Topic: Syunik

By Nane Sahakian KAPAN, Armenia (Azatutyun) — Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian stressed the importance of Armenia’s security on Friday, October 21, as he inaugurated the Iranian consulate general in a strategic[...]

ANKARA (Azatutyun) — Turkey has again demanded that Armenia agree to open an extraterritorial land corridor connecting Azerbaijan to its Nakhichevan exclave. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavusoglu indicated on October 17 that this[...]

The main topic of international politics is the development of the new world order, which is more intensely felt and fought in the Caucasus. Recently, two major summits were held, the first in Tehran, with the participation of Presidents[...]

By Naira Nalbandian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Iran has appointed a consul general to the town of Kapan in southern Armenia, the Islamic Republic’s embassy in Yerevan told Armenpress news agency. Armenian news website News.am, quoting[...]

By Artak Khulian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Citing increased drug trafficking and other illegal cross-border activities, Russian border guards controlling Armenia’s border with Iran have set up checkpoints along several roads in the[...]

BAKU (RFE/RL) — Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on June 16 warned Armenia against bringing up the status of Nagorno-Karabakh in peace talks with Azerbaijan and again demanded a land corridor passing through Armenian territory.[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — Over the past two months Azerbaijani customs officers have collected 2 million manats ($1.1 million) in customs payments at Goris-Kapan roadway which passes through Armenia’s Syunik region. According to Regnum[...]

By Avo Piroyan On 7 December, a video circulated on social media channels of Armenia’s Parliamentary Speaker, Alen Simonyan, criticizing Armenian prisoners of war in Azerbaijan and questioning their intent/goals when surrendering to[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on December 7 again threatened to forcibly open a land “corridor” that would connect Azerbaijan to its Nakhichevan exclave via Armenia southeastern Syunik province. Aliyev[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan must be prosecuted for handing over strategic areas along Armenia southeastern Syunik province to Azerbaijan shortly after last year’s war in Nagorno-Karabakh, the main opposition[...]