Government / Politics

Armenia-Azerbaijan News Round-Up

It is almost impossible to know what news is accurate and what is government propaganda.  News is reported from both countries.

12 October 2013. 
Aysor (Armenian News) claims Azerbaijan violated the ceasefire agreement 200 times between September 6-12.

24 October 2013.
AzerNews claims Armenia violated cease fire agreement and Azerbaijan responded with retalitory fire.

30 October 2013.
ArmeniaNow reports  Armenian lawmakers expressed great concern regarding the sale of Russian arms to Azerbaijan at theCommittee on Defense and Security of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on Wednesday (30 October).

31 October 2013.
Asbarez reports, Russian troops may be willing to protect Armenian interests in Nagorno-Karabakh, if Azerbaijan were to strike first.

“If Azerbaijan decides to restore jurisdiction over Nagorno-Karabakh by force the [Russian] military base may join in the armed conflict in accordance with the Russian Federation’s obligations within the framework of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO),” Ruzinksy told the Russian Defense Ministry’s “Krasnaya Zvezda” newspaper in a recent interview. ”

3 November 2013.
AzerNews reports Armenia has breached the ceasefire [again]. AzerNews claims it ended with retalitory fire.

4 November 2013.
APA (Azerbaijan) claims [allegedly] Armenia violated the ceasefire agreement 142 times in October.


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