Armenia–Azerbaijan relations

Global Awareness Initiative Reports an Analysis Proves Execution of Armenian Prisoners of War Are Real

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 4:30am

The analysis was released by an ex-British Army officer and open source analystNick Watersin an investigative journalist article forbellingcat.

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  • The analysis was released by an ex-British Army officer and open source analystNick Watersin an investigative journalist article forbellingcat.
  • This video was initially posted onAzerbaijaniTelegram channels alongside a description stating that the two men captured were Armenian soldiers.
  • This comes shortly after a video was leaked where Azerbaijani soldiers brutally killed two handcuffed and unarmed Armenian prisoners of war and beheaded a soldier.
  • Some of them mentioned that had they killed babies in the 90s war, there would be no Armenians to fight today.

Global Awareness Initiative Reports Turkey Blocked 100 Tons of Humanitarian Aid to Armenia

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3:43am

YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To stop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.

Key Points: 
  • YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To stop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.
  • Latest news from the front-line of Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh:
    During a press conference on October 14 , the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs of Armenia Zareh Sinanyan reported that Turkey has blocked 100 tons of humanitarian aid to Armenia traveling from the United States.
  • Sinanyan also added that over the period of this Nagorno-Karabakh conflict nearly 700 tons of humanitarian aid has been delivered to Armenia from different countries - Russia, the USA, France, Ukraine, European countries, Javakhk, Tbilisi.
  • On October 15, a video purporting to showtwo Armenian prisoners of war being humiliated and brutally killed surged on Azerbaijani social media.

Global Awareness Initiative Reports Azerbaijan Deliberately Targets Hospitals and Kindergartens in Nagorno-Karabakh

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 12:30am

YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Tostop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.

Key Points: 
  • YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Tostop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.
  • During the day, there has been more shelling in the town of Martuni, their artillery hit a local kindergarten .
  • On Oct. 14, Azerbaijan targetedthe territory of the Republic of Armenia adjacent to the disputedNagorno-Karabakhregion.
  • The attack was made on sheer assumptions that the military equipment, which was on Armenian soil, "intended" to start fire towards Azerbaijan.

Global Awareness Initiative Reports More Evidence on Syrian Mercenaries' Involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 12:30am

YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tostop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.

Key Points: 
  • YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tostop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.
  • Latest news from thefrontlineof Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh:
    The National managed to talk to a Syrian fighter from the Sultan Murad Brigade currently in Azerbaijan.
  • The National reveals that army officers order Syrians to attack, while Azerbaijani troops, who were supposed to be fighting with them, "are kilometres behind us."
  • "The Turks put us in such a position that we can't any more escape from here," said Ibrahim, who accepted the job to support his family.

Global Awareness Initiative Reports Azerbaijan Violated Humanitarian Ceasefire

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 6:00am

YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Tostop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.

Key Points: 
  • YEREVAN, Armenia, Oct. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Tostop disinformation surrounding the current conflict with Turkey and Azerbaijan and spread awareness in the international community, Armenia's tech community leaders came together to form the Global Awareness initiative.
  • The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia reports that before the announcement of the humanitarian ceasefire, Azerbaijan attempted a subversive-intelligence infiltration in the direction of Hadrut.
  • After 11 hours of negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan, a humanitarian ceasefire was confirmed to start at 12:00 local time.
  • The Nagorno-KarabakhDefense Army reports that less than 2 hours before the ceasefire between Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) and Azerbaijan takes effect, the Azerbaijani army launches drone strikes towards the territory of the Republic of Armenia.

Nagorno Karabakh: Remarks by the High Representative / Vice-Pres

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:06am

Thank you Mr President, Honorable Members of the European Parliament, Members, the current military confrontation along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone is of our utmost concern.

