russia. The vast majority of the Georgian people do not want this. Society supports the Western governance system,” said Saba Buadze, a functionary of the Lelo Party, at a protest action held by the Ge
 

Armenians flee their positions near Aghdam’s Galaychilar, abandoning ammunition
During the anti-terrorist activities carried out by the Azerbaijani Army in Karabakh, the illegal Armenian armed groups left their positions near the Galaychilar village of Aghdam, abandoning a large number of weapons and ammunition.
 

Hikmat Hajiyev: Azerbaijani side ready to provide medical assistance to wounded servicemen of Armenian origin
Azerbaijani side is ready to provide medical assistance to wounded servicemen of Armenian origin or help them through the ICRC, Hikmat Hajiyev, Assistant to President of Azerbaijan – Head of the Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Admini
 

Meeting of Azerbaijani and Turkish military lawyers held
According to the plan of military cooperation between the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of Türkiye, the International Military Cooperation Department hosted a meeting of experts spec
 

EU special rep for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan
Designated European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar will visit Azerbaijan in the coming days
 

 
NPR News: 09-22-2023 8AM EDT
NPR News: 09-22-2023 8AM EDT
 
Opinion | A genocide is unfolding in Nagorno-Karabakh – The … – The Washington Post
Opinion | A genocide is unfolding in Nagorno-Karabakh – The …  The Washington Post
 
Platform Your Enemies – The Atlantic
Platform Your Enemies  The Atlantic
 
PM Pashinyan, EU’s Toivo Klaar discuss military-political situation around Nagorno-Karabakh
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Toivo Klaar, the special representative of the European Union for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia. The head of the EU delegation to the Republic of Armenia, Ambassador Vassilis Maragos also participated in the meeting. The military-political situation created around Nagorno-Karabakh…
 
PM Pashinyan, EU’s Toivo Klaar discuss military-political situation … – Public Radio of Armenia
PM Pashinyan, EU’s Toivo Klaar discuss military-political situation …  Public Radio of Armenia
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AZERNEWS releases another print issue
A new print edition of the AZERNEWS online newspaper was released on September 22.
 

“Mother Tongue – Azerbaijani School” project starts online classes
Since the new academic year, the “Mother Tongue – Azerbaijani School” project has begun distance learning, Azernews reports.
 

Separatists flee, dropping off bunch of weapons
When the Azerbaijani army carried out local anti-terrorist measures in Garabagh, illegal Armenian armed formations fled, abandoning a significant amount of weapons and ammunition in positions near the village of Galaychilar, Aghdam district.
 

EU Special Representative for S.Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan
European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar will visit Azerbaijan in the coming days, Azernews reports with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.
 

 

 
Nagorno-Karabakh: talks on the Armenians’ future – Eurotopics
Nagorno-Karabakh: talks on the Armenians’ future  Eurotopics
 
EU Special Representative for S.Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan – AzerNews.Az
EU Special Representative for S.Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan  AzerNews.Az
 

Culture minister: Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan relations have ancient roots
Warm relations between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have ancient roots
 

Pope Francis Flies Into Migrant Row With Trip To Marseille
(MENAFN – The Peninsula) AFP Vatican City: Pope Francis heads Friday to Marseille for a two-day visit focused on the Mediterranean and migration, and bringing a message of tolerance amid bitter …
 
Le mani azere sul Nagorno Karabakh: 24 ore di guerra dopo un … – L’HuffPost
Le mani azere sul Nagorno Karabakh: 24 ore di guerra dopo un …  L’HuffPost
 
OPINION – Armenia’s “Gray zone” tactics in Karabakh region – Anadolu Agency
OPINION – Armenia’s “Gray zone” tactics in Karabakh region  Anadolu Agency
 
«Мечта» подтвердила, что СГБ Грузии уже опросила Отара Парцхаладзе
По словам исполнительного секретаря «Грузинской мечты» (ГМ) Мамуки Мдинарадзе, бывший генпрокурор Отар Парцхаладзе, попавший под санкции США и разоблаченный в связи с ФСБ России, был вызван на опрос в рамках начатого расследования. О других подробностях расследования Мдинарадзе умолчал. При этом он отметил, что проверил указанную информацию после интервью…
 
444 Days: The Story of the Iran Hostage Crisis – The Collector
444 Days: The Story of the Iran Hostage Crisis  The Collector
 
