Showing posts with label Caucasus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Caucasus. Show all posts

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. 

Decision on Armenia’s possible withdrawal from CSTO will be made based on state interests – PM


Nov 24, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The decision on Armenia’s possible withdrawal from the CSTO will be made taking into account its state interests, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at a press conference today.

First time: Armenia refused aid from the Russian Collective Security Treaty Organization


Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan 

Nov 20, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Yerevan, represented by its representation in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), for the first time publicly refused the assistance offered by this organization.

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.

Armenian PM hopes the Turkey border will be opened for nationals of third countries in near future


Oct 30, 2023.  Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hopes the Armenia-Turkey border will be opened for citizens of third countries in the near future.

Azerbaijani forces strike Karabakh, raising risk of new Caucasus war


Sept 20, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Azerbaijan sent troops backed by artillery strikes into Armenian-controlled territories of Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday (19 September) in an attempt to bring the breakaway region to heel by force, raising the threat of a new war with its neighbour Armenia.

Azerbaijan’s unacceptable military actions risk worsening the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh – Blinken


Sept 19, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

The United States is deeply concerned by Azerbaijan’s military actions in Nagorno-Karabakh and calls on Azerbaijan to cease these actions immediately, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement.

Armenia: Our reliance on Russia for security was a strategic mistake


Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan
( right) shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Mishustin

Sept 4, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


Yesterday, in an interview with the well-known Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sharply expressed his opinion on the foreign policy of his country. According to him, Armenia's dependence on Russia in the sphere of security has become a "strategic mistake".