By Mike Corder, Associated Press
Voting results show that the party of Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won snap parliamentary elections which he called to ease anger over a peace deal he signed with Azerbaijan.
By Avet Demourian, Associated Press
The tug-of-war between the two South Caucasus neighbors exacerbated this week when Armenia protested what it described as Azerbaijani troops' incursion into its lands.
Opposition supporters have rallied for weeks, urging Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to step down over the Nov. 10 peace deal that saw Azerbaijan reclaim control over large parts of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas.
The opposition in Armenia is ramping up the pressure on the nation's prime minister to resign over his handling of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan.
Just over a month ago, Armenia lost control of the Nagorno-Karabakh region in a short-lived and brutal war with Azerbaijan. But while Armenian forces have handed these territories back to Azerbaijan it may be a long time before civilians return…
The PM's opponents are angry at a peace deal that ended six weeks of fighting over the separatist region but saw Azerbaijan take over areas that have been controlled by Armenian forces for more than a quarter-century.
Thousands of demonstrators have rallied in Armenia's capital to to continue to pressure the ex-Soviet nation’s prime minister to resign over a peace deal with neighboring Azerbaijan that domestic critics see as a betrayal of national interests.
By Associated Press
Azerbaijan on Tuesday completed reclaiming territory held by Armenian forces for more than a quarter-century after a peace deal ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Ethnic-Armenian forces last week handed over two regions to Azerbaijani control as part of Russia-brokered armistice that ended the six-week war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Moscow has sent peacekeepers to the ethnic-Armenian enclave, representing the return of its military to…
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