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  • Thank you Mr President, Honorable Members of the European Parliament, Members, the current military confrontation along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone is of our utmost concern.
  • On the day that fighting erupted, I released a statement as High Representative, calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities, de-escalation and strict observance of the ceasefire.
  • This position was reinforced by the European Council held on the 1st and 2nd of October.
  • We have seen extremely worrying reports of a surge in attacks on populated areas, which is taking a deadly toll on civilians.
  • We strongly urge the sides to fully observe their international obligations to protect civilian populations.
  • And, with the resources we have, we have urgently allocated a small amount of money [500,000] in humanitarian aid for the affected populations.
  • In fact, we do not have a lot of information about how the conflict is developing.
  • At this stage, further escalation of the conflict and involvement of regional actors, unhappily, cannot be excluded.
  • Link to the video: https://audiovisual.ec.europa.eu/en/video/I-195714 Closing remarks Thank you President, thank you to all of you for your interesting and engaging remarks.
  • We are going do what we can do as the European Union, with the resources we have in the diplomatic arena.
  • The European Council has decided to see what is going on from now until December to review our relationship with Turkey.
  • This is what the European Council decided after a long discussion on our relations with Turkey.

Global Awareness Initiative Says Azerbaijan Continues to Violate Human Rights by Actively Bombing Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh's Capital

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:00pm

As the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate, more awareness is now being spread by both international media outlets and world leaders.

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  • As the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate, more awareness is now being spread by both international media outlets and world leaders.
  • Azerbaijan continues to violate human rights by actively bombing Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh's capital.
  • Canada has suspended all military export permits to Turkey due to concerns centered around human rights violations.
  • The MoD has also stated that all allegations stating otherwise, especially from the side of Azerbaijan, are intentional lies.

Global Campaign Mobilized for Humanitarian Relief in Embattled Armenia

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:25pm

The matched funds will be used exclusively for humanitarian relief and emergency medical equipment in Armenia and Artsakh, urgently needed as a result of the full-scale war unleashed by Azerbaijan on September 27, 2020.

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  • The matched funds will be used exclusively for humanitarian relief and emergency medical equipment in Armenia and Artsakh, urgently needed as a result of the full-scale war unleashed by Azerbaijan on September 27, 2020.
  • With over 5,000 Armenians already displaced, the mounting civilian casualties and the crippling damage to infrastructure, during a global pandemic, exacerbate the need for humanitarian relief.
  • AGBU will match up to $5 million raised during the campaign window, which will apply for any individual donation up to $100,000.
  • Founded by the Armenian government in the early 1990s, the Hayastan All Armenia Fund is a non-profit organization supporting projects in Armenia with branches around the world.

CSI Condemns Turkish, Azerbaijani, and Syrian Jihadist Aggression Against Armenian Christians

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 6:14pm

Thousands of Armenians and Azerbaijanis have been displaced by the fighting, and reports of civilian casualties are on the rise.

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  • Thousands of Armenians and Azerbaijanis have been displaced by the fighting, and reports of civilian casualties are on the rise.
  • Nagorno Karabakh, known to Armenians as "Artsakh," is part of the historic homeland of the Armenian people.
  • The Soviet Union placed the Armenian-majority region within the boundaries of Azerbaijan in the 1920s, when Azerbaijan and Armenian were both under Soviet rule.
  • The war was suspended in 1994 with a fragile ceasefire and with Nagorno-Karabakh as de facto Armenian-ruled republic.

Azerbaijan Calls on West to Halt Armenian Expansionism

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 4:57pm

Nagorno-Karabakh is internationally recognised as part of Azerbaijan, yet Armenia has occupied this region and adjoining parts of Azerbaijan since 1994, in violation of four United Nations resolutions calling on Armenia to withdrawits forces.

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  • Nagorno-Karabakh is internationally recognised as part of Azerbaijan, yet Armenia has occupied this region and adjoining parts of Azerbaijan since 1994, in violation of four United Nations resolutions calling on Armenia to withdrawits forces.
  • 17 Azerbaijani civilians have been killed by Armenian shelling this week, with 51 injured.
  • "Azerbaijan understands the concerns of the world community, but the West should also understand Azerbaijan's position.
  • In contrast, Azerbaijan has been a consistent and reliable ally of the West for decades.