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Tokayev takes oath and assumes office as Kazakhstan’s president

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the winner of Kazakhstan’s presidential elections held on November 20, took an oath and officially assumed office as the president of the country, reports TASS.

Putin expects special military operation to give unique boost to industries

Industrial facilities are operating at their full capacity during Russia’s special military operation, which will give a unique boost to industries, President Vladimir Putin said at an event marking the Rostec corporation’s 15th anniversary, Tass informs.

Ambassador on Special Assignments of the President of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mailyan had a range of meetings in Moscow

As part of his visit to the Russian Federation, Ambassador on Special Assignments of the President of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mailyan held meetings in Moscow with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Russian Federation Vagharshak Harutyunyan and a group of Armenian diplomats.

Defense Army’s units did not open fire in direction of Azerbaijani positions: Artsakh’s Defense Ministry

The message of the Azerbaijani side, according to which units of the Defense Army opened fire in direction of the Azerbaijani positions located in the occupied territories of the Askeran region is yet another misinformation.

Azerbaijani army units open fire in direction of Armenia positions

On the night of November 25-26, the units of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces opened fire, from rifle weapons of various calibers, in the direction of the Armenian positions located in the eastern part of the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.

NATO doors remain open for Ukraine — Stoltenberg

The NATO doors remain open for Ukraine, the organization’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday at a press conference ahead of a meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Bucharest on November 29 to 30, Tass informs.

An event dedicated to the 65th anniversary of Monte Melkonyan (Avo) held in Stepanakert

On November 25, an event dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the national hero of Armenia and Artsakh, legendary commander Monte Melkonyan (Avo) was organized by Shushi Technological University in Stepanakert's secondary school No. 5 named after Hayk Balasanyan.

Saudi Arabian and Iraqi energy ministers highlight importance of OPEC+ work

The energy ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iraq stressed the importance of working within the OPEC+ framework and said they would take additional measures if necessary to ensure the stability of the oil market, informs.

Zelensky calls for alienation of Crimea from Russia, which is ruled out — Kremlin

Moscow sees Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s statement about Kiev's wish to retake Crimea "by non-military means" as a discussion about the alienation of Russian territories, which is out of the question, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media on Friday, Tass informs.

Armenia ready for meeting in accordance with Prague agreements and format – foreign ministry responds to Aliyev

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia responded to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s statement that the meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan scheduled for December 7 in Brussels won’t take place because the Armenian side has agreed to meet with the condition that the French President also participates.

Azerbaijani troops again open gunfire at farmers in Artsakh

Farmers came under Azerbaijani gunfire while working in the agricultural fields in two different villages in Artsakh, police reported.

Aliyev says meeting with Pashinyan in Brussels will not take place

Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev said today that his meeting with Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan scheduled in Brussels on December 7 will not take place, the Azerbaijani media report.

Lemkin Institute expresses support to Artsakh’s right to self-determination in order to avoid genocide

The Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention voiced its solidarity with and support for the people of the Republic of Artsakh in a statement released on November 24.

A new district is being built in Khachmach community of Askeran region

The construction of new residential districts in different settlements of the Republic continues to be a priority program for citizens displaced due to the war.

EU energy ministers agree to remove Russia natural gas from joint procurement contracts

The European Union (EU) has agreed to remove Russian natural gas from agreements on joint procurement, TOPNews MEDIA reported.

Azerbaijan army opens fire at Armenia positions

Between 9:30pm-10:30pm on Thursday, the units of the Azerbaijani armed forces opened fire—from various-caliber firearms—in the direction of the Armenian positions located in the eastern part of the Armenia-Azerbaijan border.

Duma passes law prohibiting LGBT propaganda in Russia

The State Duma on Thursday approved the third reading of a bill probiting propaganda that promotes non-traditional sexual relations, pedophilia and information capable of causing someone to seek gender reassignment surgery.

Armenia-Azerbaijan border situation discussed during CSTO Yerevan sessions – Zakharova

During the CSTO sessions held in Yerevan yesterday, the situation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as the normalization of the relations between Yerevan and Baku were discussed, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

Strasbourg expresses solidarity with Armenia

The Armenian flag has been raised over the Strasbourg City Hall in a show of solidarity with the Armenian people.

All schools in Artsakh will be equipped with mobile laboratory sets

The "Tufenkian" charitable foundation will donate mobile biology and chemistry laboratories to all schools of the Artsakh Republic at the beginning of the 2023-2024 academic year.