Latest News for: Minsk group


Exiled Belarusian journalists face terrorism charges; former journalist detained

CPJ 27 May 2022
... journalist with independent Poland-based online television station Belsat, and took him to a pre-trial detention center in Minsk, according to a Telegram post by Belarusian human rights group Viasna, and local advocacy and trade group Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ).

Ukrainian foreign minister asks that West provide more weapons

Stars and Stripes 26 May 2022
DAVOS, Switzerland - Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s minister of foreign affairs, was a prominent presence at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. He spoke to The Washington Post’s Lally Weymouth about the situation in Ukraine. Edited excerpts follow.. Q. How is the war going?. A ... Q ... A ... Putin killed Minsk. The Trilateral Contact Group doesn’t exist anymore ... .

EU emerges as major player in Armenia-Azerbaijan negotiations

EurasiaNet 25 May 2022
That has accelerated processes that began even before the war, as the role of the Minsk Group of the OSCE, the body that had been a mechanism for joint Russia-West mediation of the conflict for decades, had significantly declined.

Biden Says Us Ready To Help Intensify Diplomacy Between Yerevan And Baku

Asbarez 23 May 2022
State Department spokesperson Ned Price made a similar statement signaling U.S.’ readiness to assist Armenia and Azerbaijan in the normalization of relations, including in its capacity as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group.

U.S. Says People of Artsakh Must Play a Role in its Future

Asbarez 20 May 2022
We encourage further peace negotiations and stand ready to engage bilaterally and with like-minded partners, including through our role as an OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair,” explained the U.S ... his insistence that the Minsk Group Co-Chairs failed in mediating the settlement process.

Yerevan, Baku Disagree on ‘Peace Talks’ Agenda

Asbarez 20 May 2022
Pashinyan, Aliyev to Meet Next Week ... In March, Baku presented Yerevan with five elements which it wants to be at the heart of the treaty ... “We also think that it is important to continue these negotiations on the peace treaty in the frames of and according to the mandate of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmanship.” ... It gave no other details ... .

Pashinyan, Putin Hold Private Talks at Kremlin

Asbarez 17 May 2022
Pashinyan signaled that issues related to regional security, including the settlement of the Karabakh conflict were on the agenda of the talks, including “the important role of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs.”.

Yerevan Reveals Six-Point Proposal it Sent to Azerbaijan for Peace Talks

Asbarez 17 May 2022
It is here that the nations’ right to self-determination and other important rights and freedoms are enshrined,” explained Marukyan, who added that the sixth point of Yerevan’s proposal states that Armenia has applied to the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs for organizing the negotiations. .

Yerevan Insists on Security Guarantees for Artsakh Residents

Asbarez 14 May 2022
Mirzoyan also reiterated Yerevan’s hope that the much-discussed peace talks would advance under the mandate of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs. The group, which has ... The Minsk Group co-chairs seem to be engaged in the current Karabakh process as special envoys to the South Caucasus.

US top diplomat, Azeri leader discuss 'positive momentum' in south Caucasus

Anadolu Agency 11 May 2022
"Secretary Blinken reiterated the United States stands ready to help by engaging bilaterally and with like-minded partners, including through our role as an OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair, to help the countries find a long-term ...

Blinken Broaches Release of POWs in Talk with Aliyev

Asbarez 11 May 2022
Secretary of State Blinken reaffirmed the United States’ readiness to assist by cooperating on a bilateral basis, as well as with like-minded partners, including in the status of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair, to assist the countries in finding comprehensive and lasting peace,” added the State Department statement.

‘Not Since the Genocide Have We Faced Such An Existential Threat As We Do Today,’ ...

Asbarez 11 May 2022
On a practical level, we must continue to advocate for US engagement by invoking Section 907 of the Freedom Support Act to stop US military aid to Azerbaijan, imposing US sanctions against Turkey, pushing for robust US aid to Armenia and Artsakh, and keeping the OSCE Minsk Group ...

Armenia announces, but doesn’t reveal, six new points in negotiations with Azerbaijan

EurasiaNet 10 May 2022
the involvement of the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The Minsk Group led negotiations between the two sides since the first war in the 1990s ... Bayramov, in his comments on the Armenian six-point proposal, suggested that Baku remained uninterested in the Minsk Group’s mediation.

Belarus Sentences Activist's Girlfriend to Six Years

Voa News 07 May 2022
The Russian girlfriend of a Belarusian dissident, arrested with him a year ago when their plane was forced to land in Minsk, was on Friday sentenced to six years in prison, a rights group said.� ... Sapega to six years, rights group Vyasna said.�.

Mirzoyan Meets with Senators Menendez, McConnell

Asbarez 07 May 2022
Armenia’s Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan, who is in Washington on a working, met with Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, Robert Menendez, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill ... as an OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairing country. McConnell was also briefed on the Turkey-Armenia normalization process.

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