Azerbaijan

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[...]

TEL AVIV (RFE/RL) — Israel has accused an Israeli drone maker of bombing Armenian soldiers in Nagorno-Karabakh at the request of Azerbaijani clients during a sales demonstration, government and local media reported. The accusation by[...]

WASHINGTON — Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Co-Chair Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Co-Vice Chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA) issued statements in[...]

MUNICH, Germany (RFE/RL) — A minor kerfuffle broke out between Armenia’s president and an Azerbaijani diplomat during a panel discussion at a high-profile security conference in Germany on February 17 as the two men traded accusations[...]

HAIFA, Israel (Eurasianet.org) – If Azerbaijan expected gratitude for releasing a blogger from prison early, it has miscalculated. When Russian-Israeli travel blogger Alexander Lapshin was released after seven months in an Azerbaijani[...]

MONTEVIDEO (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — The National Institution of Human Rights (INDDHH) of Uruguay sent a letter to the Uruguayan Chancellor Rodolfo Nin Novoa expressing “concern” over the decision of the Foreign Ministry of[...]

By Mike Runey BAKU (Eurasianet.org) — Azerbaijan rattled international investors this month when the country’s biggest lender, International Bank of Azerbaijan, announced it lacked the funds to pay bondholders and filed for[...]