This week, the Venezuelan leader of the opposition, Juan Guaido, gave an interview regarding the continuation of the US’ bipartisan support of the Venezuelan opposition by the newly-elected US President, Joe Biden, and his administration. However, Venezuela can suffer the same fate as Syria, except the trajectory will differ.
A Russian peacekeeping contingent has been stationed in the “Armenian” part of Nagorno-Karabakh after a ceasefire agreement was signed by Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. The agreement came into force on the November 10th. Currently, the Russian peacekeeping units carry out a number of duties.
Last week, US President Donald Trump asked his advisers about the possibilities of striking Iranian nuclear facilities. The Wall Street Journal published the information regarding Iran expanding its supply of low-enriched uranium. Trump has been hostile towards Iran since he took office.
The ceasefire agreement has been signed between Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh region. There have been accusations by the Armenian opposition that Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has been hiding inside the US Embassy in Yerevan. The Armenian military leadership does not want the war to continue.
A ceasefire agreement has been signed between Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan pertaining to the Nagorno-Karabakh Region. The agreement entails Russian peacekeepers overseeing the mission. Meanwhile, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that he is in Armenia, and continues to fulfill his duties.
Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia have signed a peace agreement to end the military conflict in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called the deal “very painful” for him and his people. The agreement came after nearly six weeks of fighting between ethnic minorities in Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Azerbaijan admitted to shooting down a Russian helicopter over its territory and apologized to Moscow. Azerbaijan expressed its willingness to pay compensation to Russia for the accident. They explained that a unit of the army believed that there were “provocations from the Armenian side,” in the context of the conflict over the Nagorno Karabakh region.
Just at the time when Israel was beginning to improve its relations with Armenia, the recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, over the Nagorno–Karabakh region began. Armenia and Israel established diplomatic relations in 1992. The ambassadors to Israel from Armenia were located in Paris, Cairo and Yeravan.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has asked the Russian president for help in securing his country. The Armenian Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday (October 31st) that Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had officially asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to launch an “urgent consultation” on ensuring Armenia’s security.
The escalation of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict happened in September and continues today. The President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan is supporting Azerbaijan. The conflict is pertaining the Nagorno Karabakh region. Azerbaijan believes the territories should be returned to them.
In separate meetings with his Azeri and Armenian counterparts, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for an end to the war in Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan has stated that it is ready to resume political talks after the occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh by Armenia.
Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of violating the ceasefire just minutes after it took effect in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The ceasefire was agreed upon at midnight local time on Saturday. A spokesman for Armenia’s defense ministry said Azerbaijan had violated the ceasefire by firing artillery shells and rockets just four minutes after it took effect.
At around 6 AM on September 27, the Armenian armed forces violated the ceasefire and intensively fired on the positions of the Azerbaijani Army in the frontline using large caliber machine guns and sniper rifles. This appears to be another deliberate and targeted provocation by the Armenian armed forces manifested in opening fire on the civilians densely populated in the front-line areas and civil facilities.
The new conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has escalated to the point of threatening the destruction of strategic structures, and the targeting of power plants on both sides. This time, the clashes are taking place in the mountainous region of Tavush, which is 300 km away from the area of traditional dispute.
In Baku, participants of an unauthorized rally in support of the Azerbaijani army broke into the country’s Parliament building. A video of the rally was posted on Telegram. The police had to disperse the demonstrators who entered the building. In addition, law enforcement officers had to use water cannons.
Azerbaijan and Armenia exchanged fire on the northern border on July 12 and 13 and used heavy weapons. At present, 14 people have been killed and 10 are injured. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a statement on the evening of the 13th and expressed deep concern about the conflict.