Artsakhpress

Latest news

Azerbaijan committed 95 ceasefire breaches in one week

Azerbaijani Armed Forces committed 95 ceasefire violations at the Artsakh Line of Contact from September 8 to 14, the Ministry of Defense of Artsakh reports.

Trump enters his next phase of vetting for new national security adviser

US President Donald Trump entered his next phase of vetting for a new national security adviser, interviewing his top hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien at the White House on Friday, and combing through a growing list of candidates with diplomatic, military and business experience, The Washington Post reported.

Ahmet Davutoglu withdraws from ruling Justice and Development Party

Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his withdrawal from the ruling Justice and Development Party and plans to form a new political movement, AP reported.

Bako Sahakyan convenes working consultation

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan on September 13 convened a working consultation on the 2020-2022 state mid-term expenditure program, the Presidential Office stated.

Armenian and Azerbaijani FMs agreed to meet, says MFA spokesperson

The OSCE Minsk Group proposed to organize a meeting between the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan in New York on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, Armenian foreign ministry spokeswoman Anna Naghdalyan told reporters today.

Armenia always raises concerns on arms sales to Azerbaijan by some CSTO states

Armenia has always voiced its concerns regarding the engagement of some member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in arms sales to Azerbaijan, Foreign ministry spokeswoman Anna Naghdalyan said during today’s briefing, asked what is Armenia’s position on arms sales by CSTO member states to Azerbaijan.

Artsakh Republic Public TV should have 24-hour broadcasting. Tigran Hakobyan

During the meeting with Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan we have discussed a number of issues related to our joint work.

Azerbaijan opens cross-border gunfire at Armenia and Artsakh 52 times in two days

Azerbaijani Armed Forces have breached the ceasefire 52 times at both the Armenian border (21 times) and the Artsakh Line of Contact (31 times) in two days (September 11-13), Head of the Information Department of the Armenian Armed Forces General Staff’s Administrative Body Samvel Asatryan told Armenpress.

Russian, Turkish, Iranian presidents to discuss Idlib at Ankara summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will meet at a summit on Syrian settlement in Ankara on Monday and will discuss the situation in the Idlib Region, the Turkish leader told the national NTV channel, Tass reports.

Bako Sahakyan receives delegation of Television and Radio Commission of Armenia

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan today received the delegation of the Television and Radio Commission of the Republic of Armenia led by head of the structure Tigran Hakobyan, the Presidential Office stated.

Trump claims Bolton was 'holding me back!' on foreign policy matters

US President Donald Trump on Thursday again claimed former national security adviser John Bolton, well-known for his hawkish impulses and inclination toward military intervention, was “holding me back” on certain matters of foreign policy, Politico reports.

American Armenian screenwriter Mardik Martin dies aged 84

Mardik Martin, the co-screenwriter behind Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets, New York, New York and Raging Bull, has died. He was 84, The Hollywood Reporter reported.

Trump will not pick Pompeo' as national security adviser

US President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton.

Apple capitalization after new iPhone presentation exceeds $ 1 trillion

The market capitalization of Apple on Wednesday again exceeded one trillion dollars after the presentation of new iPhone smartphones and other equipment, NASDAQ electronic exchange (NASDAQ) reported.

Issue of granting status to Azerbaijan at CSTO is not being discussed – Acting Secretary General

The decision on granting the status of a partner, observer or member to any country in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is being made by consensus, Acting CSTO Secretary General Valery Semerikov told reporters on September 12.

UN's Guterres denounces Israeli leader Netanyahu's land annexation plan

UN's Guterres denounces Israeli leader Netanyahu's land annexation plan

PACE President to Baku: CoE member obliged to implement ECHR decisions

Сouncil of Europe member states must comply with their obligations, including the full implementation of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, Liliane Maury Pasquier told reporters in Baku, news.am reports.

Trump administration considers double-tapping Pompeo for national security adviser

Just one day after US President Donald Trump dismissed national security adviser John Bolton, administration officials are discussing the possibility of replacing Bolton with his chief rival, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

French National Assembly Speaker charged

Three investigating judges of the French city of Lille have charged Speaker of the National Assembly of France (lower chamber of parliament) Richard Ferrand for “illegally obtaining income”, reports RIA Novosti, citing Parisien.

Dollar falls in Armenia

The American dollar’s (USD) exchange rate against the Armenian dram (AMD) comprised AMD 476.22/$1 in Armenia on Thursday; this is down by AMD 0.12 from Wednesday, according to the official website of the Central Bank of Armenia.