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UK Minister Of State For Europe To Visit South Caucasus

MENA FN 01 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 1. Leo Docherty, Minister of State of the UK for Europe and North America, will pay a visit to the countries of the South Caucasus in ... .

The Desperate Chechen Lawyer Offering Kadyrov a Human Swap

Moscow Times 01 Feb 2023
... he would likely face torture and even execution at the hands of the local security services if he returned to the North Caucasus republic ... He left Russia for the South Caucasus nation of Georgia soon after — and just a month later Chechen law enforcement detained his mother.

Yerevan Credits Iran for Curbing Azerbaijan’s Military Aggression Against Armenia

Asbarez 01 Feb 2023
The Armenian side has ruled out such a possibility, saying that it can only agree to conventional transport links between the two South Caucasus states ... exercises near Syunik, Nakhichevan and districts south of Karabakh recaptured by the Azerbaijani army during the 2020 war.

Does Armenia Really Want Peace With Azerbaijan? | Opinion

Newsweek 31 Jan 2023
The South Caucasus is the crossroads between resource-rich Central Asia and ...

Armenia Urges Putin to Take Action Over Karabakh Blockade

Moscow Times 31 Jan 2023
As a result of the blockade, the mountainous region of some 120,000 people has been running short of food, medicines, and fuel ... news Explainer ... Read more ... The Kremlin hopes its delicate balancing act in the South Caucasus will ensure good relations not only with its traditional ally Armenia but also Azerbaijan and its backer Turkey ... Read more about.

NATO Ready To Strengthen Political Dialogue, Practical Co-Op With Partners In S. Caucasus - Official

MENA FN 30 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 30. NATO is ready to strengthen political dialogue and practical cooperation with partners in the South Caucasus, NATO official told trend ... .

Pope Again Voices Concern about Artsakh Humanitarian Crisis

Asbarez 30 Jan 2023
“In renew my appeal regarding the grave humanitarian situation in the Lachin Corridor in the South Caucasus,” the pope said after his Sunday sermon at St ... .

Pope Francis condemns ‘spiral of death’ in the Holy Land

Catholic Standard 30 Jan 2023
The “spiral of death” that has materialized in the Holy Land in recent days threatens the little remaining trust that exists between Israelis and Palestinians, Pope Francis said ... 27 ... The pope then turned his attention the blockade of the Lachin corridor, which connects Armenia to the Nagorno-Karabakh region in the South Caucasus ... ....

Russia Says Normalizing Armenia-Azerbaijan Relation is Priority

Asbarez 30 Jan 2023
Russia, which directly borders South Caucasus, is interested in the stability and prosperity of this region, the mutually beneficial use and exploration of transport-logistics, trade-investment and technological opportunities. Our diplomatic efforts are directed toward that,” the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday ... K ... .
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Men speak near a house destroyed by shelling by Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Stepanakert, self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020.

Armenia tells World Court Azerbaijan blockade is ‘ethnic cleansing’

FX Empire 30 Jan 2023
THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A representative of Armenia told judges at the World Court on Monday that a blockade of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region by neighbouring Azerbaijan was designed to allow “ethnic cleansing” ... The corridor has been blocked since Dec ... Nagorno-Karabakh has been a flashpoint between the South Caucasus neigbours for decades ... ....

President Sisi returns home after a visit to India, Azerbaijan and Armenia

Egypt Today 29 Jan 2023
CAIRO – 30 January 2023 ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...  . With regard to Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, both sides agreed on the need to intensify coordination and consultation on issues of common interest in this regard, especially developments of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis and its global economic repercussions.   ... .

Finland Condemns Tragic Attack On Embassy Of Azerbaijan In Iran - Ambassador

MENA FN 28 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 27. Finland condemns the tragic attack on the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Iran, Finland's Roving Ambassador to South Caucasus wrote on the ... .

‘Not Forgotten’: Pen Pals Offer Solace to Russia’s Political Prisoners

Moscow Times 28 Jan 2023
“In my letters I usually write about Armenia, some legends or interesting facts about the country — he had some friends from Armenia,” Yelsakova, who fled to this South Caucasus country following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, told The Moscow Times.

Azerbaijan strongly protests to Iran after fatal embassy shooting

Reuters 28 Jan 2023
Iran's Revolutionary Guards carried out major military drills along the country’s borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan amid fears of renewed fighting between the two South Caucasus states last year.Additional reporting by Caleb Davis and Dubai newsroom; Writing by Michael Georgy and Gareth Jones; Editing by Mark Trevelyan and Christina Fincher.

How Will EU's Failed Mission Change Reality In South Caucasus?

MENA FN 27 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 26. The EU has decided to establish a civilian European Union Mission in Armenia (EUMA) under the Common Security and Defense Policy ... .

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