Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia announced that it will hold Joint Military Exercises with the US next week

Armenia announced today that it will host joint military exercises with the United States next week, likely to irritate Russia, Reuters reported.

The Armenian Defense Ministry said the purpose of the "Eagle Partner 2023" exercise, which will take place from September 11 to 20, is to prepare Armenian forces to participate in international peacekeeping missions.

Armenia is ready to recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as part of Azerbaijan - Under One Condition

Armenia is ready to recognize the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, which includes Nagorno-Karabakh, but on the condition that the security of the Armenian population is guaranteed. This was announced at a press conference on Monday by the Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. If this happens, it will be a historic decision that will end the decades-long conflict in the Caucasus.

Ceasefire?

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, 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.

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