Azerbaijan

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Russia again demanded on Friday, January 11, that Azerbaijan stop barring Russian citizens of Armenian descent from visiting the South Caucasus country, saying that the practice is “incompatible with friendly[...]

YEREVAN (Arka) — The Armenian National Assembly condemns the Armenian pogroms committed in Baku in January 1990, Parliament Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan said on January 15. He said all the members of the parliament denounce that violence as[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — International mediators are trying to organize another meeting of Armenia’s and Azerbaijan’s foreign ministers later this month, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, January 8. “The co-chairs of the[...]

WASHINGTON — On January 3, the United States Senate confirmed by a voice vote Ambassadorial nominees Lynne M. Tracy and Earle D. Litzenberger to represent the United States in Armenia and Azerbaijan, respectively. Last month, during the[...]

ST. PETERSBURG (RFE/RL) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan talked to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Thursday, December 6, at a summit of ex-Soviet states held in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, it emerged on Friday.[...]

WASHINGTON — The former president of a Texas-based non-profit pleaded guilty on December 10 for his role in a scheme to conceal the fact that a 2013 Congressional trip to Azerbaijan was funded by the Azerbaijan government. Assistant[...]

WASHINGTON (RFE/RL) — US national-security adviser John Bolton has announced he will be traveling to Russia and three Caucasus nations later this month for talks with senior officials. In a tweet on October 11, Bolton said he would[...]

WASHINGTON — On October 4, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, in response to questions posed by Ranking Member Robert Menendez (D-NJ), the US Ambassadorial nominee to Azerbaijan, Earle D. Litzenberger, stated that the[...]

MOSCOW (Arka) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan later this year, Russian daily Izvestia reported quoting a presidential aide on foreign affairs Yuri Ushakov. According to Ushakov, the[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenia’s national team will not participate in the 2018 Judo World Championships in Baku due to lack of proper security guarantees. “The host country has refused to provide proper security[...]