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Nagorno-Karabakh to dissolve, ending independence dream

The Jordan Times 29 Sep 2023
YEREVAN — Nagorno-Karabakh's long and bloody dream of independence ended on Thursday with a decree declaring that the ethnic Armenian statelet in Azerbaijan "ceases to exist" at the end of the year ... Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan accused Azerbaijan of conducting "ethnic cleansing" and called on the international community to act.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Disputed region to cease to exist on January 1, President declares

The National 28 Sep 2023
Azerbaijan said on Thursday it wanted ethnic Armenians to remain in Nagorno-Karabakh, from where more than half of the ethnic Armenian population has fled following its lightning offensive to take back control of the region ... The Kremlin was in contact with Azerbaijan on humanitarian linked issues, he added.

Nagorno-Karabakh live: 70,500 refugees have crossed into Armenia – Yerevan

Al Jazeera 28 Sep 2023
About 70,500 refugees have fled Nagorno-Karabakh for Armenia in a matter of days after Azerbaijan’s lightning offensive, according to Yerevan ... ‘It is impossible for Armenians to live as part of Azerbaijan’ ... Aliyev pictured during his visit to Jabrayil [Handout/Office of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan].

Russia’s Alliance Woes Pile Up With a New Public Warning

The Daily Beast 28 Sep 2023
The icy statement from Moscow comes as Armenia signals it is interested in a foreign policy less dependent on Russia, after Moscow failed to intervene when Azerbaijani military forces attacked the breakaway republic Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian enclave located inside Azerbaijan, last week.
photo: AP / Vasily Krestyaninov
Wounded ethnic Armenian man named Sasha, 84 years-old, from Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh is helped by volunteers walk as he arrives in Armenia's Goris in Syunik region, Armenia, on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023. Some 42,500 people, or about 35% of Nagorno-Karabakh's ethnic Armenian population, has left for neighboring Armenia as of Wednesday morning, according to Armenian authorities. Hours-long traffic jams were reported on Tuesday on the road linking Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia.

Nearly half of Karabakh’s population seeks refuge in Armenia

Dawn 28 Sep 2023
Armenia said on Wednes­day that nearly half of Nagorno-Karabakh’s population has fled the enclave since Azerbaijan crushed the rebels’ decades-long fight for an independent state last week ... The Armenian government said more than 53,000 people had left since Azerbaijan lifted its nine-month blockade on the enclave on Sunday.

Bulgaria Boosts Gas Imports From Azerbaijan

MENA FN 28 Sep 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 28. Bulgaria has increased its gas imports from Azerbaijan, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, told Trend . In July ... .

Stock market today: Wall Street sticks near its lowest level since June as stocks drift

Caledonian Record 28 Sep 2023
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is holding near its lowest level since June, as stocks drift in early trading ... “The waiting game continues,” said Mike Loewengart, head of model portfolio construction at Morgan Stanley Global Investment Office ... Azerbaijan says 192 of its troops were killed in last week's offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh. +3 ... +5 ... ....

Rights of Armenians living in Karabakh to be protected: Azerbaijani president

Anadolu Agency 27 Sep 2023
During a meeting with a US delegation, Aliyev emphasized that like other ethnic minorities living in Azerbaijan, Armenians’ rights would be ensured within the framework of the country's legislation and international obligations, Azerbaijan’s presidential office said in a statement.

Top US diplomat, Azerbaijani president discuss situation in Karabakh

Anadolu Agency 27 Sep 2023
According to Azerbaijan’s ... “Additionally, President Aliyev mentioned that military representatives from foreign countries accredited in Azerbaijan and the UN Resident Coordinator Office had inspected the confiscated weapons and equipment,” the statement said.
photo: AP / Azerbaijan's border guard service via AP
In this photo released by Azerbaijan's border guard service on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, Azerbaijan's border guard officers pose with detained Ruben Vardanyan, center, in Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan says it has detained the former head of Nagorno-Karabakh's separatist government as he tried to cross into Armenia following Azerbaijan's 24-hour blitz last week to reclaim control of the enclave. The arrest of Ruben Vardanyan was announced by Azerbaijan's border guard service.

Azerbaijan arrests former Nagorno-Karabakh minister as exodus tops 50,000

RTE 27 Sep 2023
A former head of the breakaway ethnic Armenian government in Nagorno-Karabakh has been arrested by Azerbaijan ... Azerbaijan's border service said he had been taken to the capital Baku and handed over to other state agencies ... During his short time in office, Azerbaijan had called Mr Vardanyan an obstacle to peace.

Tens of thousands of ethnic Armenians rush to flee Nagorno-Karabakh

Reuters 27 Sep 2023
Azerbaijan says civilians were not harmed ... Aliyev told Blinken "that military facilities only had been targeted during the anti-terror measures, which lasted less than 24 hours, and civilians had not been harmed," according to statement by Azerbaijan's presidential office.

Türkiye offers condolences for deadly fuel depot explosion, fire in Karabakh region of Azerbaijan

Anadolu Agency 27 Sep 2023
Türkiye extended condolences Wednesday for a deadly fuel depot explosion and fire in the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan ... The facility is near Khankendi, where Azerbaijan started a counterterrorism operation last Tuesday ... Four police officers responding to the ...

Nearly 3 years pass since Azerbaijan's 2nd Karabakh war victory

Anadolu Agency 27 Sep 2023
It has been nearly three years since Azerbaijan launched an operation to liberate the Karabakh region and surrounding provinces from Armenian occupation ... Azerbaijan's move came after years of negotiations failed to yield results, even amid continued harassment by Armenian forces, increasing attacks, and provocative statements by Yerevan.

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