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Germany hosts the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan for peace talks

Feb. 28, 2024 09:12 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany sought to move forward talks on a peace treaty between Armenia and Azerbaijan on Wednesday, welcoming the two countries' foreign ministers to Berlin. German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock hosted her counterparts, Armenia's Ararat Mirzoyan and Azerbaijan's...

Greece says it’s hoping to nudge ally Armenia’s alliances westward

Feb. 27, 2024 09:22 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — NATO member Greece said Tuesday it wants to help traditional ally Armenia shift alliances westward, arguing that improved ties with the European Union would boost stability in the troubled Caucasus region. Armenia, which has close military and trade ties with...

France honors foreign Resistance fighters as WWII hero Manouchian is inducted into the Panthéon

Feb. 23, 2024 07:56 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — When France hosts grandiose ceremonies commemorating D-Day, the heroic role of Missak Manouchian and other foreigners among French Resistance fighters in World War II is often overlooked. French President Emmanuel Macron sought to change that Wednesday by inducting Manouchian into...

Armenia and, Azerbaijan trade accusations over border skirmish that leaves 4 soldiers dead

Feb. 13, 2024 08:46 AM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan on Tuesday traded accusations over a border skirmish that left at least four Armenian soldiers dead and escalated tensions between the two Caucasus neighbors. Armenia's Foreign Ministry denounced what it described as a...

Armenian leader travels to Russia despite tensions and promises economic bloc cooperation

Dec. 25, 2023 14:31 PM EST

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, whose country's relations with Russia grew tense this year, said Monday that when Armenia takes the rotating chairmanship of a Moscow-dominated economic alliance he will try to suppress politics obstructing regional integration. ...

Armenia and Azerbaijan exchange POWs in line with agreement announced last week

Dec. 13, 2023 12:59 PM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan on Wednesday exchanged prisoners of war, in line with an agreement announced last week that also promised the two countries would work towards a peace treaty and was hailed by the European Union as a major step toward peace in the tumultuous region....

Baku to the future: After stalemate, UN climate talks will be in Azerbaijan in 2024

Dec. 10, 2023 11:00 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For years, climate change has been a factor — not the only one — in wars and conflicts. Now for the first time, it's part of a peace deal. A long-time stand-off that had turned the choice for next year's United Nations climate talks into a...

Armenia and Azerbaijan announce deal to exchange POWs and work toward peace treaty

Dec. 07, 2023 18:13 PM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed Thursday to exchange prisoners of war and work toward signing a peace treaty in what the European Union hailed as a major step toward peace in the long-troubled region. The two countries said in a joint statement they “share...