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Nagorno Karabakh conflict discussed at 28th OSCE Ministerial Council

The Nagorno Karabakh conflict has been discussed on the sidelines of the 28th OSCE Ministerial Council, which was held in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 2-3.

Russia’s new daily coronavirus cases below 32,000 for first time since October 14

Russia recorded 31,096 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday. The number of new daily cases was below 32,000 for the first time since October 14. The total number of cases has reached 9,864,845.

Beijing vows to take countermeasures following US boycott of 2022 Olympics

China will take decisive measures in the wake of the US diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian told a briefing on Tuesday.

Pentagon discusses situation on Russia-Ukraine border

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin discussed with "key departmental leaders" the "buildup of Russian military forces in the areas around eastern, northeastern, and eastern Ukraine but on obviously in western Russia."

Even after many trials, we could not avoid new tragedies. NA Deputy Speaker

On December 7, in connection with the 33rd anniversary of the Spitak earthquake, Gagik Baghunts, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh, paid tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake at the Stepanakert Memorial.

Azerbaijani president’s statements contradict agreements reached in Sochi – Armenia Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia commented on the statement of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev who demanded that that Armenia should accept the terms of Azerbaijan and announce a specific date for the opening of the so-called "Zangezur corridor".

We must do our utmost in good faith to be worthy of the memory of the victims of the earthquake and wars. Artsakh State Minister

On 7 December, in connection with the 33rd anniversary of the Spitak earthquake, Artsakh State Minister Artak Beglaryan paid tribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake at the Stepanakert Memorial.

Artsakh FM David Babayan visited the Stepanakert Memorial Complex

On December 7, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan visited the Stepanakert Memorial Complex and on behalf of the staff of the Foreign Ministry laid flowers on the monument to the victims of the devastating December 7, 1988 earthquake in Armenia.

62 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Artsakh

Artsakh confirmed 62 new coronavirus case on December 6.

President Arayik Harutyunyan paid tribute to the memory of the innocent victims of the destructive Spitak earthquake

Today on December 7, in connection with the 33rd anniversary of the destructive Spitak earthquake, the President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan paid tribute to the memory of the innocent victims, in Stepanakert city memorial, the Presidential Office stated.

US Air Force plans to develop 2 new secret combat drones

The US Air Force will seek funding to develop a pair of classified combat drone programs next year that are designed to operate alongside fighter planes and bombers, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall told POLITICO, the latter reported.

240 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Armenia

240 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Armenia in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 341,058, the ministry of healthcare reports.

33 years passed since Spitak earthquake

Thirty-three years ago, on December 7, 1988, one of the most terrible tragedies in the modern history of Armenia took place.

Putin, Biden to hold talks via live link-up on Tuesday

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden will hold bilateral talks in a video conference format on Tuesday, Tass informs.

Putin arrives in India

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in India for talks with the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, TASS reports.

U.S. federal government commission slams Turkey for poor religious freedom

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom strongly criticized the Turkish government for the “religious freedom conditions” and “actions, deliberate inactions, and rhetoric to fuel a political environment that is hostile to religious minorities.”

CSTO foreign ministers adopt joint statement on fight against terrorism

The CSTO member states are deeply concerned about the terror attacks in the CSTO space and outside its borders, as well as about the growing use of internet, live broadcasts for that purpose, the CSTO foreign ministers’ statement adopted on the sidelines of the 28th OSCE Ministerial Council in Sweden says.

First mass in nearly 100 years served at Armenian Catholic Church in Turkey’s Diyarbakir

After the completion of renovation works, the first mass in nearly 100 years was served at the Armenian Catholic Church in the district of Sur in Diyarbakir, Turkey, the Doghan news agency reports.

Lukashenko: NATO's plans in the regions are unacceptable for Russia and Belarus

NATO's plans in the region are unacceptable not only for Russia but Belarus, too. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the relevant statement on Monday according to BelTA report.

Georgia reports 1,778 daily coronavirus cases

Georgia reported 1,778 new Covid-19 cases, 3,234 recoveries and 63 deaths on Monday, December 6, the official figures show.