Today a ceasefire monitoring mission was conducted by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)  on the eastern segment of the line-of-contact between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh (NK), near the abandoned city of Aghdam. The NK Foreign ministry in a press release stated that OSCE representatives conducting the monitoringContinue Reading

On 22 October,  Armenian and Azeri Defence ministers, Davit Tonoyan and Zakir Hasanov, meet their Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe, during their official visit to China for the 9th Beijing Xiangshan Forum. The event is held every one to two years and is aimed at strengthening cooperation and security between members ofContinue Reading

The OSCE Minsk Group concluded an official visit to the South Caucasus where the Co-Chairs Andrew Schofer (United States), Igor Popov (Russia), Stephane Visconti (France) and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Andrzej Kasprzyk  met with the heads of state of Armenia(15 October),de facto Nagorno Karabakh (16 October) andContinue Reading

On 15 October, Azeri Defence minister, Zakir Hasanov, along with other defence officials visited a newly-constructed radar station housing technology obtained from Indra, a Spanish firm producing high-quality radar systems for civil and military use. The new radar system installed can be used as both, stationary and mobile radar. PossibleContinue Reading

Armenia’s Defence minister, Davit Tonoyan, was received today by his counterpart, Karen Abrahamyan, in de facto Nagorno Karabakh in what was an official visit within the framework of mutual cooperation between the two sides. According to an official notification from Nagorno Karabakh’s Defence ministry, the two defence heads visited aContinue Reading

With the rise in tension on the Armenia-Azerbaijani border, we conducted a brief analysis of which side has the higher ground on the segment of the border that has experienced numerous skirmishes and shootouts in recent times. This segment of the border is custodied by Azerbaijan’s State Border Service andContinue Reading

On 03 October Armenian serviceman Mushegh Abovyan was killed by gunfire from the Azeri side according to official reports from Armenia’s Defence ministry. Abovyan was 28 years old and a native of Koghb village. He sustained a wounds to the head and died before reaching a hospital. News reports alsoContinue Reading

Yesterday, news got out about a skirmish between Armenian and Azeri border troops on the internationally-recognised border between the two countries near. As a result of the incident, one Armenian solider was wounded and evacuated for treatment to a hospital in region of Noyemberian with a non-life threatening wounds toContinue Reading

Five Azeri and two Armenian servicemen killed these past days, with one of them being a combat death, and the remainder under unspecified circumstances. The 18 September brought about news about the death of Azeri border guard, Senan Huseynov, one month before he was to be demobilised. The reasons forContinue Reading