According to official news from military authorities in Stepanakert, Sunday (18 May), was marked by an “open-door” event at a military base in the Central District of the Armed Forces. Parents and family members of over a thousand servicemen serving in Nagorno Karabakh from Armenia were able to visit the
On 17 May, the head of the Nagorno Karabakh Armed Forces and Defence Minister Maj Gen Karen Abrahamyan was present at a series of drills within the framework of life-fire military drills at the “Tigranakert” military training ground. According to an official statement from the military authorities, the unit participating
From 13-24 May, Azerbaijan, along with the United Kingdom, Qatar, Pakistan, Romania and the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will be participating in a series of military drills termed “Anatolian Phoenix 2019” aimed at “training, co-operation and developing interoperability”, according to a statement from Turkish Air Force authorities.
The ceasefire of 1994 was a turning point in the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh. After years of war, a trilateral ceasefire agreement was signed between the interested parties by the Ministers of Defence of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh. Footage from negotiations: Representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nagorno Karabakh and Russia
Cadets from the Artillery School of the Vazgen Sargsyan Military Academy in Yerevan started a series of hands-on training exercises aimed paralleling theoretical knowledge with practice. The events, which will take place from 04-18 May, seek to familiarise cadets with military field conditions. Training alongside the latter were artillery units
OSCE representatives conducted a ceasefire monitoring mission on Tuesday (14 May) at military positions northeast of the village of Talish, in the Martakert region of Nagorno Karabakh, and positions opposite to them in the Goranboy region of Azerbaijan. Monitoring on Nagorno Karabakh’s side were Ognjen Jovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina Ghenadie
On 14 May, the Defence Ministry of Armenia revealed the loss of sergeant Ararat Khechumyan due to incidental circumstances during military training drills in northeastern Armenia. The incident is currently being investigated, and no official cause of death nor the incident has been made clear to the public. The news
Armenian military police departed for Bulgaria to participate in annual drills aimed at improving skills, experience and exchanging methods and techniques among counterparts from different countries. The participants from Armenia include a platoon of military police from a peacekeeping unit headed by Colonel Artur Baghdasarian, head of the delegation. The
Children from a school in the city of Qazakh, Azerbaijan took a trip to the disputed border at the David Gareja monastery, marching on the border with Azerbaijani flags. The city of Qazakh is one of the major towns closest to the border area, approximately 40 km from the monastery.
On Tuesday morning, new conscripts called up in April for military service took their ceremonial service oath a in a series of military bases across the autonomous republic. The conscripts included those who will serve in the autonomous republic’s armed forces, as well as in the Interior Ministry troop formations.