SOURCE: Ayvazyan, Agunik, JAM NEWS, 21 OCT 2017    The election campaign in Samtskhe-Javakheti is close to an end. A few of the mayoral candidates and electoral parties are actively conducting election campaigns while others remain completely quiet. During meetings with the population that are held as part of the campaign,Continue Reading

  Armenian positions on the line of contact near the village of Madaghis in  north eastern Artsakh were fired upon today by Azeri armed forces. During the ceasefire violation, Azeri troops fired an Israeli-produced Spike missile and five grenade-launched grenades at an Armenian outpost. Military authorities in Stepanakert released a photo of the remnantsContinue Reading

  22 October 2017 saw the death of  Azeri conscript and native of Hayderabad village, Jabbar Zeynalov as a result of what was a  “ceasefire violation” according to Azerbaijan’s Defence Ministry, which apparently shows the incident took place on the Artsakh-Azeri line of contact. Authorities in Stepanakert have denied these claims,Continue Reading

  On 20 October 2017, two Armenian soldiers were killed by a fellow serviceman, in an incident that is currently being investigated. 19-year-old Aram Khachatryan and 20-year-old Hrach Avetisyan were apparently shot to death by a fellow serviceman at a military outpost in Nagorno Karabakh. The incident happened at aroundContinue Reading

  Armenia’s Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan received the Canadian Ambassador to Armenia John Ronald Cruise on 18 October 2017.  The meeting was aimed at discussing and furthering the prospects of cooperation between the two countries in defence field. Defense Minister Sargsyan and the ambassador also expressed readiness to examine theContinue Reading

  The location of Azerbaijan’s S-300s remained unknown for some time. It was assumed that they would be located near Baku to protect the Azerbaijani capital, along with its oil and military infrastructure from possible Armenian missiles in the case of all-out war. Experts also highlighted the fact that theContinue Reading

  19 October 2017 saw the death of 19-year-old Armenian soldier Tigran Khachatryan at a military outpost in the north-eastern region of Martakert, Nagorno Karabakh. He was killed by Azeri fire in what turned out to be a cease-fire violation. The event come s just one day afte the leadersContinue Reading

  The leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan met in Geneva today, 16  October,  during an official meeting aimed at agreeing to terms for measures to further weaken the tension between the two, avoiding losses at the front. However, no specific agreement on any solution, nor precise measures have been madeContinue Reading