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Security of Artsakh people will not be compromised, Armenian FM says at OSCE ministerial meeting

Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan delivered a statement at the 26th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava, the MFA stated.

Trump calls impeachment report ‘a laughing stock’

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the Democrats report on impeachment “ridicule” and reiterated indignation at the fact that the next hearing was scheduled for the time of his departure.

OSCE Chairperson: Risk of escalation remains in Karabakh

When it comes to Karabakh, there remains a real risk of escalation, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak said during the OSCE Ministerial Council, news.am reports.

Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’, cancels press conference after video of world leaders making fun of him

Donald Trump has reacted furiously to footage of world leaders apparently making fun of him, calling Justin Trudeau “two-faced” then cancelling a press conference and cutting short his attendance at a Nato summit, The Independent reported.

Armenian FM highlights Artsakh’s direct engagement to NK conflict settlement process

On December 4, in Bratislava, within the framework of the 26th OSCE Ministerial Conference, a meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Elmar Mammadyarov was held with the mediation and participation of OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Stéphane Visconti (France) and Andrew Schofer (US), as well as Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office.

Armenian FM, OSCE MG Co-Chairs appreciate Armenian-Azerbaijani journalist exchange program

On December 4, within the framework of his working visit to Slovakia to participate in the 26th OSCE Ministerial Conference in Bratislava, Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Stéphane Visconti (France) and Andrew Schofer (US), as well as Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office (CiO).

Huawei launches a new legal challenge against US ban

Huawei has launched new legal action against the US over claims the Chinese telecoms giant poses a security risk.

Iran's Rouhani calls for release of innocent, unarmed protesters

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for the release of any unarmed and innocent people who were detained during protests against gasoline price hikes, after two weeks of violent clashes, Reuters reported.

Armenian PM’s wife invites Azerbaijan’s first lady to Artsakh to listen to mugham

Armenian prime minister’s spouse Anna Hakobyan has invited Azerbaijani president’s wife Mehriban Aliyeva to Artsakhto listen to mugham.

Airstrikes in Syria kill at least 20 near school, markets

Separate airstrikes in Syria, suspected of being carried out by the Syrian government and Turkey, have killed at least 20 people, according to activists.

Mogherini appointed co-chair of UN High Level-Panel on Internal Displacement

Following his statement of 22 October announcing the establishment of a High Level-Panel on Internal Displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed its eight members, the UN said in a statement.

OSCE conducts ceasefire monitoring on Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact

On December 4, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, in the north-east of the Hadrut region, the foreign ministry of Artsakh stated.

Trainings Dedicated to International Volunteer Day Being Organized in Stepanakert

At the initiative of the Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism of the Republic of Artsakh, on the International Volunteer Day, trainings entitled “Volunteering in Artsakh,” “Volunteering Issues” and “Design of Social Programs” are being held in Stepanakert.

Lithuanian President says recognition of Armenian Genocide by Turkey is a matter of time

President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda thinks that the recognition of the Armenian Genocide by Turkey is a matter of time and one day it will happen.

World oil prices still going up

World oil prices are still going up, and trading data attest to this.

27 billion 65 million drams to be allocated to the social protection sector in 2020

27 billion 65 million drams are set to be allocated to the social protection sector in 2020 under the draft state budget, which is 3 billion 424 million more than the 2019 funds.

Masis Mayilian met with Zohrab Mnatsakanyan

On December 3, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh Masis Mayilian met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in Yerevan, press service of Artsakh MFA stated.

PM Pashinyan receives foreign ministers of Armenia and Artsakh

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Artsakh Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Masis Mayilian, the Office of the Prime Minister of Armenia stated.

Russian-Turkish relations are no alternative to ties with NATO, says Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that ties between Ankara and Moscow are not an alternative to relations with other allies. The Turkish leader made this point during a news conference in Ankara ahead of departing to London for the imminent NATO summit set to be held on December 3-4, reports TASS.

Russia and Azerbaijan see chance for compromise in NK conflict settlement, says Lavrov

Russia and Azerbaijan believe that an opportunity for finding compromise exists in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement issue, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov said on December 3 in Baku during a joint press conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov, according to TASS.