Source: Basel Haj Jasem, “Will Turkey establish a military base in Azerbaijan?”, Daily Sabah, 21 August 2020 *all opinions expressed are those of the original author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or stance of Nagorno Karabakh Observer.  The political and media circles in the former Soviet countries continually discuss theContinue Reading

Azeri defence officials reported a military incursion repelled on line-of-contact with Nagorno Karabakh in the Goranboy-Martakert area, resulting in Armenian “losses” (sic) and an Armenian officer, Gurgen Alberyan, being captured. The incident was reported by Azerbaijan’s Defence Ministry to have taken place at 5:45 hours on 23 August. Later duringContinue Reading

On 13 August, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar along with the commanders of Turkey’s military branches met with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev and Defence Minister Zakir Hasanov during the concluding events of joint military exercises, but one individual caught our attention, Turkish Air Force Major General Göksel Kahya.  Official photoContinue Reading