Saturday, 15 06 2024
Saturday, 15 06 2024
249.5 million drams to sports federations
Zelensky’s office responded to Putin’s proposals
Four forces propose holding a referendum on EU membership
Germany blocks new EU sanctions against Russia
Armen Grigoryan will leave for Switzerland on a working visit
“When sending wishes to have a leader who thinks about the country’s future, the wisher should have his own.” Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry about Belarus
An American submarine has arrived off the coast of Cuba
Azerbaijan-EU security dialogue meeting was held
There is evidence of arms sales by Belarus to Azerbaijan. Politico
The RA Armed Forces did not fire at the Azerbaijani positions
The US Embassy appealed to the protesters and the police
Armenia officially joined NASA’s Artemis Agreement
Ukraine will receive the first F-16 fighters in the summer
L. Stepanyan: “CSTO is a fan club of Azerbaijan and dictator Aliyev.”
Vahagn Khachaturyan received the American official
“For the first time, I saw with my own eyes that we have a border.” President of Armenia
Messi will not participate in the Olympic Games
“An attempt was made to implement the second “November 9”, in case of success, the second “October 27”; Konjoryan
Ukraine and the USA will sign a security agreement
The RA ambassador to Belarus was summoned to Yerevan
“This is definitely a part of clerical-feudal deception.” Nikol Pashinyan
“Several billion dollars worth of weapons were handed over to Azerbaijan.” Nikol Pashinyan
The RA Ministry of Defense denies the Azerbaijani disinformation
Azerbaijan blames Armenia again
“I will never visit Belarus again as long as Lukashenko is the president.” Nikol Pashinyan
London will allocate almost 300 million euros to Kyiv
G7 countries will provide 50 billion dollars to Ukraine
Short rain is expected in some regions
“This was an attack on the independence and sovereignty of the Republic of Armenia.” Alain Simonyan
“We are dealing not with a clergyman but with a revanchist, a businessman.” Papoyan

“The USA suspends the 3+3 proposed by Ankara.” Gantaharyan

The interlocutor of Radar Armenia is international expert Shahan Gantaharyan.

The meeting of defense ministers of CSTO member states has started in Almaty. The Minister of Defense of Armenia does not participate in the session. In your opinion, what effect will the continuation of this practice have on Armenia-CSTO and Armenia-Russia relations?

– The representative of the CSTO Secretariat said that Armenia will not participate in the session of the Council of Ministers of Defense of the CSTO. Still, the Armenian side informed us that adopting decisions in a limited format is okay. He explained that “limited format” means “without the participation of Armenia.” This means that Yerevan continues suspending membership in the CSTO by dropping weights. On the other hand, Moscow is trying to maintain a positive tone, saying that Yerevan favors limited participation. This behavior continues. The Armenian side maintains the position between membership and expulsion. As of now, all of this will not dramatically impact relations with Moscow. The relationship will continue in the current direction.

The US Secretary of State and the Turkish Foreign Minister discussed the situation in the Caucasus. In your opinion, to what extent are the points of view of Turkey and the United States identical regarding the settlement of Armenian-Azerbaijani relations?

– What the US is proposing is the expulsion of the Russian factor in Armenian-Azerbaijani relations. It is visible in the prohibition against the implementation of point 9 of the November declaration, the bilateral format of the border delimitation process, the removal of Russian border guards, and similar milestones. While Ankara nominates 3+3, where Moscow will also be present, Turkey will assume the regional role of a mediator or guarantor in resolving the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict. The most crucial difference between the USA and Turkey in this respect is the direction of the Russian factor. 3+3 needs to be fixed.

Acting Foreign Minister of Iran Ali Bagheri stated that Iran is committed to effectively maintaining security and stability in the Caucasus. What developments can happen in Iran-Armenia relations?

In the region, there are points of overlap between Iran’s and Armenia’s interests. One such point is the status of Syunik or the trends of unblocking Iran through RA transit. The operation of the Iranian consulate in Syunik and the decision to open an RA consulate in Tabriz are essential indicators of bilateral relations. The Gulf-Black Sea land connection is a lifeline for Iran, where Armenia will receive a transit status.

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