Showing posts with label Azerbaijan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Azerbaijan. Show all posts

February 5, Torture in Azerbaijan: Europe looks away


Photos of alleged torture by police published in Azerbaijan (

Feb 5, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


In the run-up to February 7 presidential elections, repression has increased in Azerbaijan, a former Soviet republic in the Caucasus that borders Iran and Armenia. 

February 2 - U.S. Embassy in Armenia softens travel prohibition for its employees to travel to cities bordering Azerbaijan


Feb 2, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The U.S. Embassy in Armenia has softened the prohibition on its employees traveling to cities bordering Azerbaijan, according to Αzeri media.

January 28 - Armenia invites Azerbaijan to sign non-aggression pact


Jan 28, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Armenia invited Azerbaijan to sign a non-aggression pact if the process of signing a peace treaty takes too long, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said, Trend reports.

January 11 - US believes in possibility of durable peace between Azerbaijan, Armenia


Jan 11, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


 The US believes in a possibility of a durable peace between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Vedant Patel, Principal Deputy Spokesperson of the US State Department said during a briefing, in response to a

Türkiye, US discuss peace talks between Azerbaijan and Armenia


Jan 6, 2024. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Baku, Azerbaijan

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan discussed peace talks between Azerbaijan and Armenia during a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Trend reports.

Azerbaijan expels two French diplomats


Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov

Dec 26, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Azerbaijan's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, December 26, that two French diplomats had been ordered to leave over actions "incompatible with their diplomatic status.

The plans of Turkey and Azerbaijan in the South Caucasus (Analysis)


Dec 23, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


By Sergei Melkonian*

The last three years have seen significant changes in the geopolitics of the South Caucasus.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Eurasia’s Forgotten Conflict

With Azerbaijan’s establishment of control over Nagorno-Karabakh now complete, questions remain about refugees now settling in Armenia.

Dec 17, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

by Mark Temnycky

Last week, representatives from the Armenian and Azerbaijani governments met to discuss the delimitation of their borders, where they debated the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

United States 'Welcomes' Prisoners Exchange between Azerbaijan-Armenia


Dec 13, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The United States on Wednesday welcomed the return of the Armenian and Azerbaijani detainees, and reports that additional confidence-building measures are being discussed, the State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller told TURAN's Washington correspondent during daily briefing.

Azerbaijani, Greek FMs discuss bilateral cooperation


Dec 11, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Baku, Azerbaijan

On December 11, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Greek Republic Georgios Gerapetritis as part of participation in the meeting of foreign ministers of the Eastern Partnership countries, Trend reports citing the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.

US Embassy Postpones Alumni Meeting in Baku Amid Espionage Allegations


Nov 28, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


After Azerbaijani media published constant articles portraying the meeting as the US embassy's spy network and who was recruited as an American agent while training in the United States, the US Embassy in Azerbaijan postponed the ceremonial meeting with the graduates of American universities, which was planned to be held on November 27 at the Marriott Absheron Hotel in Baku. 

Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Georgia to hold joint military exercise in 2024

Nov 27, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Next year, we will conduct a joint exercise on cyber attacks, Turkish National Defense Minister Yasar Güler said at a meeting with his Azerbaijani and Georgian counterparts in Baku, Report informs.


Russian peacekeepers close down another post in Nagorno Karabakh


Nov 23, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Russian peacekeeping contingent temporarily stationed in Nagorno Karabakh has closed down another temporary observation post, the Russian Ministry of Defense said.

U.S. Senate unanimously adopts bill blocking military aid to Azerbaijan


Nov 17, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas



Michigan Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) led the unanimous U.S. Senate passage of the “Armenian Protection Act of 2023” (S.3000) which aims to block all U.S. military assistance to Azerbaijan by removing President Biden’s authority to waive Section 907 of the FREEDOM Support Act for Fiscal Years 2024 and 2025, the ANCA reports.

Azerbaijan rejects Armenia peace talks in US over Washington's 'biased remarks'

Azerbaijani's President Ilham Aliyev (L) and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan (R).

Nov 16, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Azerbaijan on Thursday refused to participate in normalisation talks with arch-foe Armenia that were planned in the United States this month over what it said was Washington’s “biased” position.

Azerbaijan: Serbia is the 8th European country that supplies natural gas from us

Nov 15, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A meeting was held between Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov and a delegation led by Minister of Mining and Energy of Serbia Dubravka Djedović Handanović, who is on a visit to Azerbaijan, Azernews reports, citing the ministry.

OSCE affirmed Nagorno Karabakh as Azerbaijan’s sovereign territory


Nov 14, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Baku, Azerbaijan.

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Pia Kauma and Special Representative for the South Caucasus Kari Henriksen welcomed Azerbaijan's commitment to continue efforts to conclude a peace agreement with Armenia, OSCE PA said, Trend reports.

The defense situation today of the three states in the South Caucasus - Report

 Nov 13, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Italian delegation pays official visit

On November 9, Suren Papikyan, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, received the delegation led by Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone, the Chief of the General Staff of the Republic of

Azerbaijani, Serbian FMs discuss deepening bilateral cooperation


Nov 7, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

During his official visit to Belgrade, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic, Azeri media inform.

Tehran: Meeting announced of Russian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Iranian, Armenian FMs


Oct 22, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The 2nd meeting of the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia, Türkiye and Iran within the ‘3+3’ format (Russia, Iran and Türkiye, and 3 South Caucasus countries - Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia) will be held in Tehran on October 23, iranian media reports.