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Blinken hosts Armenia, Azerbaijan FMs in bid to boost peace

Sep. 19, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday in a bid to ease tensions and maintain a fragile ceasefire between the ex-Soviet countries and rivals following the largest outbreak of hostilities in more than two years. ...

Pelosi, other US lawmakers visit Armenia as cease-fire holds

Sep. 17, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A U.S. congressional delegation headed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi arrived Saturday in Armenia, where a cease-fire has held for three days after an outburst of fighting with neighboring Azerbaijan that killed more than 200 troops from both sides. ...

Pelosi to visit Armenia as cease-fire with Azerbaijan holds

Sep. 16, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, said Friday she plans to make a weekend visit to Armenia, where a cease-fire held for a second day after an outburst of fighting with neighboring Azerbaijan that killed more than 200 troops from both sides. ...

Putin thanks China's Xi for his 'balanced' stand on Ukraine

Sep. 15, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Thursday for his “balanced” approach to the Ukrainian crisis and blasted Washington's “ugly" policies at a meeting that followed a major setback for Moscow on the battlefield. ...

Cease-fire holds between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Sep. 15, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A cease-fire between Armenia and Azerbaijan held Thursday following two days of fighting that killed 176 soldiers from both sides. Armen Grigoryan, the secretary of Armenia’s Security Council, said the truce brokered thanks to international mediation took...

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on cease-fire to end fighting

Sep. 14, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan negotiated a cease-fire to end a flare-up of fighting that has killed 155 soldiers from both sides, a senior Armenian official said early Thursday. Armen Grigoryan, the secretary of Armenia's Security Council, announced the truce in...

Armenia, Azerbaijan report 99 troops killed in border clash

Sep. 13, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Fighting on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan killed about 100 troops Tuesday as attacks on both sides fed fears of broader hostilities breaking out between the longtime adversaries. Armenia said at least 49 of its soldiers were killed; Azerbaijan...

Armenia's prime minister says 49 soldiers were killed in nighttime attacks by Azerbaijan.

Sep. 13, 2022 03:47 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Armenia's prime minister says 49 soldiers were killed in nighttime attacks by Azerbaijan.

Cyprus protests meeting of Azerbaijan, Turkish Cypriot heads

Aug. 11, 2022 05:23 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The foreign ministry of Cyprus said Thursday it’s lodging formal protests against a meeting between the leader of the ethnically split island nation's breakaway Turkish Cypriots and the president of Azerbaijan amid concerns of a stepped-up partition campaign. ...

Troops of Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh clash; 3 killed

Aug. 03, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces reignited Wednesday in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where three soldiers were reported killed. Nagorno-Karabakh military officials said drone attacks carried out by Azerbaijani forces killed two...