Foreign ministers of rival countries – Armenia and Azerbaijan to meet in Moscow for the first time to discuss on Nagorno-Karabakh.
Armenia Azerbaijan peace talks are considered as a significant step towards easing tensions between the two countries. Azerbaijan foreign minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Armenian foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan will attend these talks.
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In recent times the clashes have intensified between Armenia and Azerbaijan with respect to Nagorno-Karabakh. Fighting continues in Nagorno-Karabakh with both countries alleging each other of attacks.
Armenian officials say 26 more troops killed whereas Azerbaijan claims it has cleared unexploded missiles. Russia is hosting Armenian Azerbaijan peace talks for a truce so that the war situation eases. Before the talks start, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has said that
We are giving Armenia a chance to settle the conflict peacefully. This is their last chance,
We will return our lands in any case. This is their historic chance.
This is the first high-level talks between the two countries. Marking the beginning of the Armenia Azerbaijan peace talks, Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said
It has begun,
World leaders about Armenia Azerbaijan Peace Talks
French President Emmanuel Macron said that he
believes a truce could come “soon” in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict even though the situation remains fragile,
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a halt to military actions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Also, he said
Following a series of telephone discussions between the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the President of Russia calls for a halt to military actions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,
Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that
Baku and Yerevan confirmed their participation in talks in Moscow,
Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told
If they’re calling only for a ceasefire, if they’re working only towards a ceasefire, it will be nothing more than a repeat of what went on for the last 30 years or so,
Here’s a quick recap before Armenia Azerbaijan Peace Talks:
- International appeals for a ceasefire was ignored by both countries.
- About 300 people have been reported killed overall
- The defence ministry of the Nagorno-Karabakh region, said it had recorded another 26 deaths among its military, pushing the toll to 376 since September 27, 2020 fighting.
- Here are the tweets of both the countries
— MoD of Armenia 🇦🇲 (@ArmeniaMODTeam) October 9, 2020
#Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action @ANAMA_gov_az cleared 29 unexploded missiles in 8 regions of Azerbaijan outside the conflict zone since September 27.#StopArmenianAggression#StopAttackingCivilians#KarabakhIsAzerbaijan
— MFA Azerbaijan 🇦🇿 (@AzerbaijanMFA) October 9, 2020
- Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan accuse Azerbaijan of the clashes and claim Nagorno-Karabakh as their territory.
- Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev accuse Armenia of the clashes and claim Nagorno-Karabakh as their territory.