Turkey’s ruling party has named Binali Yıldırım as the new chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), with the prime minister-designate.
Researchers and innovators from Armenia will now have full access to Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation funding program.
Turkey’s parliament backed a controversial bill on May 17 that would strip dozens of deputies of their parliamentary immunity, with 348 supporting the bill in the 550-seat parliament.
On May 18, The Turkish government cautioned Germany against classifying a century-old Ottoman Empire campaign to deport and kill Armenians as genocide.
On April 26, City Hall of the Basque Country, Gipuskoa Province’s capital city of Donostia (San Sebastian), issued an institutional statement supporting Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh.
The results of the meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan provide for a basis for cautious optimism on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, said Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Armenia awaits Pope Francis’ visit scheduled June 24-26.
A trilateral military cooperation agreement between Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia is on the agenda, Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov said.
Erik-Jan Zürcher is returning his “Medal of High Distinction” medal because Turkey is now “a country where politics, the legal system, the media…have become playthings for a de facto dictator and his clique of sycophants…”
Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) of Armenia, Arman Tatoyan, met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, in Strasbourg to discuss Azeri aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh.