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I hope next decade will bring “much-dreamt” EU, NATO umbrella above Georgian sky – Georgian Parliament Speaker
Georgian Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili on Tuesday expressed hope that the next decade would bring the “much-dreamt” European Union and NATO umbrella above the Georgian sky. In his address at the Euro-Atlantic Resilience Centre in Bucharest, Papuashvili highlighted Georgia as a “reliable and responsible” EU and NATO partner, noting the country…
 

Brussels hosts meeting between Azerbaijani presidential assistant and Armenia’s Security Council secretary
Under the auspices of President Michel, his Diplomatic Advisers Simon Mordue and Magdalena Grono hosted a meeting between Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan – Head of the Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmet Ha
 

Sen. Bob Mendendez Refuses Calls to Step Down, Says He’ll Fight Federal Bribery Charges
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19,000 forcibly displaced persons enter Armenia from Nagorno-Karabakh
17:09, 26 September 2023 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 26, ARMENPRESS. 19,000 forcibly displaced persons have entered Armenia from Nagorno-Karabakh as of September 26, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Khachatryan said at a press conference.  2,500 of them, who applied to the government for accommodation, have been provided accommodation. The accommodation process…
 

The view from Baku: Is peace possible after another clash over Karabakh?
Baku, Azerbaijan – After Azerbaijan’s one-day military operation in Karabakh last week, thousands of ethnic Armenians who dominated the region are fleeing, citing concerns about their rights and safety. After declaring victory over the long-troubled mountainous area, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev promised to protect them, describing them as “our…
 

Karabakh exodus turns into horror as gas station blast takes heavy toll
Thousands more Armenian refugees fled Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday (26 September) as officials in Azerbaijan’s war-scarred separatist statelet raised the death toll from a fuel blast to 20. Nearly 300 are injured, some severely burned. The number of deaths from Monday’s disaster threatened to grow much higher because dozens were being treated in critical…
 

Those injured in Karabakh gasoline depot explosion are transferred to Yerevan burn center (PHOTOS)
Those injured in the explosion of a gasoline depot in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) have been transferred from Sisian, Armenia to the National Burn Center in capital Yerevan. At this moment, six ambulances have come to the aforesaid center and the injured are being placed in the hospital. Those at this medical center are waiting for the other ambulances…
 

At least 20 dead in gas station blast as Nagorno-Karabakh residents flee to Armenia
Separatist authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh said at least 20 people were killed and nearly 300 others injured by an explosion at a gas station as people seeking to flee to Armenia lined up for fuel.(Image credit: Siranush Sargsyan’s Twitter account via AP)
 

Ethnic Armenians flee Nagorno Karabakh after military takeover
Armenians flee Nagorno Karabakh as fears grow of an ethnic bloodbath following Azerbaijan’s military takeover. Also: a deal to end the Hollywood writers’ strike after almost 150 days, and Lego’s plastic bottle recycling plan: why people won’t be lining up for blocks.
 

Ethnic cleansing fears as Armenians leave disputed region
A growing stream of ethnic Armenian refugees are fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh following Azerbaijan’s seizure of the disputed region last week. Amidst fears of ethnic cleansing, more than 3,000 people have so far crossed into Armenia from the enclave, which is home to a majority of some 120,000 ethnic Armenians. Also in the programme: American…
 

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia wants UN monitors
Armenia’s prime minister blames Russia for failing to ensure security after as Azerbaijan took control of disputed Nagorno Karabakh. Nikol Pashinyan says the security arrangements in Nagorno Karabakh were ‘ineffective’. We hear from the Armenian ambassador in UK and the US Senator Gary Peters, who is in the region. Also on the programme: We hear…
 

Nagorno-Karabakh: aid arrives amidst worsening conditions
The Red Cross has managed to deliver seventy tonnes of aid to Nagorno-Karabakh for the first time since Azerbaijan captured the disputed territory this week. Some have sought refuge in the main city amidst dwindling food, medicine and fuel supplies. Also on the programme: the head of Sudan’s army tells the BBC he’s open to talks to try and end…
 

Nagorno-Karabakh: anti-government protests are held in Armenia after defeat
Demonstrators are demanding a humanitarian corridor to be opened for Karabakh Armenians. Also: The Indian parliament passes a bill that will reserve a third of seats in the lower house and state assemblies for women, and 7 years after blasting off – a rocket prepares to deliver what scientists hope will be the secrets of how life began on Earth.
 

The EU and Azerbaijan: Time to Talk Tough
The events of the last week are triggering a debate on the need for a deep reset of Europe’s policy toward Azerbaijan. It’s all about Karabakh, but it’s even bigger than that. On September 19, Azerbaijan used military force to retake the Armenian-populated territory of Nagorny Karabakh, crossing a red line drawn for it by both the European Union and…
 

Michael Rubin: Aliyev is turning into Saddam Hussein
In late September Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, wrote an article Nagorno-Karabakh: A Year of U.S. Failure in the South Caucasus.Michael Rubin worked previously at the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense where he was staff adviser for Iran and Iraq (2002–04) and served as Political Adviser for Coalition Provisional…
 
The Essential Security Challenge in the South Caucasus
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Armen Abazyan appointed Director of National Security Service of Armenia
16:17, 8 November 2020 YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 8, ARMENPRESS. President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian signed a decree on appointing Armen Abazyan Director of the National Security Service. The President signed the respective decree based on the Prime Minister’s proposal. The decree is posted at the official website of the President. Earlier today Prime…
 

Senator Menendez Held a Mirror, but Netanyahu Refused to Look – Israel News – Haaretz.com
Haaretz | Israel NewsAnalysis | When one of Israel’s best friends in Congress warns that a far-right government will harm bipartisan support for the country, a responsible leader should listen. Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t fit the descriptionGet email notification for articles from Alon Pinkas FollowOct 3, 2022Get email notification for articles from…
 

Pro-Israel Senator Menendez warns Bibi against partnering with far-right
Sen. Robert Menendez, the New Jersey Democrat who is a stalwart of the mainstream pro-Israel lobby in the Senate, told Benjamin Netanyahu that his partnership with an extremist leader could shatter support for Israel in the United States.Menendez raised what he said were “concerns” about Itamar Ben-Gvir with the former — and hopeful — Israeli prime…
 

What Counts As An Official Act? Why Corruption Is Hard To Convict
Damian Williams, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks during a press conference after announcing that U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) was indicted on corruption charges charges at the SDNY office on September…
 
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