‘Turkey-Armenia normalization may foster peace but challenges remain’

When German Capt. Helmuth Karl Bernhard Graf von Moltke visited the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century, he called Armenians “Christian Turks,” as the only difference between the two nations he observed was their religion. Despite such a deep cultural connection, the two nations have had a rocky past in terms of diplomatic relations, but … Read more

Turkey’s BMC exports 170 more buses to Azerbaijan

Turkish vehicle manufacturer BMC, one of the country’s largest commercial and military vehicle manufacturers, sold 170 more buses to Azerbaijan, according to Anadolu Agency (AA) on Monday. The company continues to increase its exports with the new generation, high-tech and environmentally friendly buses, thanks to its investments in research and development (R&D) in recent years, … Read more

Armenia accepts steps towards peace with Azerbaijan: Aliyev

Armenia accepted the document presented by Azerbaijan on five principles to normalize bilateral ties after the 44-day war between the two countries, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Saturday. Aliyev made the remarks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone call in which the leaders exchanged views on Armenia-Azerbaijani relations in the post-conflict period, … Read more

Moscow welcomes normalization efforts between Turkey and Armenia: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow welcomes the normalization of relations between Turkey and Armenia. Reconciliation between Ankara and Yerevan will contribute to the region’s prosperity, Lavrov told a news conference in Moscow after a meeting with his Armenian counterpart Ararat Mirzoyan on Friday. He also praised the 3+3 format (Iran, Russia and … Read more

Aliyev, Pashinian to discuss steps for peace amid Yerevan protests

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will meet at a summit in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss steps after the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict amid protests against the talks in the Armenian capital. , Yerevan. During their talks, mediated by European Council President Charles Michel, Aliyev and Pashinian are expected to discuss starting … Read more

Armenian forces attack Azerbaijani positions in Aghdam

Armenian soldiers opened fire on Azerbaijani positions on the border between the two countries, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on Monday. The ministry noted that Armenian soldiers attacked Azerbaijani military positions in Aghdam village in Tovuz lightning at 11 p.m. on April 3. The Azerbaijani military retaliated in kind as a precautionary measure and reported … Read more

Azerbaijan commemorates genocide victims killed by Armenia

Armenian nationalists pursuing the dream of establishing “Greater Armenia” have been in favor of a policy of genocide, ethnic cleansing and deportation of the Azerbaijani people, Sabina Aliyeva, Human Rights Commissioner (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan said on Tuesday. . Commemorating March 31 as the Genocide Day of Azerbaijanis, Aliyeva said that the most … Read more

Azerbaijan ready for talks if Armenia is serious about peace deal

Azerbaijan said on Tuesday it was ready for peace talks with Armenia after Yerevan urged Baku to negotiate a comprehensive peace treaty amid renewed tensions over Nagorno-Karabakh. “If Armenia is serious about a peace agreement, then concrete steps must be taken. We repeat that Azerbaijan is ready for this,” the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said in … Read more