The continuation of events surrounding the Azerbaijan-Georgia border dispute have yet to die down. The dispute is focused on a monastery, called David Gareja by the Georgians and Keshikchidagh by the Azeris. Georgia’s Independence day holiday on 27 May will be marked by activist visits to the monastery, as well
From 23-24 May, a Georgian government delegation paid a visit to neighbouring Azerbaijan, continuing talks for the delimitation of the border issue. At the same time, ground work is being done on the Azeri side of the border to create further infrastructure and access for border guards according to Georgian
From 13-24 May, Azerbaijan, along with the United Kingdom, Qatar, Pakistan, Romania and the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will be participating in a series of military drills termed “Anatolian Phoenix 2019” aimed at “training, co-operation and developing interoperability”, according to a statement from Turkish Air Force authorities.
The ceasefire of 1994 was a turning point in the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh. After years of war, a trilateral ceasefire agreement was signed between the interested parties by the Ministers of Defence of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh. Footage from negotiations: Representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh and Russia
Source: “Activists, Local Residents Rally in David Gareji Monastery”, CIVIL.GE, 06 MAY 2019 *all opinions expressed are those of the original author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or stance of Nagorno Karabakh Observer. Several hundred civic activists and local residents gathered in the premises of David Gareji Monastery
Earlier this week, Georgian officials accused Azeri border guards of closing access to the David Gareja monastery complex. The monastery lies on the border between the two countries and has been subject to an almost three-decades-long spat between the two sides to delimite the border. On the previous day, on
Today the Foreign Ministers of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Azerbaijan Elmar Mamedyarov meet in Paris under the auspices of the OSCE Minsk Group co-Chairs Stéphane Visconti, Igor Popov and Andrew Schofer. Also present during the meeting was the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Andrzej Kasprzyk. This is the first
According to official news, A joint venture between Azeri and Israeli companies has given way to the opening of a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV o commenly known as “drones”) in Azerbaijan. The event took place last week and the training centre is expected to start its activity this year.
Circulating among Armenian and Azeri media these days are a series of comments regarding the a possibly conflict over Karabakh in the near future. The Head of the Political and Military Analysis Institute, Political Scientist, Aleksander Khramchikhin commented on the possibility of a new flare-up between Azeri and Armenian forces
Between 23-24 December the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan conducted artillery drills with their Czech produced and procured DANA 152mm propelled artillery systems. According to official sources, the combat exercises simulated close-artillery barrage training. The DANA self.propelled artillery system has a minimum range of approximately 4,5 km and a maximum of
The Armenian military news platform Razm.info published losses in the Armenian and Azeri military for 2018. According to Razm.info, sources of the informationare based on news reports (mainly for the Armeian side) and social media monitoring (mainly for the Azeri side, as news on military losses is not normally published). Armenian
Source: Vardanyan, Olesia, “Armenia elections boost hopes for peace with Azerbaijan”, Jam News, 14 December 2018 Berkaber, Armenia – One of the windows in Sonya Matinyan’s home is filled in with bricks. The glass of the other is splintered by a rifle bullet. The roof has taken a few missile