EU-Azerbaijan gas deal sparks accusations of double standards

  • All conscripts from Armenia currently deployed in and around Karabakh will return to Armenia by September and will not be replaced by new recruits, said Armen Grigoryan, the head of Armenia’s Security Council.
  • The European Union signed a major gas deal with Azerbaijan, which will see gas imports to the bloc double by 2027.
  • Armenia’s Ministry of Education told CivilNet that it has asked to the country’s police service to stop the construction of a 33-meter-tall statue of Jesus Christ on Mount Hatis.