Armenia and Azerbaijan declared on April 2 a sharp escalation of the situation in the mountainous Nagorno-Karabakh area. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported, in particular, about the shelling by the Armenian armed forces, and the Armenian Defense Ministry said about offensive actions from the Azerbaijani side.
The Armenian Defense Ministry said in turn about the "active offensive actions taken by the opponent on the contact line of Karabakh and Azerbaijani forces in the night between April 1 and 2."
The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh began in 1988, when the Armenian-dominated autonomous region sought to secede from the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic, before proclaiming independence after the Soviet Union's collapse in 1991. The conflict escalated further in September 2015, with the sides blaming one another for violating the truce.
The Russian foreign minister said there was no alternative to the current format of co-chairs of the Minsk Group on Nagorno-Karabakh.
The participation of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in talks is crucial for resolving the regional conflict, Armenia's top diplomat told Sputnik.
OSCE will conduct another monitoring session on the line of contact in the disputed Karabakh region on Tuesday, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said Monday.
Baku accused the Armenian side of violating the ceasefire regime in the Nagorno-Karabkah region 92 times over the past 24 hours.
Current situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is dangerous and the conflict may escalate at any moment, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said on Thursday.
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group's mediation on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict did not bring positive results, head of the Azerbaijan’s Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev said in an article issued on Wednesday.
Armenia’s foreign minister accused Baku of failing to support confidence-building in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.
Baku has accused the Armenian side of violating truce in the Nagorno-Karabakh region for almost 40 times in the last 24 hours.
Armenia has violated the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh 31 times during last 24 hours.
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan will meet in northern Germany on December 8-9, the co-chair of Europe's Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement group said Thursday.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry stated that Baku seeks to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Armenia in accordance with the international law.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev expressed readiness to meet his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan in the framework of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict resolution, US co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassador James Warlick said Saturday at a press-conference.
Azerbaijan considers Armenian military exercises in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh to be a provocation, the ministry's press service said in a statement on Thursday.
Germany is ready to contribute to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict peaceful settlement.
French President reaffirmed on Wednesday his commitment to the Nagorno-Karabakh peace settlement.
Baku said Yerevan should withdraw its troops from the Nagorno-Karabakh region to improve regional security.
Armenia has violated the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh 20 times during last 24 hours, the Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday in a statement.
Armenia has violated the Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire 24 times over the last 24 hours, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Sunday in a statement.
Armenia has eight times violated Nagorno-Karabakh`s ceasefire, the Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Saturday in a statement.
The self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan traded blame for violating ceasefire along the line of contact.