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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.

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".

Foreign Minister Participatedat the Conference of the ARFDHay Dat Committees and Offices

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan participated in the conference of the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Hay Dat Committees and Offices, which took place in the Grand Hall of the National Assembly of Artsakh, and delivered a speech, the press service of Artsakh MFA stated.

Artsakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on the international community to give an adequate assessment to the unbridled actions of Azerbaijan

On December 3, 2021, Seyran Smbat Sargsyan, born in 1956, a resident of Chartar settlement of the Martuni district of the Republic of Artsakh, was grazing his cattle and as a result of being lost was captured and killed by Azerbaijani military units,the press service of Artsakh MFA stated.

Canada FM expresses solidarity with Armenian people

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Melanie Joly, has expressed solidarity with the Armenian people.

Armenia MFA spokesman: FMs Mirzoyan-Bayramov meeting possible in Stockholm today

A meeting between Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers Ararat Mirzoyan and Jeyhun Bayramov is possible Friday on the margins of the 28th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Stockholm, Sweden, according to Vahan Hunanyan, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, news.am informs.

Armenian, Greek FMs exchange views on peaceful settlement of NK conflict

On December 2, within the framework of the OSCE Ministerial Council, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan held a meeting with Foreign Minister of Greece Nikos Dendias in Stockholm, the Armenian foreign ministry reports.

Armenian, Austrian FMs discuss protection of Artsakh's cultural and religious heritage in Azeri- controlled territories

On December 2, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan, who is in Sweden to participate in the OSCE Ministerial Council, held a meeting with Foreign Minister of Austria Michael Linhart.

United States welcomes resumption of direct dialogue between governments of Armenia and Azerbaijan

The United States welcomes the resumption of direct dialogue between the governments of Armenia and Azerbaijan, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said in his remarks at the OSCE Ministerial Council in Stockholm on December 2.

President Harutyunyan received responsible officials of a number of NGOs

On 2 December Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan received responsible officials of a number of non-governmental organizations, the Presidential Office stated.

Issues on the construction of a complex in the Stepanakert military pantheon were discussed at the Presidential Office

On December 2 President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan convened a consultation with the participation of a group of parents of the victims of the Third Artsakh War and officials of the relevant structures to discuss the construction of a complex in the Stepanakert military pantheon, the Presidential Office stated.

US Secretary of State, Turkish FM discuss situation in Armenia and Azerbaijan

US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed the situation in Armenia and Azerbaijan, the State Department spokesperson said in a statement.

US Senator expresses readiness to work in Senate to facilitate release of Armenian prisoners of war held by Azerbaijan

On December 1st Lilit Makunts, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the United States of America, held a virtual meeting with Senator Edward Markey (D – Massachusetts), the Armenian Embassy in the USA said in a statement on social media.

FM Mirzoyan raises Armenian POW issue at meeting with Swedish Parliament Speaker

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met on December 1 with Speaker of the Riksdag (Parliament) of Sweden Andreas Norlén on the sidelines of his working visit in Stockholm, the Armenian foreign ministry reports.

Access to mobile communication and the Internet in the territory of Artsakh deliberately muffled by the Azeris

Since August of this year, the Human Rights Ombudsman’s Staff of the Republic of Artsakh alerted about the damping of telecommunication, in particular, mobile communication and the Internet by Azerbaijan throughout the territory of the Artsakh Republic, Artsakh Human Rights Defender Gegham Stepanyan wrote on his Facebook page.

Armenian, Russian and Azerbaijani deputy PMs to meet in Moscow on December 1

The Armenia-Russia-Azerbaijan trilateral working group chaired by the deputy prime ministers will hold a meeting today in the Russian capital of Moscow, the Office of Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Mher Grigoryan told Armenpress.

Russian foreign ministry assesses OSCE role in NK conflict settlement process as useful

Moscow assesses useful the OSCE role in the settlement process of the Transnistria and the Nagorno Karabakh conflicts, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement issued ahead of the OSCE Ministerial Council.

Armenian FM visits Sweden for 28th OSCE Ministerial Council

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan will travel to Stockholm, Sweden to participate in the 28th OSCE Ministerial Council December 1-3, his spokesperson Vahan Hunanyan said.

Charles Michel: Political dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan may lead to a sustainable settlement

The political dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan may lead to a sustainable settlement. This is what President of the European Council Charles Michel declared in his speech at the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, news.am informs.

Ombudsman report on Azerbaijan army killing Artsakh civilians is disseminated at UN

The report of Artsakh Human Rights Defender "On the Cases of the Killing of Civilians in Artsakh by the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan" has been disseminated as an official document at the United Nations.