The price of a hostage deal with Iran is more terrorism — and trouble for America – The Hill
The price of a hostage deal with Iran is more terrorism — and trouble for America  The Hill
 
Why new fighting in Azerbaijan’s troubled region may herald a new … – Spectrum News
Why new fighting in Azerbaijan’s troubled region may herald a new …  Spectrum News
 
Concerns Grow For Humanitarian Situation Of Nagorno-Karabakh … – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Concerns Grow For Humanitarian Situation Of Nagorno-Karabakh …  Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
 
Armenian Church postpones Consecration of the Chrism over the situation in Artsakh
The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin has decided to postpone the Consecration of the Chrism scheduled for October 1 given the difficult situation created around Artsakh. The decision was made at the meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council chaired by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. It was also…
 

Bulgarian envoy to be summoned to Russian Foreign Ministry
Bulgarian Ambassador to Moscow Atanas Krastin will be summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry over the expulsion of Russian Orthodox priests from that country, Russian envoy to Sofia Eleonora Mitrofanova told the Rossiya-24 TV channel, Report informs, ci
 

2 people shot dead in Swedish pub
Two people were killed and two injured in a shooting at a restaurant in eastern Sweden late on September 21 that police said appeared to be part of an escalating spiral of violence among criminal gangs
 

Palestinian FM to visit Moscow soon
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki intends to travel to Moscow on a working visit in the near future, the parties are discussing dates
 

Georgian opposition: Official Tbilisi sees future of Georgia in Russia, but people do not want it
“The current government sees the future of Georgia in Russia. The vast majority of the Georgian people do not want this. Society supports the Western governance system,” said Saba Buadze, a functionary of the Lelo Party, at a protest action held by the Ge
 

Tourist flow to Azerbaijan up by 34%
In January-August of this year, 1,343,700 people from 183 countries came to Azerbaijan, or 33.8% more foreigners and stateless persons compared to the same period last year, Report informs, citing the State Statistics Committee.
 

 

Azerbaijani Trade Unions Activist Arrested On Assault Charge
A Baku court ruled on September 21 to arrest a coordinator of Azerbaijan’s Alternative Confederation of Trade Unions, Afiaddin Mammadov, and placed him to pretrial detention for two months.
 
Russia will compensate for damage from inaction in Karabakh by … – Robert Lansing Institute
Russia will compensate for damage from inaction in Karabakh by …  Robert Lansing Institute
 

 

 

 

National Drama Theater to delight theater lovers with new play
Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theater invites theater lovers to enjoy a play “Oh, this long love road” on September 24.
 

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Tərtər rayonu Canyataq yaşayış məntəqəsinin yaxınlığında tərk edilmiş döyüş mövqeyi
Tərtər rayonu Canyataq yaşayış məntəqəsinin yaxınlığında tərk edilmiş döyüş mövqeyi – VİDEO https://mod.gov.az/az/news/terter-rayonu-canyataq-yasayis-menteqesinin-yaxinliginda-terk-edilmis-doyus-movqeyi-video-49470.html ____ Оставленная боевая позиция близ населенного пункта Джанъятаг Тертерского района – ВИДЕО https://mod.gov.az/ru/news/ostavlennaya-boevaya-poziciya-bliz-naselennogo-punkta-dzhanyatag-terterskogo-rajona-video-49471.html…
 
Azerbaijan says civilians can safely leave Nagorno-Karabakh – Al Arabiya English
Azerbaijan says civilians can safely leave Nagorno-Karabakh  Al Arabiya English
 

 

 
As Azerbaijan regains control of Nagorno-Karabakh, ‘most acute … – news.com.au
As Azerbaijan regains control of Nagorno-Karabakh, ‘most acute …  news.com.au
 

EU’s financial assistance to Ukraine reaches 13.5B euros this year
Since the beginning of the year, Ukraine has received financial assistance from the EU for 13.5 billion euros
 

Expert: Several EU countries supported Armenia at UN Security Council meeting solely out of Christian solidarity
A number of EU countries spoke out against Azerbaijan at a meeting of the UN Security Council, guided solely by the fact that Armenia is a Christian country
 

Baku considers amnesty for Garabagh militants
“Azerbaijan envisages amnesty for Garabagh Armenian fighters who surrendered their weapons, although there were some Garabagh military units that said they would continue resistance,” Hikmet Hajiyev, assistant to the Azerbaijani president – head of the foreign policy department of the presidential administration – told Reuters, Azernews reports.
 

