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Heads of state participating in 5th Consultative Meeting viewed EXPO Central Asia 2023 exhibition in Dushanbe [PHOTOS]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and other presidents participating in the 5th Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia have viewed the EXPO Central Asia 2023 exhibition in Dushanbe. The exhibition organized with the support of the government of Tajikistan features leading companies and their products. The…
 
Reps. Adam Schiff and Jake Auchincloss urging Congress to cut off aid to Azerbaijan
As the House considers the Defense Appropriations Bill, Representatives Adam Schiff and Jake Auchincloss are urging Congress to cut off aid to Azerbaijan. “The ongoing blockade of the Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan has cut off essential aid to over 120,000 people. Time is of the essence. The blockade must end,” Rep. Schiff said in a video message….
 

Armenian Defense Minister holds meeting with Commander of Russian Ground Forces and Commander of peacekeepers in NK
16:55, 14 September 2023 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 14, ARMENPRESS. On September 14, Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan held a meeting with the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Oleg Salyukov, and the newly appointed Commander of the Russian Peacekeeping Contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh,…
 

President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan and countries of Central Asia are bound by centuries-long brotherhood ties
“Azerbaijan and the countries of Central Asia are bound by the centuries-long brotherhood ties of our peoples. Shared cultural roots are the solid foundation of interstate relations,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the 5th Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia held in Tajikistan, Report informs via AZERTAC….
 

President Aliyev attends 5th Consultative Meeting of Heads of State of Central Asia in Dushanbe
The 5th Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia has been held in Dushanbe. Report informs via AZERTAC that President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the meeting as the guest of honor. President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon welcomed President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and other heads of state. Then, a family…
 

CIA ‘looking into’ allegations connected to COVID-19 origins
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the US confirmed to ABC News it is “looking into” accusations that several members of an agency team tasked with COVID-19 pandemic analysis were paid off “significant” hush money in order to buy a shift in their position about where the virus came from — but the agency emphasized it does not pay its analysts…
 

US State Department rep: Delivery of cargo along Aghdam-Khankandi route – first important step
The delivery of food cargo to the Russian Red Cross Society along the Aghdam-Khankandi route is the first important step, Acting Assistant Secretary for US State Department European and Eurasian Affairs Yuri Kim wrote on X, Report informs. She noted that the next step should be the simultaneous use of the Lachin road, along with the Aghdam-Khankandi…
 

Armenian Defense Minister meets with newly appointed Russian peacekeepers commander
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 14. Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan met with the Commander of the Ground Forces of the Russian Armed Forces, Army General Oleg Salyukov, and the new commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Karabakh, Major General Kirill Kulakov, Trend reports. During the meeting, the sides discussed the situation…
 

Armenian Defense Minister holds meeting with Commander of Russian Ground Forces and Commander of peacekeepers in NK
16:55, 14 September 2023 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 14, ARMENPRESS. On September 14, Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan held a meeting with the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Oleg Salyukov, and the newly appointed Commander of the Russian Peacekeeping Contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh,…
 

Armenian PM meets with Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee of French National Assembly
16:59, 14 September 2023 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 14, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has met with the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the National Assembly of France Jean-Louis Bourlanges in Yerevan. The Prime Minister attached importance to the French lawmaker’s visit to Armenia and thanked him for his contribution to strengthening…
 

 
Is Europe ready to fill Russia’s vacuum in the Caucasus? – IPS Journal
Is Europe ready to fill Russia’s vacuum in the Caucasus?  IPS Journal
 
Azerbaijani oil sells for $98,73 – News.Az
Azerbaijani oil sells for $98,73  News.Az
 

U.S. Military Exercises in Russia’s Backyard Cause Alarm at the Kremlin
In a possible sign of the geopolitical realignment driven by Russia’s invasion in Ukraine, U.S. forces commenced on Monday 10 days of joint exercises with Armenian soldiers. About 175 Armenian soldiers will train with about 85 soldiers from U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command outside the capital of Yerevan. Since the breakup of the Soviet Union,…
 

 

Armen Grigoryan, Louis Bono discuss situation around Karabakh
Armen Grigoryan, Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia, on Thursday received Louis Bono, Senior Advisor for Caucasus Negotiations of the US Department of State and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair from the US, the Office of the Security Council of Armenia informs Armenian News-NEWS.am. The interlocutors discussed the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh,…
 

Ranking Member Risch Opening Statement at Hearing on Assessing the Crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh | United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today gave the following opening remarks at a full committee hearing on assessing the crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh. Witnesses included The Honorable Yuri Kim, acting assistant secretary at the Bureau of European and Eurasian affairs at the State Department….
 

