Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia have agreed that the renewed violence in Nagorno-Karabakh enclave in the South Caucasus should be settled “in a peaceful way.” Leaders of the three states held a joint meeting as tensions worsened in the disputed area.
The presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia may hold three-party talks in Sochi on Sunday to curb the recent outbreak of violence in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave in the South Caucasus, Moscow said.
The Russian President will hold talks with his colleagues from Armenia and Azerbaijan on Saturday as relations between the two Transcaucasia nations have deteriorated in the worst crisis since the beginning of the century.
The international community is raising growing concerns over the renewed violence in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh enclave in the South Caucasus, urging the Armenian and Azerbaijani combatants to deescalate tensions.
In a statement to mark the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide carried out by the Turks in 1915, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan stressed the “shared pain” endured during those events and expressed “condolences” to Armenians around the world.
European NGOs train agents for participation in intrastate conflicts around the world, the CIS Antiterrorism Committee has revealed. There are over 2,000 schools across Europe preparing experts for conducting psychological and subversive operations.
The West is advancing its plans and geopolitical interests by playing the Ukraine card to the detriment of Russia's interests, but these bad actors disregarded quite a few factors, the chair of the Russian Upper House Valentina Matvienko told RT.
A court in Belarus has confiscated the car of a repeated drunk driver and ordered the person to 1.5 years of community service following the introduction of a new law. The car is now set to be sold. Russia is considering similar legislation.
Kazakhstan has stepped up border controls with neighboring Kyrgyzstan, while China has refused to send its athletes to a meet there following news of a Kyrgyz teenager having died from bubonic plague, allegedly getting infected by a local rodent.