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Armenia’s Ambassador to the United States to attend Biden inauguration

Armenia’s Ambassador to the United States Varuzhan Nersesyan will attend the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America, Armenian foreign ministry spokeswoman Anna Naghdalyan told Armenpress.

Lavrov: No one has ever denied Armenia's link with Karabakh

At no point during the decades of negotiations was an issue of cutting off Armenia and Karabakh (Artsakh) from one another voiced, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a news conference when asked by an Azerbaijani news outlet “why Armenian officials are visiting Karabakh without Baku’s permission, and what is Moscow’s stance in this regard.”

Armenian Defense Ministry: Stable operative situation maintained along entire Armenia-Azerbaijan line of contact

The Ministry of Defense of Armenia reports that on the night of January 17, the stable operative situation along the entire length of the Armenian-Azerbaijani line of contact on Armenia’s state border was maintained, and no incidents were recorded.

Japan 'committed' to hold rescheduled Tokyo Olympics

The Japanese government said Sunday it remains committed to holding the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer, reacting to an international media storm sparked by comments from one of its senior ministers.

More than 93,000 Artsakh people took temporary refuge in Armenia, official says

According to the latest data, more than 93,000 people of Artsakh took temporary refuge in Armenia during the recent war.

Lavrov: Moscow has never discussed Karabakh’s inclusion in Russia

Russia has never discussed the issue of including Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) in Russia. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated at a press conference on the results of Russian diplomacy in 2020.

Foreign Minister of Artsakh Received Representatives of the ARF Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Body of Armenia and Central Committee of Artsakh

On January 18, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan received representative of the ARF Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Body of Armenia Ishkhan Saghatelyan and Representative of the ARF Dashnaktsutyun Central Committee of Artsakh, member of ‘Dashnaktsutyun’ faction of the National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh David Ishkhanyan, press service of Artsakh MFA stated.

Biden fills out state department team with Obama administration veterans

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration, signaling his desire to return to a more traditional foreign policy after four years of uncertainty and unpredictability under President Donald Trump, VOA News reported.

Ombudsman applies to OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs over return of Armenian POWs from Azerbaijan

Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan has sent an official letter today to the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office over the issue relating to the return of the Armenian prisoners of war from Azerbaijan and the protection of their rights.

Around 50,000 refugees returned to Artsakh from Armenia

Russian peacekeepers escorted another convoy of refugees who came back home in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) from Armenia, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

“Aliyev regime doesn’t follow call by Council of EU”: Armenian Ambassador sees need for sanctions

Armenia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands Tigran Balayan sees need for applying sanctions on Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his regime.

Artsakh reports 8 new coronavirus cases

Artsakh reported 8 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.

Artsakh emergency service: One of 3 fallen soldiers found Sunday is identified

As a result of search and rescue operations on Sunday, three dead bodies were found—one in the Vorotan, two in the Jabrayil regions.

Exhibition displaying Artsakh’s manuscript heritage to open in Yerevan’s Matenadaran

Exhibition presenting the manuscript heritage of Artsakh will open in the Matenadaran - the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, next week.

Russian peacekeepers start demining outskirts of Artsakh’s Martakert

Specialists of the International Mine Action Center of the Russian Defense Ministry continue to work on demining the territory of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh).

Azerbaijani president and authorities speak of Armenians with open threats of ethnic cleansing and genocide

The President of Azerbaijan, and others in positions of authority there, speak of the entire Armenian people and population of Armenia with open threats of ethnic cleansing and genocide, Ombudsman Arman Tatoyan said in a post on Facebook.

Investors assess Telegram at $ 30 billion

The founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov, refused the offer of a consortium of Western funds to invest in Telegram, The Bell reported, citing sources close to the businessman.

Azerbaijani side hands over bodies of two dead Armenian servicemen

The Azerbaijani side has handed over the bodies of two dead Armenian servicemen.

About 100 peacekeepers at observation posts in Artsakh vaccinated "Sputnik-V"

Military medics of the Russian Peacekeeping Contingent have begun vaccinating peacekeepers at observation posts in the Lachin corridor and along the line of contact in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported.

Annika Soder named Special Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus

The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Ann Linde, announced on Friday the appointments of her Special Representatives for 2021.