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French Foreign Ministry calls for bringing Azerbaijani servicemen to justice for their war crime against Armenian POWs

French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs issued a statement over the recent footage showing a group of Armenian prisoners of war being executed by Azerbaijani troops.

I offered Ruben Vardanyan to assume the position of State Minister of the Artsakh Republic. President Harutyunyan

I offered Ruben Vardanyan, a philanthropist, highly experienced and knowledgeable public figure, whose decision to move to Artsakh I welcomed among the first, to assume the position of State Minister of the Artsakh Republic, ready to grant him broad powers of making decisions and acting.

‘Perpetrators of violence must be held to account’ – Canadian FM on Azeri war crime committed against Armenian POWs

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Mélanie Joly commented on the footage showing a group of Armenian prisoners of war being executed by Azerbaijani troops.

IAEA chief to visit Armenia

Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will pay a working visit to Armenia on Tuesday and Wednesday, upon the invitation of Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan.

NATO supports normalization of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan - Javier Colomina

NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy and NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia Javier Colomina said that NATO supports the normalization of relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

North Korea conducts longest-range missile test yet over Japan

North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan for the first time in five years on Tuesday, prompting a warning for residents to take cover and a temporary suspension of train operations in northern Japan, Reuters reports.

EU leaders intend to ask European Commission to limit gas prices

European Union leaders intend to ask the European Commission to limit gas prices during a meeting in Prague on October 6.

The President of the Artsakh Republic convened an extended sitting of the Security Council

Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan, meeting the proposal of the National Assembly’s political forces convened an extended sitting of the Security Council with the participation of a number of high-ranking officials, representatives of all the parliamentary forces and Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church.

Emotions must not prevail, says Kremlin after Kadyrov’s remark about nuclear weapons

The heads of Russia’s regions have the right to express their own opinion, but even in the most dramatic moments emotions must not prevail, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, TASS reports.

Japan seeking to normalize diplomatic ties with North Korea, PM says

Tokyo has been striving to normalize diplomatic relations with North Korea and solve problems around Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programs, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said in a policy speech at a plenary session of Japan’s lower house of parliament on Monday.

Ex-President of Armenia calls on int’l community, institutions to give proper and targeted response to Azeri war crimes

The Office of the former President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian issued a statement calling the latest atrocities of Azerbaijani armed forces against Armenian prisoners of war a war crime.

Azerbaijani war crimes committed against Armenian POWs under Spanish media spotlight

The video showing a group of Armenian prisoners of war being killed by the Azerbaijani troops has been in the spotlight of the Spanish media outlets.

Artsakh athlete won another victory in the European Championship and reached the final stage

Artsakh boxer Eric Arstamyan has reached the final stage after defeating another competitor, an Irish athlete, in the European Senior Boxing Championship held in Italy.

Russia keeps a close eye on Ukraine's attempt to join NATO — Kremlin

Moscow is closely monitoring the situation around Kiev's bid to join NATO, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday, recalling that Ukraine's aspiration to join the alliance was one of the reasons for the special military operation, Tass informs.

People with such will, spirit and roots cannot be broken. Ruben Vardanyan visited the Khnapat community

Public figure and philanthropist Ruben Vardanyan visited Khnapat community of Artsakh’s Askeran region and had a meeting with the residents.

Azerbaijan confirmed holding 17 Armenian POWs after latest aggression – ECHR

Azerbaijan has confirmed that it is holding 17 Armenian prisoners of war who were taken captive as a result of the September 13th aggression against Armenia, Deputy head of the Office of Armenia’s Representative on International Legal Affairs, Diana Karazyan told reporters, adding that the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) urged Azerbaijan to provide details about the captives, but it, as always, has provided general information.

Japan PM declares intention to conclude peace treaty with Russia

Despite complicated relations with Russia over Ukraine, Japan is firmly committed to resolving the territorial issue and concluding a peace treaty, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said in a keynote speech in parliament, news.am informs.

Lula da Silva and Bolsonaro to contend in second round of Brazil’s presidential elections

Incumbent Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is set to face former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a second round of presidential elections on October 30, according to data from the Superior Electoral Court based on counting more than 97% of the first-round voting protocols, TASS reported.

Azerbaijan refuses to fulfill its promise to release Armenian POWs for already the second time – PM Pashinyan

Azerbaijan refuses to fulfill its promise to release Armenian prisoners of war for already the second time, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said.

Armenia demands clear assessment of Azerbaijan's appalling war crimes

Armenia demands a clear assessment of the appalling war crimes committed by the Azerbaijani military, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

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