Pashinyan to head to Moscow as Armenia-Azerbaijan talks conclude in US

  • After multiday peace talks in the United States between delegations from Armenia and Azerbaijan, the two countries’ foreign ministries released identical statements noting that their positions on a number of key issues remain distant.
  • Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, currently in Prague on an official visit, announced that he will travel to Moscow next week.
  • Armenian Parliamentary Speaker Alen Simonyan discussed Turkey’s move to close its airspace to Armenian airliners at a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara.
  • Nagorno-Karabakh’s Sarsang reservoir, its largest, has almost dried up due to hydropower overuse prompted by Azerbaijan’s ongoing blockade of the Lachin corridor.