Armenian PM hopes ethnic Armenians can remain in Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenia’s prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, has expressed hopes that ethnic Armenians can stay in Nagorno-Karabakh amid fears that Azerbaijan, which says it controls the region after a military offensive this week, is seeking to push out tens of thousands of people.Speaking during a government meeting in Yerevan, Pashinyan said Armenia would welcome…
 

Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijani officials meet in Yevlakh to discuss region’s future
Representatives of Nagorno-Karabakh have met with Azerbaijani officials in the central Azerbaijani city of Yevlakh, to discuss the future of the region following Nagorno-Karabakh’s surrender. Thursday’s meeting reportedly lasted around three hours, with further meetings expected in the days and weeks ahead. The discussions were said to involve the…
 

 

 
Ukraine war latest: Biden welcomes Zelenskyy to White House … – Sky News
Ukraine war latest: Biden welcomes Zelenskyy to White House …  Sky News
 

 
Establishment of ceasefire doesn’t mean Azerbaijan no longer seeks to drag Armenia into military operations, warns PM – ARMENPRESS
Establishment of ceasefire doesn’t mean Azerbaijan no longer seeks to drag Armenia into military operations, warns PM  ARMENPRESS
 
Azerbaijan sees possible amnesty for Karabakh fighters who lay … – Colorado Springs Gazette
Azerbaijan sees possible amnesty for Karabakh fighters who lay …  Colorado Springs Gazette
 
Azerbaijan sends food, other aid to Nagorno-Karabakh after ending an offensive against Armenians – The Associated Press
Azerbaijan sends food, other aid to Nagorno-Karabakh after ending an offensive against Armenians  The Associated Press
 
Azerbaijan claims big advance in Nagorno-Karabakh as civilians … – POLITICO Europe
Azerbaijan claims big advance in Nagorno-Karabakh as civilians …  POLITICO Europe
 
OSCE Chair says use of force in Nagorno Karabakh unacceptable
OSCE Chairman-in-Office, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia Bujar Osmani, held separate meetings yesterday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Ararat Mirzoyan, on the margins of the UN General Assembly. Chairman Osmani raised his deep concerns over…
 
Artsakh authorities agree to Russia-brokered ceasefire
The authorities of the Republic of Artsakh have agreed to the proposal of the Russian peacekeepers to establish ceasefire from 1 pm today. Artsakh President’s staff said in a statement the analysis of the actions of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan shows that they aim at dividing Artsakh and causing irreparable damage to its vitality. “During…
 
U.S. joint exercise in Armenia to end on Wednesday as planned … – Reuters
U.S. joint exercise in Armenia to end on Wednesday as planned …  Reuters
 
Armenia Says 32 Killed, Over 200 Wounded In Azerbaijan Operation – Barron’s
Armenia Says 32 Killed, Over 200 Wounded In Azerbaijan Operation  Barron’s
 
Azerbaijan and Armenian forces reach cease-fire deal for breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh, reports say – KPRC Click2Houston
Azerbaijan and Armenian forces reach cease-fire deal for breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh, reports say  KPRC Click2Houston
 
Azerbaijan and Armenian forces fight for 2nd day over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh – WIVB.com – News 4
Azerbaijan and Armenian forces fight for 2nd day over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh  WIVB.com – News 4
 

President’s special representative: Illegal armed formations in Karabakh pose serious threat to lives of hundreds of Azerbaijanis every day
“Illegal armed formations in Karabakh pose a serious threat to the lives of hundreds of our people every day. About 10,000 illegal militants have been present in that area for nearly three years,” Representative of the President of the Republic of Azerbai
 

3 dead, 4 injured in Balashikha gas explosion in Russia
Four people have died in a gas explosion in a nine-story residential building in the Moscow Region’s Balashikha in Russia, four others were injured and two remain under the rubble
 

Menendez Bill Seeks Ban on U.S. Military Aid to Azerbaijan
Introduces Sanctions Act Revoking the President’s Authority to Waive Section 907, Providing Direct U.S. Aid to Artsakh WASHINGTON – Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez introduced legislation today to revoke the President’s authority to waive Section 907 of the FREEDOM Support Act and enact U.S. sanctions against President…
 

