Russia, France, US ceasefire talks mark the start of a concerted drive by the three powers to halt fighting that flared on September 27.
The difficult position Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian faces in relations with the Kremlin is highlighted by the fighting that broke out on September 27 between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces over Baku’s breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh self declared Republic of Artsakh.
Pashinian told the BBC on October 6 that President Vladimir Putin has vowed in telephone conversations that if Azerbaijani forces attack Armenia, Russia will “uphold certain security commitments” and aid Yerevan as a military ally in the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
As clashes continue to rage between #Armenia and #Azerbaijan over the disputed #NagornoKarabakh region,
Armenians living abroad, including here in France, are heading back to their homeland in the hope of doing their part.
Half of the population of the breakaway #NagornoKarabakh region have been displaced in clashes between #Armenianforces and #Azerbaijan
#Russia’s President #Putin has called for the end to a “tragedy” that shows no sign of abating.
European Union called for cessation of hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone as Armenia said today that the territory’s capital Stepanakert, came under attack again.
Azerbaijan has rejected claims of targeting civilian infrastructure in Stepanakert.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that the actions of Turkey and Azerbaijan amounted to a terroristic attack over Nagorno-Karabakh that formed part of the continuation of Armenian genocide