Artsakh presidential Ambassador-At-Large Masis Mayilyan considers an international anti-terrorist cooperation to be one of the options for lifting the illegal blockade of Artsakh and saving the 120,000 population which is under a real threat of genocide.
On January 25, 2023, Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development convened two separate meetings on Azerbaijan’s ongoing blockade of Artsakh.
Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan again attached importance to deploying an international fact-finding mission to Nagorno Karabakh and Lachin corridor and highlighted the need to carry out consistent work to achieve this.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will hold debates on January 26 on the humanitarian consequences of the blockade of Lachin corridor.
The Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs deplored the latest developments regarding Lachin corridor in Nagorno-Karabakh during separate meetings Minister Abdallah Bou Habib held with the Ambassadors of Armenia and Azerbaijan, the National News Agency of Lebanon reported.
Vice Speaker of Parliament and head of the Armenian delegation to Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Ruben Rubinyan met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejčinović Burić.
Thousands of Azerbaijanis living in the municipality of Sabuncu in Baku are being poisoned with high levels of mazut and waste pollution, meanwhile the Azeri self-described “eco-activists” are busy with blocking the Lachin Corridor under fake environmental pretexts, having caused a humanitarian crisis for 120,000 people living in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh).
The state policy of siege of 120.000 people, with daily threats of the use of force against them, is being implemented by a member of Council of Europe, Azerbaijan, the Armenian delegate to PACE Armen Gevorgyan said in his speech at the PACE Progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee debate.
A remote assembly—entitled "Artsakh: 44-day blockade"—of the friends of Artsakh was held Tuesday evening.
The US State Department is concerned about the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. State Department spokesperson Ned Price noted this at Tuesday’s Department press briefing.
The Russian Security Council is ready to help solve the tasks facing the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), the Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said during a working meeting in Moscow between the Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev and the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov, the Security as news.am inform, the Council press service reported.
Alarmed by the ongoing developments in the Lachin corridor, Vice-President Pere Joan Pons (Spain), OSCE PA Special Representative on South Caucasus, expressed concern over the humanitarian impact on the lives of local Armenian residents in the region and calls for the resumption of a constructive dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Russia continues to work meticulously in its dialogue with both Armenia and Azerbaijan, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday, Tass informs.
Trilateral Statement doesn’t envisage restrictions on transport of cargo regarding their “nature, purpose or use” – Artsakh MFA stated.
President of France Emmanuel Macron held a meeting with Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF) Co-Chairs Ara Toranyan and Mourad Papazian.
Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met with Foreign Minister of Belgium Hadja Lahbib in Brussels on January 23.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to immediately unblock the Lachin corridor for commercial traffic.
Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo expressed her solidarity and support to the people of Artsakh in a phone conversation with Artsakh President Arayik Harutyunyan, assured that they will multiply their continuous efforts to relieve the situation in Artsakh under the conditoins of blockade by Azerbaijan, Arayik Harutyunyan informed in a post on his Facebook page.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will debate the humanitarian consequences of the Lachin Corridor during this session, MP and Armenian delegate to PACE Vladimir Vardanyan said.
State Minister of Artsakh Ruben Vardanyan was interviewed by Stephen Sackur for an episode of BBC HARDtalk.
Pres. Ilham Aliyev and the Azeri media frequently disparage Armenian national hero Karekin Njteh for having associated with Nazi Germany during World War II.
France seeks to take action for the benefit of the process of establishing peace in South Caucasus, unite the international community for the benefit of a peaceful resolution which must include respect for Armenia’s territorial integrity, as well as ensure the rights and security of the population of Nagorno Karabakh, the President of the National Assembly of France Yaël Braun-Pivet told Armenpress in an interview conducted during her visit to Armenia.