Chaos and Crisis as Azerbaijan Attacks Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijan and representatives of Nagorno-Karabakh’s de-facto Armenian government have begun re-intergration talks for the territory after a 24 hour offensive by Azerbaijani forces. On Tuesday, September 19 Azerbaijan launched a new offensive against the self-governing Armenian-populated region. The attack followed a nine-month blockade of the territory…
 

PM Pashinyan notes case in which Karabakh Armenians might move to Armenia
The transfer of our compatriots from Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia may take place in the conditions when it is recorded that it is impossible for our compatriots to stay in Nagorno-Karabakh; that is, if this situation continues. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated this at Friday’s Cabinet meeting of the Armenian government. “We assess that this impossibility…
 

We shouldn’t turn a blind eye on failures of Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh – Pashinyan
19:19, 21 September 2023 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has said that Armenia bears its share of responsibility but the failures of the Russian peacekeeping mission in Nagorno-Karabakh shouldn’t be ignored. Addressing the nation live on Thursday, PM Pashinyan commented on Russian media claims that Armenia is…
 

What Should America Do Now in Nagorno-Karabakh?
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev appears to relish embarrassing the State Department. Just weeks after the now-voided ceasefire, Aliyev castigated on live television Andrew Schofer, at the time the chief US representative on the Karabakh issue, during a Baku meeting. Noting that Aliyev did not invite the American and French representatives, he…
 

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Will EU take on Azerbaijan? – DW – 09/21/2023
For years, the European Union was treading a thin line, keeping things even-handed when dealing with Armenia and Azerbaijan. The two neighbors are locked into a decades-old dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh, the mountainous breakaway region located in Azerbaijani territory but populated largely by ethnic Armenians. Long-standing hostilities erupted 30 years…
 

Armenia was under heavy cyberattack prior to Azeri offensive in NK – expert
11:37, 22 September 2023 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 22, ARMENPRESS. The Armenia International Airports and governmental agencies came under heavy cyberattacks prior to the Azeri attack on Nagorno-Karabakh. Information security expert Samvel Martirosyan told ARMENPRESS that the attacks happened September 10-19. Hackers used an MS Word document with a…
 

Hikmet Hajiyev: Baku considering possible amnesty for Karabakh militants
Azerbaijan envisages an amnesty for Karabakh Armenian fighters who give up their arms, though there have been some Karabakh military units which have said they will continue their resistance, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan – Head of the Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmet Hajiyev told Reuters, Report…
 

Jeyhun Bayramov meets with Joe Biden
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov attended a reception organized by US President Joe Biden within the framework of the high-level week of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan informed on its page in X that within the framework of the reception, the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister met with…
 

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Who is Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev?
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev moved closer to asserting rule over the separatist region of Karabakh this week, in what would mark a major victory for the autocratic leader of almost two decades. Issued on: 21/09/2023 – 14:54 3 min A file photo of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev reviewing the honour guard with the Hungarian President…
 

The Shifting Geography of the South Caucasus
Thirty years after the Soviet Union’s collapse, the geopolitical boundaries that once marked its former republics are blurring. Treating this space as simply post-Soviet, as Western policymakers have done for the past three decades, is out of date. Undoubtedly, Russia is anything but shy about throwing its weight around the neighborhood. Countries along…
 

Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army units remain in same positions when ceasefire took effect – PM
18:16, 21 September 2023 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army units are deployed in the same positions where they were stationed at the time of the ceasefire taking effect, PM Nikol Pashinyan said on September 21 while presenting the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. “At this moment, when the ceasefire is established,…
 

As Armenia and Azerbaijan Clash, Russia Is a Distracted Spectator
In the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, Russia, drained by the war in Ukraine, seemed incapable of acting as the indispensable power capable of knocking heads together.
 

