Search: Turkey,Armenia (6 materials)

The aggravation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has a pernicious effect on international stability

... the key issues of the international agenda that will be discussed at the forthcoming UN General Assembly, including the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, end of the war in Ukraine, reduction of tensions over the nuclear deal with Iran, and Turkey's heated relations with the West. - Andrey Vadimovich, how do you assess the prospects for the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia on the fields of the UN General Assembly? - Any meeting between high representatives of these two countries is very important, since contacts, exchange of positions, comparison of viewpoints, perhaps the establishment of relations are maybe small,...

14.09.2017

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: At the Crossroads of Foreign Policy Interests

... for compromises. By “conflict settlement,” each party to the conflict understands it as victory over the enemy, not as concessions and taking steps to meet each other halfway. At the same time, we should note that in 2008–2010, when Turkey and Armenia attempted to normalize bilateral relations, the two countries announced their intention to separate the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict from the general political and historical context of their bilateral relations; however, this goal was never achieved ...

09.03.2017

Russia straddles two sides in the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute

... Moscow sends armored vehicles and other military hardware to Armenia. Until recently the Kremlin has tried to come up with what Fenenko describes as “a balanced partnership” — “maintaining the collaborative relations with Armenia” and “a strategic partnership with Azerbaijan.” However, given Turkey’s political stakes in Azerbaijan and the sharp decline in Moscow-Ankara relations resulting from Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet near the Syrian border last year, the Kremlin’s attempts to straddle between Yerevan and Baku might ...

13.04.2016

A Little War that Didn’t Shake the World: a View from Yerevan

... with Aliyev in Ankara weeks before had become a source of inspiration in social media, could have been behind encouraging Aliyev for the military escalation, too. Leaving aside conspiracy theories, main source of these judgments was the fact that only Turkey, among all other nations, voiced unequivocal support to Azerbaijani military adventure, to quote Erdogan, “till the end”. True, on the other hand, Russia is thought by many to be the staunch ally of Armenia, based on the depth and spectrum of bilateral relations, including within the frameworks of CSTO and EAU. However, the Kremlin has made no statement of support to Armenia unilaterally, and from the early hours of escalation voiced only “concerns” ...

08.04.2016

The Karabakh Dimension of the Russian-Turkish Crisis

... strengthened cooperation between the two countries in the defense sector. A significant strengthening of the Russian military presence in Armenia is so far unlikely, provided, of course, that there is no force majeure clash of arms between Russia and Turkey. Armenia can hardly be suspected of leaning towards Turkey, especially in the latter’s conflict with Russia. The Armenian leadership has not hesitated to make several statements condemning Ankara’s actions. During the CSTO summit in Moscow ...

03.03.2016

Azerbaijan–Armenia: heat is getting stronger

The latest exacerbation of the situation on the demarcation line between the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Armenia is undoubtedly Baku’s desire to distract attention from 24 April – the tragic historical date marking the centenary of the Armenian genocide. Turkey is holding a series of national events marking the First World War with the same aim. The main reason for what is happening, however, is different. For several years after the defeat in the 1992-1994 war in Nagorny Karabakh the situation in the ...

23.04.2015

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