EU mission a success if Azerbaijan doesn’t attack Armenia this spring, mission chief says

  • “Many Armenians believe there’ll be a spring offensive by Azerbaijan. If this doesn’t happen, our mission is already a success,” Markus Ritter, the head of the EU civilian mission on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, told Deutsche Welle Tuesday.
  • The Russian-led CSTO security bloc is ready to implement the plans to deploy its own mission to the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Galuzin told RTVI Wednesday.
  • Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan addressed U.S. President Joe Biden’s second annual Summit for Democracy Wednesday, thanking Washington for helping halt Azerbaijan’s attack on Armenia last September.

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