Member of the armed group that took control of a police headquarter in Yerevan on July 17 Varuzhan Avetisyan issued a statement about the group’s decision to surrender. “Armenpress” reports Varuzhan Avetisyan called “First Informational” and mentioned in his statement that the number of the group members has drastically decreased. He pointed out two options of their future steps. One of them is to engage into clashes which can cause a lot of casualties, or to surrender. He mentioned that people fulfilling their duties are standing opposite them and they do not want to shed their blood.
Seventy-four policemen accused of their links with Fethullah Gulen movement have been detained during a special operation in Turkey’s Ankara, Haberturk newspaper reported July 30....
A cargo train was blown up by PKK terrorists in Turkey’s south-eastern province of Bingol, the Turkish Haber 7 newspaper wrote July 30. ...
Russian companies are interested in the Iranian market, said Russia’s Energy Minister and Co-chair of the Russia-Iran Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation Alexander Novak. ...
The Ombudsman’s Office received reports stating reporters have been subjected to violence and were obstructed from carrying out their work.
Overnight July 29-30 Azerbaijan has violated the ceasefire regime over 30 times in the Nagorno Karabakh-Azerbaijan line of contact.
The Defense Ministry of Nagorno Karabakh informs overnight July 24-25 the Azerbaijani side violated the ceasefire regime for 28 times by firing nearly 300 shots at the Armenian positions in Nagorno Karabakh-Azerbaijan line of contact.
Defense Minister of Georgia Tina Khidasheli has issued a resignation letter- requesting PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili to relieve her from the post starting August 1, the Press Service of the Georgian Defense Ministry said, Novosti Gruziya reported.
Iranian army makes use of drones to guard its borders, a senior Iranian army commander said.
In an interview with “Armenpress”, Russian public figure, member of the Civic Chamber of Russia Denis Dvornikov said selling weapons to Azerbaijan is a huge blow to Russia’s reputation.
The improvement of Turkish-Russian relations doesn’t mean that Ankara is seeking an alternative to NATO and the EU, the Milliyet newspaper quoted Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying July 29.
The City Council of Spain’s Alicante has officially recognized and condemned the Armenian Genocide.