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“What questions are you afraid of, Mr. President?” – Bild on Aliyev’s cancellation of interview

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has cancelled his planned interview to the German newspaper Bild.

Ucom subscribers to benefit from 0 AMD/minute special rate for calls from/to Artsakh

Due to the martial law, starting from October 21, 18:00, when roaming in Artsakh, the special tariff of 0 AMD per minute will apply to incoming calls, calls to Ucom networks, as well as for local calls. Moreover, for individual users, a special tariff of 0 AMD will also apply for calls and short messages (SMS) from Armenia to Artsakh, Ucom said.

France24 publishes videos on presence of Syrian terrorist-militants fighting for Azeris in NK attack

France24 television network has published a series of videos once again confirming that Syrian mercenaries from various terrorist organizations are fighting from the Azeri side in the attacks on Artsakh.

All Armenian ex-presidents hold meeting

All three former presidents of Armenia – Levon Ter Petrosyan, Robert Kocharyan and Serzh Sargsyan – held a meeting with participation of the former presidents of Artsakh.

Russian FM holds meetings with Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts

As part of recent telephone contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held separate meetings of with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on Tuesday and Wednesday in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.

Iranian forces launch large-scale air defense exercise

Iran’s Air Defense units launched a large-scale military exercise covering more than half of the country’s territories.

Azerbaijan continues shelling Artsakh’s Martakert town and nearby villages

The Azerbaijani armed forces continue shelling Artsakh’s Martakert town and nearby villages despite the new agreement on a humanitarian ceasefire, reporter Lusine Zakaryan told Armenpress.

Moscow welcomes readiness of the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to meet in Moscow

Russia welcomes the readiness of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to hold a meeting in Moscow, the Russian Deputy FM Andrey Rudenko said as reported by TASS.

Azerbaijan FM travels to Moscow

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has left for Moscow for consultations with the Russian side, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry's press service reported.

Mnatsakanyan-Lavrov meeting to be held in Moscow

Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan is scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Armenian foreign ministry spokesperson Anna Naghdalyan said.

Artsakh Defense Army: There are local battles in northern, southern directions of frontline

The Artsakh Ministry of Defense said the situation overnight October 20-21 at the Artsakh-Azerbaijan conflict zone was “relatively stable-tense.”

‘International community is left with no choice but to move to recognize Artsakh’ – US Senator

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to seek an immediate ceasefire in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone, and push for a negotiated resolution to the conflict that has been ongoing since late September.

Artsakh women protest outside UN Armenia office in Yerevan

Women from Artsakh are holding a rally outside the United Nations Office in downtown Yerevan on October 19, demanding an appropriate reaction from the international community for the Turkish-backed Azerbaijani war of aggression with the involvement of militants from jihadist organizations.

‘It’s a win for peace in the region’ – Iranian FM on end of arms embargo

The 13-year arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Iran came to an end on October 18 as part of Resolution 2231 of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an accord signed in 2015.

Baku rejects efforts to withdraw wounded soldiers from battlefield through ICRC mediation – MFA

Baku rejected the steps on withdrawing the wounded soldiers from the battlefield through the mediation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Armenia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Artsakh military death toll rises to 673

The Defense Ministry of Artsakh reported today that an additional 40 of its servicemen have been killed in action in the defensive operations against the Azerbaijani attacks.

Armenia will continue to impose peace on Azerbaijan – MFA

Armenia will continue to undertake all necessary measures to impose peace on Azerbaijan and establish a ceasefire regime which will entail precise and effective mechanisms for maintaining and verifying it on the ground, Armenia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

ANCA urges US to suspend sales of military equipment to Turkey

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has sent a letter to the US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs at the State Department with a call to suspend the sale of unmanned aerial vehicles and other military equipment, as well as dual-use equipment and technologies to Turkey in connection with Ankara's active participation in Azerbaijan's war against Artsakh and Armenia, ANCA reported.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to a humanitarian ceasefire starting from October 18

The Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan have agreed to a humanitarian truce as of October 18th, 00:00 local time, the Foreign Ministry of Armenia announced.

8 civilians died in Artsakh following ceasefire agreement

Following the ceasefire agreement reached in Moscow on October 10 based on the consultation between the Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan, 8 civilians have been killed in Artsakh, reports Human Rights Defender of Artsakh said in a press conference on October 17.

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