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U.S. Wants to Support Armenia, Azerbaijan Normalization

Asbarez 22 Oct 2021
During her conversation with Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan on Thursday, the two emphasized the need for a comprehensive settlement of the Karabakh conflict mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs ... .
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Moscow proposed adding US to Normandy Format discussions on Ukraine, but Germany & France REJECTED ...

Russia Today 19 Oct 2021
This group eventually came together to sign the Minsk Protocol a few months later, the agreement that led to a ceasefire in Donbass, in the east of Ukraine ... and the French said “categorically no,” instead pushing to keep the format as agreed in the Minsk Agreements.
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Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko speaks during a joint news conference following theEurasian Economic Union summit in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia
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Belarus expels French ambassador — report

Deutsche Welle 18 Oct 2021
France's ambassador to Belarus has left the country, reportedly following Minsk's order. The move comes after his meeting with a banned civil society group and a diplomatic snub to President Alexander Lukashenko ... .
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Armenian, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Discuss Karabakh Conflict

Asbarez 15 Oct 2021
Armenia’s top diplomat also reiterated the need for a comprehensive settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict mediated by the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs, based on provisions and elements already addressed with the parties ... and was initiated by the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs.
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Iraqi activist in Germany rescues migrants using GPS coordinates

The Observers 15 Oct 2021
Al-Raoui works with a number of friends to run the Facebook group "Consolidated Rescue Group", which seeks to aid migrants in distress ... A group of migrants, most of them from Yemen, recently contacted me to say that they were trapped at the border between Belarus and Poland ... A group of migrants wait at Minsk airport to be deported back to Lebanon.
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Poland passes legislation allowing migrant pushbacks at border

The Irish Times 15 Oct 2021
Poland, Lithuania and Latvia have reported sharp increases in migrants from countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq trying to cross their frontiers from Belarus, in what Warsaw and Brussels say is a form of hybrid warfare designed to put pressure on the EU over sanctions it imposed on Minsk.
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Armenia eyes normalization with Turkey, says prime minister

Anadolu Agency 15 Oct 2021
"We hope to achieve concrete results in the near future ... "Of course, the main issue is the signing of a peace treaty between Armenia and Azerbaijan. To this end, we consider it important to restore the negotiation process within the framework of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) Minsk Group co-chairmanship ... Despite a Nov ... .
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Poland passes legislation allowing migrant pushbacks at border in breach of international commitments

Irish Independent 15 Oct 2021
Poland, Lithuania and Latvia have reported sharp increases in migrants from countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq trying to cross their frontiers from Belarus, in what Warsaw and Brussels say is a form of hybrid warfare designed to put pressure on the EU over sanctions it imposed on Minsk.
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Are Azerbaijan and Armenia ready to improve relations?

Al Jazeera 15 Oct 2021
“We believe the conflict should be put behind us and we should now look into confidence and trust building,” said Mammadov, adding that you “cannot live in a state of war forever” ... Before the war, negotiations were mediated by the OSCE’s Minsk Group, led by France, Russia, and the United States, but Moscow has now taken a dominant role ... .
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Lavrov Questions Accuracy of EU-Ukraine Summit's Statement on Russia

Urdu Point 14 Oct 2021
The Minsk Agreements, designed to find a political settlement to the conflict, were negotiated by the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine � comprising the Normandy group � in February 2015. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has repeatedly stated that the Minsk Agreements do not mention Russia as a side to the conflict.
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Russian, Armenian, Azerbaijani officials hold 3-way meeting in Minsk

Anadolu Agency 14 Oct 2021
... and confirmed its readiness to fully contribute to this process both in a national capacity and through the OSCE (Organization for the Security and Cooperation in Europe) Minsk Group Co-Chairs," the statement read.
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Religious Leaders of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan Discuss Karabakh

Asbarez 14 Oct 2021
He added, however, that despite the willingness of the Armenian side to reach a final settlement of the issue and the mediation efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs, the situation in the region remains worrisome and tense due to the degrading, unacceptable rhetoric and non-constructive policies adopted by the Azerbaijani authorities ... .
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Armenia Accuses Azerbaijan Of Serious Human Rights Violations At UN Court

Radio Free Europe 14 Oct 2021
The case stems from last year's war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh that left more than 6,600 people dead ... Internationally mediated negotiations under the auspices of the OSCE involving the so-called Minsk Group co-chaired by Russia, the United States, and France, have been unable to produce a lasting settlement of the conflict ... ....
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Belarus threatens citizens with SEVEN YEARS behind bars just for following opposition social media accounts ...

Russia Today 13 Oct 2021
Social media users in Belarus could potentially find themselves facing lengthy stints in prison for signing up to accounts belonging to banned political groups and media outlets on services like Twitter, Facebook and Telegram. In a statement released on Wednesday, Minsk’s ...
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‘Europe’s Last Dictator’ Hasn’t Changed His Colors

Hamodia 12 Oct 2021
... flight from Greece to Lithuania was forced by a Belarusian fighter jet to land in Minsk — ostensibly because of a bomb threat by Hamas, a claim the terror group called “fake news” — and two Belarusian dissidents were removed from the plane and arrested.
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