Armenia ex-ombudsman: What is happening in Karabakh is real tragedy
What is happening in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) is a real tragedy. Arman Tatoyan, director of the Tatoyan Foundation Center for Law and Justice, and the former Human Rights Defender (ombudsman) of Armenia, noted about this on Facebook. Tatoyan added as follows: “Tens of thousands of civilians are forced to displacement from their homes and communities…
 

Armenia needs peace, PM Nikol Pashinyan says after Azerbaijan retakes Karabakh
Windows of a government building that were broken during a protest following the launch of a military operation by Azerbaijani forces in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Yerevan, Armenia, on Sept. 20.IRAKLI GEDENIDZE/ReutersArmenia needs to be “free of conflict” for the sake of its independence, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told his compatriots…
 

 
Op-ed | Speaker’s Words About Ukraine Friendship Ring Hollow – Civil Georgia
Op-ed | Speaker’s Words About Ukraine Friendship Ring Hollow  Civil Georgia
 

 
Европарламентарий заявил, что был «шокирован» решением Нацбанка Грузии
По мнению члена группы «Renew Europe» европарламентария от Литвы Пятраса Ауштрявичюса, решения подобные решению Нацбанка об изменении порядка применения санкций, являются причиной того, что Европа все больше сомневается в том, что Грузия действительно соблюдает санкции. «Я был немного шокирован первоначальным решением центрального банка Грузии. Потом…
 
Azerbaijan arrests anti-war figures 
Azerbaijani authorities have arrested at least five people who spoke out against the war following the beginning of Azerbaijan’s military offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh. On Wednesday and Thursday, three people were arrested after speaking out against the war for posting ‘prohibited’ content on social media. Two of the three have already been sentenced…
 

Stoltenberg: NATO will remain regional alliance
The North Atlantic Alliance will remain a regional bloc and does not intend to expand globally, beyond the European continent, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated during a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in the United States, Report
 
Nagorno-Karabakh: Fresh reports of gunfire despite ceasefire – BBC
Nagorno-Karabakh: Fresh reports of gunfire despite ceasefire  BBC
 
Azerbaijan is committing another war crime by killing peaceful and unprotected people – senior diplomat – ARMENPRESS
Azerbaijan is committing another war crime by killing peaceful and unprotected people – senior diplomat  ARMENPRESS
 
Inget avtal klart i Nagorno-Karabach – eldupphör brutet – dn.se
Inget avtal klart i Nagorno-Karabach – eldupphör brutet  dn.se
 
Diktator ber Putin om ursäkt – Marcus Oscarsson
Diktator ber Putin om ursäkt  Marcus Oscarsson
 
Azerbaiyán y Nagorno Karabaj acuerdan seguir con el diálogo y … – FRANCE 24 Español
Azerbaiyán y Nagorno Karabaj acuerdan seguir con el diálogo y …  FRANCE 24 Español
 

 

L’Opinion: Azerbaijan changed regional situation in less than 24 hours
In less than 24 hours, Azerbaijan changed the situation in the Karabakh region, the French newspaper L’Opinion stated in an article, Report informs.
 
If Iran gets a nuke, we have to get one: Saudi crown prince – DAWN.com
If Iran gets a nuke, we have to get one: Saudi crown prince  DAWN.com
 
Türkiye says it stands by Azerbaijan in its ‘just cause’
Türkiye’s Defense Ministry on Thursday said Ankara will continue supporting Azerbaijan’s actions to protect its territorial integrity, as well as “sincere” efforts to facilitate permanent peace with Armenia after Baku sent troops to disputed Karabakh on Tuesday to disarm Armenian separatists, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Daily Sabah….
 

 

 

 
Chaos and Crisis as Azerbaijan Attacks Nagorno-Karabakh … – bellingcat
Chaos and Crisis as Azerbaijan Attacks Nagorno-Karabakh …  bellingcat
 
No Azerbaijani troops in Stepanakert, PM Pashinyan says
The ceasefire in Nagorno Karabakh is generally holding, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in a statement livestreamed on Facebook. “One incident has been registered in the outskirts of Stepanakert, but the ceasefire regime is generally holding,” PM Pashinyan said. He also refuted the reports claiming that Azerbaijani troops had entered…
 

 

 
Headlines for September 21, 2023 – Democracy Now!
Headlines for September 21, 2023  Democracy Now!
 

September 21, 2023 – Recent Audio Posts – Saved Web Pages
 Links – The News And TimesLinks – The News And Times – links-newsandtimes.com Michael Novakhov’s favorite articles on Inoreader2023 Nagorno-Karabakh clashesposted at 14:39:26 UTC via en.wikipedia.orgMilitary offensive by AzerbaijanA request that this article title be changed is under discussion. Please do not move this article until the discussion…
 
EU Council chief calls for dialogue on Karabakh – Yeni Şafak English
EU Council chief calls for dialogue on Karabakh  Yeni Şafak English
 
Azerbaijan says it wants to reintegrate Karabakh Armenians smoothly – Reuters.com
Azerbaijan says it wants to reintegrate Karabakh Armenians smoothly  Reuters.com
 
IMF and Georgian opposition warn of repercussions for sanctions non-compliance
Former prosecutor general Otar Partskhaladze’s Georgian citizenship is in the process of being revoked, after the National Bank rescinded its commitment to applying Russia-related sanctions to Georgian citizens. International organisations have warned that this may affect financial support programmes in the country.  On Wednesday, three vice-governors…
 

King Charles III visits fire-damaged Notre-Dame cathedral
King Charles III went from a meeting with young athletes in a working-class, multicultural suburb of Paris to an emotional stop in front of the fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral on Thursday, the second day of his state visit to France, Report informs via
 

Jeyhun Bayramov to take part in UN Security Council meeting on Karabakh
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov will take part in discussions on the situation in Karabakh that will take place today at the UN Security Council, Report informs.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Nagorno-Karabakh chief demands security promise before … – The Telegraph
Nagorno-Karabakh chief demands security promise before …  The Telegraph
 
Forced displacement of civilian population from Nagorno Karabakh will be met with a strong response by EU – Borrell
The European Union condemns the military operation by Azerbaijan against the Armenian population of Nagorno-Karabakh and deplores the casualties and loss of life caused by this escalation, EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Josep Borrell said in a statement. “We have taken note of the respective announcements that a ceasefire…
 
Azerbaijan halts Karabakh offensive after ceasefire deal with Armenian separatists – Yahoo Canada
Azerbaijan halts Karabakh offensive after ceasefire deal with Armenian separatists  Yahoo Canada
 
EU’s Michel Warns Aliyev Against Attacking Armenia – Asbarez.com – Asbarez Armenian News
EU’s Michel Warns Aliyev Against Attacking Armenia – Asbarez.com  Asbarez Armenian News
 

Russia’s international reserves rise by $0.1 bln over week to $576.7 bln
Russia’s international reserves increased over the week by $0.1 bln and as of September 15, 2023 amounted to $576.7 bln, according to the Bank of Russia, Azernews reports, citing TASS.
 

 
NPR News: 09-21-2023 12PM EDT
NPR News: 09-21-2023 12PM EDT
 

Peace talks held over Nagorno-Karabakh dispute
The Azeri government meets ethnic Armenians to discuss integrating the region as part of a ceasefire agreement. Also: India suspends visas for Canadian citizens, and King Charles gets warm welcome in French Senate.
 
NPR News: 09-21-2023 11AM EDT
NPR News: 09-21-2023 11AM EDT
 
Новости – 21 сентября, 2023
Новости Радио Свобода: точность, оперативность, беспристрастность
 

Rupert Murdoch announces he will step down as Fox and News Corp chairman
The 92-year-old media magnate built an unmatched global media empire over seven decades from a single newspaper he inherited in his native Australia. Murdoch says he plans to retire in November.
 
 

2023 Nagorno-Karabakh clashes
Military offensive by Azerbaijan A request that this article title be changed is under discussion. Please do not move this article until the discussion is closed. This article documents a current event. Information may change rapidly as the event progresses, and initial news reports may be unreliable. The latest updates to this article may not…
 

Azerbaijan Launches New Military Operation Against Armenia
Heavy combat was reported in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, the scene of two previous all-out wars. Azerbaijan launched military operations against the Armenian-populated areas of Nagorno-Karabakh on September 19, saying it planned to “disarm and secure the withdrawal of formations of Armenia’s armed forces.” It claimed Armenian units had…
 

Morocco Procured Israeli And Turkish Weapons That Enabled Azerbaijan To Prevail Over Armenia
Morocco’s recent acquisitions of Israeli and Turkish weapon systems bear a striking resemblance to Azerbaijan’s in the years leading up to the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War between it and Armenia in late 2020. The North African country may hope these weapons could enable it to similarly prevail in any potential confrontation with Algeria over the disputed…
 

Azerbaijan marks resounding victory in Nagorno-Karabakh, and there’s an Israeli twist
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev made a declaration on Wednesday, just 24 hours after a significant military triumph, stating that his government would transform the highly-disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region into “a paradise.” Following a military operation against the pro-Armenian forces of the self-proclaimed “Republic of Artsakh” (the Armenian name…
 
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