Antony Blinken

Dacic, Hill sign MoU between Serbian MFA, US State Department

BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy PM and FM Ivica Dacic and US Ambassador to Serbia Christopher Hill signed on Thursday a MoU between the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the US Department of State.

At a joint press conference, Dacic said Serbia believed contacts with the US, including exchanges of bilateral visits, must be stepped up.

Russia suspends participation in Ukraine grain deal

Moscow on Saturday suspended its participation in a landmark agreement that allowed vital grain exports from Ukraine, blaming drone attacks on Russian ships in Crimea.

Russia made the announcement after its army accused Kiev earlier Saturday of a "massive" drone attack on its Black Sea fleet, which Ukraine labelled a "false pretext" and the UN urged the deal's preservation.


Azerbaijani media reported that Baku and Yerevan agreed on a cease-fire in the new conflict as of 09:00 local time today. "A ceasefire agreement was reached between Armenia and Azerbaijan starting today at 09:00 a.m. local time," Sputnik Azerbaijan reported, referring to its sources, according to the Russian agency.

Azerbaijan and Armenia Renewed Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh

Another escalation between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The fighting was again renewed. According to Yerevan, Azerbaijani troops attacked Armenian positions in three places with artillery and heavy weapons.

However, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said the fighting was sparked by a large-scale Armenian sabotage attempt.

Azerbaijan, Armenia report deadly border clashes

Türkiye on Sept. 13 firmly sided with its regional ally Azerbaijan in the latest deadly outbreak of violence in the Caucasus, telling Armenia to "cease its provocations" against Baku.

Clashes erupted overnight along the volatile Azerbaijan-Armenia border near the occupied region of Nagorno-Karabakh, leaving troops dead on both sides, defense ministries in Baku and Yerevan said.