Armenian, Russian and Azerbaijani presidents come up with joint statement
Trilateral meeting of Armenian, Russian and Azerbaijani presidents took place in St. Petersburg today. After the meeting the three presidents came up with a joint statement in which they affirmed the arrangements reached at the latest summit in Vienna on May 16 about the creation of atmosphere of mutual trust that will promote the developments in peace process. In this regard they agreed to increase the role of international observers in the conflict zone. The document also says that the ...Zhirayr Sefilyan's detantion connected with developments in Artsakh issue?
Zhirayr Sefilyan has become an impediment to the authorities and they faced an issue to neutralize him, vice leader of Heritage party Armen Martirosyan said, commenting on the detention of ZhirayrSefilyan. He said his detention is politically motivated. “And by the way only in one direction – Artsakh and security issue. I do not think Sefilyan presented a threat for the authorities from the point of view of Electoral and Tax codes,” he said. Asked whether he thinks it means th...Italy elections: Rome set to elect Virginia Raggi as first female mayor
Rome is set to elect its first female mayor in a run-off vote in municipal elections. Virginia Raggi, from the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, is seen as the favourite against Roberto Giachetti of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD). Her victory would be a blow to Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. His PD party may also lose in Italy's financial capital, Milan, and faces tough battles in Turin and Bologna. Ms Raggi, a 37-year-old lawyer, won 35% of the vote in the first round two ...George Osborne: EU exit 'a one-way door'
Leaving the EU would be a "one-way door to a much more uncertain world", Chancellor George Osborne has said. He said he thought the hit to the economy if Britain votes to leave on Thursday might be worse than forecast. And he told ITV's Peston on Sunday: "Brexit may be for the very rich but it is not for the working people of this country". The Leave campaign's Michael Gove insisted Britain would be able to deal with "whatever the world throws at us". The two campaigns are getting under way ...Russia wants Karabakh conflict remain unsettled – expert
Russian officials discussed a wider range of issues with the Azerbaijani side, with the Russian Defense Minister Shoygu stating that the relations with Azerbaijan will continue developing. As to Armenia, it has been told that they are satisfied with the current level of cooperation. Azerbaijan has been invited to participate in the exhibition of newest types of weaponry while we were told that the Armenian officers will continue studying at Russian universities. This is Moscow’s policy. It...There are forces wishing to burn Caucasus under Russia - Ashot Manucharyan
The latest April war and the Karabakh issue have no connection with our relations with Azerbaijan. Reshufflings are taking place in the world today. The acting rules and civil model must be put aside and new thing must be born. There are forces striving to preserve the existing situation and applying to every measure for doing so. All the wars, the ISIS, the flow of migrants to Europe, the domestic blows in different countries are aimed at preserving the existing state of things, former member o...Putin to meet with Armenian, Azerbaijani leaders on June 20
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet separately with the Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders in St Petersburg on June 20 to discuss future efforts in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement process. Citing Yuri Ushakov, an aide to the Russian leader, RIA Novosti reports that it is planned to hold also trilateral talks to consider coordinated solutions, Tert.am says. “Trilateral talks among the Russian, Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents are scheduled to take place in St Peter...Merkel ready to cave to Turkish pressure on visas, British diplomats think - The...
Angela Merkel is ready to cave in to Turkish “blackmail” and grant visa-free access to the Schengen zone for 75 million people, despite President Erdogan refusing to meet key EU conditions, according to a leaked cable from Britain’s ambassador in Berlin, The Telegraph writes. Erdogan is ready to abandon a deal to halt he migrant flow into Europe and “open the floodgates” unless Europe gives way, diplomats fear. For weeks, the EU and Ankara have been lock...US election: Obama officially endorses Hillary Clinton
President Barack Obama has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party presidential nominee. His endorsement came after meeting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders who has been battling Mrs Clinton for the nomination. Speaking in a video tweeted out by Mrs Clinton, Mr Obama said she may be the most qualified person "ever" for the role of president. Leading liberal politician Elizabeth Warren also endorsed Mrs Clinton. "I am ready to get in this fight and work my heart out for...Nagorno-Karabakh will not return to peace talks – political analyst
Nyut.am's guest is Caucasus Institute director Alexander Iskandaryan. - The meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents is going to take place soon. Serzh Sargsyan has forwarded three conditions in case of which the peace talks would be sensible to continue. While today neither of them has been implemented. So why has our president agreed for the meeting? - Minsk Group is a political security format. It is necessary to participate in peace talks even if nothing happens during them. I th...Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination' - AP
Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, an AP tally suggests. The count puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 - the number needed to make her the presumptive nominee. She will become the first female nominee for a major US political party. But rival Bernie Sanders said Mrs Clinton had not won as she was dependent on superdelegates who could not vote until July's party convention. Mrs Clinton reached the threshold with a big...Armenian Air and Missile Defense system to be handed to Russia’s management?
Armenian National Assembly is going to ratify agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation on the creation of united regional system of Air and Missile Defense system, political analyst Aghasi Yenokyan said speaking to Nyut.am. He said he has dual attitude toward the document. “On one hand the agreement gives us certain technical opportunities, tools by Russia. But the 4-day war showed that the main threat comes from rocket launchers and drowns. I do not know whethe...Azerbaijan alarmed with pro-Armenian Konstantin Zatulin’s success in upcoming St...
In September of the running year State Duma elections will be held in Russia. Konstantin Zatulin from the ruling United Russia (Yedinaya Rossia) party has forwarded his candidacy. He is going to run for elections in Sochi. According to the initial elections held on May 22 with the participation of the United Russia candidates, Zatulin received 48.5% of votes, 30% more than the other candidate of the party. The Azerbaijani mass media are alarming about the pro-Armenian policy. &...NKR MF issues a statement
On May 17, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry voiced another farfetched accusation of the alleged use of prohibited ammunition, including shells with white phosphorus, during the military operations on April 2-5, 2016. Continuing its usual campaign of disinformation of the international community, Azerbaijan does not disdain resorting to fraud and outright manipulation. To add weight to its propaganda, the Azerbaijani side tries to involve foreign diplomats and military attaches accredite...
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