France Blames US, Australia for Lying over Submarine DealFrench FM Jean Yves-Drian on Saturday blamed the US and Australia for a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, insisting there may be major consequences to Paris-Washington relations and for the transatlantic alliance.
Azerbaijan forces have seized control of a strategic town between the enclave and the Iranian border in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, as a new US-brokered ceasefire failed to end a month of fighting.
Armenia and Azerbaijan has signed a Russia-brokered deal to end its conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. According to the agreement, Yerevan is committed to withdraw all its forces from the occupied territories in a move that has outraged Armenians who consider it as “concession of defeat”.
Director of Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) accused number of Western countries of trying to reignite armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh, following a Moscow-brokered ceasefire agreement that ended weeks of fighting between Baku and Yerevan over the disputed region.
Armenian Prime Minister resigned on Sunday to pave the way for a snap parliamentary election aimed at defusing a political crisis triggered by last year’s war with Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.