 
 

Phone conversation of the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Iran
13 September, 2023 On September 13, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan had a telephone conversation with Hossein Amir Abdollahian, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Following a telephone conversation between the Prime Minister of Armenia and the President of Iran a few days ago, the Foreign…
 
Iran-Azerbaijan tensions mount as Baku engages with Israel
Iran/SecurityAmwaj.mediaThe story: Tensions between Azerbaijan and Iran are worsening amid signs of closer collaboration between Azerbaijan and Israel. The Israeli foreign minister’s talk of an agreement on a “united front against Iran” with his visiting Azerbaijani counterpart has prompted Tehran to demand an explanation from Baku. The mounting tension…
 

Why Israel Backs Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: It’s Not About Armenia
Amidst the devastation caused by the recent earthquakes in Turkey on 6 February, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian made a strong statement warning against the threat posed by the Zionist regime to peace and stability in the region. Specifically, he pointed to Israel’s involvement in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, where Azerbaijan emerged…
 

Azerbaijani, Israel discuss prospects for inter-parliamentary cooperation
Baku, September 4, AZERTAC Speaker of Azerbaijani Milli Majlis Sahiba Gafarova has met with members of the Israel-Azerbaijan inter-parliamentary friendship group Evgeny Sova, Osher Shkalim, Tatiana Mazarsky and Almog Cohen.Touching upon the friendly and partnership relations between Azerbaijan and Israel, Speaker Sahiba Gafarova emphasized the exceptional…
 

Opinion: A mountaintop enclave facing genocide. And a plan to stop it – KTVZ
Opinion by Lara Setrakian (CNN) — Nothing about Luis Moreno Ocampo’s testimony to the US Congress last week was subtle. The legendary former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court told the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission that there is reasonable basis to believe that a genocide is underway in Nagorno-Karabakh, where an estimated 120,000…
 

President Ilham Aliyev takes part in 5th Consultative Meeting of Heads of Central Asian States [PHOTOS]
The 5th Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia has kicked off in Dushanbe. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev is attending the meeting as the guest of honor. President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon welcomed President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and other heads of state. Then, a family photo was taken. X X…
 

President Ilham Aliyev congratulates Azerbaijan’s Jewish community
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has congratulated the Jewish community of Azerbaijan on the New Year – Rosh Hashanah. The letter reads: Esteemed Mr. President, On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I am happy to extend my cordial congratulations and sincerest wishes to you and through you to the friendly…
 

Assistant to President: Senator Menendez lies to Senate instead of answering corruption allegations
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Putin Grows More Paranoid of Potential Threats to Power
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Georgian Government Launches Impeachment Proceedings Against Pro-European President
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Information about the presence of 3,000 “Wagners” in Armenia for the purpose of a coup d’état is a myth, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova said while answering the question of News.ru at the briefing,
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Heads of state participating in 5th Consultative Meeting viewed EXPO Central Asia 2023 exhibition in Dushanbe [PHOTOS]

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and other presidents participating in the 5th Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia have viewed the EXPO Central Asia 2023 exhibition in Dushanbe.

The exhibition organized with the support of the government of Tajikistan features leading companies and their products.

The purpose of the exhibition is to introduce products of manufacturing companies and strengthen trade cooperation between countries of Central Asia.

The pavilions of Central Asian countries demonstrate a large assortment of light industry and cocoon production, hydropower and innovative equipment, household appliances, as well as meat products, dairy products, dried fruits, canned food, soft drinks and other products.

Cars, passenger and cargo vehicles, military defense vehicles, as well as agricultural equipment from Central Asian countries were on display in the open area of the exhibition.

The exhibition also featured the results of activities and achievements of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and the World Health Organization.

The exhibition also provided detailed information about trade along the Silk Road, which took place in ancient times, and the activities of Tajik artisans in different periods.

The hydropower resources of Tajikistan were demonstrated in a separate corner.

Then the heads of state visited an exhibition of industrial products of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

It was noted that the organization of such a large regional exhibition contributes to the expansion of trade cooperation, the development of production workshops and enterprises, and an increase in the range and volume of industrial products in the countries involved.

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As the House considers the Defense Appropriations Bill, Representatives Adam Schiff and Jake Auchincloss are urging Congress to cut off aid to Azerbaijan.

“The ongoing blockade of the Lachin Corridor by Azerbaijan has cut off essential aid to over 120,000 people. Time is of the essence. The blockade must end,” Rep. Schiff said in a video message.

“The blockade must end. The USA can’t let Azerbaijan starve the Armenian population in Artsakh into submission,” Rep. Auchincloss stated.

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Armenian Defense Minister holds meeting with Commander of Russian Ground Forces and Commander of peacekeepers in NK 16:55, 14 September 2023

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 14, ARMENPRESS. On September 14, Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan held a meeting with the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Oleg Salyukov, and the newly appointed Commander of the Russian Peacekeeping Contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh, Major General Kirill Kulakov.
The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia congratulated Major General Kulakov on taking office and wished him success during the peacekeeping mission.

During the meeting the current situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, around Nagorno Karabakh and the operational situation and existing issues in the area of responsibility of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, as well as a number of issues aimed at increasing the effectiveness of the Russian peacekeeping mission in Nagorno Karabakh were discussed, the ministry said in a press release.

Minister Papikyan emphasized the importance of the unconditional implementation of all the provisions of the trilateral statement of November 9, 2020, and highlighted the need for efforts aimed at unblocking the Lachin Corridor as soon as possible.

The Minister of Defense provided information on the movements and concentration of Azerbaijani armed forces along the borders, regular provocations, and shootings targeting Armenian outposts, as well as parallel to this, the frequent dissemination of disinformation.

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“Azerbaijan and the countries of Central Asia are bound by the centuries-long brotherhood ties of our peoples. Shared cultural roots are the solid foundation of interstate relations,” said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the 5th Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia held in Tajikistan, Report informs via AZERTAC.

The head of state noted: “For over 30 years, as independent states, we actively engage both in bilateral and multilateral formats. We support each other’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, and actively develop economic ties.” 

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