On 05 March, Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammedyarov received the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) new head (officially titled Chairperson-in-Office) Miroslav Lajcak to discuss recent developments regarding the Nagorno Karabakh peace negotiations. Mr Mammedyarov expressed his opinions on the recent comments made by Armenian prime minister NikolContinue Reading

The latest reports on ceasefire violations along the line of contact between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh.  Azeri officials reported 135 incidents the first 6 days of March compared to 649 incidents during the same six-day period last year. On 27 and 28 February, the Azeri authorities recorded ceasefire violations withContinue Reading

Turkish defence contractor Target Group has granted production rights to several companies in Azerbaijan for the production of automated target systems to be used by the country’s military. The target system includes pop-up and pop-out targets managed by the location of miss and hit (LOMAH) software system, used to collectContinue Reading

On 05 March, the 60th birthday of former military commander and defence minister of Armenia, Vazgen Sargsyan, was commemorated. The event took place in presence of President Bako Sahakyan at a motorised infantry base that bears the late commander’s name in Nagorno Karabakh. During the event, President Sahakyan expressed hisContinue Reading

SOURCE: “Iran’s Ghassemi: Neighbours are our priorities in foreign policy”, IRAN PRESS, 03 MAR 2019   Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Bahram Ghassemi criticised the unauthorised banners displayed at Ararat club, and reassured that Tehran still supports its principled solution for Nagorno-Karabakh conflict which is based on dialogue and international laws. BahramContinue Reading

SOURCE: “Karabakh dispute must be settled through dialog: Iran”, PRESS TV, 03 MAR 2019   Iran has reiterated that it pursues a “transparent” policy toward the dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Karabakh region, stressing the importance of finding a peaceful resolution to the issue through diplomatic channels. “TheContinue Reading

SOURCE: “Armenia changing its approach to settlement of Karabakh conflict”, JAM News, 01 MAR 2019   Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says that, in terms of compromises in the settlement of the Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijan must take the first step. Pashinyan made these remarks while on his official visit toContinue Reading